Ambassador, Minister of Public Education Officially Launch English Speaking Nation

On Monday, March 9, US Ambassador Daniel Rosenblum and Minister of Public Education Sherzod Shermatov participated in the English Speaking Nation program launching ceremony in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.  English Speaking Nation: Secondary Teacher Training (ESN:STT) will offer professional development and teacher training opportunities to Uzbekistan secondary school language teachers over the next three years.

“The United States is honored to be able to support Uzbekistan’s goal of improving English language teaching, which will result in more proficient English language skills for students,” Ambassador Rosenblum said. “English language provides the bridge to communicate with new contacts in academia, science and business, and gives graduates the skills they need to be competitive in the global economy.”

ESN:STT will improve student skills and knowledge of English by preparing more than 15,000 secondary school English teachers from across the country, and over 1,000 teacher trainers to use teaching and in-service training practices that improve student language learning.

English Speaking Nation: Secondary Teacher Training (ESN:STT) is a program of the Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan, implemented by American Councils for International Education in close cooperation with the Ministry of Public Education (MoPE).