Number of International Students in United States Tops One Million

The number of international students in the United States surpassed one million for the third consecutive year, increasing by 1.5 percent to reach a new high of 1,094,792 million, according to the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. The number of students from Uzbekistan studying in the United States rose by 12.9% over ...
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Dr. Lourdes Norman-McKay will be hosting 4 webinars in August

All events will be hosted from 4-5 PM in person AND on Facebook Live, below are the topics ( JPG 1.95 MB ): Are you a primary or secondary level educator who is interested in developing growth mindset in young students? Sign up for our session on August 9th: Fostering Growth Mindset in Young Students. Registration closes August ...
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Landmark U.S.-Uzbekistan Agreements Signed on Education and Culture

During the official working visit to the United States of President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, South and Central Asian Affairs Senior Bureau Official Alice Wells and Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov signed two agreements today between the governments of the United States and Uzbekistan. The first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recognizes the launch of a ...
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OneBeat 2018

Now in its seventh year, OneBeat is cultivating a groundbreaking international network of leading artistic, technological, and social innovators in music. An initiative of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the groundbreaking New York-based music organization Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation, OneBeat employs collaborative original music ...
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U.S. Embassy and National Library English Courses

We are very excited to announce the opening of registration for new “U.S. Embassy and National Library English Courses”! Two 3 month English language courses will be offered for people 15 years and older. If your English proficiency level is elementary, enroll in an “English in use” course by following this link:   https://goo.gl/forms/6eF2TL9ocdpyv8fo1 . This ...
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“Teaching Grammar Communicatively” Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

If you are registered for this free online course, come join us for a series of facilitated discussions which will be held at the U.S. Embassy at 17:15 on October 20 and October 27. In order to participate in the facilitated discussions led by Public Affairs staff, please send the following information to Tashkent-Program@state.gov by 2:00 ...
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Alumni English Project: Round Four

Dear Friends, We already have 100 people registered for Language in Use and TOEFLiBT placement tests. Registration for the courses is closed. The U.S. Embassy in Tashkent is pleased to announce the launch of the fourth round of the “Alumni English” project. U.S. Exchange Alumni will conduct two different English language courses three times a week, each class ...
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Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Camp at the U.S. Embassy

Do you find yourself juggling time-sensitive tasks and busy teaching schedules? Would you like to finally develop a personal organization system that interacts with your day-by-day practices? We are pleased to offer a series of facilitated discussions built around an online course “Get Organized: How to be a Together Teacher” on Coursera in August-September, 2017. ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports an International Conference

From May 13-14, the U.S. Embassy, together with the Uzbekistan State University of World Languages and the Scientific-Practical Center of  Developing the Innovational Methods for Teaching Foreign Languages, hosted an international conference in partnership with the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education and the Ministry of Public Education under the theme, “Modern Trends Teaching Foreign ...
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English Language Specialist David Chiesa Arrives in Uzbekistan

English Language Specialist David Chiesa will work on the in-service training course curriculum at the Republican Scientific-Practical Center of Developing the Innovational Methods for Teaching Foreign Languages under the Uzbek State University of World Languages until July 31, 2017.  A PhD candidate in Applied Linguistics at Georgia State University, David’s research interests include second language ...
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Learn English with U.S. Exchange Alumni

The U.S. Embassy in Tashkent is pleased to announce the launch of the third round of the “Learn English with Alumni” project. U.S. Exchange Alumni will conduct two different English language courses three times a week, each class lasting an hour and a half. The first program, “Language in Use,” will cater to people 14 years and older whose English ...
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English is Key to Dialogue

On February 3-4, the Uzbekistan State World Languages University hosts an international conference, English is Key to Dialogue, for ELT specialists in higher education. Organized by “Foreign Languages in Uzbekistan” web portal and scientific and methodological e-journal and National Research Center for Innovations in Teaching Foreign Languages, the conference is a fruit of cooperation with ...
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Regional English Language Officer John Scacco visits Uzbekistan

Regional English Language Officer John Scacco visited Uzbekistan from November 28 to December 2 to meet with representatives of higher education institutions. During his visit, RELO Scacco met with the administrations of Uzbek State World Languages University, Bukhara State University, Samarkand State University, and the Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages to discuss ongoing projects ...
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A Special Session at the EducationUSA Advising Center

U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan Pamela L. Spratlen held a special session at the EducationUSA Advising Center.  Ambassador Spratlen discussed women’s colleges and specialized undergraduate schools as well as the importance of women’s education, its benefits and outcomes. If you missed it, there is still a chance for you to meet the Ambassador during International Education Week , which ...
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Open Doors Report Shows Trends in Student Mobility between Uzbekistan and the United States

International student enrollment in the U.S. tops one million for the first time Students from Uzbekistan increased by 7.9% to 530 November 14, 2016 – An increasing number of students are crossing the globe to gain practical, international experience that they can apply in their careers and life in a global society. The 2016 Open ...
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Ambassador Spratlen Presents Books and Teaching Materials to Uzbekistan State University of World Languages

On November 7, Ambassador Pamela Spratlen participated in a handover ceremony at the Uzbekistan State University of World Languages, marking the transfer of over 1,100 books to the Uzbek State World Languages University and the Republican Scientific-Practical Center of Developing the Innovational Methods for Teaching Foreign Languages, which is also located at the Uzbek State ...
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Back to School, Back to English Courses at the U.S. Embassy

The U.S. Embassy in Tashkent is pleased to announce the launch of the second round of the “Learn English with Alumni” project. U.S. Exchange Alumni will conduct two different English language courses three times a week, each class lasting an hour and a half. The first program, “Language in Use,” will cater to people aged above 14 years. The second ...
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Books on Teacher Education and Teaching Methodology for Students and Teachers

On August 10, Public Affairs Officer Jon Larsen participated in a book donation ceremony at Namangan State University. On behalf of U.S. Embassy, PAO Jon Larsen delivered over 70 books on teacher education, second language acquisition, English grammar, and teaching methodology by renowned authors and distinguished professionals in the field of Teaching English as a ...
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Regional English Language Officer for Central Asia John Scacco visits Uzbekistan

During his fifth visit, RELO Scacco met with the administrations of Uzbek State World Languages University, Karakalpak State University, Nukus Pedagogical State Institute, and Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages to discuss ongoing projects and opportunities for future collaboration.
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