Foreign language

Teacher Education is a graduate program in pedagogy and the theory and practice of teaching a foreign (English) language.

Practical skills:

  • carry out communication in a foreign (English) language;
  • develop methodological materials for pedagogical activities;
  • teach classes in a foreign (English) language in educational establishments of different types;
  • organize extra-curricular activities for students;
  • use classical and modern educational technologies and information technologies in the educational process (distance learning, use of mobile apps in teaching, work with different Internet platforms and online learning systems).

Educational advantages. You will be able to:

  • become a teacher of English in primary general education, basic general education, secondary general education, vocational education, additional education
  • obtain basic knowledge of the second foreign language (Chinese)
  • receive in-depth practical education during your studies (practice in out-of-town and pre-school camps, public and private secondary schools, kindergartens, and language centers)
  • find a suitable place for further employment

The relevance of education

  • An important and necessary profession, which will not be fully replaced by automated systems in the next few years;
  • Guaranteed availability of jobs in the city and in the region for graduates — high demand on the labor market;
  • Guaranteed state support for young specialists at the regional and federal levels. Opportunity to receive further education in Russian and foreign universities;
  • Studying of foreign languages in demand in the world — English and Chinese — from applied aspect (pedagogical activity);
  • An opportunity to start a professional activity already in the process of education.

Peculiarities of the educational process implementation at VVSU:

  • The Bachelor's program organically combines a moderate number of theoretical disciplines and a large number of various practical disciplines (pedagogical, psychological and methodological character) as well as a large amount of academic and industrial practice
  • Wide use of e-learning technologies (face-to-face classes + students' independent work with e-learning courses and other educational resources placed in the electronic educational environment of VVSU), distance and hybrid format of classes
  • Guaranteed availability of real practice places for students. Placements for practical training of students directly on the university campus (pre-university and supplementary education system), as well as in educational institutions of various types — private and public, including the best language schools in the city
  • High-quality modern material and technical base
  • Multicultural language environment, communication with peers from other countries
  • Individual approach to students
  • Practical teaching stuff: practicing interpreters and teachers participating in and winning professional competitions and proficient in modern educational technologies
  • Well-organized educational and creative extracurricular activities at the institute

Language of education: Russian

Duration of study: 4 years

Qualification: Bachelor

State certification: yes