Systemic Approach to In-house Training in English for Technical University Staff

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)

Abstract

The necessity to design and implement training programmes in English is conditioned by their relevance to current goals of the university development. The training programmes for TPU staff since 2013 incorporate three pathways: courses for research and teaching staff; courses for professional services staff; courses for university senior managers. The programmes are complemented by joint programmes run with international partner. Verification of courses accomplishment is being monitored by independent testing procedures run by another TPU structural unit in order to confirm the correspondence of the level of language proficiency of the courses graduates to the results announced at the beginning of the studies.

Keywords

University internationalisation Training in English University staff English medium 

Notes

Acknowledgment

We would like to express our great appreciation to Tomsk Polytechnic University project partners from European Universities and organizations within the framework of funds and programmes, TEMPUS, TACIS, DAAD, INTAS, Marie Curie Fellowship, FP6 (INCO) etc. The research is funded from Tomsk Polytechnic University Competitiveness Enhancement Program grant.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Inga Slesarenko
    • 1
  • Irina Zabrodina
    • 1
  • Maria Netesova
    • 1
  1. 1.National Research Tomsk Polytechnic UniversityTomskRussia

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