Launch of the online language testing advanced and professional course in accordance with NATO standard STANAG 6001
The Language Testing and Research Centre of the Foreign Language Education and Research Center of the National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi has launched an online language testing advanced and professional course for scientific and pedagogical personnel in accordance with NATO standard STANAG 6001 (STANAG 6001 Language Testing Course).
The course was developed in accordance with the methodological materials of the NATO Bureau for International Language Co-ordination (BILC) and is conducted online by specialists of the Language Testing Research Center of the Foreign Language Education and Research Center. The working language of the course is English.
The program of the five-day course includes practical sessions, online meetings with BILC experts, testing and questioning of course participants.
To pass the preliminary theoretical phase of the course, an interactive electronic manual “Designing foreign language testsˮ and relevant teaching materials were developed and posted on the University's ADL platform.
Participants of the course are scientific and pedagogical and scientific personnel of the language training units of the National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi, Military University of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Zhytomyr Military Institute named after S.P. Korolyov, Kharkiv National University of the Air Force named after Ivan Kozhedub, Hetman Petro Sahaidachnyi National Ground Forces Academy, Department of Military Training, Kamianets-Podilskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University, Military Academy of Odesa, National University “Odesa Maritime Academyˮ, as well as the representatives of the National Academy of the National Guard of Ukraine.
The main purpose of the course is to increase the level of professional competence in the field of foreign languages testing organization and methodology.