Our mission is a purposeful improvement of professional knowledge and skills by implementation of world best practices, scientific achievements and innovative technologies in education.

About us:

The Faculty of Teacher Training provides training programmes in:

  • innovative educational activities;
  • electronic and distance learning;
  • active learning and teaching methods.

The main activities

Directions:

  • advanced research methods in education;
  • lifelong learning, informal education;
  • open sources and social software in education.

Teacher training programmes:

Teacher training programme on innovative educational activities:

  • Psychological aspects of innovative educational activities;
  • Methodology of professional training;
  • Management of education quality;
  • Information technology of training;
  • New achievements in science and practice.

The purpose of the training programme is enhancing innovation in teaching.
Total hours – 150 (contact hours – 62).

Teacher training programme on electronic and distance learning:

  • Modern information technology in education;
  • Open educational resources in the Internet;
  • Distance learning: organizational and software solutions for teaching;
  • Design of electronic training means;
  • Software environment for e-learning;
  • Marketing of knowledge in the information society.

The purpose of the training programme is improving professional skills using informational technologies (electronic training means and distance learning technology) in teaching.
Total hours – 150 (contact hours – 64).

Teacher training programme on active learning and teaching methods:

  • Modern world trends in education: active teaching methods;
  • Adult education. Lifelong learning education;
  • Blended learning;
  • Project approach in educational process;
  • Gamification in education;
  • Team-building for learning environment;
  • Media technologies and mobile devices in educational process.

The purpose of the training programme is to study of best practices and to use of active learning methods in teaching. 

Total hours – 150 (contact hours – 64).

Traineeships

Training directions:

  • Computer sciences;
  • Modeling of complex systems;
  • Applied and computational mathematics;
  • Research in technical industry, including power efficiency and renewable energy sources;
  • Nano- and electronic physics;
  • Energy efficient technology;
  • Manufacturing engineering, machines and tools;
  • Processes and equipment of chemical and petroleum-refineries;
  • Technology of constructional materials;
  • General chemistry;
  • Environmental economics;
  • Marketing;
  • Management;
  • Economic theory;
  • Finance;
  • Gender aspects;
  • Theory and practice of translation;
  • Political science, sociology and psychology;
  • Medicine, etc.

Terms of traineeships:

  • 2 weeks (60 hours)
  • 1 month (150 hours)
  • 6 months (210 hours)

The purposes of traineeships are as following:

  • study of the best (world-leading) teaching experience;
  • familiarity with the latest achievements in science and technologies; introduction to the prospects of their development;
  • improving teachers’ professional skills using innovative technologies in teaching and learning.