Project “Foreign Language Teacher Training Capacity Development as a Way to Ukraine’s Multilingual Education and European Integration/ MultiEd”









I nformation about the Project “Foreign Language Teacher Training Capacity Development as a Way to Ukraine’s Multilingual Education and European Integration/ MultiEd”:
Project duration: 15 November 2019 – 14 November 2022
EU funding instrument: European Neighbourhood Instrument (Erasmus+: КА2 CBHE)
Target groups: university students, school teachers
Grant holder: Tartu University
Coordinator and General Manager: Kristjan Klauks
• Heidelberg University, Germany
• Aston University, UK
• Interlink Academy, Germany (NGO)
• Zaporizhzhia National University, Ukraine
• Mykolaiv National University, Ukraine
• Cherkasy National University, Ukraine
• Poltava National Pedagogical University, Ukraine
• Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine
• Horlivka Institute of Foreign Languages, Ukraine
• Ternopil Volodymur Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine
• Ivano-Frankivsk National University, Ukraine
• Ministry of Education of Ukraine, Ukraine
• Teacher Association “TESOL-Ukraine”, Ukraine (NHO)

Project goals are:
1. Curriculum of Teacher of Foreign Languages development.
2. Education of in-service teachers (both school and university teachers, academic staff).
3. Internationalization of education through launching CLIL-based courses and developing multilingual education strategies for UA HEIs and National Recommendations on Multilingual Higher Education.
The project’s objectives are:
1. to train academic and professional staff teams;
2. to review and audit all current curricula in the field of Education (BA and MA of TFLs);
3. to update on average 14 courses for BA and MA of;
4. to deliver and evaluate courses (both new and updated through CLIL approach);
5. to launch, pilot and introduce on a regular basis the revised curricula;
6. to train academic and professional staff on e-course development;
7. to develop, deliver and evaluate e-course “CLIL Methodology” for target groups;
8. to survey public opinion on “Multilingual education in Ukraine;
9. to embed the ideas of life-long learning and blended education with academic and professional staff;
10. to design and deliver seminars on new pedagogical approaches, CLIL & ELT (English Language Teaching) methods, career-relevant general skills development for target groups.
• Curricula development and update
• CLIL methodology and CLIL-based courses introduction
• Launch of new courses
• Seminars for in-service teachers
• Development of multilingual strategies for universities
Expected results:
1. Updated curricula are introduced
2. New courses are launched
3. Multilingual educational strategies are developed
4. National Recommendations on Multilingual Higher Education developed
5. Skills of in-service teachers are upgraded

Years 2021-2022

  • TESOL-Ukraine issued a monograph
–        June 2022 TESOL-Ukraine organised and conducted the training for teachers « CLIL Methodology in Secondary Education: Challenges and Implementation »

–        June-July 2022 organized blended course “English Literature for Schools”, now the teachers are implementing CLILed Literature in Dnipro ( ), Vinnitsa, Odesa

–        July 2022 – organized TESOL-Ukraine National Teacher Development Institute “CLIL Curriculum Integrated Language Teaching”

–        June-August 2022 organised and conducted the course «Teaching Math in English at Primary School” for teachers from all over Ukraine. Now teachers are implementing CLILed Math at their schools in such cities as Dnipro, Kyiv and Lviv