Official opening of the London branch of the “Pushkin Institute” took place on December 11 in the office of the “Znaniye” Education Centre. The institute is aimed at maintaining good quality of teaching and promote learning Russian language, improve the skills of teachers of Russian in the UK, organize examinations and certification tests.
Rossotrudnichestvo acted as a coordinator of the project and became a vital link in the chain of events prior to the opening of the branch of the “Pushkin’s Institute” in London. III International scientific-practical session “Russian language in the global educational space” and the 2nd forum of teachers of Russian cultural and educational organizations and schools of supplementary education of the UK, ” Russian language – the key to intercultural dialogue” were held with support of the representative office.
The opening was attended by Counsellor to the Embassy of the Russian Federation Konstantin Shlykov, representative of Rossotrudnichestvo in the UK Anton Chesnokov, representatives of the Pushkin Institute, teachers of the Russian language, Russian literature and culture, members of the Russian Centre for Supplementary Education as well as teachers working with the Russian-speaking audience.