20, the Ukrainian House hosted a ceremony of rewarding winners of an
international competition "Best teacher of the Ukrainian language
abroad." Honors and awards were handed over to 14 winners by Minister of
Education and Science of Ukraine Lilia Hrynevych.
category "Elementary School Teacher" the I
place was awarded to Janina Vygovska
(Edmonton, Canada), II place Ц Nina Hagen (Oslo, Norway) and III place Ц Narcissa Grecheniuk (Vyshavska Valley, Romania).
nomination "Secondary School Teacher" the I
place was awarded to Iraida Korniy
(Bendery, Moldova), II place Ц Yekaterina Grudko (Bendery, Moldova), the III place Ц Natalia Lanetska (Rîbniţa, Moldova).
cherish the language in a foreign environment is rather difficult. Therefore,
we extremely appreciate the efforts of those teachers and those people who help
teachers in promoting the language, in the teaching of the Ukrainians living
abroad. This work is a key direction as the national identity of our children
abroad focuses around it", appealed Minister of Education and Science of
Ukraine Lilia Hrynevych to the participants and the
of the competition from the Ukrainian World Coordinating Council noted that
such contests should be part of a more systematic program of development and
support of Ukrainian education abroad.
contest there took part 107 teachers. At the second (final stage) there were
shortlisted 14 teachers from 4 countries Ц Norway, Canada, Romania and Moldova.
5 teachers in the final competed for the title of best teacher in the category
"Elementary School Teacher" and 9 teachers in the nomination
"Secondary School Teacher".
evaluation criteria for the contestants were: methodological literacy,
creativity, ethnology aspect, the performance of teacher, use of information
and communication technologies.