Views exchanged on improving quality of English language educationSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg yesterday met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Mongolia Michael S.Klecheski.
Minister Yo.Baatarbileg said that bilateral relations have been actively developing especially in education sector, giving its benefits. "In particular, I am grateful that over 70 Mongolian students have held master’s degree in in-demand jobs studying in US universities and colleges since 2011 within the Fulbright scholar program being co-financed by the Governments of Mongolia and the United States."
Saying that the Ministry of Education will focus attention on educating youths in science, technology and innovation, jointly implementing teachers exchange program, involving teachers in short and long-term retraining as well as intensifying English language training in secondary schools, the Minister requested to cooperate in these areas.
Ambassador Michael Klecheski said he would give support to realize proposals and initiatives for deepening educational, cultural and scientific cooperation. Requesting assistance on resolving some barriers related to visa for foreign teachers working in international schools, Mr. Michael Klecheski said he would pay attention on improving quality of English language education.
The sides also emphasized significance of marking 2019 as Mongolia-United States Youth Year in broadening scope of bilateral ties, strengthening people-to-people relations and increasing youth engagement.