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The U.S. embassy in Tashkent Learn English with Alumni - POSTER-1is pleased to announce the launch of the “Learn English with Alumni” project.  U.S. Exchange Alumni will conduct two different English language courses three times a week, each class lasting an hour and a half.  The first program, “Language in Use,” will cater to people of any age learning English.  The second program, “TOEFL Preparation Course,” will be taught for English learners above the intermediate proficiency level. The TOEFL preparation course also aims to help students applying to U.S. universities and colleges. Read the rest of this entry »

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personal-statementBy Kathryn Abell

19 October 2015

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TATH-Logo-smallIn celebration of the role that teachers play at the heart of learning and the impact they have on students all around the world, this year we’re offering five deserving teachers a scholarship for a two week teacher training course at the NILE Institute.

Read the full competition details and download the application below to enter or nominate a fellow colleague in recognition of their achievements.

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Presidential Decree 1875: Opportunities and Challenges for EFL Specialists in Uzbekistan

June 5-6, 2015

Tashkent, Uzbekistan



ITEC Programme:

ITEC Basic information

Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme
The Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC) was launched by Government of India on 15th September 1964 as a programme of bilateral cooperation and technical assistance. Presently 158 countries in Asia, East Europe (including former USSR), Central Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean as well as Pacific and Small Island countries are invited to share in the Indian developmental experience in various fields. Uzbekistan became India’s ITEC partner in 1993.

The ITEC assistance is granted under the following four categories:-
(i) Training in diverse fields in Indian institutions.
(ii) Projects and project-related assistance from India such as supply of equipment, consultancy services and feasibility studies.
(iii) Deputation of Indian experts in various fields.
(iv) Study visits of senior officials/decision makers from the partner countries to India.

India possesses a rich experience in the field of economic development as well as manpower skills and technologies suited to the requirements of developing countries. ITEC is one of the vehicles for the sharing of this experience with India’s friends.

The ITEC Programme is fully-funded by the Government of India: The expenses on training under ITEC Programme, i.e. tuition fees, living allowances, study tours, emergency medical assistance as well as return international air fares are borne by the Government of India.

Areas of training covered under ITEC: The various training fields covered under the programme include information technology, non-conventional energy, banking and finance, journalism and mass communications, management, English language, audit and accounts, human resource planning, small scale industries, standardization, telecommunications, remote sensing, tool designing, etc. (This is an indicative list. For an exhaustive list, please got to the website indicated at the end of this section).

Who can apply?

1. All Uzbek nationals between the age group 25 to 45 years

2. Applicant should be working either in a Government / Semi Government / Private Company / Self-Employed / any other organisation in Uzbekistan.

3. Participants applying for training course should have basic knowledge of English language to understand what is being taught and also to interact with teachers and other participants.

4. As per Government of India’s policy, Government of India’s scholarship, whether under ITEC or ICCR (LBSCIC scholarship) will be provided only once in lifetime. Alumni who have already availed such scholarship in the past are not eligible to apply for these scholarships in future.