Paraná Speaks English starts in the second semester showing positiv development

Written by  Coordenadoria de Relações Internacionais Friday, 16 March 2018 15:26

On Friday (14/09) João Carlos Gomes , the secretary of Sciences, Technology and Higher Education, received the coordinators of the program ’Paraná Speaks English (PFI) – Paraná Fala Inglês, linked to the program ’Paraná Speaks Languages’. The goal was to evaluate the development of the project and discuss future actions. The state’s government invested approximately 3 million Brazilian reais in the program. The secretary tries to increase the interest to keep the program in continuity. „We need to fortify the program, in that we gain the confidence of the university community, start language courses to internationalize universities, increase the quality of education and reduce knowledge boundaries”, he added. The second semester had a great start with 3.000 students interested in English courses. The general coordinator of the program, Eliane Segati Rios Registro says that these positive results are due to the commitment of the team, working hard to promote and perfectionize the project. The project’s main goal is to internationalize the higher education institutions in Paraná, improving scientific and academic communication in foreign langugaes and reducing the boundaries of knowledge in graduation and postgraduation.

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