Vlasova Lyudmila Ivanovna - the chairman of the jury of the "All-Russian Olympiad of schoolchildren in the French language".
Vlasova Lyudmila Ivanovna
She was born in Nizhny Tagil in the family of metallurgist and teacher. In 1967 she graduated from high school, where her first teachers of the French were Lyudmila Mikhaylovna Gayd and Galina Petrovna Kuzmina, later – teachers at the pedagogical institute. In her childhood she studied at music school, violin class, played for the national volleyball team of the city. She owed to her father for the love for music and French, who came to Normandy during war. He knew a lot of French folk songs, which he often sang and played the violin in her childhood. Therefore the choice was made in childhood: “I will learn French and sing the French songs”. When she was a student, she became a laureate of numerous competitions and festivals for French songs.
In 1972, after graduating from Nizhny Tagil Pedagogical Institute, she worked in a rural school as a teacher of French and German.
In 1983 she was appointed as Director of the school № 6 in Sukhoy Log.
In 1994 she moved to Yekaterinburg, where she started new career as a coordinator of educational programs in the Ural Association of UNESCO clubs, and then as a head of Department of International relations in Institute of Education Development.
From 1996 to the present day, she is a member, and in some years the Chairman, of the jury of “The Russian Contest in French among schoolchildren”.
Research interest of Lyudmila Ivanovna is methods of foreign languages teaching. She is an author of educational programs for training foreign language teachers:
- “Early foreign language learning”,
- “Theory and practice of teaching the second foreign language”, etc.
In 2007 she participated in the development of the manual “Methodical recommendations on possible criteria for the evaluation of educational achievements of students and determination of the components of the self-assessment of achievements in foreign language”.
Lyudmila Ivanovna organized and held the international conferences:
- “Multilingualism and foreign language teaching in the Sverdlovsk region” (2008) and
- “Multicultural education: a dialogue of cultures and bilingual education” (2010).
As a coordinator of international relations with the Regional center of the French, and then with the Alliances françaises Ekaterinbourg, she organized the workshops for teachers of French of the regional schools involving experts from France, Switzerland, and Canada. Joint activities of the information department and foreign partners provided an opportunity for teachers to get acquainted with the latest teaching methods.
In 2002 she was a member of the Organizing Committee of the First Federal Congress of teachers of French (with representatives of 40 Russian cities), which discussed the position of French in the Russian education system. The Congress was attended by representatives of the Embassy of France in Russia, teachers from Paris. The work of the Congress was covered by the editor of the newspaper “1 September” (Moscow).
She is an author and organizer of the annual competitions for the best teacher of the French. The winners had the opportunity to study in France with the support of the Embassy of France in Moscow.
In conjunction with the Alliance française and the research laboratory of University of Nancy-2, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France she implemented the international project "COCOP", which was attended by 25 of the best teachers of French in Russia.
She has been awarded the trainings in France for the excellent work:
- Caen, Normandy in 2000 (BELC);
- University in Arras in 2001;
- University of Nancy-2 in 2004.
In 2005 she was awarded the Honorary diploma of the Ministry of education of the Russian Federation.
Her credo is to improve the professional skills, and also to help teachers to grow professionally and see the results of their work.