Grant holder: Narva College of the University of Tartu, Estonia
Project name: “Developing Reading Skills With and Through Digital Technologies”
Project number: 2022-1-EE01-KA220-HED-000089331 / eRead
Priority: Stimulating innovative learning and teaching practices
Action type: KA220-HED - Cooperation partnerships in higher education
Project duration: 01.12.2022 – 30.11.2025
Project lump sum: € 400000
Project website: 
Target groups: current and future language teachers, international students, residents of the partner countries with limited skills in the national language, and people from all over the world who would like to improve their skills in Estonian, Slovene, Latvian, or Ukrainian.
Project coordinator: Oleksanda GOLOVKO
Team members from Narva Collge of the University of Tartu: Urve AJA, Anne REINSOO, Merju LOMP-ALEV, Kaja KARO.

Project partners:

  • Narva College of the University of Tartu, Estonia (Coordinator)
  • Integration Foundation, Estonia
  • Rakvere Rohuaia Kindergarten, Estonia
  • University of Primorska, Slovenia
  • Folk University Koper, Slovenia
  • Zaporizhzhia National University, Ukraine
  • Kharkiv National University, Ukraine 
  • University of Latvia, Latvia 
  • Latvian Language Agency, Latvia

Project objectives: to develop challenging learning materials and empower current and future foreign/second language teachers with knowledge, experience, and tools to develop the reading skills of their students digitally, to design a digital open-source course that will help develop the reading skills of international students and other people who want to improve their Estonian, Slovene, Latvian, or Ukrainian.

The project’s goals are:

  • to share our experience and study other available EU experiences.
  • to develop a BA module “Teaching Reading Digitally” that will be integrated into the course “Methods of Teaching Languages”.
  • to develop a professional development course for in-service language teachers “Teaching Reading Digitally”.
  • to develop 4 interactive online courses “Reading Skills: B1” for 4 different languages (Estonian, Slovene, Latvian, Ukrainian).

Project results:

  • a BA module “Teaching Reading Digitally” integrated into the course “Methods of Teaching Languages”;
  • a professional development course “Teaching Reading Digitally” offered to in-service language teachers;
  • four language courses “Reading Skills: B1” integrated into the learning process of international students during the language year or offered to anyone willing to master this language.

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