Project Tempus 544161-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-UK-TEMPUS-JPCR

 Aston University

«Developing the Teaching of European Languages: Modernising Language Teaching through the development of blended Masters Programmes»

The project management is an essential condition for the project success. Adequate role allocation and clear distribution of duties are part of the overall strategy.

The project management respects the following principles:

  • regular communication via email, telephone and Skype;
  • active involvement of PC staff;
  • transparent and consensus-based decision-making;
  • clear and efficient planning, evaluation and reporting;
  • equal gender distribution.

The following activities are performed to ensure effective  administrative and financial management:

- Regular coordination meetings (2-3 per year)
- Overall project management
- Regular analysis and archiving of the project documents
- Project monitoring by the EU partners and control of coherence with the work plan
- Everyday management and accounting
- Internal monitoring and evaluation measures
- Preparation of progress and final reports.

The Project Management Team

The Project Management Team includes the Overall Project Co-ordinator, the Co-ordinator for Partner Countries Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and local co-ordinators (contact persons) for each partner institution.

The Overall Project Co-ordinator and Co-ordinator for Aston University

Dr. Sue Garton, Director of Postgraduate Programmes in English School of Languages and Social Sciences

Aston University Birmingham (Great Britain)


The Co-ordinator for Partner Countries and Tyumen State University

Dr. Galina V. Telegina, Director of the Regional Institute for International Co-operation

Tyumen State University (Russia)


Local co-ordinators (contact persons) for partner institutions:

Dr. Pierre Larrivée, Professor of Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching, Université de Caen Basse-Normandie (Caen, France)


Dr. Matthias Hutz, Head of the English Department, Freiburg University of Education (Freiburg, Germany)


Dr. Maria N. Averina, Dean of the Foreign Languages Faculty, Yaroslavl State Pedagogical University named after K.D. Ushinsky (Yaroslavl, Russia)


Dr. Vasily N. Popov, Vice-Rector (Research and Innovation), Head of Genetics, Cytology and Bioengineering Department, Voronezh State University (Voronezh, Russia)


Otabek Ya. Yusupov, Head of the International Office, Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages (Samarkand, Uzbekistan)


Dr. Zulfiya T. Tukhtakhodjaeva, Assistant Professor at the Linguistics and English Literature Department, Uzbekistan State University of World Languages (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)


Dr. Tetyana P. Myronenko, Head of the English Philology Department, Mykolayiv National University named after V.O. Sukhomlinski (Mykolayiv, Ukraine)


Dr. Olga R. Valigura, Professor at the Oriental Philology Department, Kyiv National Linguistic University (Kyiv, Ukraine)


Aleksey Rider, Head of the Department for Education and Science, Tyumen Regional Government