20 October 2015
TPU Lecturer is the Best Foreign Expert in Chinese Province of Jilin
The administration of Jilin Province has recognized a TPU lecturer Vera Chaplya as one of the most outstanding foreign experts of Chinese province.
This year about 50 foreign experts from over 10 countries have been awarded for their achievements in industry, agriculture, energy, education, science and technology, medicine and health care, culture, sports and other areas. Vera Chaplya has received this award for the second time.
“I have been working in China for six years within 2 + 2 Joint Degree Program. Firstly students are taught in China and then they improve the Russian language and complete Bachelor’s degree course at Tomsk Polytechnic University,” - says Vera Chaplya, senior lecturer at the Department of Russian as a Foreign Language.
The teacher does not only teach the Russian language at Jilin University, but he also organizes Russian club for compatriots and students from other Chinese Universities in Changchun. Russian Club was established under the patronage of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Shenyang.
“Our club is designed for Chinese students studying the Russian language at different Universities of the city. We organize activities related to Russian holidays, provide students with Russian culture and organize special meetings,” adds Vera Chaplya.
Jilin Vice Governor Zhuang Yan thanked Vera Chaplya for her great contribution to the development of education in Jilin province and the maintenance of international cooperation between Russia and China.