European values in teaching foreign students in the context of integration into the European educational space
The article is devoted to the analysis of the best practices for promoting European values in the context of the European integration processes of Sumy State University. The author notes that in the process of its activity, Sumy State University implements the idea of a European university in cross-cultural studies, technologies, the quality of scientific research in education, orientation on innovation, strong democratic traditions, academic freedom, and an atmosphere of creative work along with the European values.
In the article, considerable attention is paid to highlighting the concepts of “European integration” and “European values”, since the problem of the implementation of European values in the Ukrainian space is one of the most relevant today, in particular, during the period of the Russian-Ukrainian war.
The paper also contains an analysis of international projects within the framework of the EU Erasmus+ Program, aimed at researching European integration processes, practices of implementing innovative technologies (intercultural communication training, simulation games in the Ukrainian language classes, and the basics of intercultural communications) to promote multiculturalism and linguistic diversity.
An analysis of the experience of the European non-profit organization CRISP (Crisis Stimulation for Peace) has made it possible to outline prospects of using such advanced forms of teaching as simulation games. The author offers some practical recommendations on implementation of value-oriented simulation games in the process of language training of foreigners.
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