The Directorate is an administrative institution in the field of education and its main objective is to improve quality and support progress in education in accordance with law and government policies, best evidence and international standards.
1. Knowledge and understanding
1.1. Students have acquired a basic knowledge and understanding of the Russian language.
1.2. Students have acquired a basic knowledge of Russian history, culture and national life.
2. Type of knowledge
2.1. Students have adopted the language as language users and are familiar with the studies on it.
2.2. Students are able to use their knowledge and understanding in everyday life.
3. Practical skills
3.1. Students are able to express themselves with little difficulty on everyday subjects and distinguish subtleties of meaning.
3.2. Students are able to read and understand texts of different types and recognise their direct and indirect meanings.
3.3. Students comprehend discussion in Russian on a variety of topics relating to everyday life, culture, national life and history.
3.4. Students are able to write text in Russian on familiar topics or interests.
4. Theoretical skills
4.1. Students are able to summarise information from a variety of sources, both written and oral, with the reconstruction of arguments and accounts in a coherent manner.
4.2. Students possess the skills to find arguments for theoretical or practical solutions in the area of study.
4.3. Students are able to use their knowledge and understanding in scholarly pursuits or in their profession.
5. Communication and technology skills and computer literacy
5.1. Students are able to understand with little difficulty that which they hear or read.
5.2. Students are able to use modern technology and software in the data processing, knowledge gathering and procurement of information.
5.3. Students know and are able to use the most common Russian search engines, databanks, Internet resources and information websites.
6. General learning skills
6.1. Students have gained the necessary knowledge and background in the field in order to continue in their studies.
6.2. Students have learned autonomy and show that they are able to organise their studies and work in an effective manner.
6.3. Students have adopted sufficient broad-mindedness towards a foreign language and culture that it will be of use to them in continuing studies and/or work.