During March-April 2023, the Horlivka Institute of Foreign Languages of the Donbass Pedagogical University held a integrated training program for teaching staff of secondary education and professional pre-higher educational institutions “Development of vitality and internal motivation of students in the form of pedagogical partnership” as a component of the “Academic Counteraction to Hybrid Threats” project. The program consisted of several stages. The first stage offered to participate the series of master classes developed by WARN experts: “Development of vitality and internal motivation of students in the format of pedagogical partnership” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR-YBo8tDvw), “Self-discipline is a superpower! Where to take and how to develop” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6mpzZKA2nk), «Academic response to hybrid threats» (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPvRzto-b-A); “Motivation for life creativity through the study of literature at the intersection of other types of art” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGU6Ou5QdOE), The case of modern motivational triggers of a lexicographer (on the material of Ukrainian literature lessons) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HLJ0EqDfog) and other.
On April 5, the youth forum “Master of your own life” was held as a part of the integrated multi-stages program. The forum was attended by 126 participants from the Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Poltava and Kirovohrad regions (secondary school students, students of II-IV levels of HEIs, teachers, graduates of HIFL institute). Svitlana Shytikova, Coordinator of the EU project «National Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine» addressed the forum participants (https://edu.forlan.org.ua/?p=54911).
On April 11, at the final stage of the program, the results of the work were summarized, and 36 teachers obtained certificates for professional development. Simultaneously, the winners of the quiz, social advertising contest, and students’ creative work contest received the respective awards.