December 11, 2020

ONLINE JOINT PROJECT: Osh State University & Ala-Too International University

Chingiz Aitmatov: “The hardest thing for anyone is to be a human being every day” devoted to Chingiz Aitmatov’s birthday. November 16, 2020 – December 10, 2020

Project managers:

Chinara Zheenbekova from Osh State University and Shurubu Karimova from Ala-Too International University.

During 20 days, students from both universities got to know each other on the Padlet page especially organized for this purpose (

They could share their profiles, childhood impressions about the first time they had read Chingiz Aitmatov’s books, also upload own drawings there.

Finally, we have organized the our ONLINE JOINT PROJECT - Students Conference on Zoom platform. 90 students, together with teachers, participated at the opening ceremony. Abdykadyrova Siuta Ryspaevna, vice-dean of Language faculty of Osh State University and Aidai Kulzhabaeva, head of the English language and literature department of Social Science Faculty of AIU greeted the participants and wished them success in the conference.

During 2 hours, in Breakout rooms, students exchanged their opinions about Chingiz Aitmatov’s books, gave their ideas how to read them, what to pay attention to while reading in order to get his message to this young generation.

In the final Main session, they shared their group discussions results, what they learnt from each other, making some nice, and really important suggestions to each other how to understand the main message of our greatest writer: to be a human in spite of any life situation. What was really important for teachers to know was that they understand how much it depends on them as a future teachers!

Here, we attach a photo slide show from our Conference.