Sympa The School of Young Managers in Public Administration

English for Public Administration and NGOs. Facilitated Online Course


Course Description: «English for Public Administration and NGOs» is a 10-week online course with regularly scheduled online sessions with a course facilitator - a professional English language instructor. The course is designed for non-native English speakers: former civil servants, political activists in Belarus and abroad, young and middle-career professionals, active citizens from grassroots communities, who are interested in improving language skills and knowledge of how to express yourself on a wide range of subjects in a well-structured way. This course provides the opportunity to build the vocabulary and language skills. 

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, participants will be able to use the language significantly more flexibly and effectively for academic and professional purposes. 

Course Content:

Human Rights



Diversity and Inclusion 

Public Administration 

Communication with Media

Grassroots Organizations

Democracy and Civil Society

Course Dates:  April 25 – July 3, 2022

Ideal Candidates: The participants should meet the following criteria:

  • • Are citizens of Belarus

  • • Have an intermediate - upper-intermediate or advanced English language level  (this is NOT a course for beginners)

  • • Are willing to commit to spending up to 6 hours per week over a 10-week period of the course

  • • Are willing to participate in weekly online group sessions facilitated by an English language instructor

Application Process: Please fill in the form by April 21, 2022. 

Course Completion: Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion. All participants will be offered additional academic and professional development opportunities.