Proceedings of The 6th International Conference on Research in Education, Teaching and Learning
University-based Translators’ Training within Multiethnic State: Nation-wide Strategy is Required
The research argues that the sustainable development of the multiethnic state requires a nation-wide system of language education which include training of specialists who master the translation ad interpreting (T&I) skills regarding the state and official local languages (S&OLL) of the multilingual country. The findings confirm that a multiethnic state requires the development of national and local regions legislation that specify the status of T&I as tools for consistent communication among representatives of different ethnic groups. The development of the T&I units within the local governments is needed for the federal documents T&I into local languages and vice versa. Therefore, a comprehensive strategy for Academia and Industry is required to train T&I specialists with the S&OLL pairs. Such a strategy incorporates development of the local academic schools of different regions within the country with the focus of T&I studies and practice regarding the S&OLL specifics; development of educational standards, university degree courses and didactic tools for training T&I specialists with S&OLL mastery; Academia engagement in the development of local region multilingual services in public institutions of the respective local region and in the development of digital tools for T&I with the use of S&OLL pairs. The above tracks implementation will be considered through the examples of the Russian Federation regions that conduct the university-based training of the T&I specialists who master varied S&OLL pairs within a multiethnic state.
keywords: education, multilingualism, translation, university degree