TTC Tychy

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Teacher Training College of Foreign Languages in Tychy
NKJO Tychy 2007.jpg
Location
al. Niepodległości 32
43-100 Tychy

Poland
Coordinates 50°7′9″N 18°59′14″E / 50.11917°N 18.98722°E / 50.11917; 18.98722Coordinates: 50°7′9″N 18°59′14″E / 50.11917°N 18.98722°E / 50.11917; 18.98722
Information
Type State college
Established 1990 (1990)
School district Silesia
Principal Ewa Fic[citation needed]
Number of students 200
Website
TTC Tychy, located in the Silesia Region

Teacher Training College of Foreign Languages in Tychy (TTC Tychy, Polish: Nauczycielskie Kolegium Języków Obcych w Tychach) is a Polish state college established in 1990.[citation needed] It trains teachers of English and German under the pedagogical guidance of the University of Silesia in Katowice.

Education in the college continues for three years and finishes with a diploma dissertation. The graduates are entitled to take the licencjat exam at the University of Silesia.[citation needed] Once the graduates obtain the licencjat degree they are eligible to pursue a two-year Master of Arts degree.

Background[edit]

In 1990 TTC Tychy was the first institution offering higher education in Tychy. It was established to provide foreign language teachers, needed in the newly reformed Polish schools.[citation needed]

The college is located at al. Niepodległości 32. Up to 200 students can study there during the academic year enjoying, among other things, a modern language-lab, a multi-media lecture room, extensive specialist library, a language-teaching oriented computer lab and a gym.

TTC Tychy organizes Tyski Konkurs Języka Angielskiego i Języka Niemieckiego (a foreign language competition) for high school students, and several other events associated with foreign language teaching/learning.

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