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Information about FLEX testing in 2023

FLEX Testing for 2024-2025 academic year

FLEX testing for the 2024-2025 academic year will be open to all high school students who meet the following requirements:
• Are born between March 15, 2006 and May 31, 2008.
Note: Students in the 11th grade, who are required to complete military service, are ineligible.
• Have an academic standing of good or better;
• Have previously studied English and demonstrate English language ability at the time of registration;
• Meet U.S. visa eligibility requirements;
• Are citizens of Turkmenistan.

Testing Schedule

 Testing Center  Date  Time  School
Turkmenbashy, Balkan region October 15, 2023 9:00 School 10, Turkmenbashy
Balkanabat, Balkan region October 22, 2023 9:00 School 3, Balkanabat
Dashoguz, Dashoguz region October 29, 2023 9:00 School 2, Dashoguz
Mary, Mary region November 5, 2023 9:00 School 19, Mary
Turkmenabat, Lebap region November 12, 2023 9:00 School 2, Turkmenabat
Аshgabat and Ahal November 26, 2023 9:00 School 20, Ashgabat

In order to participate in the competition please bring a proof of eligibility (original birth certificate or passport), one recent photograph (3×4 cm), and a black pen. All students participating in the testing must wear school uniform.

* If for some reasons, high school students from the regions miss the Round 1 test in their home region, they will have an opportunity to take FLEX Round 1 test in Ashgabat. Students can only participate in one Round 1 Test per year.

Please contact American Councils in Ashgabat
for more information:
phone: (+99312) 36-90-16; (+99363) 50-20-36
email: flex.tm@americancouncils.org;
website: https://americancouncilstm.org/flex/

Celebration of FLEX Appreciation Day 2021 in Turkmenistan!

On September 4th, 2021 FLEX Alumni Coordinator launched a contest for FLEX alumni kids which was dedicated to the celebration of FLEX Appreciation Day. 12 children colored FLEX logo and submitted their creative works. The contest winners were announced at the FLEX Appreciation Day celebration on September 27th, 2021 which was organized virtually.

34 FLEX alumni expressed interest in celebrating the FLEX Appreciation Day by sharing their FLEX stories, expressing gratitude to FLEX program, and networking with each other.  Various games and icebreakers organized by Regional City Representatives made the celebration fun. Kristina Fateyeva’07 commented: “Thank you so much for a great event. I really enjoyed it and thanks to the FLEX program. Once FLEX – forever FLEX”.

The alumni particularly liked Guess the Baby Photo activity during which they guessed alumni that were on a picture. At the end, all alumni participants took part in a lottery with FLEX promotional prizes.

FLEX talk with Rovshen Charyyev’08 on: “How we ended up in corporate world and how you can do the same”

On May 15th, Rovshen Charyyev’08 (Ashgabat) gave an online talk on the following topic: “How we ended up in corporate world and how you can do the same”. FLEX alumnus has also invited his friend Mile Tasevski, who works as a Supply Planning Manager in Philips and helps university graduates to get their first job offers. During the talk, Rovshan and Mile shared their hands-on experience of working for big corporations, such as Amazon and Philips and discussed hiring and selection process in-depth, shared key tips for securing jobs in international companies. The alumni asked several questions about graduate trainee programs, scholarships and networking opportunities. Overall, 18 participants took part in this talk and 14 of them were FLEX alumni including alumni who connected from Russia, Turkey and Germany. The alumni found the talk very inspiring and they are motivated to use gained knowledge to apply for their first jobs.