U.S. K-12 Teachers: Deadline to Apply for Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester is 15 January 2019


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U.S. K-12 Teachers: Applications for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers (Fulbright DAST), Cycle 1, is 25 January. (Applications for Cycle II, for projects taking place between October 2019 and May 2020, will open in February 2019.)

Participants in the two- to six-week professional development experience will share their educational expertise with schools, nonprofits, teacher training institutions, and other educational organizations abroad during summer 2019.

Three countries are part of summer 2019’s Fulbright DAST program:

  • Mexico: An American specialist in natural sciences and/or STEM will work with school administration, faculty, and pre-service Mexican public-school teachers to improve teaching methods in natural sciences and/or STEM.
  • UgandaAn American ICT education specialist will equip sixty Ugandan teachers with skills, knowledge and attitudes to effectively use modern Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as tools for enhancing teaching and learning outcomes. 
  • UzbekistanAn American TESOL specialist will conduct training workshops on modern and innovative TESOL teaching methods for Uzbek English language teaching practitioners.

For more information, and to apply for the program, click here.



News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office


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