Opportunity to Participate in the Fulbright TEA Teacher Exchange Program in the US from IREX

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2019/11/22
Opportunity to Participate in the Fulbright TEA Teacher Exchange Program in the US from IREX

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IREX has announced the opening of applications for participation in the Fulbright TEA exchange program for international teachers in various disciplines. The program offers academic seminars for professional development at a host university. Participants observe classrooms and share their expertise with teachers and students at the host university and at local secondary schools.

Duration and location of the program:

The program takes place in the USA for six weeks.

Eligibility Criteria:

The teacher should be a citizen of one of the following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, Sudan, Tunisia.

Program Goals:

  • Promote mutual understanding among teachers, their schools, and communities in the United States and abroad by building teachers’ and students’ global competence, and by sharing teaching best practices internationally.
  • Provide in-service professional development to enhance teachers’ expertise in their disciplines and equip them with a deeper understanding of best practices in education.
  • Contribute to improving education in participating countries by preparing participants to serve as teacher leaders who will apply and share their experience and skills with their colleagues and students upon returning home.

Project Activities:

  • Teacher training: Teachers will engage in an intensive six-week professional development program at a U.S. university. They take part in academic seminars on new teaching methodologies, curriculum development, lesson planning, and instructional technology.
  • Field experience: Fulbright TEA participants are immersed in an American classroom environment. They have opportunities to observe, and share their expertise in U.S. secondary schools, building collaborative, lasting connections with U.S. teachers and students.
  • Best practice exchange: Fulbright TEA participants study and observe international best practices in education and share their own professional knowledge with educators and students in the United States.
  • Civic and cultural activities: Fulbright TEA participants take part in American cultural activities such as performances, sporting events, U.S. home hospitality visits, and trips to historical sites.

Eligible Disciplines:

  • English or English as a Foreign Language.
  • Social Studies (civics, history, geography, etc.).
  • Math.
  • Science.
  • Special Education in the disciplines listed above.

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The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright Program offers grants to study, teach and conduct research for U.S. citizens to go abroad and for non-U.S. citizens to come to the United States. The primary source of funding for the Fulbright Program is an annual appropriation by the U.S. Congress to the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Participating governments and host institutions, corporations and foundations in foreign countries and in the United States also provide direct and indirect support.

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Eligibility

Nationality
Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, Sudan, Tunisia
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Cultural Exchange & Languages, Education

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students
Funding
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Other
Opportunity will take place in
United States
Required Documents
others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Foreign Languages, History and Archeology, Science, Educational Science
Educational Level
Bachelor
Required Languages
English
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