Apply for the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program for Teachers (Professional Development Opportunity in the United States of America)

Background

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) brings international teachers to the United States for a six-week program that 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.

Depending on country of origin, international teachers have the opportunity to apply to either the Fulbright TEA General Pedagogy track or the Media Literacy track.

The Fulbright TEA Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX

Fulbright TEA General Pedagogy

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program, General Pedagogy track, will provide approximately 170 fellowships to international secondary school teachers from around the world to participate in a six-week non-degree, non-credit academic program at a U.S. university. The international participants will travel to the United States for one of two six-week professional development programs in either spring of 2020 or fall of 2020.

Eligible countries: Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia,  Burkina Faso,  Burma, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Bank/Gaza, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Eligible disciplines:

  • English or English as a Foreign Language
  • Language/Literature of your home country
  • Social Studies civics, history, geography, global studies, law, etc.
  • Math
  • Science
  • Special Education in the disciplines listed above

How to apply to the General Pedagogy Track: Consult the list of eligibility requirements and then use the following button to apply.

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Fulbright TEA Media Literacy

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program, Media Literacy track, will provide approximately 40 fellowships to international secondary school teachers from Eastern Europe and Central Asia to participate in a six-week non-degree, non-credit academic program at a U.S. university. The international participants will travel to the United States for one of two six-week professional development programs in either fall of 2019 or spring of 2020.

Eligible countries: Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Eligible disciplines:

  • English or English as a Foreign Language
  • Language/Literature of your home country
  • Social Studies (civics, history, geography, global studies, law, etc.)
  • Media studies, communications, journalism, or related fields

How to apply to the Media Literacy Track: Consult the list of eligibility requirements and then use the following button to apply.

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For more information about this opportunity, visit the official website here

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