Tuesday, February 11, 2014

USIEF TEA Programme 2015

USIEF TEA Programme 2015

United States-India Educational Foundation- USIEF Teaching Excellence and Achievement- TEA 2015

The USIEF Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program provides international teachers with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States. TEA consists of a six-week non-degree, non-credit customized academic program including seminars on new teaching methodologies, curriculum development, lesson planning, and instructional technology. Participants will also participate in a practicum in a US secondary school near their host university to work closely with US teachers and teach and present to US students. Cultural enrichment, mentoring, and support will be provided throughout the program. The international participants will travel to the United States in two cohorts of approximately 75 teachers each in spring or fall 2015.

Upon returning home, TEA program alumni are eligible to apply for small grants for essential teaching materials, follow-on training for other teachers, collaborative projects between schools in their home country and the United States, and other activities that build on their US experience.

Eligibility :

* Be a full-time school teacher (6th to 12th grades) in a school that serves a primarily local (not expatriate) population;

* Have five or more years of classroom experience in TEA teaching disciplines: English, EFL, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, or special education

* Be citizens of India and be qualified to hold a valid Indian passport;

* Live and teach in Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh;

* Hold a Bachelor’s degree in the teaching subject with a teacher training degree;

* Be present in India at the time of submitting the application and for the interview;

* Obtain a minimum score of 450 on paper based TOEFL or equivalent English language examination*;

* Demonstrate a commitment to continue teaching after completion of the program; and

* Have submitted a complete application.

Application Deadline: April 1, 2014

For any queries, please contact: Dr. Gayatri Singhal, Indian Program Manager, United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), 12, Hailey Road, New Delhi 110 001, Phone: 011- 4209 0909, Email: gayatri@usief.org.in

For more information visit : http://www.usief.org.in/Fellowships.aspx


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