2021 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) Media Literacy Cohorts

Deadline: Varies by Country

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) Media Literacy Cohorts bring international secondary-level educators to the United States for a six-week professional development program to take academic seminars at a host university. The Media Literacy Cohort will focus on promoting and developing media literacy and critical-thinking skills in their home schools, classrooms, and communities. Participants observe classrooms and share their expertise with teachers and students at the host university and at local secondary schools.

ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

ELIGIBLE DISCIPLINE

  • 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
  • Math (algebra, statistics, geometry, calculus)
  • Science (biology, chemistry, physics, earth science)

BENEFITS

  • Teacher training: Fulbright TEA participants engage in an intensive six-week professional development program at a U.S. university. They take part in academic seminars on new teaching methodologies, student-centered learning, content-based instruction, lesson planning, and instructional technology training.
  • Field experience: Fulbright TEA participants are immersed in an American classroom environment. They have opportunities to observe, co-teach, 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 teachers 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.

OFFICIAL LINK: https://www.irex.org/program/opportunity-international-teachers-fulbright-teaching-excellence-and-achievement-program-1

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