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Funded Global Fellowship in China

The WorldTeach Global Education Fellowship (GEF) focuses on the intersections of globalization and learning in the 21st century.As one of our China Global Education Fellows, you will live in and experience a country that makes up 20 percent of the world's population and is on the brink of becoming the world's largest economy. What does this mean for the future of global trade and the global workplace? In what ways does China's modernization impact Chinese society, overall, and its next generation of entrepreneurs, teachers, and professionals? How are traditional cultures and norms being impacted during this period of rapid industrialization and urbanization? These questions will be among those posed and explored during your fellowship. Serving as a full time teacher in a local school in Hunan Province, you will also conduct research and reflection projects, either on your own or in collaboration with other Fellows. As a China Global Education Fellow you will develop highly coveted 21st century skills, Chinese cultural expertise, and a basic understanding of the Mandarin language, making you more competitive in the global marketplace. In return, you will serve as a role model for high school and middle school students who are facing a highly competitive educational and employment market, themselves.Placements for your fellowship take you to a town or city in the Hunan province. With a population of more than 65 million people, Hunan Province includes the large capital city of Changsha as well as smaller, but still urban, village centers.The Global Education Fellowship is a multi-faceted professional development program. Fellows are expected to complete research and reflection projects addressing the theme of how 21st century globalization is affecting education and learning, with projects tailored by each Fellowship participant to match their unique areas of interest and career objectives.The research component will average 15 hours per month, while teaching will average 30 hours per week. You will be responsible for lesson plans, grading and other duties as assigned by local school administrators. Class sizes and students' previous exposure to English will vary.What training and support does the Fellowship provide?Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI)© assessment and coaching programMentor support for individual research or reflection project that contributes to the understanding of intersection of globalization and education as it impacts students' futures or learning.Professional development seminars focused on the forces of globalization and their impacts on education and national developmentWorldTeach accredited TEFL certification and week-long orientation to prepare for teaching placementsCareer mentoring upon fellowship conclusionAccess to network of over 7,000 WorldTeach alumni both during fellowship and afterAdditional Fellowship DetailsDepart in early August 2017, return in mid June 2018The Fellowship is funded and includes visa, housing, local transportation, supplemental overseas health and emergency evacuation insurance, orientation and additional training conferences, 24-hour in-country field director support, access to educational resources, TEFL certification, and alumni support and networking. Airfare is not included.Fellows receive a monthly living stipend to cover basic expenses.

Teach and Travel China

The Teach & Travel China program gives you the opportunity of a lifetime where you get to teach English in a Chinese school, immerse yourself in Chinese culture, learn Mandarin and travel around China. Beginning in 2005, this program has proven to be extremely popular and is the biggest TEFL training program in China that draws hundreds of participants from across the globe every year.

API Teach in Colombia

English training is an important step to help locals succeed in school, widen their job opportunities, and improve communication in the global market. API has paired with organizations who dedicate their work to Colombia's “National Bilingualism Project” by offering English instruction to Colombian students and adult learners. We offer a variety of co-teaching placements Colombia, ranging from government-sponsored programs in public schools (primary or secondary), vocational schools (ages 17 and above) and professionals within the tourism industry, to independent/private institutions including business English and schools. Participants are required to teach 20-25 classroom hours and put in an additional 15-20 hours of classroom prep, grading, office hours, and staff meetings per week.

Get Paid to Teach English Abroad with an Internationally Accredited TEFL Certification

Want to get paid to live, work and travel in Italy, Japan or Thailand? With 1.5 billion people learning English worldwide, English speakers from all backgrounds can gain employment teaching English in dozens of nations worldwide with an accredited TEFL certification - even without prior teaching experience or even a college degree. TEFL certification courses are 4 weeks full-time and are available in 25 locations in the U.S. and worldwide; part-time (11 weeks) accredited online courses are also available. All students and graduates receive lifetime job placement assistance for teaching English abroad in more than 50 countries across the globe.

Volunteer in Ecuador

Eco Volunteer Up offers you and unique opportunity as a volunteer in Ecuador to explore the great land while working for children and communities. You are welcome to take part of the program any date possible for you to arrive, our volunteer programs are located in different part of the country. You also can combine the programs and don´t need to know Spanish and have special skills, just to desire to help others. Students-individuals or groups can apply online for free. The schedule of volunteer can be arranged with the project minimum hours are from 4 to up. Our on going volunteer programs: Volunteer in Quito: Child care center, Teaching English, children with special needs program, medical program. Volunteer in the Amazon: Community service with indigenous people, wildlife rescue center, teaching English. Volunteer Galapagos: Teaching English, conservation program, organic farm Volunteer Cloud forest: Teaching English, conservation program, organic farm Volunteer Andes: Organic farm, child care center, community program Volunteer on the Coast: Teaching English, child care center, marine conservation program

French Language Teacher

To teach French in all four skills – listening, speaking, writing and reading • To ensure that all pupils are ready and well equipped to take the examination • Ensure that homework is given, done by the pupils and subsequently marked • Ensure that good study habits are developed in class • Attend Parents’ Evenings and communicate with colleagues and parents to keep all concerned informed about the progress of all pupils • Write termly and yearly reports for each pupil • Keep appropriate records • Attend teachers’ meetings and other meetings when appropriate • Abide by the School’s policies and procedures Person Specification Qualification Requirements • Fluency in the French language and good knowledge of grammar • Desirable: experience in French curriculum and teaching

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Fully Funded Global Education Fellowship in Ecuador

About the Ecuador Global Education Fellowship As a WorldTeach Global Education Fellow, you will be on the front lines of international education and innovation, developing professional skills and cross-cultural expertise while broadening your global network. Fellows will live in Ecuador for 8 months participating in Ecuador’s Time to Teach initiative, sponsored by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa. Fellows will advance effective, student-centered education practices in Ecuadorian schools, while participating in an ongoing conversation about the future of globalization, education and international development in the 21st century. Fellowship postings will be in primary and secondary schools in rural areas such as the Ecuadorian Amazon, home to one of the most bio-diverse regions of the world (Yasuni National Park and Biosphere Reserve), and the Andes and Sierra Highlands, a region of majestic mountains and lush valleys that is famed for its recreational and tourist opportunities. What the Fellowship work will include: The Global Education Fellowship is a multi-faceted professional development program. Fellows are expected to complete research and reflection projects addressing the theme of how 21st century globalization is affecting education and learning, with projects tailored by each Fellowship participant to match their unique areas of interest and career objectives. The research component will average 15 hours per month, while teaching will average 30 hours per week. You will be responsible for lesson plans, grading and other duties as assigned by local school administrators. Class sizes and students’ previous exposure to English will vary. What training and support does the Fellowship provide? • Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI)© assessment and coaching program • Mentor support for individual research or reflection project that contributes to the understanding of intersection of globalization and education as it impacts students’ futures or learning. • Professional development seminars focused on the forces of globalization and their impacts on education and national development • WorldTeach accredited TEFL certification and week-long orientation to prepare for teaching placements • Career mentoring upon fellowship conclusion • Access to network of over 7,000 WorldTeach alumni both during fellowship and after Additional Fellowship Details • Fellows are placed in rural K-12 schools in the Amazonian and Sierra (Andes) regions of Ecuador. • Fellows live with an assigned host family in the local community. • Breakfast and dinner are provided by the host family and typically consist of rice, meat, and beans or lentils. Potatoes are native to the Sierra region and are also featured in the Ecuadorian diet, along with fresh fruits and juices. • The Fellowship is fully funded and includes visa, housing, transportation and international airfare, supplemental overseas health and emergency evacuation insurance, orientation and additional training conferences, 24-hour in-country field director support, access to educational resources, TEFL certification, and alumni support and networking. • Fellows receive a monthly living stipend to cover basic expenses.

API Teach in Thailand

Teaching English is one of the most budget-friendly ways to travel, give back to a community, immerse yourself in a new culture, and gain practical teaching experience. Appreciation of cultural diversity and English language skills are increasingly necessary in a global economy. You can help others to expand their personal and professional opportunities, and broaden your own perspective, through your interactions within the school and community. Live abroad while doing something inspiring, fun, and valuable! API has established strong relationships with schools, language academies, and Ministries of Education around the world to connect teachers, students, and communities. Classroom education experience and foreign language proficiency are helpful, but not required in all destinations. Participants without prior experience teaching English in the US or abroad may wish to enroll in the optional TEFL course we offer. Contact your Program Manager for details. API will provide you with the support and security you need to successfully plan your teach abroad adventure!

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Year-Long Fully Funded Teaching Opportunities in the Marshall Islands

Marshallese is the native language, but English is commonly spoken throughout the islands. Since 2001, the country policy has been that English will be the primary language of instruction from Grade 1. Primary education is compulsory for Grades 1-8, yet many children are out of school. Many do not attend high school, and only a few enter college. Following a month of in-country orientation, volunteers will teach for one academic year at their assigned school. The school year begins in late August and runs through late May. Volunteers teach in public elementary schools, high schools, and occasionally vocational schools in Majuro and on the outer islands. Volunteers should be prepared for the challenges of teaching in the Marshalls. Schools on the outer islands lack basic supplies. Volunteers often purchase pens, paper, and markers before leaving for the country. Furthermore, volunteers may have to teach students with a wide range of English skills. While these circumstances may be frustrating at first, successful volunteers will be adept at finding solutions that enable them to teach effectively despite the limited resources of the islands. With our year-long program, you can also become TEFL certified to earn credibility and give you an edge in the ESL teaching job market. While certification usually costs about $1,899, with WorldTeach you can become certified for only $350 while also gaining priceless in-country teaching experience. The Marshall Islands program is almost two different programs rolled into one. All volunteers teach English in public schools around the country. Outside of that one united theme, the volunteer experience depends on placement. An urban placement on Majuro, the capital atoll, or Ebeye, an island that serves a U.S. military base, is defined by the city and its influence. An outer island placement on a remote atoll will be defined by the confines of the island and all that it is lacking. Volunteers in urban placements usually live in teacher housing on or very near the school. The housing is basic, but satisfactory. Urban volunteers have access to supermarkets, internet, telephones and other modern convenience. Their classes tend to be larger and more advanced. They have access to a variety of food and usually cook for themselves. The outer islands are a very different story. Pristine and remote, these placements are in small communities living on atolls that have remained largely untouched by modernity. Life here is beautiful and very difficult. Internet and telephones are largely the stuff of dreams. Necessities as basic as water can be hard to come by. Food consists of fish from the lagoon and fruit that can be grown on the island. Volunteers live with a host family who provides a doorway into the complex and all-consuming social structures that allow these communities to function. Classes are smaller and usually not as advanced. School supplies are limited at best. The outer islands are, by all accounts, a true adventure.

API Teach in Vietnam

Teaching English is one of the most budget-friendly ways to travel, give back to a community, immerse yourself in a new culture, and gain practical teaching experience. Appreciation of cultural diversity and English language skills are increasingly necessary in a global economy. You can help others to expand their personal and professional opportunities, and broaden your own perspective, through your interactions within the school and community. Live abroad while doing something inspiring, fun, and valuable! API has established strong relationships with schools, language academies, and Ministries of Education around the world to connect teachers, students, and communities. Classroom education experience and foreign language proficiency are helpful, but not required in all destinations. Participants without prior experience teaching English in the US or abroad may wish to enroll in the optional TEFL course we offer. Contact your Program Manager for details. API will provide you with the support and security you need to successfully plan your teach abroad adventure!

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