Fulbright DAST Opportunity for K-12 Teachers

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  • The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers (Fulbright DAST) provides an opportunity for outstanding K–12 teachers from the United States to take part in a two- to six-week professional development experience overseas. Fulbright DAST Cycle II projects will take place in 12 different countries between October 2019 – May 2020. 

    Fulbright DAST Cycle 2 Projects:

    STEM / ICT

    Brazil: Training Early-Career Brazilian Math Teachers in Project Based Learning Techniques
    Ghana: Promoting STEM Education Among Ghanaian Girls
    Mexico: Strengthening the Pedagogical Skills and Content Knowledge of Pre-Service and In-Service Mexican STEM Teachers
    Philippines: Sharing American Culture through Integrating ICT into Teacher Professional Development Workshops 
    Uganda: Promoting STEM Education at a Rural Ugandan School
    Uzbekistan: Developing a STEM Curriculum to Pilot in Uzbek Public Schools
    Vietnam: Enhancing Vietnamese STEM Educators’ Use of English as Medium of Instruction

    Cambodia: Training Cambodian Primary School EFL Educators in Use of New ELT Textbooks
    Colombia: Providing Future Colombian English Teachers with Leadership and Peace-Building Skills to Benefit Rural Communities 
    Honduras: Enhancing TEFL Education at University English Language and Literature Department in Honduras  
    India: Enhancing Indian Public-School Teachers’ Use of the English Language as Medium of Instruction
    Kuwait: Training Kuwaiti EFL Educators How to Use ASL

    Learner Assessment
    Uganda: Introducing Learner Assessment Techniques into a Ugandan School

    Fulbright DAST Activities:

    Two- to six-week professional development experience abroad: Outstanding elementary, middle, and high school teachers (eligibility varies by site) from the United States have the opportunity to take part in a two- to six-week professional development experience abroad.

    Collaborative Projects: Teachers will have the opportunity to share their educational expertise on this program by serving in their role consulting with and providing support for schools, nonprofit organizations, teacher training institutions, and other educational organizations abroad.

    The Cycle II application deadline is May 6, 2019Learn more about the Fulbright DAST program and apply here.