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US Embassy seeks applications for Fulbright TEA program

| Updated: January 26, 2021 21:41:11

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US Embassy seeks applications for Fulbright TEA program

The American Center at US Embassy in Dhaka has announced the call for applications for the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) programme 2021-2022. 

This programme is a six-week exchange programme for secondary-level schoolteachers. 

The application was published on the US Embassy Dhaka website on Wednesday.

The programme will take place in the Spring (February – March) or Fall (September – November) 2022.

The final date for receiving applications is March 6, 2021. 

Previous candidates may reapply, with the understanding that this is a worldwide competition, and all applicants will go through a rigorous screening process. 

Finalists will be notified at the end of September 2021.

The Fulbright TEA program is sponsored by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and implemented by IREX, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organisation.

 Participants will gain unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States. 

Teachers from Bangladesh will join other teachers from around the world in the United States in either the spring or fall 2022cohort.

The programme includes coursework and intensive training in teaching methodologies, lesson planning, and teaching strategies for the participants’ home environment, as well as the use of computers for Internet, word processing, and as teaching tools. 

The six-week programme also includes a two-week internship at a secondary school to engage participants with American teachers and students. 

Trips to US cultural sites and academic support are provided for participants throughout the programme, subject to the pandemic.

A completed application form available at https://fulbright.irex.org/.

Completed Institutional Support and Reference Forms (ISRF), completed by a supervisor; IFRS forms are available at https://fulbright.irex.org/.

Leave Approval Form (LAF) available at https://fulbright.irex.org/.

If you experience any difficulties with the online application, please r contact Program Manager Ms.Tahnia Shahid at [email protected].

For additional information about this programme, please contact Programme Manager Ms. Tahnia Shahid at 02-5566-2808 or by email at [email protected].

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