Opportunity for international teachers: Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) Media Literacy track

Opportunity for international teachers: Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) Media Literacy track

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The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) brings international teachers to the United States for a six-week program that offers academic seminars for professional development at a host university. Participants observe classrooms and share their expertise with teachers and students at the host university and at local secondary schools.

Depending on country of origin, international teachers have the opportunity to apply to either the Fulbright TEA General Pedagogy track or the Media Literacy track.

The Fulbright TEA Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX

Fulbright TEA Media Literacy 

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program, Media Literacy track, will provide approximately 40 fellowships to international secondary school teachers from Eastern Europe and Central Asia to participate in a six-week non-degree, non-credit academic program at a U.S. university. The international participants will travel to the United States for one of two six-week professional development programs in either fall of 2019 or spring of 2020.

Eligible countries: Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey (only teachers in the regions of Denizli, Eskisehir, Mersin, Rize are eligible), Ukraine, Uzbekistan

The Fulbright TEA Media Literacy program application is only available for citizens/residents of the countries listed above. If you are an eligible applicant from another country or territory, please consider applying for the Fulbright TEA General Pedagogy program.

Eligible disciplines:

  • 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

How to apply to the Media Literacy Track: Consult the list of eligibility requirements and then use the following button to apply.

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Contact

Contact information: Email: FulbrightTEA@IREX.org.