Full-time teacher trainers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and English for Special Purposes (ESP) in selected countries of Eastern and Central Europe and the Newly Independent States (NIS) and in China conduct in-service teacher training on methodology, materials and curriculum development, textbook analysis, testing, and related activities. ESP specialists teach English at advanced levels to host country professionals in such fields as business, economics, law, finance, and medicine. The objectives of the program is to promote the teaching of English as a vehicle to develop democracy throughout the region. (See current list of Fellows for the 1998-99 year).
Assignments are for 11 months at local ministries of education, universities and teacher training centers in Bosnia, China, Croatia, Lithuania, Macedonia, and Russia. Applicants must have worked as an EFL/ESL teacher trainer and/or worked in ESP as a teacher and/or teacher trainer, preferably some of it overseas.
Fellows begin their assignments in September, following orientation in Washington, DC.
Please note that because the program is being phased out, current funding levels prevent us from accepting new applicants. For further information, contact:
Catherine Williamson / John Turek
U.S. Information Agency
English Language Programs (E/ALP) - Rm 304
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COUNTRY (CITY) NAME HOST INSTITUTION Bosnia Joan Dean University of Sarajevo (Sarajevo) China Sherill Pociecha* Jiao Tong University (Shanghai) Croatia Elliott Swift* University of Rijeka (Rijeka) Lithuania Mary Lou Moore* Vilnius Pedagogical University (Vilnius) Macedonia Sherry Fetzer* National Pedagogical Institute (Skopje) Macedonia Catherine Marzyck* Pedagogical Institute (Orhid) Macedonia Andrew Gridinsky Military Academy (Skopje) Russia Elizabeth Lewis* Higher Economic School/Academy of (Moscow) National Economy Russia Alice Murray* St. Petersburg State University (St. Petersburg) Russia William Schettler Kazan State University/Perm State (Kazan/Perm) University Russia Jonathan Floss Samara State Economic Academy (Samara/Togliatti) and International Market Institute in Togliatti Russia Barbara Settles* Baikal Educational Center at the (Krasnoyarsk) Irkutsk State University ------------------------- * = Returning - 8 New Fellows - 4 Total Fellows - 12