2017 Program Opportunities for the Short-Term Program


In 2017, project opportunities will be available in seven countries. U.S. teachers may apply for only one project in one of the seven participating countries. To see available projects in 2017, please click on the Project Proposal link in the Project Summary column below for more information on each individual project. 

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Country

Preferred Timeframe

Required Language

Host Organization

Project Summary*

 Botswana

May 1, 2017 to
August 10, 2017

English

Ministry of Basic Education, Curriculum Development and Evaluation Department

Proposal #DAST-17-BOTS-001

This project will comprise an evaluation of the effectiveness of curricula for students with hearing difficulties and the recommendation and demonstration of effective teaching methods and tools for this student population. 

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Colombia

July 1, 2017 to
October 31, 2017

English

Centro Colombo Americano

Proposal #DAST-17-COL-002

The selected U.S. teacher will assist the Center to engage in curriculum design and teacher training activities to improve English teaching for students with learning difficulties.

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India

Project 1

June 15, 2017 to
July 30, 2017

Other dates possible

English

Centre for Science of Student Learning (CSSL)

Proposal #DAST-17-INDIA-003

The selected U.S. teacher will work with CSSL to develop curriculum, educational materials, and training sessions related to how teachers can utilize assessment strategies to address gaps in student learning.

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Project 2

June 15, 2017 to
August 1, 2017

Other dates possible

English

Kailash Vidyamandir School

Proposal #DAST-17-INDIA-004

This project will focus on the development and delivery of English teaching pedagogy and methods workshops, development of curricula and methods, and co-teaching of English language lessons.

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Mexico

May 29, 2017 to
July 14, 2017

Other dates possible

English; Spanish proficiency strongly preferred

Centro de Inglés de Texcoco and Secretaría de Educación Pública Merida 

Proposal #DAST-17-MEX-005

The purpose of the project is to take part in a multi-region assessment and training program for pre- and in-service middle school science and/or math teachers to improve teaching quality.

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Palestinian Territories

May 1, 2017 to
July 31, 2017

English, basic Arabic proficiency preferred but not required

Palestinian Ministry of Education, Training and Supervision and Special Education Units

Proposal #DAST-17-PT-006

The selected U.S. teacher will observe, train, and provide support to local teachers related to the identification of children with special needs and will support the creation of an environment that supports students’ learning needs. 

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South Korea

June 1, 2017 to
July 15, 2017

English; basic Korean proficiency preferred but not required

Jangdaehyun School

Proposal #DAST-17-KOREA-007

This project involves the preparation and delivery of art, dance, music and/or afterschool English classes for secondary level North Korean defectors students.

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Vietnam

Project 1

May 1, 2017 to
August 12, 2017

English

Huu Nghi Primary School

Proposal #DAST-17-VIET-008

The U.S. teacher will train, observe, and provide feedback to teachers and school officials on effective STEM teaching strategies and methods.

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Project 2

July 4, 2017 to
August 11, 2017

Other dates possible

English

Lao Cai Teacher Training College

Proposal #DAST-17-VIET-009

This project focuses on building capacity of pre- and in-service teachers to teach Science, Mathematics, and Information Technology in English.

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*See each project proposal for full details.