• Colorado China Council: Teaching English in China |
Summer and academic-year programs available. Teachers will be asked to give classes in spoken English, reading, writing, and listening skills, as well as American/British literature, history, culture and occasionally specialized areas such as business, economics, IT, and law, for those who qualify. Most program teachers teach 14 to 20 hours per week. Knowledge of Chinese language not required. Since 1991 the Colorado China Council has placed more than 330 teachers in Shanghai, Tianjin, Chengdu, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Kunming, Putian, Beijing and Guangzhou, as well as many other cities.
• Global Links: Global Educators Program |
The Global Educators Program provides educators with short-term, 3-4 week, team-teaching and/or shadowing experiences in school sites around the world. All participants register for a six-credit continuing education graduate course titled "Gaining a Global Perspective through Cultural Immersion," at the University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN. The course/program allows each educator to design a personalized Professional Development Plan to meet his/her specific needs and interests. Individuals from any state in the USA are eligible to participate. Most educators participate during the months of June-August, but opportunities are available throughout the year.
Committee on United States-China Relations | www.ncuscr.org
The Fulbright trip for K-12 teachers directed by
the National Committee on US-China Relations, known as the Fulbright-Hays
Summer Seminar Abroad in China, is an annual program administered
by the National Committee on behalf of the US Department of Education
in which approximately 16 primary and secondary school teachers travel
to China for a one month study tour. Participants are required to complete
a curriculum project based on their trip to assist themselves and other
educators in teaching about Chinese history and culture in their American
classrooms. The National Committee now also sponsors the US-China
Teachers Exchange Program, established in 1995 and formerly run by
the American Council of Learned Societies. Funded by the Freeman Foundation,
this exchange program for teachers sends American K-12 teachers to China
and brings Chinese secondary school teachers to the United States.
• New Perspectives: China |
This study program brings teacher-led school groups to China in June or July for two weeks of study days in Beijing and Shanghai and homestays which include school visits. This program is a great way for teachers to extend the experience of the classroom and give students an authentic introduction to China. This program is open to any school in the United States and Canada. Scholarships will be available.
• Chinese Bridge Delegation to China (College Board and Hanban) |
Join school and district leaders for a one-week educational tour to China. During this program, you will visit schools, meet Chinese educators and students, and participate in partnership-building activities. Learn about best practices, gather resources, experience Chinese culture, and more.
For Schools with Chinese Language Programs
• The C-Corps, Jr. Program |
The C-corps, Jr. program is administered by The Laurasian Institution with offices in Seattle and China.The mission of the C-corps, Jr. program is to build greater mutual understanding of the cultures of the United States and China among the American and Chinese participants in the high school community.
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