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Study Abroad for Teachers - TLab

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Study Abroad.  Return Home Inspired!

Teachers, educators, lifelong learners:  Study in the UK and have an unforgettable educational experience!

Our English in Action-TLab programs will transport you to the famed campuses of England and Scotland where you will attend real classes with top professors at the University of Oxford, the University of Edinburgh, Shakespeare's Globe Theater, and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

Short Courses

One-week TLab programs developed exclusively for the ESU are open to educators, current or retired, ESU members, and life-long learners.  These programs do not qualify for scholarships and registration is available online.
Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust—
Stratford-upon-Avon (July 8-14, 2018)

Programs Eligible for Scholarships

The ESU Charlottesville will award scholarship of up to $6,000 to a secondary school teacher of English, humanities, or social studies to engage in one of our longer courses of two to three weeks of formal study with the following TLab-UK programs:

Shakespeare's Globe—London (July 2-20, 2018)

University of Oxford (July & August, 2018)

University of Edinburgh (July & August, 2018)

To apply to a Scholarship Program

Complete the 2018 ESU Scholarship Application by January 23, 2018

Please note the following requirements:

  • Applicants should be high school teachers with at least three years of teaching English language, literature, performing arts, or history.
  • Scholarship recipients should be willing to lead area educators in a workshop that draws from their experience abroad.

Interviews will be held by invitation only on February 2, 2018

 

The English-Speaking Union

Charlottesville Branch

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