Programs & Activities

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 New York City will award one scholarship each for $5,000 and $1,000 to secondary school teachers 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 29, 2018

Please note the following:

  • Educators must be returning to the classroom following the program.
  • Preference is given to teachers with 4-15 years experience.

Interviews will be held by invitation only the week of February 12, 2018

If you live in New York State (outside of the five boroughs of New York City) and would like to apply for a scholarship, please select "New York State" on the scholarship application.

 

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