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TLab: Travel and Learn Abroad

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Educators and lifelong learners: study in the UK for an unforgettable immersive experience! Live and learn on the famed campuses of England and Scotland or take a deep dive into Shakespeare -- standing on the stage of the Globe Theatre. Lose yourself in our short (one-week) and intensive (two- to six-week) courses and explore the history while soaking up the culture for a truly comprehensive learning experience.

Our exclusive partnerships give you access to renowned scholars and behind-the-scenes experiences specifically designed for classroom teachers and lifelong learners. TLab's intensive programs elevate you as you study in official university courses with top professors at the UK's most prestigious campuses.

Our TLab experiences include:

  • From Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust (1 week program)
    • From Page to Stage: Text to Theater
  • From the Oxford University (2 to 6 week programs)
    • English Literature
    • History, Politics and Society
    • Creative Writing
    • International Politics
  • From Shakespeare's Globe (2.5 week program)
    • Teaching Shakespeare Through Performance
  • From University of Edinburgh (1 to 6 week programs)
    • Text and Context
      • Modernism
      • Contemporary Literature
      • Scottish Literature
    • Creative Writing
    • Theatre & Performance
 
 

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