The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau develops and supports a wide range of English Teaching Programs aimed at strengthening English teaching and learning in Moldova.
Program For Teachers of English:
- Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA)
The Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) provides outstanding secondary school teachers of English, social studies, math, science, and special education with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills and increase their knowledge about the United States. Teachers come to the United States from all world regions for a six-week academic program at a U.S. university graduate school of education.
For more information please check: http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/teaching-excellence-and-achievement-program
- The Study of the U.S. Institutes for Educators Program (SUSI)
The Study of the U.S. Institutes is a five-to-six week academic program for English language teachers who aim to promote a better understanding of American people and institutions; explore the diversity and culture of the United States; and develop or expand curricula on U.S. studies in colleges and universities overseas. Nominated candidates compete globally to participate in the program.
- American English Webinar Series
The “American English Webinars Series” is a free, online professional development program for English teachers around the globe that addresses methodological topics to foster interactive, student-centered language instruction. The webinar series are live seminars with 6 online sessions, each lasting 60 minutes. Topics are selected based on a needs analyses of current issues in global English teaching. Presenters are American English teaching specialists. Participants who attend 4 out of the 6 webinars are eligible to receive e-certificates. Visit http://americanenglishwebinars.com for more details.
- American English Website
The American English website provides resources for teaching and learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL), exploring American culture, and encouraging in conversation within the global EFL community. This website also provides a variety of engaging materials and resources for both teachers and students. Find new ways to practice English and learn more about the United States!
Visit this free resource website: http://americanenglish.state.gov/
Programs for students:
- English Access Micro Scholarship Programs
The English Access Micro scholarship Program (Access) provides free English language classes to talented 13-20 year-olds from economically disadvantaged backgrounds through after-school classes and intensive sessions. The program allows students to develop intercultural skills and communication, gain an appreciation for American culture and democratic values, participate successfully in the socio-economic development of their countries, and compete for and strengthen their ability to participate in future U.S. exchange and study programs. The program is financed by the U.S Government and run locally by American Councils for Education in Moldova. For more information, please visit the following web sites: http://www.americancouncils.md/access/about