Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Programs: Spring 2021 Global Online Courses

The Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program offers foreign English teaching professionals the opportunity to take innovative, online university-level classes and online professional development programming for teachers

Eligibility and Application Overview

Candidates should be highly motivated teachers, teacher trainers, or ministry officials who are both dedicated to their own professional development and willing to share their knowledge with colleagues. Qualified candidates should:

  • Be a citizen of and reside in the nominating country at the time of the course

  • Not hold dual citizenship in the United States

  • Have the ability to complete academic work at a U.S. university level (CEFR  approximately B2)

  • Have at least 8-10 hours per week to devote to coursework

  • Have regular access (4-5 times per week) to a reliable, internet-enabled device

  • Have an understanding of English technical terms

  • Have basic technology skills related to creating usernames and passwords, using credentials to log in to secured websites, using email, searching the internet, and accessing  and managing electronic files (e.g., pdf, MS Word, Excel), including downloading and uploading files.

  • Have the ability to type in English well enough to participate in online discussions and submit written assignments in a timely manner

For more details, please check the OPEN Program page:

Check the Program Description (PDF 108 KB)

Download the Application Form (dock 218 KB)

Submit your application to: by January 29, 2120