Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Learn more about the 2022 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term (Fulbright DAST) projects!


Expert TEFL Educator to Boost English Language Program at Colombian School

Location: Bogota, Colombia

Project Dates: July 11 - August 20, 2022

Project Length: 41 days

A U.S. educator with expertise in TEFL and working with disadvantaged student groups will travel to Bogota, Colombia to work with teachers at a public Colombian K-12 school to improve their English language program.

Assist Colombian School in Transitioning to a Bilingual Model in 2022

Location: Bogota, Colombia

Project Dates: June 28 - August 6, 2022

Project Length: 40 days

Summary:  A U.S. K-12 educator with expertise in working in bilingual/dual-language Spanish-English schools will travel to Colombia to assist a Colombian K-12 public school in completing a review of its strategy to transform itself to a model Spanish-English bilingual school.

TEFL Educator to Support English Intensification Program at Colombian School

Location: Bogota, Colombia

Project Dates: April 19 - May 26, 2022

Project Length: 38 days

A U.S. TEFL educator with experience designing and carrying out audiovisual project-based TEFL curricula and activities will share their knowledge and skills with Colombian TEFL educators.


TOEFL Exam Expert to Share Skills with Palestinian TEFL Teachers

Location: Jerusalem, Israel

Project Dates: March 14 - April 25, 2022

Project Length: 43 days

A U.S. secondary-level TEFL expert with expertise in teacher training and TOEFL exam preparation will travel to Jerusalem’s Old City to share their skills with Palestinian TEFL teachers.


TEFL Educator with Virtual Instructional Expertise to Support Mexican Virtual TEFL Professional Development Office

Location: Toluca, Mexico

Project Dates: September 3 - October 8, 2022

Project Length: 36 days

A U.S. K-12 TEFL educator and virtual instruction expert will travel to Mexico to work with a team of Mexican TEFL educators to support their development of engaging and innovative virtual TEFL professional development activities, resources, and materials.

TEFL Specialist to Train Mexican Teacher Trainees and Trainers in Conducting TEFL Research

Location: Amecameca, Mexico

Project Dates: September 9 - October 21, 2022

Project Length: 43 days

A U.S. high-school-level TEFL educator with expertise in conducting and implementing educational research and carrying out teacher professional development will travel to Mexico to share their skills with Mexican EFL teacher trainers.


Teacher Training Specialist with TEFL Expertise to Introduce Vietnamese Teacher Trainers to Modern Teaching Approaches

Location: Can Tho City, Vietnam

Project Dates: June 6 – July 5, 2022

Project Length: 30 days

A U.S. K-12 TEFL teacher training specialist will travel to Vietnam to introduce Vietnamese teacher trainers at a Vietnamese university to modern TEFL instructional approaches.

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