Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Programme
The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Programme is for highly accomplished New Zealand teachers in primary or secondary schooling to participate in an intensive professional development programme in the US.
Applications for the award are now open, closing on 15 March. Two awards are granted each year.
The awards offer the chance of a four month professional development program based at one of 3 host U.S. universities. The program includes academic coursework, leadership training, instructional technology seminars and opportunities to observe, co-teach, and share their expertise in U.S. elementary and secondary schools. Each participant will also complete an individual or group project relevant to their teaching.
Successful applicants are also entitled to; return travel, institution fees and a monthly maintenance allowance, alongside other benefits.
For more information and to apply, please visit, http://www.fulbright.org.nz/awards/nzscholar/distinguishedteaching/.