Programs to Support English Teaching and Learning
The State Department has an office specifically dedicated to supporting English language programs abroad. Several other government offices fund and administer exchange, professional’s development and scholarships related to English teaching. The U.S. Government has been supporting these programs for more than 45 years.
English Access Microscholarship Program
The English Access Scholarship Program offers a knowledge base of English language to students 15-17 years of limited financial resources, through after-school classes and extracurricular personal development, leadership and cultural activities.
The Access grant enables students to gain an appreciation of US culture and democratic values, increase their ability to participate successfully in the socio-economic development of their countries, and be better prepared to compete and participate in programs. Exchange and higher education in the USA.
Since its inception in 2004, more than 70,000 students in more than 85 countries have participated in the Access Scholarship Program. In Paraguay, the “Access” program began in 2011, benefiting 525 students until 2016.
At present, Access English scholarships have been granted in the following cities of Paraguay:
– San Lorenzo
– Colonel Oviedo
– Ciudad del Este
For more information contact the Office of Scholarship Coordination
Phone: +595 (21) 224-831 Ext.216.
Hayes Scolarship Program for basic English Courses
Hayes Scholarships for basic English courses: The Hayes Scholarship Program offers the opportunity to study English to outstanding young university students who, despite their economic limitations, stand out for their effort and dedication. Hayes is a program that will allow the student to take an intensive English course at the basic and advanced levels, at the CCPA. In addition, the program offers activities for the scholarship recipient’s personal and professional growth, increasing their abilities to successfully participate in the socioeconomic development of Paraguay. The Hayes Scholarship Program demonstrates the connection between two cultures, reflecting the incidence of President Rutherford Hayes in our history, since he is considered a hero for Paraguay for his arbitration in 1878 known as “Laudo Hayes”. Main contact of the program CCPA Scholarship Coordination Department Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Av. España 352 e/ Brasil y EE.UU.
English Language Fellows
English Language Fellows (EL Fellows) are US educators in the field of teaching English as a foreign language who teach the language and methodology for 10 months in academic institutions around the world. Some examples of EL Fellows projects include classroom instruction, teacher training, pre-service and in-service training, curriculum development, design of workshops and seminars, evaluation of English programs, needs assessment, test and test preparation , and English for Specific Purposes (ESP). For more information please contact: email@example.com
This program brings together specialists and experts in the field of teaching English as a second language and in the field of applied linguistics for short periods (two to three weeks) to work in curriculum development, in training seminars Teacher development, materials development, English for specific purposes, and program evaluation. The specialists provide lectures at conferences, carry out workshops and advise and consult with professionals in the field of English teaching.
Southern Cone Regional English Language Officer (RELO)
This office organizes and participates in teacher training conferences and workshops, conducts needs analysis and provides career guidance. In addition, it advises the teachers’ associations and consults with the officials of the country who work in the area of English teaching. The Regional Office (RELO) works with the public and private sectors.