English Language Teaching at the Elementary Level

The summary for the English Language Teaching at the Elementary Level grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the US Mission to Tunisia, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
English Language Teaching at the Elementary Level: This Grant would support a US-Tunisia University Linkage aimed at creating and implementing a comprehensive multi-year young learner ELT program to support teaching and learning of English at Tunisian primary schools. The selected recipient will be responsible for implementing projects that take into account the local academic context, level assessment and available resources in order to undertake projects that include but are not limited to: Train teachers and Teachers' Trainers: the selected recipient will be responsible for for developing a comprehensive university level program to develop, enhance and improve the teaching of English as a foreign language to young learners in the public schools. The American institution will provide workshops, videos, and manuals to train a corps of teacher trainers in the most effective ELT methodologies. The people that it subsequently trains will be sent to elementary schools all over Tunisia where they will observe EFL courses and advise on their improvement. Design a curriculum for teachers and learners of English at the primary schools in Tunisia. This curriculum needs to take into consideration the local academic context of Tunisia and previous young learner ELT programs. Design a text book for English teachers and students at Tunisian primary schools. By law, Tunisian schoolbooks must be produced locally. Therefore, the selected recipient will be responsible for working with and guiding Tunisian officials and ELT prominent figures towards the production of a comprehensive and appropriate text book.
Federal Grant Title: English Language Teaching at the Elementary Level
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Tunisia
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Earmark
Funding Opportunity Number: 20110322
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2011
Posted Date: Mar 23, 2011
Creation Date: Mar 22, 2011
Archive Date: May 29, 2011
Total Program Funding: $250,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 05
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Applicants: All members of the American Council on Education (ACE), the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), the Association of American Universities (AAU), the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC), and other regionally accredited, degree-granting, U.S. higher education institutions
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
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