Pakistan English Language Professional Development for Teachers, Students, and Young Professionals

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Pakistan English Language Professional Development for Teachers, Students, and Young Professionals: The Regional English Language Office (RELO) in the Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Embassy Islamabad of the U.S. Department of State (hereafter referred to as “RELO Pakistan”) is pleased to announce an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). RELO Pakistan's purpose in funding projects under this opportunity is to improve human capacity by creating a better educated and more skillful workforce. This program will increase participants' English language proficiency, employability, and leadership and critical thinking skills, enabling them to become productive members of their community and society.PDS Islamabad invites all eligible organizations (see Section C for Eligibility Requirements) to submit proposals for grants that address the project components listed below.Proposed budget cannot exceed $500,000 and will have a project duration of up to three (3) years. Each proposal should address the ability to implement all three program components outlined in this NOFO.Effective English language teachers can prepare Pakistanis, especially youth, to better participate in the global community and prepare them for success in the workplace, thus contributing to economic growth. The three program components announced in this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) include (1) Professional Development for English Language Teachers from Non-Mainstream Institutions; (2) Professional Development for novice Pakistani English language teachers; and (3) Professional Development for Transgender Youth and for Afghan Teachers, Students, and Young Professionals Residing in Pakistan. These program components will expand language learning opportunities for the Pakistani people, especially youth and marginalized populations. The award seeks a U.S. or Pakistani partner to promote the development of English language skills, knowledge of current English Language Teaching (ELT) pedagogies, and the leadership skills of select English language teachers, students, and young professionals, particularly from underserved, minority communities.This NOFO aims to support the Department of State's initiatives to promote and strengthen English language teaching and learning in Pakistan through the following program components:1. Professional Development for English Language Teachers from Non-Mainstream Institutions2. Professional Development for Novice English Teachers3. Professional Development for Transgender Youth and for Afghan Teachers, Students, and Young Professionals Residing in Pakistan.Public Diplomacy GoalsPublic Diplomacy programming prioritizes communications and interaction with international audiences, educational and cultural programming, and professional and educational exchanges.English language programs are a key component of U.S. Government Public Diplomacy efforts in Pakistan, creating valuable opportunities for the Mission to engage key audiences, as well as providing lasting and meaningful professional, educational, and personal opportunities for Pakistan-based program participants.Proposals funded under this award will further the U.S. Mission to Pakistan's following public diplomacy goals:1. Strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and Pakistan through shared information, experiences, exchanges, and/or expertise.2. Strengthen civil society and local organizations to build long-term, self-sustaining relationships and institutional linkages between U.S. and Pakistani organizations, including capacity building for Pakistani organizations.3. Promote community cohesion through positive messages and inclusive perspectives that increase social tolerance and counter extremist narratives.More information about the Regional English Language Office can be found at:https://pk.usembassy.gov/education-culture/relopakistan/RELO Islamabad's purpose in funding three program components under this NOFO is to improve human capacity by creating a better educated, inclusive, and more skilled workforce. Professional development for English language teachers and students in Pakistan will improve teachers' and students' English language proficiency and increase their classroom effectiveness, particularly for participants from marginalized and underserved communities. To this end, RELO Islamabad invites proposals that address all three program components listed in the NOFO.
Federal Grant Title: Pakistan English Language Professional Development for Teachers, Students, and Young Professionals
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Pakistan (DOS-PAK)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCAISB-23-AW-013-03032023
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 3rd, 2023
Original Application Deadline: May 3rd, 2023
Posted Date: March 3rd, 2023
Creation Date: March 3rd, 2023
Archive Date: June 2nd, 2023
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 2nd, 2023
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The following organizations are eligible to apply: • Not-for-profit organizations • Civil society/non-governmental organizations • Public and private educational institutions
Grant Announcement Contact
Mission Pakistan Public Diplomacy Grants Management Team
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