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National Consortium for Teaching about Asia and Columbia University

  • Study tours provided by National Consortium for Teaching about Asia and Columbia University
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Primary Source

  • Study tours provided by Primary Source
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World View

  • Conducts various professional development opportunities for educators, including seminars, conferences, online courses, and study abroad
  • Have visited Japan, India, and China before
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Global Exploration for Educators Organization

  • Sent over 1600 teachers abroad on adventurous travel programs
  • Have visited countries in Asia
  • Trips are 7 to 21 days in length
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Available Field Study/Study Tours

NCTA Study Tour to China and Vietnam

  • Offered by National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
  • July 2- 21, 2017
  • Location: China and Vietnam
  • Open to all participants who have completed 30 hours of NCTA courses and book groups and who have never participated in a previous NCTA study tour
  • Cost: $1850 as well as a contribution of $150 to a tip fund
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NCTA Study Tour to South Korea

  • Offered by National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
  • July 21- August 6, 2017
  • Location: China and Vietnam
  • Open to all participants who have completed 30 hours of NCTA courses and book groups
  • Cost: $850
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Tokyo: Imagining and Reimagining the Nation through Its Capital City

  • Offered by NCTA
  • April 1, 2017 – July 10, 2017
  • Residential Seminars and Summer Institutes
  • Target audience are secondary-level NCTA alumni of 2015 or 2016 seminars or summer programs (including NCTA study tours) that provided a minimum of 30 hours content on contemporary Japan. Please see application packet for prerequisite details.
  • The seminar will take place entirely in the Tokyo area and will take advantage of Tokyo
    geography, history, art, architecture, and local expertise to explore themes of Japanese national identity
    beginning in the Meiji period and extending to preparations to showcase Japan as Olympic host in 2020. Emphasis will be on exploring the issue of national identity through space, place, sites of remembrance and culture, and popular culture that speak to Japan’s national image as constructed and consumed within Japan and as perceived globally. Specifically, we will explore key periods of expansion and growth—or physical reconstruction: (1) the growth of an international capital city in the late 19th- and early 20th- centuries, (2) the literal, figurative, and artistic reconstruction of Tokyo as the cultural and economic centerpiece of a modern peaceful nation in the late 20th century, and (3) the current projects to reassert Japan as a global technological leader for debut at the 2020 Olympics. We will consider how Tokyo, because of environment and geography, has evolved over time with a sense of the temporary and transient and how forced reconstruction of Tokyo at key points in the modern period has provided opportunities for the city and Japan to recast identity and inspire national pride.
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Global Exploration for Educators Organization Travel Programs 2017

  • Offered by Global Exploration for Educators Organization
  • Travel Programs 2017- Registration Deadline is June 1st
  • Will visit Bali/Lombok, Bangkok to Hanoi, China, India/Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar (Burma), and Vietnam/Cambodia
  • $250 deposit for each program and final payment due 60 days before departure
  • Many trips are accompanied by university faculty
  • Earn professional development credits and optional graduate credit
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Keizai Koho Center: Japan Institute for Social and Economic Affairs Study Tour for Middle and High School Teachers

  • Offered by Keizai Koho Center
  • June 25 – July 6, 2017
  • Deadline February 13, 2017
  • Keizai Koho Center (KKC), in cooperation with the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS), will offer “KKC Study Tour to Japan 2017” for U.S. and Canadian social studies teachers.
  • Since 1980, more than 600 U.S. and Canadian social studies teachers have taken part in “KKC Study Tour to Japan”. The project aims to deepen participants’ understanding of Japan and contribute to international mutual understanding across the Pacific. Their experiences and findings in Japan have significant value to their students, who will build future ties with Japan.
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Global Learning Fellowship

  • Offered by the NEA Foundation
  • Deadline February 28, 2017
  • The NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship offers educators 12 months of professional development opportunities to support educators as they cultivate global competence skills and build global lesson plans that are shared with educators around the world.
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2017 Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program

  • Offered by International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office of the U.S. Department of Education
  • Application Deadline March 7, 2017
  • Opening of the competition for the Fiscal Year 2017 Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) program.
  • The Group Projects Abroad Program is currently conducting a competition for short-term (short-term seminars, curriculum development teams, and group research or study projects) and long-term projects (advanced overseas intensive language projects). Applicants may submit only one GPA short-term or GPA long-term application and must identify whether they are applying for a GPA short-term project or a GPA long-term project.
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China Global Education Fellowship – WorldTeach

  • Offered by WorldTeach
  • Deadline April 1, 2017
  • The WorldTeach China program is now a Global Education Fellowship! Fellows will develop highly coveted 21st century skills, Chinese cultural expertise, and a basic understanding of the Mandarin language, making them more competitive in the global marketplace. Teach English in Hunan province and receive extensive professional and intercultural development. Apply by April 1st.
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National Resource Center Summer Institutes and Summer Tours – Posted on Berkeley ORIAS

  • Offered by National Resource Centers
  • There are dozens of federally funded National Resource Centers (NRCs) at universities around the United States. One of their many functions is to provide resources to help teachers internationalize American education. To do this, they provide curriculum materials, teacher education, travel opportunities for teachers, scholarly speakers, and more. Through these sites you can find a wide array of resources: lesson plans, culture boxes, and Skype-based classroom speakers, just to name a few.
  • Many NRCs also organize summer institutes for teachers. Some institutes have funding available to defray travel expenses for out-of-town participants.
  • Visit the website to learn more