SOAR Camp 3 Application 2019 (OPEN)

SOAR Camp 3 Application 2019 (OPEN)

Reference Form Template: http://bit.ly/SOARCamp3RefForm

Online application form:


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeUdAUz02KZAPoLu4c9B1A127nQi73E9ke8zYBH054Y16dDEA/viewform

Also read: Apa itu Camp EPIC?

Nominations Due: Monday, November 19, 2018 at 4PM Western Indonesia Time (WIB). Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. After that, the online form will not be accessible.

SOAR (Student-Centered, Open-Minded, Active, and Reflective) Camp is a professional development program for in-service teachers of English sponsored by the Regional English Language Office (RELO) of the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta. Applicants should be enthusiastic, committed secondary-school teachers from Indonesia and Timor Leste who have been teaching English for 5 to 10 years.

Selected participants will enrich their professional capabilities by exploring effective instructional approaches and practicing using innovative English teaching tools in an engaging, interactive format with highly qualified trainers from Indonesia and the United States.

Also read: Apa itu Camp EPIC?

During the 9-day camp, participants will participate in seminars and experiential learning. The camp format also encourages reflection and interaction during informal activities such as games, songs, and other group activities. Not only during class but also during meals and breaks, participants will have the opportunity to communicate with the international training team and with each other – enriching their English language proficiency and awareness of teaching practices.

Qualified candidates should:
• Be a citizen of and reside in Indonesia or Timor Leste at the time of the camp;
• Be an English teacher currently teaching in middle school or high school level (e.q. SMP, SMU/SMK, madrasah, pesantren, etc.) in Indonesia or Timor Leste;
• Have taught English for NOT less than 5 years and NOT more than 10 years;
• Be motivated and committed to improving their teaching skills;
• Have permission from the principal/head master of their home institution to participate in the camp;
• Be willing to share their learning in a discussion, roundtable, or presentation at their home institution upon the completion of the SOAR Camp. Instructions and guidelines will be provided by the Regional English Language Office, U.S. Embassy Jakarta;
• Participants from Timor Leste must have a passport that is valid through at least August 2019.

Also read: Apa itu Camp EPIC?

Online application form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeUdAUz02KZAPoLu4c9B1A127nQi73E9ke8zYBH054Y16dDEA/viewform

Yanri Ramdhano is an Indonesian educator and a news presenter of Jambi TV. He is also an Awardee of Australia Awards Scholarship, and he is currently studying Master of Education at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. He is a teacher in the English Village, Pare - Kediri, East Java, Indonesia; was an alumnus of IVLP OD TESOL Leadership Exchange USA 2016; a Counsellor of Pre-service English Teacher EPIC Camp 2016 RELO US Embassy Jakarta; a Camper of RELO EPIC Camp 2015 US Embassy Jakarta; an Ambassador of Indonesian Language for Jambi Province 2013-2014; a teacher at MEI English Course Jambi 2012-2015.

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