EUnited Teacher Fellows Program

This fellowship aims to help teachers go deep with their knowledge of Europe and the European Union. It offers CES the opportunity to accompany teachers on their learning journey, and create lasting relationships with engaged educators. It will allow teachers to find new ways to infuse EU content into their classrooms, and in turn increase young people’s understanding of Europe and the EU.

 

8-Month Teacher Fellows Program

The EUnited Fellows Program consists of:

The Opening Orientation will be hosted at UNC from January 30 – February 1, 2020. The Orientation is a two-day, intensive look at Europe, the EU and the Transatlantic relationship. The schedule includes:

  • Content sessions and meetings with UNC Faculty and Staff on specialized EU Topics
  • Sessions with the UNC European Librarian
  • A social media workshop
  • Pedagogy tips, lesson plan workshops, and Q&A
  • Film screening and discussion
  • Fellows will participate in two webinars throughout the 8-month program. These webinars are intended to be sessions where Fellows can touch base with each other and with CES faculty and staff. The webinars will include:

  • Two content sessions per webinar with UNC Faculty and Staff on important issues facing Europe, the EU, and the Transatlantic Relationship
  • Pedagogy and lesson plan tips, as well as open Q&A

  • Dates for the Webinars TBD
    Fellows will choose one Elective Event to attend that fits their own interests on Europe and the EU. This could be a lecture, conference, workshop, or similar kind of event. Events must be:

  • In-person
  • Pre-approved by CES Staff
  • The Closing Conference will be hosted at UNC in August of 2020. Similar to the Opening Orientation, this conference is a two-day, intensive event that allows teachers to wrap-up their fellowship experience. The schedule includes:

  • Content sessions and meetings with UNC Faculty and Staff on specialized EU Topics
  • Follow-up sessions with the UNC European Librarian
  • Guided discussions, pedagogy topics, and lesson plan workshops
  • Networking with UNC Faculty, CES Staff, and other Fellows
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    The EUnited Program is free of cost to selected applicants.

    Selected applicants will receive:

  • Mileage reimbursement for trips to/from the Opening Orientation and Closing Conference
  • Hotel accommodation & meals during the Opening Orientation and Closing Conference
  • Materials packet, distributed during orientation
  • $500 stipend
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    Who is eligible?

    North Carolina K-12 Teachers

     

    Selected Fellows must be able to:

  • Attend both the Opening Orientation and Closing Conference
  • Create and share a lesson plan
  • Publish 3 blog posts throughout the 8-month fellowship covering topics of specific interest to that Fellow
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    Application

    The application consists of:

  • Personal information
  • School & Teaching information
  • Personal Statement (max. 500 words)
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    Applications are due on December 6, 2019

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    Questions?

    Contact Allison Haskins ahaskins@unc.edu

     

    EUnited is generously funded through a Jean Monnet Project of the European Union