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When John Whalen signed on as an English Language Fellow in Tanzania, 2016-2018, he was ready to stretch himself both personally and professionally. As it happened, his opportunities for self-expansion were nearly limitless.
As an English Language Fellow in Malawi, 2016-2018, Deborah Rodríguez García focused on one of her most passionate causes: improving early childhood education for disadvantaged children. “Building great relationships was the key to everything I did during my fellowship,” Deborah said.
English Language Fellow Tyler Theyerl Supported Human-Centered Healthcare in Tanzania by Teaching English Communication Skills
Tyler Theyerl was an English Language Fellow in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, from 2018 to 2020. Based at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, his primary duties centered around English communication skills classes and curriculum development for students and educators in the health sciences.
Fellow Kimberley Gamez Trained Teachers in Creating Lessons for Large Classes with Low Resources in Uganda
Kimberley Gamez was an English Language Fellow in Nkumba, Uganda, 2019-2020. Her project focused on practical, every-day training and materials development for pre-service and in-service teachers. Based on local needs, many of her workshops explored strategies for managing large classes with low resources.
Fellow Armen Kassabian Blends Social and Emotional Learning with English Language Teaching in Mauritius
Based in Moka, Mauritius, Armen Kassabian’s primary fellowship duties include English teacher training, curriculum development, and administering final assessments at the Mauritius Institute of Education (MIE). Read more to learn about his life as a Fellow.
Based in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa, English Language Fellow Elizabeth Plummer supports teacher professional development in technology at University of Witwatersrand’s Hub for Multilingual Languages and Literacies (HuMEL). Discover Plummer’s life as a Fellow as she manages a language laboratory, leads professional programs for local teachers, and mentors student researchers conducting projects in schools across South Africa.