What is Pre-Service English Teacher EPIC Camp?
This camp is for selected talented 4th year university students who will be future teacher of English. In an engaging, interactive format with expert teachers and American professionals, selected participants will explore innovative teaching approaches and practice using effective English teaching tools. During the two week 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 hiking. Not only during class but also during meals and breaks, participants will have the opportunity to communicate with native speakers, expert teachers, and each other – enriching their English language proficiency and awareness of teaching practices.
Who is eligible?
Candidates should be in their final year of study in a university English Department, highly motivated,and both dedicated to becoming an English teaching professional and willing to share knowledge with friends and community.
Qualified candidates should:
- Be a citizen of and reside in Indonesia or Timor L’este at the time of the camp
- Be a final year student currently enrolled in a university English Department
- Be motivated and committed to becoming an English teacher
- Have permission from parent(s)/guardian(s) and Head of English Department to participate in the camp
Upon completion of the camp, pre-service teacher is required to share their learning in a discussion, roundtable, or presentation at their home institution. Instructions and guidelines will be provided by Regional English Language Office (RELO), U.S. Embassy Jakarta.
When will the program be held?
The camp is scheduled for mid-January or Mid-February, 2017 in Batu, Malang, East Java
How to apply?
Fill in the Pre-Service English Teacher EPIC Camp Application form and send a complete application to RELOCAMPEPIC3@gmail.com
Application form can be found here: final-camp-epic-3-2017_application-form
Please write on the email subject line: EPIC2016_(Full Name)_(Institution)_(City)
Example: EPIC2017_Siti Aisyah_UIN Syarif Hidayatullah_Jakarta
Incomplete or misfiled applications will not be considered.