International Opportunities for Candidates Seeking Teacher CertificationInternational Education Opportunities
International experiences are provided to candidates in the School of Education in order to assist the candidates in the understanding of and participation in a global society. These experiences provide the candidate the opportunity to experience another culture through study, travel, and social contacts with professionals and students in another country. Programs vary from four weeks to a full year of study, depending upon the needs and interests of the students.
Brisbane, Australia: Candidates may spend part of their intern experience in the schools of Brisbane. During this time they will also visit Auckland, New Zealand, and have the opportunity to travel throughout Australia.
Kingston-upon-Thames, England: Candidates may spend part of their intern experience in the schools of Kingston-upon-Thames, a borough in the greater London area. In addition to experiencing the English schools, students are only fifteen minutes by train from central London where they may experience museums, concerts, art galleries, and historical sites.
These programs will occur the last two or three weeks of November and the first two weeks of December during the Fall Semester of the Intern Year.
Summer Study Program:
Semester Abroad Programs:
Hong Kong Baptist University: Candidates who attend Hong Kong Baptist University will study in their major area or professional education. They will be housed in a university dormitory, sharing a room with a Chinese student. Study may be for one or two semesters. Opportunities for travel to mainland China will be provided.
Interested candidates should contact one of the following professors:
Betty Ruth Baker
Marrs McLean Science Building 214
Dr. Tony L. Talbert
Marrs McLean Science Building 238