The teams

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Albania - AL TEAM

 

 

 
Bulgaria - SINEVA Team

 

 

 

 

 

Croatia - EduCro21 team

 

 

 

 

 

Czech Republic - Smart Heads

 

 

 

Hungary - The Happy Cranks

 

 

 

 

 

Kosovo - Technology Team

 

 

 

 

 

Latvia - ESL Mythbusters

 

 

 

Lithuania - EduGeeks

Slides from the Lithuanian team

 

 

 

 

 

Macedonia - SEEU Team

 

 

 

 

 

Montenegro - CALL.ME

 

 

 

Poland - AppsSideDown

Slides of the presentation of the Polish team

 

 

 

 

 

Romania - Together Team

 

 

 

 

 

Serbia - ReporteRS (ReadeRS)  
Slovakia - The Bridge

 

 

 

Slovenia - Cheshire Cats

 

 

 

 

 

 

For inclusion in this event, all applicant teams had to meet the following criteria:

Teams must consist of  3 members.

At least two team members must be early-to mid-career professional teachers of English or CLIL who have at least a Bacherlor’s degree in teaching, and 5 or more years of English teaching experience, and are currently employed full time.

One team member can be a student in an undergraduate or graduate program, or be an early- to mid-career professional in another discipline.

Teams should preferably consist of both male and female members.

All team members must have at least a C1 level of English language proficiency on the CEFR.

All team members must be both citizens and residents of one of the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Checz Republic, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, or Ukraine.

Teams should designate at least one alternate member, in case one of the existing members is unable to participate.

Teams must designate a ‘team captain’, who will act as the sole point of contact on this project.

This project supports inclusion and encourages individuals with disabilities to apply.

Preference will be given to teams where members have not yet been to the U.S.

Ideal Candidate Criteria:

To qualify as a potentially participating team, through their online application and potential interviews team members will have:

- demonstrated true commitment/interest and experience in quality English as a Foreign Language education

- shown commitment and experience in teaching social responsibility / global issues

- proven to be highly experienced in developing, implementing, and evaluating a range of educational products/areas

- sufficient experience in information management systems, including internet, mobile, and online environmentsthat are relevant to such a project

- demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a team

- demonstrated high-level communication and English as a Foreign Language skills (C1 on the CEFR)

- demonstrated excellent project management skills

- proven high level of creativity, flexibility, and problem solving skills

- demonstrated true commitment to and skills in teamwork and the efficient maintenance of a supportive, collaborative work environment