Monday, April 28, 2014

UNESCO/Republic of Korea Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme

The Government of the Republic of Korea is offering twenty five fellowships of no more than two months’ duration.

Aimed at enhancing human resources and national capacity-building in least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa and Asia-Pacific, these fellowships will enable candidates to conduct research work or participate in a training course in the Republic of Korea.  The medium of instruction is English.

Field of Study
Course Title:  “Teacher Training for Basic Education”; “Use of ICT for Education (or e-Learning)”; and “Leadership in Global Education”.
The field of study is aligned with UNESCO’s objectives and programme priorities approved in 37 C/5 and in accordance with the decision made by the Executive Board  (i.e. 161 EX/Decision 3.6.3 and 165 EX/Decision 8.6).

Duration: (2 months)
From 01 September to 31 October 2014

Qualifications Required
UNESCO will solicit applications from least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa and Asia-Pacific.
A. Candidatures must comply with the following criteria:
  1. Candidates must hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Candidates must be proficient in English
  3. Candidates must not be more than 50 years of age
  4. Candidates must be in good health, both mentally and physically
  5. Candidates must have a minimum 5-year career in the field of Education (i.e., educational policy, development of educational material or curriculum, school/class management and teacher’s training).

B. All applications must be endorsed by the National Commission for UNESCO and must be made on a UNESCO fellowship application form
C. The implementing agency in the Republic of Korea will be the KOICA/APCEIU.
D. The following documents must be attached to the application form in duplicate:
  1. Photocopies of diplomas and school-certified transcript of academic records
  2. Certificate of English Language Proficiency by an official authority (if English is not the medium of instruction in the home country)
  3. Two photographs

Deadline for submission of applications: 26 May 2014.

For more information and application please visit the UNESCO/Republic of Korea Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme page.

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