Workshop Opportunities

Civic Education Workshop

The Civic Education Workshop (CEW) is a one-week program in Washington, D.C. funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) for FLEX, YES, and CBYX students. The program provides an opportunity for students to gain a better understanding of some of the key concepts and values that are an integral part of U.S. society and culture. Participants learn firsthand about the U.S. federal system of government and other important concepts through seminar discussions, briefings, and meetings on Capitol Hill.

Visit the CEW FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for workshop highlights!

To learn how to apply to the 2019 Civic Education Workshop, please see the files below: "Frequently Asked Questions" and "Invitation to Apply."

Frequently Asked Questions (771.4 KB)

Invitation to Apply (219.0 KB)

Workshop for Youth Leaders in English Teaching

The Workshop for Youth Leaders in English Teaching (WYLET), a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), will select 32 current FLEX and YES students and build on their U.S. experience through an intensive, week-long training program in Washington, DC. The Workshop will cultivate skills specific to teaching English, such as student-centered methodology, effective use of technology, classroom management, organization skills, and lession design and delivery. Participating students will also develop and practice important leadership skills such as public speaking, team-building, and goal-setting. Workshop alumni will be expected to return to their countries and organize or participate in English teaching opportunities in their home communities. 

Visit WYLET on Facebook and Twitter for more information!

CEW 2019 FAQs FINAL_1.pdf (771.4 KB)

The FLEX program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs