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Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program


Applications are now closed.


Hello English Language Educators! 


Are you interested in expanding your knowledge and skills as a teacher? Interested in taking an online course developed by a U.S. university?

Apply to be part of the Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program through the U.S. Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Office today!

Applications are open through 10-24 October for 8-week courses that begin in winter 2023.   If this is your, please fill out the APPLICATION  (Word Document, 175 KB) and send it through to us before the deadline of October 24, 2022.

Options for course topics include;

  • Developing and Teaching Academic Writing Courses
  • Creating and Implementing Online Courses (CIOC)
  • Fostering Student Motivation and Engagement (FSME), TESOL Methodology
  • Professional Development for Teacher Trainers, and Integrating Critical Thinking into the Classroom.

For more information on the courses, please check out the COURSE DESCRIPTIONS (Word Document, 116 KB).

Certificates and digital badges are issued by the U.S. Department of State for all those who pass the course.

Email PDSuva@state.gov with your completed application form.