Showcase of English Teacher Achievements

The E-Teacher Scholarship Program offers English teaching professionals living outside of the United States the opportunity to take one of nine innovative, online graduate level classes through the University of Oregon. The courses explore major areas of the academic specialty of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).

See Program Details for E-Teacher Courses and their descriptions.      

Eligibility and Application Overview

Candidates should be highly motivated teachers, teacher trainers or ministry officials who are both dedicated to their own professional development and willing to share their knowledge with colleagues. Qualified candidates should have:

  • The ability to complete academic work at a U.S. university level (an advanced level of reading and writing in English, roughly equivalent to a minimum TOEFL score of 525).
  • An understanding of English technical terms relating to computers and the Internet
  • Consistent and reliable access to the Internet
  • A familiarity with Windows, the Internet and web browsers and ability to create a Word document
  • The ability to type in English well enough to perform online tasks in real-time and submit written assignments in a timely manner
  • Approximately 10-20 hours per week to devote to the coursework

The E-Teacher Scholarship Program is open to non-U.S. citizens living outside the United States. The program is open by nomination only. Interested English language professionals should contact the Public Affairs section of their local U.S. Embassy for up-to-date information. U.S. Embassies manage the selection and nomination of candidates.

The Office of English Language Programs does not accept direct applications.

eTeacher Scholarship Recipients / Course Completers

  • Building Teaching Skills through the Interactive Web (Web Skills)

                   Blerta Shehu (High School of Visual Arts, Gjilan ) ( Fall 2011 )

  • Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) 

                     Mejreme Berisha (Musa Zajmi Primary School, Gjilan) (Summer 2012)

                    Vlora Dushi (Mazllom Këpuska Primary School, Gjakovë) (Summer 2012)

  • Critical Thinking in Language Learning and Teaching (CT)

                  Flutura Shala ( Xhavit Ahmeti Primary School, Prishtina ) (Summer  2012 )

                     Lumnije Kurti (Frang Bardhi High School, Mitrovica)  (Summer 2012)

                    Blerim Saqipi - AY 2012/2013

  • Project -based Learning (PBL)

                           Blerta Mustafa (University of Prishtina)  (Fall 2011)

                      Donika Elezkurtaj (University of Prishtina)  (Fall 2011)

  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

                   Zinaide Gruda (University of Prishtina)  (Fall 2011)

  • Assessment: Summative and Formative Practices in Language Learning and Teaching (Assessment)
             Mensure Jashari -AY 2012/2013
  • Practical Applications for Listening and Speaking Skills (PALSS)
  • Introduction to Pedagogy and Practices for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL Methods)                                             

                  Arijana Haxhikadrija -AY 2012/2013

2013-2014 eTeacher Scholarship Application (Due Dec 1, 2013)

English Teacher Professional Development Program 2013

Over 362 teachers attended  (over 250 completed) the ETPDP 2013 offering 12 hours of accredited workshop training with the opportunity to gain an additional hour by attending the 2013 KETNET Conference in June. An additional 60 teachers enrolled in the 12 hour Reflective Cohort.


  • Shpresim Ademaj ( School, Shtime ) ELTA Berat ( 2012 )
  • "Digital Storytelling" Mejreme Berisha ( School, Gjilan ) Gjilan Regional Meeting ( 2012 )


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