Teacher Candidate in China

Global Exploration and Teaching Opportunities

Summer and Year-long Teaching Opportunities in China
Through an agreement between Winthrop's College of Education and Ellson Education, members of the Winthrop University-School Partnership Network (faculty, teachers, and upper-level teacher candidates) have an opportunity for a unique personal and professional experience in China! Experiences are available for the month of July OR for an entire year or more.

Find out more in the Ellson Education Information Flyer or by reading about Ellson Education (includes specifics about summer and year-long teaching). Applications for summer teaching open in February.

China Experience for Internship II Teacher Candidates
In 2013, Winthrop University entered a partnership with the Shanghai Far East School (SFES) in Shanghai, China to provide teacher candidates the opportunity to study abroard during their final semester at Winthrop. As an international school focused on providing their students opportunities to expand cultural awareness and experience diverse learning experiences, SFES is the perfect environment in which teacher candidates can flourish as true professional educators. Visit the program overview to learn more. The application system for the 2020 experience is now closed. Selected candidates will be notified in mid-October.*

*Candidates may only apply for one of the internships programs available. Candidates who submit an application for both will not be included in the selection process.

Dominican Republic Experience for Internship II Teacher Candidates
Since 2003, Winthrop University has maintained a strong partnership with the Dominican Republic to provide global learning opportunities for teacher candidates. One specific initiative is to provide candidates the opportunity to teach abroad during their final semester at Winthrop. Colegio Dominicano is a PK-12 school located in Santiago that has a focus on developing students' English language abilities. With Winthrop graduates currently employed as teachers at the school, this site offers a supportive professional growth environment. Visit the program overview to learn more. The application system for the 2020 experience is now closed. Selected candidates will be notified in mid-October.*

*Candidates may only apply for one of the internships programs available. Candidates who submit an application for both will not be included in the selection process.