Are you ready for something more in your professional life?
Are you looking for a larger, more global view of education?
As a teacher, do you feel you have more to offer, and more to learn?
If yes, Project Overseas (PO) might be for you!
Here is some material for PO 2019, which includes the brochure, information
for applicants, the FAQ and application form.
- The brochure
- The information for applicants
- The FAQ
- The application form (generic)
The CTF seeks English
and French-speaking Canadian teachers at the primary, elementary, and secondary
levels who are interested in volunteering their time and talents to offer
professional development in-service programs in partnership with teacher
organizations in developing countries. Each year, over 50 Canadian teachers are
chosen to volunteer on CTF’s Project Overseas in countries throughout Africa
and the Caribbean. Teams of Canadian teachers are formed in January and
in-service projects take place in July.
- be a Canadian citizen;
- hold a Canadian
passport valid until at least July 2020, at the time of application
(Proof that a passport application has been made will be accepted.);
- be a member of a
provincial or territorial teacher organization that supports PO;
- hold a valid teachers’
- have completed at
least five years of teaching in Canada by July 2019;
- be in excellent health
and able to work in developing country conditions;
- have high standards of
professionalism and personal conduct;
evidence of flexibility and mature judgment;
willing to put the team and project needs
above personal needs.
PO is a volunteer
experience. Administrative, travel, and living expenses are covered by the CTF
and its Member organizations. No salaries or honoraria are paid to PO
participants. No family or friends are permitted to accompany the PO
participants during pre-departure orientation or overseas programs.
For an application form and additional information on deadlines and requirements, please see your provincial or territorial teacher organization website.