The Asia Institute-Crane House is offering an opportunity for Kentucky teachers to visit Taiwan to foster cross-cultural relationships and to promote academic exchanges.

This year’s program runs from June 27 to July 23. Asia Institute-Crane House has partnered with educational institutes in the Taiwanese cities of Kaohsiung and Hualien to offer intensive classes five days a week.

Knowledge of an Asian language is not a requirement for the program, but there are a few qualifications:

  • Qualified with TESOL, TESL, TEFL, or other related credentials in English teaching
  • Individuals must be able to effectively convey new ideas through creative instruction
  • Classroom teaching experience in an academic setting is highly desirable, but documented non-classroom, non-academic instruction experience may be assessed as a substitute qualification.
  • Individuals should be interested in Asian cultures
  • Participants should be able to work as part of a team

Participants are only responsible for travel costs.

More information about the program, including how to apply, can be found on the Asia Institute-Crane House Teach in Asia homepage.

The program this year is part of a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education and the Ministry of Education in Taiwan. Asia Institute-Crane House has sponsored the Teaching in Asia program since 1988, but took a three-year pause due to COVID-19.