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Dear Bapak/Ibu in higher education institutions,

 
We’re pleased to inform you that RELO SOAR Camp is back. We’re calling for
applications from English teachers all over Indonesia and Timor Leste. We believe
you have alumni who have taught English for 5-10 years and you also have a good
relationship with local secondary schools, MGMPs, and/or provincial Diknas. Please
feel free to share this information with them.
 
Thank you,
RELO Team
 
*****
 
 
Greetings from RELO Jakarta!
 
We are calling for enthusiastic, committed secondary-school English teachers from
Indonesia and Timor Leste who have been teaching English for 5 to 10 years to apply
for SOAR Camp 3.
Please see the details below about the SOAR Camp, eligibility, and how to apply. The
deadline is Monday, November 19, 2018 at 4PM Western Indonesian Time (WIB).
After that, the online form will not be accessible.
 
Sincerely,
RELO Jakarta Team
 
 

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SOAR Camp 3
Nusa Dua, Bali, January 2 – 12, 2019
Regional English Language Office (RELO), U.S. Embassy Jakarta
 
What is SOAR Camp?
 
SOAR (Student-Centered, Open-Minded, Active, and Reflective) Camp is a professional
development program for in-service teachers of English sponsored by the Regional English
Language Office (RELO) of the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta. Applicants should be enthusiastic,
committed secondary-school teachers from Indonesia and Timor Leste who have been
teaching English for 5 to 10 years.
 
Selected participants will enrich their professional capabilities by exploring effective
instructional approaches and practicing using innovative English teaching tools in an
engaging, interactive format with highly qualified trainers from Indonesia and the United
States.
 
During the 9-day camp, participants will participate in seminars and experiential learning.
The camp format also encourages reflection and interaction during informal activities such
as games, songs, and other group activities. Not only during class but also during meals and
breaks, participants will have the opportunity to communicate with the international
training team and with each other – enriching their English language proficiency and
awareness of teaching practices.
 
When and where will the program be held?
The camp is scheduled for January 2-12, 2019 in Nusa Dua, Bali.
 
Who is eligible?
Qualified candidates should:
Be a citizen of and reside in Indonesia or Timor Leste at the time of the camp;
Be an English teacher currently teaching in middle school or high school level (SMP,
SMU/SMK, madrasah, pesantren, etc.) in Indonesia or Timor Leste;
Have taught English for NOT less than 5 years and NOT more than 10 years;
Be motivated and committed to improving their teaching skills;
Have permission from the principal/head master of their home institution to
participate in the camp;
Be willing to share their learning in a discussion, roundtable, or presentation at their
home institution upon the completion of the SOAR Camp. Instructions and guidelines
will be provided by the Regional English Language Office, U.S. Embassy Jakarta;
Participants from Timor Leste must have a passport that is valid through at least
August 2019.
 
How to apply?
·         Fill in the online application form available via this link:
http://bit.ly/SOARCamp3
·         Obtain a reference form or permission letter from your school principal and attach it
in the online application form.
·         Nominations are due by Monday, November 19, 2018 at 4PM Western Indonesian
Time (WIB). After that, the online form will not be accessible.
 
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