English Language Programs

Beni Suef Access Program students with their teacher at the end of a visit from the Regional English Language Office.
Beni Suef Access Program students with their teacher at the end of a visit from the Regional English Language Office.

English Access Microscholarship Program

The English Access Microscholarship Program provides a foundation of English language skills to talented 13 to 18 year-old high school students from disadvantaged sectors of society, providing them in-country quality after-school classes and activities, in addition to intensive summer sessions.  Access microscholarships are available in selected communities to students who best meet the selection criteria.  Learn more here.

E-Teacher Scholarship Program

Are you committed to developing yourself professionally? This competitive scholarship allows you to take a semester-long Master’s degree-level on-line course in a TESOL-related field from an American university via innovative distance learning technology.

Applications (DOC 1MB) are accepted at any time and will be kept on file until you are selected. Learn more about E-Teacher here.

Free Online English Courses

We regularly partner with US universities and educational technology companies to provide free online courses such as “English for Business and Entrepreneurship” and “English for Career Development.”  Voice of America also offers a free online English class for beginners and other resources.  All courses will be announced on the RELO Cairo Facebook page.

An English Language Specialist from Vermont shows English teaching volunteers how to turn a language classroom into a real life language practice activity.
An English Language Specialist from Vermont shows English teaching volunteers how to turn a language classroom into a real life language practice activity.

English Language Specialist Program

Would you like the support of an American consultant?  This program provides U.S. academics and professionals in the field of TESOL for two weeks to five months to come to your country and work with you on things like teacher training, curriculum and textbook development, or program evaluation.  Learn more here, then contact us.

American English Webinars

Want to develop professionally but don’t have lots of time?   This one-hour bi-weekly online professional development program for English teachers features American instructors sharing how you can use more interactive, student-centered approaches to language teaching. Learn more here (PDF 557 KB) and view previous webinars here. Contact us to register for live webinars. If you’d like to invite friends and host a viewing session, learn more here (PDF 148 KB).

English Language Fellow Program

Would your institution like to host an English Language Fellow?  This program brings talented, highly-qualified Americans to the region  in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).  The U.S. educators are brought on ten-month fellowships and based at local institutions.  Learn more here, then contact us.

U.S.-Bound Exchange Programs

Numerous exchange programs offer opportunities for English teachers in the region to travel to the U.S., including the Teachers of Critical Languages Program, the Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant Program, and Study in the U.S. Institutes.  Watch the Embassy website and Facebook pages for announcements.