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International Student Teaching in Greece

Term To Study: Fall 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 01, 2019
Program Starts: Sep 01, 2019
Program Ends: Dec 22, 2019
Major 1: Education
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Internship
Contact Phone: 5159611564
Contact Name: Patricia Woodward-young
Contact Email:
Estimated Costs: •$1,000 program cost ($200 payable at time of sending in registration set, with the remaining $800 payable no later than May 15, 2019
•About $200 per week for room and board expenses typically for 8 weeks in the classroom
•Flight/transportation costs
•Visa (fees varies by country) and passport ($145)
•Health insurance which will cover the student while abroad
•Classroom liability insurance purchased through ISEA or IPEI
Program Description

Simpson’s education majors have the opportunity to spend half of a semester abroad while gaining real-world teaching experience. The rigid structure of most teacher education programs makes it difficult for students to take part in a traditional study-abroad experience. Yet this kind of cultural immersion is vitally important for future teachers, because it helps them develop the flexibility and perspective to work successfully with students from different cultures in their own classrooms back home.
The Global Gateway for Teachers is designed to give students those multicultural student experiences while also fulfilling their degree requirements for student teaching. After successfully completing their initial 8-week long “stateside” student teaching placements, participants can then complete the second half of their student teaching experience abroad.

Quick Facts

Population: 10767827
Capital: Athens
Per-capita GDP: $ 26600
Size: 131957 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 02:00 hours) Kaliningrad

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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Simpson College Office of International Education