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PhET Fellowship 2022 for Math & Science Educators in Africa/Latin America

PhET Fellowship 2022 for Math & Science Educators in Africa and Latin America. Apply below!

When is the Application Deadline:

1st March 2022

Tell Me About PhET Fellowship:

The PhET Fellowship application aims to identify individuals who are effective educators and passionate leaders. Applicants should already be familiar with PhET and its resources, and be eager to learn more.

What is a PhET Fellow?

PhET Fellows are practicing educators committed to:

  1. advancing student learning of math and science;
  2. improving teacher learning and uptake of math and science pedagogies; and
  3. engaging in professional leadership growth through activities that increase accessibility and impact of PhET simulations.

The Fellows will serve as the central actors of the PhET Global Community by leveraging their direct link to PhET team members and their robust professional networks.

What do PhET Fellows do?

  • Improve PhET sim access by disseminating PhET simulations and pedagogy.
  • Improve PhET sim impact by providing professional development opportunities for other educators.
  • Embed PhET Fellowship activities directly into their existing work and professional activities.
  • Participate in 150+ hours of professional development with 20+ other educators across the globe.
  • With the support of PhET, develop and execute a Professional Leadership Plan to increase PhET sim access and impact by influencing other educators in your region.

Why should I become a PhET Fellow?

  • Professional growth: Improve your pedagogical practice with PhET sims to improve teaching and learning in your own classroom.
  • Community: Connect with highly-motivated math and science teachers across your continent and the globe.
  • Influence: Improve the quality of math and science teaching and learning in your school, region, country, and the world.
  • Recognition: Be identified as an educational leader, and receive compensation and a certificate for your efforts.

What Type of Scholarship is this?


Who can apply for PhET Fellowship?

  • Formal and informal math and science educators located in Latin America and Africa (e.g., school teachers, university faculty, museum educators, subject advisers, curriculum specialists, program managers, instructional coaches, school support staff, researchers, EdTech specialists, policy makers, etc.) who have regular access to learners (secondary or tertiary level students and/or pre-service/in-service teachers), who have English or Spanish fluency, and who have reliable internet connectivity with access to a computer, camera, and microphone.
  • Teachers from rural areas and from communities historically underrepresented in STEM fields are especially encouraged to apply.

Which Countries are Eligible?

Countries in Africa & Latin America

How Many Fellowships will be Given?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of PhET Fellowship?

Each Fellow will receive a stipend payment for successful completion of the program.

How Long will the Program Last?

The 18-month Fellowship includes 80+ hours of professional learning (May – October 2022) and 70+ hours of PhET-coached independent professional leadership practice (November 2022 – October 2023).

How to Apply for PhET Fellowship:

Carefully read about each component that you will need to submit via the application form, as well as tips for improving the quality of your submission.

Apply below

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