Achieve your #TeacherTravelGoals!
Recognizing that collaborative work and cooperative learning are critical in preparing educators with 21st century instructional skills, TTG provides innovative learning environments through interactive study tours; school walkthroughs; peer-to-peer observation; and cultural immersions.
Experiential Learning through Travel
First hand experiences are proven to be the most effective teaching tools for all ages. Travel helps us educators to know more about the world, ourselves, and our place in the world.
The combined power of experiential learning with the thrill of global travel helps you to:
- learn effective global practices and strategies that you can adapt to improve your current classroom/school environment
- have an expanded knowledge of the world around you
- meet new people, places, and cultures
Our collaboration with our partner schools overseas builds camaraderie, support and serves as a platform for exchange of ideas and techniques.
Upcoming Global EdTours
Learn while you enjoy your summer vacation in Massachusetts this April!
Invite your teacher friends and together learn from the educational specialists and educators from Wellesley Public Schools (WPS) in Massachusetts. WPS provides a high quality, comprehensive educational experience that supports each student’s academic, social, and emotional development.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What can I get from joining the TTG Global EdTour Program?
Global learning matters. Recognizing the need for a global dimension in an educator’s perspective and the ability, therefore, of an educator to take a global perspective on contemporary events and issues are critical in preparing educators with 21st century instructional skills.
TTG offers Global EdTour programs where educators can observe and reflect on overseas-based classroom instructions and exchange ideas with other educators to help transform their own classrooms or school environment. Further, TTG includes a cultural/recreational experience in its program designed to add value to the learning experience outside the classroom.
How do I apply?
Kindly complete this online form.
How are the applications evaluated?
All applications which includes a Return Action Plan (RAP), will be evaluated on the basis of the applicant’s potential impact to apply and share the knowledge s/he will gain from the program to help improve the current teaching and learning situation in his/her school.
Due to the limited slots, applications are processed on a first come, first served basis giving priority to TTG Power Club members.
What is a Return Action Plan (RAP) proposal and why do I have to submit that?
The Return Action Plan (RAP) proposal is a set of action steps or activities planned by the educator-edtour applicant to be materialized within one year after joining the TTG Global EdTour program. The activities lined up in this proposal should make use of the learnings that participant gained from the EdTour program for the improvement of the current teaching/learning situation in his/her school environment.
EdTour applicants are required to submit their RAP proposal along with their application documents to demonstrate their commitment in achieving their educational and professional objectives in joining the program.
Due to the limited slots, applications are processed on a first come, first served basis, giving priority to Power Club members.
When will I receive a response?
Applicants will be notified of their application status five (5) days after the application requirements are received. Please note that only applications with complete requirements will be processed.
Will you help me apply for a visa?
Yes. For applicants without visa, TTG will assist you in applying for a visa. The participant should submit the necessary documents and pay the required visa fee.
What are my chances of getting a visa?
Visa approval is solely under the discretion of the Embassy.
TTG cannot guarantee the issuance of visa. However, TTG will provide visa coaching services as well as all documentation needed to address the Embassy’s requirements.
Is there a chance to participate in the program with financial assistance or scholarship?
We advise applicants to identify foundations that grant scholarships or financial aids to educators or reach out to their local government officials for support.
What are the exclusions on the posted TTG Global EdTour participation fee?
Visa Application fees, meals and drinks, entrance fees to optional tourists’ attractions and other places not listed in the itinerary are excluded from the package.
Can I join TTG Global EdTour Program if I’m not an educator?
TTG Global EdTour Program is designed for participants who are currently working in or for a school system. Hence, if your current job is not related to education, we cannot accept your application.
Qualified applicants include public and private school teachers, school administrators/owners, Department of Education officials and education consultants directly working for the education of school children Grades K-12 and higher education institutions.