Teachers with purpose program was stablished in 2013 among the AFS Partners of the Caribbean Region (Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Dominican Republic and Venezuela).
Is a full scholarship program, designed to help educators develop intercultural skills while living an experience abroad. Thus, they have the opportunity to learn and exchange teaching methods and changing perspectives on themselves and on education in the institutions they visit.
As a result, project beneficiaries develop the capacity to expand intercultural and Global Competence in their institution, making a positive impact directly on their students, their colleagues, parents and, in general, on their educational community.
This scholarship program is designed for teachers of secondary education institutions with high interest in intercultural education and Global Competence.
These are the AFS Organizations, belonging to the Latin American Alliance for Intercultural Learning – ALEI -, which are part of the Educadores con Causa program: AFS Argentina and Uruguay, AFS Brazil, AFS Chile, AFS Colombia, AFS Costa Rica, AFS Guatemala, AFS Mexico, AFS Panama, AFS Paraguay, AFS Dominican Republic and AFS Venezuela.