Informative sessions: Mobility programme to Brazil

Thursday 27 February 2014 -
15:00 to 16:30
British Council, Manchester

São Paulo State University (UNESP) and British Council are hosting three informative sessions about the mobility programme to Brazil - “English Language Teacher Training at UNESP”.

This exciting opportunity offers a grant to graduate students in English language teaching who wish to do a portion of their research project at UNESP. Applicants can stay for 5 or 10 months in Brazil. Students will receive a monthly scholarship to cover subsistence costs, plus a travel grant for the purchase of an airfare. Selected candidates will be enrolled as exchange students in a PhD program at UNESP, and will be co-supervised by researchers from the language departments. They will be developing research and teacher training activities on a full time basis in one of UNESP’s campuses: Araraquara, Assis, Bauru, Botucatu, Guaratinguetá, Ilha Solteira, Jaboticabal, Presidente Prudente, Rio Claro, São José dos Campos, and Sorocaba, located at the State of São Paulo, Brazil.

Keynote speakers:

Patricia Spadaro, Programme Manager, São Paulo State University (UNESP)
Aliandra Barlete, Higher Education Project Manager, British Council, Brazil

Event aims and objectives:

The activity will introduce São Paulo State University (UNESP)and provide information about the mobility programme and its application process. At the end, there will be a Q&A session.

Who can attend?

This event is aimed at international relations office staff, heads of departments of English and Linguistics and international relations staff at schools of English. There are no fees to attend the event. However venues have limited capacity: 40 in London, 30 in Manchester, and 30 in Edinburgh.

To register (first come, first served), please send an e-mail to Ms. Mariane Delgado at: with the following details:
City you will be attending the meeting at (London, Manchester, or Edinburgh):

Deadline for applications: 21 February 2014.