US Government equips teachers in Mahajanga with innovative language-learning methods and materials
The American people are unleashing the Malagasy ability to engage globally by providing English teaching skills to more than 140 instructors throughout the region.
The U.S. government, in conjunction with the nonprofit Lanja Omena Vokatra hAharitra (LOVA), today launched a four-day American English Training of Trainers (AE EARLY) workshop for 20 educators in Mahajanga.
United States Ambassador Claire Pierangelo hosted these educators who will multiply their impact by facilitating teacher training workshops in school districts across the region.
Participants will learn to use American English teaching and learning materials developed by the US government and available at americanenglish.state.gov.
The American English website offers a wide range of free teaching resources, including lesson plans, audiobooks, video content, online lessons, and printable games and activities, designed to enrich teaching English and promote engagement and learning.
This extensive resource is carefully selected by English language teaching experts for use in classrooms around the world.
AE TOT Workshops offers face-to-face and virtual workshops by American and Malagasy experts in teaching English, including two American educators currently working in the U.S. Embassy exchange programs.
Learning English can open up a wide range of local and global opportunities for Malagasy students and professionals to further their education and advance their careers internally and externally. Madagascar.
Since 2017, the U.S. government has worked as an “mpirahalahy mianala” with the Malagasy government and Malagasy educators to improve English teaching and learning in Madagascar.
Collaboration with the Ministry of National Education has produced innovations in the national high school English curriculum and in the professional training of more than 2,700 English teachers across the country.