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This is a collaborative program co-sponsored by the Center for International Foreign Language Teacher Education (CIFLTE) at Teachers College, Columbia University and Osaka Gakuin University (OGU). Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate jointly issued by Teachers College, Columbia University and OGU in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (TCSOL), Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), or both.

This program is for:

  • MA students/graduates/college seniors in Chinese linguistics, English, Bilingual, or Multilingual Education.
  • Teachers of Chinese or English looking to enhance their teaching expertise.
  • Professionals considering a career change.

It offers a unique opportunity to interact with and learn from Columbia professors without having to travel to New York. Developed and taught by Columbia professors, this three-week program implements a cutting-edge curriculum that sets participants on an efficient track to receive state-of-the-art training in the teaching of Chinese and/or English as a foreign language. Visit for more information.

Program Schedule
July 2–20, 2018

Osaka Gakuin University

Application Deadlines
Priority deadline: February 15, 2018 ($50 application fee)
Final deadline: May 30, 2018 ($100 application fee)

How to Apply
Submit the required documents to


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