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Global Engagement, DEi—General

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Purpose

To assist schools to provide support across a range of global engagement activities related to student and/or teacher/educator programs including international immersion experiences, awards and professional development opportunities.

Duration of program

The duration will vary according to the relevant program or project but in most cases these are short term (i.e. less than 3 months). The current maximum term of a program is 2 terms (approx. 6 months).

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria are contained within the relevant application forms for each specific program.

Allocation of funds

Schools are provided funding for various purposes, depending on the program.

  • If a teacher is participating in a program during school time, TRS (Teacher Relief Scheme) may be allocated to the school to fund a substitute teacher.
  • If a delegation is hosted at a school providing food and drink to the group, a funding allowance will be provided to assist with the costs of catering.
  • If a program involves accommodation, the school is provided funding to cover these costs (homestay or hotel).

Payment details

Payment During month of Proportion of allocation paid
On negotiation of program deliveryIn line with monthly payments100%

Data requirements

Data item Data source Due date
TRS rateFinance BranchAs required
Catering costsSchool and DoEAs required
Travel/Accommodation costsDoE iTravel SystemAs required

Recoupment process

Recoupments of appropriation funds may be undertaken if funds have been provided to schools and the program or project subsequently changes.

How to apply

Programs for teachers and students are periodically promoted to schools with varying application process.

Contact

Department of Education International
Telephone: (07) 3513 5746

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Last updated 04 January 2021