American Association of Teachers of Arabic


The Language Flagship: Promoting Diffusion of Innovation

20 Sep 2010 1:14 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)
The Language Flagship: Promoting Diffusion of Innovation

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce the competition for new awards under the Flagship institutional grants program, "Promoting Diffusion of Innovation." The purpose of this program is to expand the effectiveness, scope, and scale of Language Flagship funding efforts to establish partnerships between the existing Flagship Centers and new institutions and organizations interested in Flagship focused instruction. Proposals are sought for projects that replicate the effective and innovative Flagship practices and diffuse those practices through instruction at their institutions and/or organizations. The deadline for submission of proposals to IIE is Thursday, December 19, 2008.

Proposals must be submitted with the signature of a Flagship Center Director currently receiving funding from The Language Flagship. Partners may include academic institutions, public sector and non-profit sector agencies, school districts, businesses, or private sector organizations. The application should identify the role of each of the partners, which may consist of a group of Flagship Centers, institutions and/or organizations.

We ask that you share this information with your membership and any other interested parties. This application booklet and additional information about The Language Flagship may be found at http://www.thelanguageflagship.org/institutional_funding.html

You can access the application directly at http://www.thelanguageflagship.org/downloads/FY2009_Promoting_the_Diffusion_of_Innovation.pdf. We strongly encourage all those submitting proposals to visit this website.

Please direct questions about this new funding opportunity to Ed McDermott - mcdermottg@ndu.edu.

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