REGIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE OFFICE
The Regional English Language Office (RELO) supports the missions of the Public Affairs Sections of the United States Embassies in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya to promote mutual understanding through informational, educational, and cultural programs related to English language teaching and learning.
The RELO offers professional development and educational exchange programs for English language educators and students in coordination with the Ministry of National Education and teachers’ organizations throughout the region to build an English competent cadre of professionals, academics, business people, and government officials who can take part in dialogues with their U.S. counterparts, participate in U.S. Government exchange programs, and cooperate with U.S. companies and organizations working with the host country.
Regional English Language Office
Km 5.7 Avenue Mohamed VI, Souissi, Rabat
English Language Fellows and Specialists
The Department of State sponsors two premier programs that bring American TESOL professionals to teach and train English teachers at universities, ministries, and teacher training institutions throughout the region. English Language Fellows and Specialists work closely with local teachers, students, and education professionals to improve English language teaching capacity overseas.
Each year, English Language Fellows spend ten months working with students and educators at local host institutions in over 80 countries.
English Language Specialists are experts in the field who work on focused, short-term projects in teacher training, curriculum development, and English for Specific Purposes.
Resources for teaching and learning English
AmericanEnglish.state.gov is a website for English language teachers around the world with free, downloadable resources, teaching tips from Teacher’s Corner, and many issues of English Language Teaching Forum magazine. Forum is publication written by teachers for teachers with articles, teaching techniques, lesson plans, and profiles of classrooms around the world.
The American English at State Facebook Page offers online discussion, language learning tips, and educational infographics and videos for a global community of learners at all levels. Join the discussion!
The American English for Educators Facebook Page features regular announcements about new resources, provides online discussion for a global audience of teachers, and hosts the American English Live: Teacher Professional Development Series. These Live Events are one-hour, online training sessions delivered by American TESOL professionals for English teachers globally. On this Facebook Page, you can also learn about AE E-Teacher MOOCs. These Massive Open Online Courses are free, five-week professional development opportunities from U.S. institutions. Participants who complete the MOOCs will receive a digital badge showing their accomplishment.
Still looking for more resources? Check out the Web Resources for English Language Teaching and Learning, also at AmericanEnglish.state.gov.