Europe and Central Asia

TIEC in Europe & Central Asia

Design of Early Childhood Learning Center, Baku (Azerbaijan)

TIEC organized a team of early childhood learning specialists who designed an American-style Early Childhood Learning Center for children ages 3-5 for implementation in Baku, Azerbaijan. Following the success of this venture, TIEC also led a team of master elementary school teachers who designed a kindergarten and first grade program for the Learning Center. These efforts were the first steps in the overall plan to develop a school affiliated with the American University in Baku that was to offer high-quality, private K-12 education programs.

Demand Study for a New University (Georgia)

TIEC conducted a demand study relating to the potential development of a new higher education institution in Georgia offering American academic programs and degrees. The study considered university enrollment trends and workforce development needs throughout the greater Black Sea/Caspian Sea/Central Asia region.

USIA E/C - Texas International Education Consortium Central/Eastern European English as a Foreign Language Educator Workshop

A delegation of highly qualified English as a Foreign Language (EFL) professionals from twelve Central and Eastern European nations and several of the Newly Independent States (NIS) in the region participated in an intensive, interactive workshop in Dresden and Berlin, Germany from October 4-12, 1993.  This workshop was conducted by the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC), in conjunction with the Technische Universitat Dresdin (TUD) and the John F. Kennedy (JFK) Institute for North American Studies of the Frele Universitat Berlin. The workshop dealt with topics in EFL administration and instruction, as well as participant development of curricular modules, incorporating themes from contemporary American society.

American Studies Institute for Teachers of English from India (India)

This two-week Teacher Ambassador Program brought English teachers from India to Texas to promote a deeper understanding of the United States through cultural immersion and instruction and to enhance their knowledge of best practices in the instruction of English as a Foreign Language (EFL). Goals of the program included strengthening teaching about American culture and society and improving the quality of English language teaching in India.

Management Capacity Development Program of the Higher Education Reform Project (Hungary)

A TIEC team served as advisors to the Management Capacity Development Program of the Higher Education Reform Project in Hungary. Funded by a World Bank loan to the Republic of Hungary, the project assisted in the integration of higher education, the implementation of reforms in the structure and management of higher education in Hungary, and development of local capacity in the field of higher education management training at Hungarian training institutions.

Smart City Physical Infrastructure Curriculum Review (India)

KAYA Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd., India, reached and requested TIEC to conduct ‘Smart City Physical Infrastructure Curriculum Review’ for its ‘Smart City Professional’ course.  TIEC agreed to extend the support for consultation on curriculum review and the project has recently been completed.