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Point Park University's School of Education is seeking applicants for the inaugural Matt's Maker Space Fellowship Program in Ireland, an expenses-paid experiential learning opportunity abroad for graduates to immerse themselves in maker education and create a meaningful impact in the classroom. Any School of Education graduates are encouraged to apply. 

The fellowship includes:

  • Teaching placement for three months at SEK International Dublin School in their maker space classroom.
  • $2,500 award for travel and daily stipend.
  • Housing and transportation to the school covered by SEK International Dublin School.
  • Daily snack and lunch.

During the fellowship, students will:

  • Develop and implement maker education curriculum at SEK International School Dublin.
  • Create maker lessons and units for Matt's Maker Space Resource Library.
  • Collaborate with teachers at SEK International School Dublin for interdisciplinary STEM lessons in the maker space.
  • Give a presentation to the Matt's Maker Space board upon completion of the fellowship.

The fellowship is the first of its kind at Point Park and offers students a unique opportunity to gain valuable teaching experience, contribute to the maker education community and collaborate with educators from around the world. It is an expansion of the University's long-standing partnership with SEK International Dublin School, where students have completed their student teaching placements and studied abroad

Fellowship applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Sessions will be offered Sept.-Nov. 2024, Jan.-March 2025 and April-June 2025. 

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