Ireland

Ireland

Learn how to join

Student teaching placements are usually made in the following counties: Donegal, Galway, Clare, Cork, Dublin, Kerry, and Wicklow. To facilitate placements in this popular host nation, students must understand that arrangements could be made in any of these counties. Residence types vary depending on the town/city in which you are placed. Some students may live in homestay accommodations while others may live in hostels, apartments, or other shared housing.

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Student Spotlight

Kaleb Wagers student taught religion, classics, economics, and world history to middle and high school aged students in Ireland. "The greatest highlight of my experience was working with the wonderful staff and students of my school. While the natural beauty of Ireland is splendid, it is authentic experiences with people that I will never forget."

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Costs and Scholarships

Global Gateway for Teachers cannot provide exact cost information since costs will vary throughout the year and from one individual to the next. Please note that all estimates are listed in U.S. Dollars. Keep in mind that foreign currency exchange rates will affect the value of the U.S. Dollar and hence your budget.

  • IU Bloomington Students

    There are a number of scholarships available for IU Bloomington students who participate in Global Gateway, some up to $4000.

    • Tuition and fees: Most IU Bloomington students will cover this cost with their regular tuition, though some exceptions may apply.
    • Registration Fee: $300 (non-refundable)
    • Program Medical Insurance: $100
    • Roundtrip Airfare:  $800 – $1500 +
    • Room & Board (weekly):  $200 – $250+
    • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses:  Travel and excursions, eating out, gifts, souvenirs, phone plans, etc.
    • Other Considerations:  Passport ($130), travel insurance (strongly recommended)

    Estimated total for 8-week stay:
    $2800 – $3900*
    *does not include passport ($130), professional liability insurance ($29), personal expenses, and other optional costs, such as travel insurance

  • Guest Campus Students

    Not sure if you're from a guest campus? Find out here.
    Check with your campus financial aid office for available scholarships and grants.

    • Tuition and fees: Students from guest campuses pay for three credit hours:
      • Undergraduate Indiana Resident: $299.19 per credit hour
      • Undergraduate Non-Resident: $1098.13 per credit hour
    • Registration Fee: $300 (non-refundable)
    • Program Medical Insurance: $100
    • Roundtrip Airfare:  $800 – $1500 + travel insurance (strongly recommended)
    • Room & Board (weekly):  $200 – $250+
    • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses:  Travel and excursions, eating out, gifts, souvenirs, phone plans, etc.
    • Other Considerations:  Passport ($130), travel insurance (strongly recommended)

    Estimated total for 8-week stay:
    Indiana Resident: $3697.57 – $4797.57*
    Non-Resident: $6094.39 – $7194.39*
    *does not include passport ($130), professional liability insurance ($29), personal expenses, and other optional costs, such as travel insurance

  • Partner Campus Students

    Not sure if you're from a partner campus? Find out here.
    Check with your campus financial aid office for available scholarships and grants.

    • Placement Fee: $900
    • Registration Fee: $300 (non-refundable)
    • Program Medical Insurance: $100
    • Roundtrip Airfare:  $800 – $1500 + travel insurance (strongly recommended)
    • Room & Board (weekly):  $200 – $250+
    • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses:  Travel and excursions, eating out, gifts, souvenirs, phone plans, etc.
    • Other Considerations:  Passport ($130), travel insurance (strongly recommended)

    Estimated total for 8-week stay:
    $3700 – $4800*
    *does not include passport ($130), professional liability insurance ($29), personal expenses, and other optional costs, such as travel insurance

Teaching Responsibilities

Students may teach a variety of subjects and grade levels. In most cases, they will teach in their own licensing area (e.g. elementary education, secondary math, etc.). Further, it may be possible to fulfill practicum requirements in Ireland for the following license additions: ESL/ENL, Reading, JH/MS, computers, and possibly others. The language of instruction is English.

Contact Us

For general program interest or inquiries, please write to us at ggt@iu.edu.

Dr. Laura Stachowski
Director
stachows@indiana.edu
(812) 856-8507

Dr. Paige Andersson
Assistant Director
paiander@iu.edu
(812) 856-8529

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