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Australia-Thailand BRIDGE Project


AustraliaThailand BRIDGE Project

Learn how three Australian schools are using online tools to engage with their Thai partners.

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Eight schools from each of Australia and Thailand will be selected to participate in the 2014 program. One teacher per school will be nominated to lead the project in each school. The nominated teacher will participate in two 10-day in-country professional learning programs – delivered in Australia and Thailand.


Each Australian teacher is required to contribute $1,800 towards his or her participation in the professional learning program (can be covered by the teacher, school or education jurisdiction). This contribution may be tax deductible. The Australia-Thailand Institute covers additional costs through a scholarship ($4,375 each).

Key dates 

In-country professional learning programs:

  • Thai teachers visit Australia for the BRIDGE Professional Learning Program – Wed 20 August to Saturday 30 August 2014

  • Australian teachers visit Thailand for BRIDGE Professional Learning Program – Wed 7 January to Sat 7 January 2014

About Thai BRIDGE

Since its establishment in 2013, 16 teachers from 8 school partnerships have been involved in the Australia-Thailand BRIDGE School Partnerships Project. In 2014 8 new Australia-Thailand school partnerships will be established.

The project is funded by the Australia–Thailand Institute at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and implemented in partnership with the Thai Ministry of Education and Australian Education International in Bangkok.

Check out the Australia–Thailand Partnerships Wikispace, an interactive online community where participants collaborate and share their exciting achievements.





Acknowledgement: The Australia-Thailand BRIDGE Project is supported by the Commonwealth through the Australia-Thailand Institute which is part of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Australia-Thailand BRIDGE is also supported by: Thai Ministry of Education, Australia Education International (AEI) and Australian state and territory education departments.

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