Paving the way for English Learning

Deputy Chief of Mission Michael DeTar interacting with participants
Deputy Chief of Mission Michael DeTar interacting with participants

From November 08 through 18, 2017, the Embassy’s educational advisor and representatives of the Togolese English Teachers Organization (TETO) held training sessions for all the English clubs in the eight academic regions of the country, during which they distributed an English Clubs Handbooks prepared by the Regional English Language Office (RELO). The objective of the workshops was to build capacity of 480 clubs’ leaders and coaches in how to organize and lead effectively their different clubs .The workshop is an introductory phase to a program that will include a series of local and regional competitions, which will culminate in an English Club Festival in Lomé in April 2018 The purpose of the competition is to boost the popularity of English Clubs as a way to encourage more  to practice the English language and motivate Togolese students to study the U.S.