The OeAD-GmbH supports the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research within the framework of the programme "Teaching Worldwide" in the area of the language assistance programme, short stays for teachers, Austrian teachers abroad and educational coordinators and in the programme "Culture and Language".
1. Language assistance programme:
The OeAD-GmbH coordinates the application process, conducts interviews together with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research and cooperates closely with the partner organisations of the host countries in the selection and placement process. Language assistants work together with the responsible teachers of German in the context of German language instruction, primarily at secondary schools. The language assistance programme is currently in place with Belgium, France, Great Britain, Italy, Croatia, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain and Switzerland. For further information about the Language Assistance Programme and application see www.sprachassistenz.at
2. Austrian Teachers and Educational Coordinators Abroad:
The OeAD-GmbH and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research support the Austrian teachers and educational coordinators abroad who are implementing educational projects in various countries of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. For further information see www.weltweitunterrichten.at.
3. Culture and language:
"Culture and Language" is a programme of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, which is run by the OeAD-GmbH and which offers various forms of collaboration in the field of "German as a foreign language" as well as Austrian cultural studies worldwide. Partners are German teachers' associations, universities that train teachers in “German as a foreign language” and Austrian Libraries. For further information see www.kulturundsprache.at.