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Access Students from Vulcanesti Step into English Teachers’ Shoes
The Access students from Vulcanesti conducted lessons in all the 3 schools from their town, reaching about 150 English learners from the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 9th and 10th forms.
Access Students from Taraclia Help Lonely Elderly People to Get Ready for Easter
Over the Easter holidays, the Access students from Taraclia decided to share the holiday spirit with other people who might not be as positive and happy about it, simply because they have too many worries that don’t allow them to have a beautiful celebration.
Access Soroca Celebrates GYSD
This year, the Access students from Soroca got actively engaged in celebrating Global Youth Service Day and serving their community.
6 Access Students Become FLEX Finalists
6 Access students were selected to spend their next academic year in an American high school.
35 Access Students Participate in the Access Quality Education Workshop
Over the winter break, 35 Access students from Balti, Ungheni, Soroca, Anenii Noi, Taraclia and Vulcanesti got involved in a 3-day workshop aimed to help them to become better students and to encourage them to get the most they can out of their school experience.
Access Students Promote Reading as part of the Access Reading Challenge
ccess Microscholarship Program Moldova challenged the youth and children from Ungheni, Balti, Soroca, Anenii Noi, Taraclia and Vulcanesti to read. They organized various local activities meant to encourage the young people from their community to read books and enrich their inner world.
Access Student Turns Balti into a Paper Town
Otilia Cirstea, Access student from Balti, decided to raise the people's awareness about recycling and initiated a campaign for collecting paper that can be reused. She managed to gather around 300 old books and other types of paper: cardboard, newspapers and toilet paper rolls, etc., which she later sold to a recycling company.
Mini Libraries for the Ungheni Community
Being fond of books themselves, the Access students from Ungheni chose to share their passion with their peers and came up with the initiative to make the teenagers from their community read more and enrich their minds and lives.
Access Ungheni Team Opens a "Boys and Girls" Club in their Community
Boys and Girls Club is the final community project implemented by the Access Team from Ungheni and represents a special club for 12-13 years-old children from their town who they worked with for 6 weeks. The Access students shared some of the skills they acquired during the program with a group of kids from their community and taught them to be community-friendly even from childhood.
Access Balti Students Organize Career Orientation Trainings
The Access students from Balti decided to give a hand to teenagers from 2 local high schools: "Vasile Alecsandri" and "A. Puskin" and help them discover the steps they need to take in order to make a good choice for their future career.
Access Balti Team Helps Children Discover American Holidays
Since discovering new cultures is such an exciting activity, the Access students from Balti made the decision to share their knowledge with younger children from "V. Alecsandri lyceum" from their city. Thus, they organized interactive lessons with 2nd, 3rd and 5th graders, telling them about the history of some American holidays, traditions and the way they are celebrated. In addition to that, they made crafts characteristic to the holidays they talked about.
SPOKTACULAR Civilization Classes- Halloween 2016
This year's Halloween celebrations brought the majestic and SPOOKTACULAR spirit of this holiday to the Access classrooms from Moldova. Students from Anenii Noi, Vulcanesti, and Balti, had the chance to experience this wonderful holiday.
Access Joins the
At the beginning of the new academic year, Access Moldova joined a national donation campaign organized together with FLEX alumni and Peace Corps volunteers. The campaign was entitled "Donezi-Contezi" (If you donate, you matter) and was organized in 28 regions of Moldova.
Access Teacher from Soroca, Nadejda Crusnevschi, Shares Her Impressions about SUSI Program
Nadejda Crusnevschi, the Access teacher from Soroca had the one-of-a-kind opportunity to participate in the 2016 SUSI Program (June-July, 2016), a 4-week intensive program for English teachers from all over the world that is designed to help language instructors develop professionally and get the chance to discover the U.S. culture and learn about the history of the country. Here are Nadejda’s impressions about the program:
Access Summer Camp- a Busy and Intensive, yet Exciting Week Full of English
One amazing week full of English is what 110 Access students from Anenii Noi, Taraclia, Balti, Vulcanesti, Soroca, and Ungheni went through this summer (June, 21- July, 30). It was a very intensive program designed to help them improve their English skills, encourage them to stay active and help them build their self-confidence.
An Action Against Plastic
During Summer Camp -2016, 35 Access students from Anenii Noi, Soroca and Ungheni participated in "An Action against Plastic" Project, part of the "Actors of Transition" International Program.
Access Students Enjoying the U.S. Independence Day Atmosphere
On the 4th of July 2016, the Access students from Balti who were in the Summer Camp, celebrated one of the most important events in the history of the USA- the day when this country gained its independence.
First Aid Training for Access Staff
The Access teachers, teaching assistants and administration were invited to participate in a “First Aid” Training organized by Red Cross Moldova, in order to learn how to face all kind of stressful situations that may come up and to ensure the security of all the Access students who will participate in the summer camp.
120 Access Students Participate in the "Our Rivers, Our World" Learning Circle on iEARN
From January to May, 2016 the Access students worked in the “Our Rivers, Our World” Learning Circle where, together with their partners from Iran, Ukraine, Peru, Slovenia, United States, they talked about the issues related to water and came up with project ideas for dealing with these problems.
Access Teachers, Students and Alumni Participate in iENGAGE Global Youth Service Day Conference
Some of the most active Access teachers, assistants, students and alumni participated in the iENGAGE GYSD Conference. They imparted the results of the community projects they implemented in their regions to other teachers and learners from Moldova and received prizes for their hard work.
200 Access Students and Alumni Organize Events on GYSD in 10 regions
GYSD is a great opportunity for active people all over the world to put their ideas into practice, and the Access groups from Moldova enjoy this event, getting involved every year, coming up with a wide variety of ideas aimed at bringing changes into their communities and inspiring others to act and do something that would benefit their towns.
NSLY-I Students Visiting Access Soroca
On March 26, 2016 the ACCESS students from Soroca were visited by a group of American students, participants of NLSI-Y who are currently living in Moldova.
18 Access Students Spending an Afternoon in the Company of the US Ambassador to Moldova, Mr. James D. Pettit
18 students from Balti, Ungheni, Soroca, Anenii Noi, Taraclia, and Vulcanesti, together with their teachers and teaching assistants were invited at Mr. James E. Pettit's Residence in Chisinau.
English Language Fellow Thaddeus McCleary Visiting the Access Students
On March 19, 2016 the ACCESS group joined the English Language Teaching Symposium, organized by “Alecu Russo” State University from Balti in order to meet Thaddeus McCleary, an English Language Fellow
Access Teachers Participate in a Workshop Led by English Language Fellow Jeanie Lundbom
On the 19th of March, 15 Access teachers and teaching assistants from 8 different regions of Moldova (Edinet, Soroca, Ungheni, Balti, Hincesti, Anenii Noi, Taraclia, Vulcanesti) gathered to Chisinau to a teacher training lead by the English Language Fellow Jeanie Lundbom who shared her teaching experience with the Language instructors from Moldova.
Access Teacher from Balti Implements the "GIRLS IN THE LEAD" Project for Access students and alumni
The Access teacher from Balti and alumna of SUSI Program, Corina Ceban, received a US Embassy to Moldova grant for implementing her gender education project "GIRLS IN THE LEAD" that lasted 5 months.
Access Balti Students Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
On the 16th of March, the Access students from Balti had another special lesson during which they discovered the roots and the traditions linked to St. Patrick's Day.
"Know it. Feel it"
After the successful implementation of their project " Different but Equal", Access alumni from Edinet and students from Soroca and Balti under the coordination of Iulia Sorocan, Access teacher assistant/ FLEX alumna and Cristina Bujag, FLEX alumna, in strong collaboration with "Salve!" NGO organized and later attended a seminar entitled "Know it. Feel it." on March, 13.
10 Access Teams Joined iEARN Moldova National Student Media Conference
The Access teams from Moldova were invited to participate in the iEARN Moldova Adobe Youth Voices National Student Media Conference, organized on the 12th of March. Together with other teachers and students from all other the country, the Access representatives exhibited some of their most outstanding media products created as part of numerous iEARN projects.
Access Staff Attend a Farewell Party to Celebrate the Fruitful Completion of the Program in their Regions
In order to celebrate the successful and fruitful end of the program, the Access staff from Edinet, Ribnita, Grigoriopol, Causeni, and Hincesti who worked tirelessly for the effective implementation of the Access program in their regions for the last two years, were invited to a reception organized by Kate Bartlett, Assistant Public Affairs Officer, US Embassy Moldova.
Access Teachers Involved in the Second Edition of the EFL Blogging School
Given that our teachers have wide experience in employing online tools in the EFL classroom, they became mentors in the EFL Blogging School and helped other 25 teachers from various regions of Moldova to discover these extremely efficient, productive and appealing resources.
Access students & alumni taking part in the Youth Leadership Program in the US
Access students & alumni taking part in the Youth Leadership Program in the US
Christmas Caravan Connects 220 Access Students from 11 Regions
For the third year consecutively, all the Access students were invited to participate in the Christmas Caravan which is a very special activity, given that it unites all the Access students from Moldova in a common project and gives them the chance to interact with each other and discover the peculiarities of the program in other regions.
Access students and alumni developed and implemented 8 civic-engagement projects in 8 regions of the country
Access students and alumni developed and implemented 8 civic-engagement projects in 8 regions of the country
92 Youth Join the Access Alumni Community in Moldova
The year 2015 ended with a moment of glory for 92 Access students when the hard work, active involvement and the long learning days were finally rewarded and the students fruitfully finalized the program.
8 Access teams of students and alumni participated in the "Access Youth Voice" Project
8 Access teams of students and alumni participated in the "Access Youth Voice" Project
70 Access students and alumni participated in the Access Youth Voice" Competition
70 Access students and alumni participated in the "Access Youth Voice" Competition
200 Access Students Participated in an International iEARN Holiday Card Exchange
This year, 200 Access students from Moldova (Edinet, Ribnita, Balti, Ungheni, Grigoriopol, Hincesti, Causeni, Anenii Noi, Vulcanesti, Taraclia and Soroca) had been involved in a very exciting project that they enjoyed a lot- the iEARN International Holiday Card Exchange.
20 Access teachers and teacher assistants attended the “Ensuring Quality Formal and Non-formal Education through the Access Program” Teacher Training
20 Access teachers and teacher assistants attended the “Ensuring Quality Formal and Non-formal Education through the Access Program” Teacher Training
Access Students Expressing their Gratitude on Thanksgiving Day
80 Access students from Ungheni, Edinet, Anenii Noi, and Balti learned about the history of this inspirational holiday, the traditions related to it, the type of food people cook for the Thanksgiving feast, and how it is celebrated in the USA.
Halloween- the most SPOOK-tacular holiday of the year
Original costumes, frightful stories, beautiful decorations, pumpkin carving, these are the elements that make Halloween such a special holiday, a holiday that is too exciting not to be celebrated within the Access family.
The Access Students from Moldova Celebrate Dogtober
People say that "Dogs are a man's best friends." The Access students from Moldova definitely agree with these words and didn't miss out the chance to show their support for these wonderful creatures that make the human life more exciting and funny, dedicating a whole month of October to raising awareness towards their well-being.
Access teachers from Edinet, Hincesti, Taraclia and Soroca joined the "EFL Blogging School for Moldovan Teachers " Project, Edition II.
Access teachers from Edinet, Hincesti, Taraclia and Soroca joined the "EFL Blogging School for Moldovan Teachers " Project, Edition II.
Access Program Extends to 4 New Regions in Moldova
In October 2015, the Program was extended to 4 new regions, and namely Soroca, Anenii Noi, Taraclia and Vulcanesti, where 80 teenagers were selected to benefit from this scholarship.
6 Access teachers and newly recruited teacher assistants took part in Alumni Reception-2015
6 Access teachers and newly recruited teacher assistants took part in Alumni Reception-2015
“Volunteering” is not a Role but a Status for 20 Access Students from Edinet
20 Access from Edinet benefit from a Volunteering Training
Access Summer Camp 2015- a productive challenge
One of the highlights of the Access Microscholarship Program is the summer camp which is organized every year for all the Access students from Moldova. It is an intensive one-week program designed to develop the students' English skills, as well as their personal aptitudes.
Access-Balti participated in the "Book- the Light of the Life's Tree" Flash Mob
20 Access students from Balti participated in the "Book- the Light of the Life's Tree" Flash Mob
Access and NSLI-Y Students Working Side by Side
Access and NSLI-Y Students Working Side by Side
12 Access students from Causeni participating at Kids' Councils Summer School
12 Access students from Causeni participating at Kid's Councils Summer School
Creativity is Environment-Friendly
Access Creativity Expressed through Environment-Friendly Project
45 Access Students Celebrating the Independence Day of the USA
Access Students Celebrating the Independence Day of the USA
Access students from Causeni joined a new 2-year
Access students from Causeni joined a new 2-year "Kids' Rights" project
Access Causeni organized the international Friendship Workshop
Access Causeni organized the international Friendship Workshop
Access Moldova Celebrating Global Youth Service Day-2015
Access Moldova Celebrating Global Youth Service Day-2015
Access Students Enjoying Tea with the US Ambassador to Moldova, Mr. James. D. Pettit
One of the most beautiful traditions in the life of Access Microscholarship Program Moldova is the Tea at the Ambassador’s Event.
Ten Access Instructors Attended "Innovation in English Language Teaching" Teacher Training
Ten Access Instructors attended "Innovation in English Language Teaching" Teacher Training
Access Program implementing "Language Police" Project
100 Access students have had to be more attentive at what they see and detect the language mistakes related to punctuation, grammar and spelling from any source- online announcements, posts, advertisements, public statuses, newspapers, etc.
76 Access Students and Alumni Participate in "Write-On" International Competition
76 Access students and alumni from 10 regions of our country embarked on the challenge to write about non-existent worlds, curious events and to give impressive answers to tricky questions.
"Love & Life" Project
On Dragobete, 20 Access students from Causeni decided to discover the misteries of love from the most reliable source- old couples who lived their lives side by side.
Access Moldova Students Celebrate Valentine’s Day
On February, 14, 100 Access students celebrated Valentine's Day in 5 different regions of Moldova.
23 Access teachers and teacher assistants participated in the "Keeping the EFLT Fit" Access teacher training
23 Access teachers and teacher assistants participated in "Keeping the EFLT Fit" Access teacher training
Access Moldova Students Celebrate "Dogtober"
Access Microscholarship Program Moldova dedicated a whole month to people’s most devoted friends- dogs.
Access students invited at "Ora Copiilor" Program, TeleRadio Moldova
Access students invited at "Ora Copiilor" Program, TeleRadio Moldova
Join "DOCTOBER" - a New Access Program Community Project
Join "DOCTOBER" - a New Access Program Community Project
Access Moldova Teachers Attended the 6th South Caucasus Regional ELT Conference “Reaching Out For Success”
Access Moldova Teachers Attended the 6th South Caucasus Regional ELT Conference “Reaching Out For Success”
“Is It Write or Right?” Spelling Contest Brings Together 180 Moldovan High-school Students
“Is It Write or Right?” Spelling Contest Brings Together 180 Moldovan High-school Students
310 Children from Social Vulnerable Families Benefited from “I Want to Go to School Too” Campaign
310 Children from Social Vulnerable Families Benefited from “I Want to Go to School Too” Campaign
Access Microscholarship Program Celebrating the 16th Anniversary of American Councils Moldova
Access Microscholarship Program Celebrating the 16th Anniversary of American Councils Moldova
"Making Changes Through Social Theater"- the International Outreach Fund Project
"Making Changes Through Social Theater"- the International Outreach Fund Project
Access Summer Camp, 2014 - an “English Only” Zone
Access Summer Camp, 2014 - an “English Only” Zone
Access Celebrating US Independence Day
Access Celebrating US Independence Day
107 Moldovan Teenagers Successfully Graduated the Access Microscholarship Program Moldova
107 Moldovan Teenagers Successfully Graduated the Access Microscholarship Program Moldova
Last but not the Least: Access students performing social plays
Last but not the Least: Access students performing social plays
Valentin Butnari, Access Alumna from Balti, participated at Access Program’s 10th Anniversary in the USA
Valentin Butnari, Access Alumna from Balti, participated at Access Program’s 10th Anniversary in the USA
Getting Prepared for Summer Camp: First Aid Training organized for Access staff by Red Cross Moldova
First Aid Training organized for Access staff by Red Cross Moldova
The US Ambassador to Moldova Invites the Access Staff for Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea with the US Ambassador to Moldova
Celebrating Global Youth Service Day
Celebrating Global Youth Service Day
A special day for the students from Access Straseni group
On May, 6, Access administration organized a team building session for the students from Straseni group.
Building New Social Bridges between Access and US Students through “Conversation Connect”
Building New Social Bridges between Access and US Students through “Conversation Connect”
"Give Your Toy a New Life" Campaign
"Give Your Toy a New Life" Campaign
Dr Satyam S Murty Visiting Access
Dr Satyam S Murty Visiting Access On April, 3, 2014
Access Students Discovering the Mysteries of Poetry
Access Students Discovering the Mysteries of Poetry
Tea at the Ambassador's
Tea at the Ambassador's
"The Best Ways to Study English" Power Point Competition
"The Best Ways to Study English" Power Point Competition
Eve Smith , Senior English Language Fellow, US Department of State, visiting Access students
Eve Smith , Senior English Language Fellow, US Department of State, visiting Access students
Access Teacher Training Presented by Eve Smith, Senior English Language Fellow, US Department of State
Access Teacher Training Presented by Eve Smith, Senior English Language Fellow, US Department of State
Christmas Card Competition Winners
Christmas Card Competition Winners
Sharing is Caring
Sharing is Caring
Random Acts of Kindness Day
Random Acts of Kindness Day
Community Projects Implemented by Access Bălți Students
Community Projects Implemented by Access Bălți Students
Access Bender Won Youth Grant Funds for an English Language Club for Youth from Varnita and Bender
Access Bender Won Youth Grant Funds for an English Language Club for Youth from Varnita and Bender
Access Program collaboration with TESOL EVO
Access Program - a case study within the "Online Tools for EFL/ESL Civic Engagement Youth Projects" online training,TESOL Electronic Village Online 2014
September, 2013- January, 2014- Access Students Implemented 10 iEARN Projects
September, 2013- January, 2014- Access Students Implemented 10 iEARN Projects
International “Access is…” Photo Celebration
International “Access is…” Photo Celebration
Two best Access Alumni were nominated to potentially participate in the Exchange program for Access Alumni 10th anniversary
Two best Access Alumni were nominated to potentially participate in the Exchange program for Access Alumni 10th anniversary
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
One of the Access participants nominated as BEST iEARN Alumni from Moldova
One of the Access participants nominated as BEST iEARN Alumni from Moldova
Access Program 2013 Statistics
Access Program 2013 Statistics
Christmas Treat for Access Ialoveni Orphan Students
Christmas Treat for Access Ialoveni Orphan Students
Ten Access Sites Joined "Christmas Caravan"
Ten Access Sites Joined "Christmas Caravan"
"Sharing Best Practices in Access" Teacher Training
"Sharing Best Practices in Access" Teacher Training
Vlas Cristian - Access winner of "Why I like studying English at the American Councils" Essay Contest
Vlas Cristian - Access winner of "Why I like studying English at the American Councils" Essay Contest
RELO Jerrold Frank Visiting Access
RELO Jerrold Frank Visiting Access
Access Students Celebrating Halloween
Access Students Celebrating Halloween
Vlad Ciuperca, “A path to success and new opportunities: from Access to Flex!”
Vlad Ciuperca, Access Alumna, 2012 and Flex Alumna, 2013 is a good example of how active and continuously inspired might be a teenager.
20 Access/EFL teachers and assistants participated at “Children with Special Education Needs: Instructive Methodology and Project Management" Workshop
20 Access/EFL teachers and assistants participated at “Children with Special Education Needs: Instructive Methodology and Project Management” Workshop
Access Alumna of the Month of February - Luminta Chercheja
Access Moldova is recognising Luminta Chercheja as one of its most active alumna
"A Happy Day" Access Project
COORDINATOR: VALERIA POPOVA, ACCESS ALUMNUS, Ciadir-Lunga
Rezina/Ribnita-Access grant project: “The Right to Information”
coordinator: Denis Dogoter, Access student from Ribnita
Ungheni-Access Grant Project Implementation: “Rocking Chair”
Coordinator: Alexandru Marievschi, Access student, Ungheni
Access students meet US Ambassador Moser
Access Micro-scholarship Program from Moldova in visit at the US Ambassador's Tea Party
April-May iEARN Projects
Collaborative iEARN projects with Slovenia, Russia and Serbia
Moldovan Teenagers Participated in the English Access Micro-scholarship Summer Camp
From 9th of July to 1st August, 50 teenagers from 4 regions of the Republic of Moldova participated in the English Access Micro-scholarship Summer Camp.
Access Leadership through Language Training
Sevastopol, Ukraine, June 25-29, 2012
Access Teachers present at APLE Conference
Presenting Access practices at the national EFL conference
Access collaborates with ALC
Sharing ALC and Access Experience: achievements, challenges and future perspectives
Access Teachers attend International Conference on Teaching Languages
Access teachers share their experience at an international conference
Visit of the US Ambassador to Ungheni ACCESS
Visit of the US Ambassador to Ungheni ACCESS
Access Teachers' Training Workshops
Professional Development for Access instructors
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Photo Gallery
May, 01 2014
Conversation Connect
March, 25 2014
Tea at the Ambassador's
February, 20 2014
Sharing is Caring
February, 17 2014
Random Acts of Kindness Day
December, 23 2013
Christmas Caravan
December, 03 2013
Essay Contest
November, 16 2013
Access Teacher Training
July, 21 2013
Independence Day Picnic
December, 25 2011
Teacher Trainings
June, 22 2011
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