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Teaching Children in Australia

ARGENTINA: Teach Children in Schools or Orphanages in Buenos Aires
Teach Conversational English in schools, orphanages and social centres in Buenos Aires, to children, teenagers, orphans, street children, or single mothers.

Although the children often come from deprived or abusive backgrounds, they are usually warm and friendly, and they need and respond well to care, attention and affection.

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Teach Children in Schools and Refugee Centres in Perth in Australia

AUSTRALIA: Teach Children in Schools and Refugee Centres in Perth
Teach English to refugee children from war-torn countries such as Sudan, Somalia and Afghanistan to begin a new life. You'll work as an assistant teacher in the school’s Intensive English Centre (IEC), which was established to enable refugee children to learn English and adapt to the Australian education system before going into mainstream school education.

Class sizes vary between 10 and 15 children in each IEC class and you will be teaching children between the ages of 4 and 12. You can also teach subjects like Sports, Music, Drama, Maths and Art.

Volunteer to teach disadvantaged children in Cambodia with Budget Volunteering

CAMBODIA: Teach Poor Children in Samraong
Teach deserving children at a school with 230 eager-to-learn children in Samraong. The children from 6 different villages in the area and the school provides free education to those who otherwise couldn't afford it.

You'll also be able to help in other activities, like drawing art, singing or other activities.  You don't need any qualifications.

Volunteer with Children in a Kindergarten in Fengyan in China on a

CHINA: Care for and Teach Young Children in a Kindergarden in Fengyan
Volunteer in a Kindergarten where the children are about 4/5 years old. They are mainly from the poor villages in and around the area – they will be excited to see you.

The kindergarten is informal and the children will want to play with you more than be ‘taught’. If you can start to get them enthused about coming to school, and perhaps give them a few very basic English phrases such as simple greetings, you will have done a great and enjoyable job! 

Volunteer teaching Children in India

INDIA: Teach English and Other Subjects to Children in Schools in Madurai
Teach conversational English and a choice of subjects in India. All teaching is very much appreciated, so you can combine your teaching with Music, Drama, French, German, Arts and Crafts or Sports.

You can work in nursery, primary and secondary schools, with children who want to learn. This project is totally flexible.  

INDIA: Teach Drama to Children in Schools in Madurai
You'll teach drama to children from the ages of 5 to 12, mainly at matriculation schools where English is taught as the main language. The School Principals are keen for the children to learn acting skills. You'll have free rein to devise your lessons. You may even be able to put on a production at the school. You'll normally teach 4 to 5 classes per day.

Teaching children in New Zealand

Teach Music to Children in New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND: each English to Children in Schools in Auckland
You'll work with small groups of children from underprivileged countries and communities. Many come from countries such as Somalia, Ethiopia and the South Pacific islands.

You'll work as an assistant teacher, helping small groups of children in a variety of subjects, or one-to-one with some of the children who particularly need help.

NEW ZEALAND: Teach Music to Children in a School in Auckland
Work as an assistant to the Music teacher, with opportunity to teach a number of different musical instruments, singing, and more. You can also teach Drama, English and a choice of other subjects, if you'd like to.

You'll work one-to-one and in small groups with the children to  give them the attention they need.

SOUTH AFRICA: Teach Township Children in Schools in Knysna
Teach disadvantaged children in primary or secondary schools. Generally you'll teach conversational English but you can teach a variety of other academic subjects if you'd like to, as well as Sports, Drama, Arts and Music. The choice is yours. Any and all assistance from volunteers is greatly appreciated and benefits the children tremendously.

SOUTH AFRICA: Teach Drama, Music or Dance to Township Children in Schools in Knysna
Work with children to expose them to cultural activities and enable their creativity to shine through. Some of things you could do include:

Organising and putting on drama workshops, organising an after-school drama club, helping the local school children to put on a small-scale productions, in Drama, Dance and/or Music, giving Dance lessons and Music lessons, helping out with conversational English classes

Teach Children and Monks in Kandy in Sri Lanka on a gap year and career break with Budget Volunteering

Teach English and Other Subjects to Children and Monks in Kandy

Teach English in Temples, Preschools and Upper schools in the local villages, You'll work with Monks and Children and also help to teach Drama, Music and other foreign Languages, or Sports or Computer Science. You'll assist other teachers and staff and may have to create teaching plans, etc. 

The objective of this education programme is to help them improve their English language.

Volunteering Project Teaching Children in Thailand on a gap year or career break with Budget Volunteering

THAILAND: Teach Underprivileged Children in Schools in Singburi in Thailand

On this volunteering project you'll teach English to students at various primary and secondary schools. The children range in age from 4 to 21. The schools accept a non-formal approach to teaching so you'll be free to choose your own way of teaching and may bring new ideas into class.

This is a very rewarding project with huge benefits for the children!

ZAMBIA: Teach Orphans and Extremely Poor Children in Livingstone
Unlike other 'mainstream' schools, this school that you'll work in is for orphans and extremely poor children. There are facilities for some orphans to be permanently housed on the premises, while the other children attend the school each day, returning home after classes.

You can teach a variety of subjects, including English, Maths, Sports or any academic subjects. If you have skills or knowledge of Drama, Dance, Music or Arts & Crafts, you'll be able to teach these as well.

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