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.
AUSTRALIA: Teach Children in Schools and Refugee Centres in
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.
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
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!
You can work in nursery,
primary and secondary schools, with children who
want to learn. This project is totally flexible.
INDIA: Teach Drama to
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.
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.
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
lessons, helping out with conversational English classes
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,
The objective of
this education programme is to help them improve their
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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