TEACHING PROGRAM 2017
: PROGRAMME fee is 175 € per week - see calendar of starting dates in project description. programme starts with introduction week (fee is 210 €, see GL/MLS/IW2016)
- Code : G/MLS/TP2017
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Program Description The core aims and objectives of this project are to help school children build their confidence and improve their level of English, which will help them in many ways in the future. A standard week will consist of preparing lesson plans and teaching children at a local school. You will also be able to teach a whole class either on your own or with other participants at the local school, while at the same time experiencing a uniquely different lifestyle. Specific tasks in the program may include: • Creating lesson plans • Managing English conversation and grammar exercises • Teaching informal English classes • Engaging in activities such as music, songs and games A typical day: You will leave the centre between 7 – 8 am in the morning or 1 – 2 pm in the afternoon depending on the schedule and you will be teaching at the kindergarten/school for approximately 2-4 hours. You will be expected to work five days a week, and will have the weekends off, giving you plenty of time to go on excursions around the country or to relax and unwind. All information about the project and various sites will be provided to you by our local coordinator on arrival. You will not be allowed to select projects and are required to join ongoing projects or carry out work as required by the local community. Aims &Objectives The aims &objectives is to help the kids grow in their confidence and learn better English which will help them in many ways in the future.
Accommodation is a standard semi-detached house in a residential area called Kali Garden in Kuching. This is one of the typical homes. A small park behind the house is where residents jog and exercise. There is a Malay village and a fishing village within the vicinity. Our rooms allocate 4-8 people based on a single-gender basis and shared toilet with your roommates. We provide for 3 meals during weekday (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and 2 meals during the weekend (breakfast and dinner). Malaysian food is tasty and diverse and you can expect to experience a myriad of flavors and meals during their stay. Typical dishes include mee kok lo (noodles and vegetables either dry or soup), nasi goreng (fried rice and vegetables) or roti canai (is a type of Indian influenced flatbread found in Malaysia. Breakfasts are varied and and include toast, cereals, fresh fruit, etc. Tea, coffee and purified water is available at the house. We do not recommend that you drink water straight from the tap
Sarawak makes access to Borneo’s natural wonders and cultural riches a breeze. Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, is simply unique. No other city in Malaysia has such a romantic and unlikely history, nor displays its charms with such an easy grace. Kuching goes about its own business in a relaxed manner that hasn’t changed in 160 years. Supermarket, Gymnasium, swimming pool, saloon, Laundromat, cinema, money exchange, ATM, sim card shop, and photocopy shops are all located within 2 kilometers radius.
Program participant criteria: Good level of English. Additional equipment: Casual dress is appropriate during your time at the school. However, no-see through clothes or low cut tops are permitted. Open all year, starting on Mondays, arrival on Sundays and departure on Saturday morning, participation fee 175€ per week. Program runs Mon-Fri, (free weekends), culture week mandatory to start the programme: 210€. Compulsory starting dates for 2017: 02/01 – 16/01 – 06/02 – 20/02 – 06/03 – 20/03 – 03/04 – 17/04 – 01/05 – 15/05 – 05/06 – 19/06 – 03/07 – 10/07 – 17/07 – 24/07 – 07/08 – 21/08 – 04/09 – 18/09 – 02/10 – 16/10 – 06/11 – 20/11 – 04/12 – 18/12. Reception at KCH (Kuching International Airport) at the arrival (Sun 8 am to 8 pm). Early / Late arrival (MonSat): Pickups outside regular arrival times are only available on a case by case basis, but no need to worry, you can easily get to our center on your own.