Start: Last Thursday of each Month. End: Saturday of the last week. Min &Max. Duration: 2-6 Months (Strictly). Participation fee : 300 € per month. Closed in June and December. Lisez les informations spécifiques
- Code : TZ.UV.MTV-03
- Dispo : 2M / 3F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Project description In educational environment, mathematics has been often referred to a bridge of success or failure for high school graduation and career. It is a fact that mathematics subject has become a pump rather than filter in the pipeline of education system. Inadequate mathematics skills and understanding affects one’s ability to make critically important educational, life, and career decisions. The results of National examinations in Tanzania still indicating poor performance of students in Mathematic subject. The reasons and factors affecting are many. This project is therefore aiming to contribute to the Secondary schools mathematics examination results for better career and future. — Project activities : Volunteers will join existing local school teacher to teach Mathematics for secondary school students (13-18 years range). Various classes and on different levels will be running every day following the National curriculum. Volunteers will be provided with induction seminar to be familiar with the system before starting the assignment. A part from working with the school; remedial classes for mathematics will be organized at the community Youth center in the evening to support slow learners or Students with learning difficulties in various schools.
Food : To be provided for free at the host family and at the project. Food will not be available outside designated project location. — Accommodation: Volunteers will be accommodated at the local host family in the community. Staying with a host family is a great way to learn and understanding the culture. The host family will be able to introduce volunteers to the nuances of life and the food and culture. Volunteers are expected to be part of the family and not guest!
The Project will be hosted in Vigoa community located in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam about 30km from Dar es Salaam city center. It has a beautiful landscape and natural attractions where some wild animals (Monkeys, rabbits and birds) are still visible. It is accessible by public and private transport. Convenient shops are available and there is signal for mobile phones where internet can be accessible as well. — Free time activities: Weekends will be free for volunteers to spend time with their host families. However there is also a possibilities to visit places like Zanzibar and Bagamoyo historical towns, Wildlife safari), cultural and eco-tourism activities (We can provide some tips and price quotes if needed). — Arrival and Terminal : Volunteers will be picked up at Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) on or before the date provided by the volunteer. Arrival information should be provided at least seven days before the project start. Arrival/Starting date of the project is Last Thursdays of each Month. Last day should be Saturday of the last week. If you wish to arrive earlier or stay longer due to the flight arrangements you should inform us in advance and each extra day will attract a little cost of €20 (Euro) to cover the cost of accommodation and meals. Maximum two days.
Commitment to treating learner with respect, Non-judgemental approach that values different cultures, Good English language skills, Strong inter-personal skills, Interest in people and their stories, open minded, flexible and ability to work under less supervision. – Language: The official working Language will be English. However you should have interest to learn the local Language (Kiswahili). Optional language classes will be provided. — Extra Fee : Non-refundable monthly participation fee of €300 or equivalent Tanzanian shillings are expected to be paid on arrival day at once. Participation fee does not cover the cost of medical/health services, all types of insurances, cost of relevant Visas or permits, airport drop off on departure date, pocket money, free/leisure activities and other personal expenses. However; participation fee does cover the cost of airport pickups on arrival, orientation on arrival, transport to go to the project related activities, food and accommodation during the program and general running cost of the project. – Remarks: This project is not available in the months of June and December