COMMUNITY TEACHING 2018
Open all year, starting on Mondays, participation fee 175€ per week. Culture week 210€ per week, mandatory to start the programme.
- Code : G/MW/CT2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 98
The Green Lion
If you love teaching and being with children, experiencing Malawi as a community teacher is something you will really enjoy! We have good relationships with the rural village leaders who would like us to organize community programs in the local village hall. You will be helping children who are not able to attend school for reasons such as distance, time or family responsibilities. A lot of the children here are quite young and require attention and activities to keep them stimulated and assist their growth. You will be helping to teach basic English, exchange songs, take part in singing, and playing educational games. You may also lead the children through activities like handicrafts, sports, drawing, coloring, writing and more! Be prepared to work for 4-5 hours a day on this program, teaching, leading groups, creating lesson plans and content for the classes.
About the Accommodation : You will be accommodated in our center. It is quite basic and you will share your room with other participants. There are shared western style, flushable toilets. There are limited laundry facilities so expect to wash your clothes by hand. All participants are expected to be environmentally aware and to use all resources with restraint, especially water, paper and electricity. You will be expected to clean up yourself, and to play your part to keep the accommodation neat and organized. Food Arrangements : Malawian food will served mainly, along with some European food. You can expect meat, vegetables, potatoes, eggs, bread, rice spaghetti and more.
Mangochi is coastal town sited between Lakes Malawi and Malombe. Previously called Fort Johnston during colonial times, it is known as a lake town with a lot of water and fishing activities. Although a small township with a population of 50,000, necessities are nearby to assist you during your stay. It is also full of culture and history and it’s always interesting to walk through the small town.
Additional Equipment : Modest clothing for the school – e.g. covering the knees and shoulders.