Getting students to use their own skills and creativity not teaching from the front of the class
One highlight was when, during my last week, following some preparatory work I had done with BYA
facilitators at Huntington, the students put on wonderfully lively performances of a ‘playlet’ which formed
part of the English programme. This seemed to complete a transition on the facilitat... read the full item
Comparing Early Chidhood Education in The Gambia and The UK
" Early years in the UK is far more advanced and you immediately begin to appreciate how many resources, materials and how
much money we have at our disposal.....It is important to embrace their (Gambian) culture and
understand the challenges faced by educators in The Gambia. Life is very... read the full item
"few have seen, let alone worked with a compuer before"
My time was spent working on the Bridging Year (BYA) programme, this is a year long course that
takes school leavers in the local area and looks to prepare them for entering the workplace by
making them computer literate (few have seen, let alone worked with a computer before starting
... read the full item
Career mentorship for a digital learning centre in South Africa
"There are so many obstacles that are in the way of rural South Africans, so
it’s essential that the volunteer understands the situation and builds effective, sustainable, and scalable
material that can be used by the fouindation it expands"
Read the whole case study here
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Time and team management training by a volunteer with business skills.....
....for a school principal in Cambodia - and time was found for product development to help the funding of the community centre!
"If you have a skill that you could share and would like to immerse yourself in another culture then
volunteering abroad is a fabulous experience. In particular ... read the full item
"It really feels like progress has been made with our early education centres.= ( in Swaziland)
Volunteer Yvonne builds on the work of previous volunteers. Read the whole story here read the full item
Celia's second trip to Swaziland didn't go quite as planned but....
......"The biggest success was knowing that it was absolutely the right thing to do to come back to Swaziland.
There was a part of me that wondered if coming back was wise. Although I was much more aware of the
dynamics and challenges within the organisation, I still felt at home and felt... read the full item
Volunteers Ursula and Diana - meet in Wiltshire via Kathmandu and Eastern cape south Africa
Different journeys in very different corners of the world bring two Wiltshire women together - read their story here
published in Witshire magazine December 2012 read the full item
Volunteers tell their own stories on Video
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Tony writes about his time in Tshume School
On his return from South Africa, volunteer Tony writes to his predecessors - read his letter here read the full item
Volunteers tell their own stories
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UNCUT! video interviews with volunteers
Hear about the rewards and callenges of volunteering with people and places from volunteers in their UNCUT videos.
watch them here read the full item
The Kuglers - husband and wife team.
Larry and Eileen Kugler have volunteered with us twice in the rural township school of A.V.Bukani. Their second trip was "returning to find we never really left" Read their story. read the full item
Emma - HR manager in her 30's
Emma's volunteer experience was truly "lifechanging".Here she tries to explain why. Read read the full item
Bill - retired lecturer and education manager
Read about Bill's two volunteer placements here read the full item
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