Nghia Tan Primary School (English Teaching) - North (VNM-35)


Type: Education, Development, Children - Country: Vietnam

Brief description and main aims

Nghia Tan Primary School is located in Cau Giay district, Hanoi, and there is very little chance for the children and teachers to meet foreigners to practice their English communication skills even though they have received great support from the government.

The aim of the program is to provide an English language speaking environment for children to practice and improve their confidence in using a foreign language in communication.

Main Activities

There are about 3,000 studnets aging from 6 to 11 years old who start learning English and French at grade 1 (6 years old).

Volunteer tasks

Volunteers will be expected to help with the following:

  • Helping students improve their listening/speaking skills.
  • Helping students improve their pronunciation.
  • Organizing games and other activities in classrooms.
  • Assisting local teachers in managing the classes.

Normally volunteers will teach about 20 hours a week. Volunteers will always work with a local teacher.

Travel to work: about 30 minutes walking.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

Volunteers should:
  • Like to work with children.
  • Be mmature and take initiative
  • Be fluent in English.
  • Be open-minded and sociable.
  • Be willing to learn more about the country and adapt to different and working style in Vietnam.
  • Be at least 18 years old

Location

Cau Giay district, Hanoi. It is approximate 8 kms far away from city center.
 

Duration

Minimum: 4 Weeks

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Volunteers will stay in a dormitory with rooms shared with other volunteers. Living conditions will be Vietnamese standard with shared bathroom, shared room with bunk-beds. Mattress, blanket, pillow and mosquito net are provided.
 
Food will be provided at accommodation. Meals will be mostly local food, which vary from the daily cooking schedule. Volunteers, especially those who are vegetarian, may be required to do some cooking by themselves.During working-days food is provided by the host placement.

More Information

There are no placements available during summer (June – July- August).

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