Hanoi Vocational College of High Technology (English teaching) (VNM-129)

Type: Education: Teaching languages - Country: Vietnam

Brief description and main aims

Hanoi Vocational College of High Technology teaches over 1000 students from 18 to 21 years old, according with the Ministry of Labour-Invalids and Social Affairs plan. The main purpose is to provide multi-level vocational services of high quality to meet the labor demands, equipping students with effective and practical professional skills related on computer repairing, computer programming, metal works and accounting, in different levels of professionalism.

The college provides communicative English skills as well in order to meet the high demand of the society in the integration process, especially with the labour export market. One of the increasing labour market requirements is the English language skills and usually this sector of the population have a very little chance to learn foreign languages or to meet foreigners to practice English and exchange communication skills.

Volunteer tasks

Volunteers will be expected to help with the followings: 
  • Improving listening and speaking skills for students
  • Improving students’ competency in communication
  • Teaching students following the university’s curriculum
  • Organizing games and other activities in classrooms or outdoors in more flexible classes
Normally volunteers will teach about 30 hours a week. No placements available in summer time (June – July – August).

Volunteer requirements / Skills

Volunteers should:
  • Like to work with students
  • Be mature and have an initiative spirit
  • Be able to work independently in the classroom
  • Be fluent in English
  • At least 20 years old
  • Be open-minded and sociable
  • Be willing to learn more about the country and adapt to the working style in Vietnam


The school is located in Tay Mo commune in Tu Liem district, Hanoi. It is approximately 16 km away from the city center. 

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 a bathroom and a shared bedroom 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.
Travel to work from volunteer accommodation takes about 1 hour by bus.

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