You can do so much more than just teach English on this project; you will be working side-by-side with your students, encouraging cultural understanding and sharing perspectives to help prepare them for future employment and better opportunities.
As an English teacher you will also be exposing your students to one of the world’s most spoken languages. Students range in age from primary school age to the elderly – but no matter who sits in your classroom, teaching English is bound to be an extraordinarily fulfilling experience.
English instruction in the World is spotty at best, so volunteering to teach English will provide young students with a supplement to what they learn in school and will give people who never took English courses the opportunity to learn the language. It is also an excellent opportunity to give those living in low-income communities a chance to broaden their horizons and have access to the language that fuels the global economy.
Teach and bond with gorgeous kids and youngsters from unprivileged communities.
Learning about their life, culture and history from a local perspective.
Experiencing amazing and picturesque cities and all that goes with it.
Skills needed to the teach English projects
If you’re thinking about volunteering to teach and have no experience, don’t worry! The teaching placements are flexible – from tutoring a few students to teaching an entire class. Volunteers also often help each other in planning lessons and activities – but the simple fact that there is an English speaker leading discussion makes a tremendous impact on language acquisition.
The project exposes students from low-income communities o the world’s most commonly spoken language, one that fuels the global economy.
The inclusion of an English speaker leading the discussion makes a tremendous impact on language acquisition.
In most projects volunteers are expected to create their own lesson plans and often work together on these.
Please note, volunteers do not need to be a qualified or experienced teacher to participate on the Teach English project.
Volunteer Teaching English – Overview of the Volunteer Projects in different Countries
Teach English in a Buddhist Monastery in Nepal
Go for a unique volunteer trip and teach English in Nepal at a Buddhist monastery, located at Aarubari, Jorpati, Kathmandu. Since the young monks are passionate English students, you will enjoy teaching and learning about the Buddhist philosophy of peace and compassion.
Buddhist Philosophy of Peace and Compassion
English proficiency is in high demand in Nepal for the furthering of academic and professional opportunities. Volunteering in this project you will be places in a monastery located within the peaceful highlands of the Kathmandu valley.Zita Scederkenyi teaching English to the young monks
Buddhism is a religion based on the ideals of peace and compassion. There is much to learn from the followers of Buddhism their mantra of a simple life. Therefore you will have the opportunity to get a close insight of Buddhist culture and spirituality. At the same time, your teaching will help the monks developing language skills and open new opportunities for their future.