01.11. - 28.02.2021
Small townin Northern Thailand where is located in a peaceful area with nearly a Doi Inthanon National Park. It is called “Mae Chaem”. The village with the simple way of living on agriculture and handicraft product is far from the city around 120 kilometers. The village welcome visitor to exchange with the peaceful way together. There are the rural schools in the
countryside of Chiang Mai, Thailand where the children from hill tribes have an opportunity to study.
Rajaprajanugroh 31 School is located in the Inthanon mountain area. The school is boarding school for disadvantaged and
poor children in Maechaem district, Chiangmai. The school is under the royal foundation offers education, food and
accommodation for the children who have no parents, the children from the poor family, and the children from the very remote area. . There are about 787 students that they can come and stay at the school from the primary (7 years old) to high school (18 years old).
Students in this school is from different hill tribe village, including of Karen, Hmong, Lee-saw, Lua
English as the global language and intercultural learning are important for local Thai people to understand and being for global citizens. English is also the gateway to open mind and knowledge. After the project was created by VSA Thailand and has been successful for eight years. Former volunteers came to give the opportunity for children in schools and local community. Many local people improved their English skills through exchanging with international volunteers, or at least they try to speak the English language more and dare to face and work with the foreigner even though they cannot speak English. Moreover,
volunteers’ activities impacted local community. They used to stay lively and trustily with the foreigner. Local people have a chance to learn, accept, and adopt the ways of life with the different cultures
Volunteer will work as English teacher, preparing lessons with the teacher at
Creative teaching English –Non-formal education tools can be used for
creative teaching; volunteer is not required teaching certificate but requiring
to be creative. Aims of creative teaching is giving the chance for students in
the school and local community to have an opportunity to communicate with
different language and learn difference culture.
Volunteer would use Non-formal education tools to make an activities base
on intercultural and language such as the games, songs, storytelling, and
dancing. Also, it should focus on communication; listening and speaking.
The activity after school – because the students stay at the school dormitory, they always have extra activities after school.
The volunteer can join them to make a more closed relationship. It will be a good opportunity to exchange the different cultures and activities. Student is learning occupation skill activities such as cooking, organix farming, sport, northern tranditional music club, etc.
Volunteer will stay at the school dormitory. Food will be provided at school
canteen. There is internet signal in the school
Love to be with kids, patient and be creative teacher.
Táto aktivita nemôže byť pridaná do tvojej tašky. Môže byť plná, uzavretá, alebo nie je určená pre teba. Tiež sa musíš prihlásiť.