Community Teaching in Malawi

Mangochi, Malawi

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15 people
7 days
Code: 468
Community, Teaching, Volunteering Abroad
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If you love teaching and being with children, experiencing Malawi as a community teacher is something you will really enjoy!

We have good relationships with the rural village leaders who would like us to organize community programs in the local village hall. You will be helping children who are not able to attend school for reasons such as distance, time or family responsibilities.

A lot of the children here are quite young and require attention and activities to keep them stimulated and assist their growth.

You will be helping to teach basic English, exchange songs, take part in singing, and playing educational games. You may also lead the children through activities like handicrafts, sports, drawing, coloring, writing and more!

Be prepared to work for 4-5 hours a day on this program, teaching, leading groups, creating lesson plans and content for the classes.

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

This program starts every week.

During 2018

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives
  • Assist in the education of Malawian children.
  • Give the village children more chances at conversing in English
  • Provide you with insight into a different education system        
  • Provide you with teaching experience, an invaluable life skill!
Monday to Friday

You will be teaching for roughly five hours with a lunch break in between. After your teaching shift, you will have time to prepare the lesson for the next day. A typical day could look like...

  • Breakfast at the Center
  • Join a teachers meeting to plan for the day
  • Lead Teaching a class
  • Lunch with the children
  • Play sports and games with the children
  • Prepare lessons or activities for the following day
  • Back to the center for dinner to share your experiences with other participants from different programs

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Intermediate

CRB required:                No

Passport copy required:        No

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

There are no further requirements for this program.

There are no further requirements for this program.

Additional Equipment
  • Modest clothing for the school - e.g. covering the knees and shoulders.

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa, Vaccinations or Personal Spending Money

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