Education Project in Mauritius

Le Morne, Mauritius

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15 people
7 days
Code: 567
Activity and Adventure, Care Work, Teaching, Volunteering Abroad
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Participants give the children of a neglected community an opportunity to draw from English Education. The Kindergarten teaching option is a wonderful chance for participants to introduce learning through games and a lot of fun. English is not part of the syllabus and the repercussions of not being able to communicate in a global language, has taken its toll on the current youth and Mauritius is saddled with a massive issue wherein only 54% of youth complete an educational program in schools or colleges, actually complete their induction without dropping out of the educational system currently present in Mauritius.

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.

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Aims & Objectives

To foster community development by providing underprivileged children with equal opportunities to education.

Monday to Friday
  • Kindergarten & Primary School teaching, using English
  • Learning through activities using board games, play dough, colouring pictures and games
  • Introducing children to colours, shapes & other cognitive exercises.
  • Basic introduction to numbers and alphabets in English
  • Games in the playground that enhance exercises & translating the actions such in English.
  • Introduction to the natural & manmade environment in naming of trees, water, leaves, grass, metal, water, taps, building etc.
  • Short stories, poems & songs that are popular to a majority of the participants
  • Sharing geographical on their countries that they come from and country locations on the globe.
  • Lesson planning and research to plan for the next day’s teaching inputs for the children.
  • Maintaining a file on each child with an overview of their capacity in various capacities.
  • Maintaining a file on each of the programs that has been covered by participants to enable other participants in avoiding repetition and aid handover to new participants.
  • Weekly meetings amongst participants to brainstorm on the programs undertaken

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:        Basic

CRB required:                On Signup

Passport copy required:        On Signup

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

For participants below 18, parental consent is required and for participants above 65, medical clearance is required.

For participants below 18, parental consent is required and for participants above 65, medical clearance is required.

Additional Equipment

No specific equipment necessary.

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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