Depending on the school, volunteers will teach classes independently or with another Nepali teacher for your assistance. Volunteers in this program will teach 45-minute classes anywhere from 2-4 hours a day, six days a week (Saturday is the holiday). Volunteers generally create programs to stimulate classroom lessons and improve the students’ conversational English through various teaching methods.
Upon placement in this program, volunteers will be given guidance on effective teaching in the Nepali style, although the volunteers can demonstrate new models of teaching and may implement their methods upon approval by the school teachers. Prior to the placement, volunteers will receive Nepali language and cultural training. During this program, volunteers will stay near the school with a local Nepali family. After your time volunteering at the school is complete; volunteers, students, and school staff can exchange contact information to keep in touch and continue your new lifelong friendships.
Volunteer Responsibilities Teaching at a Nepali School:
Teach English (2-4 hours a day) in the school
Organize games, drawing, singing, dancing, and other creative activities
Take children on educational tours and introduce them to new places (maybe your home country)
Help children understand the homework, and teach motivated students about topics outside of their “normal curriculum”
Teach and tutor children in English, Computers, or any subject the volunteer specializes in
Develop a creative environment for children through crafts, games, and sports
Organize hygiene awareness/cleanliness program for students
Skills required: Volunteers must have good English (limited-working) proficiency. Experience teaching is a plus, but not necessary for this program/placement. Volunteers must observe the rules and regulations of the learning centre, be respectful and polite to the teachers, club members, and local people.