TEACHING AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

About Teaching & Assistance

The project activities of the volunteers are designed in such a way that there is no need for previous teaching experience to participate in a teaching project. Teaching material, every day lesson/activity planning and day to day support is provided to volunteers for making most impact in their time at the project.

Volunteers engaged in teaching activities make a direct and long term contribution to the development of students for building their confidence, academic performance and future prospects.

In the words of Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” states clearly that to change world or society, it is essential that education should be given importance. Education is the birth-right of every child and equal opportunities for better education should be given to every child present in the society. Every child should be given the gift of basic education and it is also considered as the bedrock of development. Education helps in changing the personality and the story of a child to live a better life. About 61 million children across the world are not able to attend schools and get basic education and lead a life of poverty.Education opens gate for a number of opportunities and increase the lifetime earning of individual.

A Trip Unlike Any Other

Why backpack through Europe when you can clap back at poverty? Seeing the Eiffel Tower is something that anyone can do. Whereas waking up in the foothills of the Himalayas is a unique experience that you will carry with you forever. Our programme is packed with activities and sights that will amaze your family and friends. You’ll meet volunteers from all over the world – young women and men just like you who want to make a difference, broaden their horizons, and live an amazing adventure in a part of the world that not many will ever get to experience. The bonds you create will last you a lifetime.

Location - Jaipur, India

Being part of the Golden Triangle of tourism in India, Jaipur is a jewel in the Indian heritage and is one of the most visited and photographed cities in the world. Famous sites like The Wind Palace , Amber Fort , City Palace and Jantar Mantar keep tourists glued to the city.

The Idex Jaipur accommodation is ideal for the participants attending Idex’s programs and also useful for travellers who wish to enjoy the riches of Rajasthan.

Jaipur is privileged to be the first planned Indian city and it is globally renowned for its colourful gems. Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, has an alluring combination of ancient historical significance with the benefits of a metropolis. The bustling city is one of the corners of the golden triangle, the other two being Agra and Delhi.

This popular tourist destination accurately represents the Rajputana traditions, history and architecture. Jaipur is also known to be one among the best luxury travel destinations in India with plenty of heritage and boutique hotels. It is also a favourite travel spot for backpackers who look forward to a variety of exciting activities on a shoestring budget.

This city is hospitable and welcoming and is perfect for an ideal holiday amidst modern comforts and rich history. Each palace, temple and fort in Jaipur transports the traveller back to the golden Rajput era. The mixture of materials, colours and intricate carvings of the monuments is a real delight to the history lovers visiting the city.

The major tourist attractions of Jaipur include its palaces and forts among which the City Palace, the Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort and the Amer/Amber Fort are the topmost destinations. Jaipur hosts several local markets which sell authentic products related to the traditional art and craft and handloom of Rajasthan and which portray the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan. Jaipur is also a paradise for food lovers and contains numerous spots to savour its mouth-watering local cuisine.

Included Services and Activities

Volunteer Activities includes

Volunteers work mostly in pairs as teachers or teaching assistants for one or more of the following kind of activities based on the curriculum and academic plans for the educational facility or project

Accommodation and Amenities

Program Start Dates

Start Date

14-Jan-19

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28-Jan-19

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11-Feb-19

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25-Feb-19

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11-Mar-19

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25-Mar-19

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08-Apr-19

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22-Apr-19

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06-May-19

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20-May-19

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03-Jun-19

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17-Jun-19

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01-Jul-19

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15-Jul-19

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29-Jul-19

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12-Aug-19

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26-Aug-19

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09-Sep-19

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23-Sep-19

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07-Oct-19

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21-Oct-19

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04-Nov-19

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18-Nov-19

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02-Dec-19

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16-Dec-19

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30-Dec-19

Program Itinerary

Duration : 15 Days

Country : Jaipur, India

  • Day 1

    You will be greeted by an Idex representative at the exit gate at Jaipur International Airport. You will be then escorted to your accommodation and shall be assisted with check-in. He will explain the travel plan in detail and hand over the essential documents to you. Overnight stay at accommodation, Jaipur (No Meal)

  • Day 2

    Your morning is free and late afternoon you will join our orientation, the orientation will include- You will get detailed information about Volunteering Project & the work areas. Overnight stay at accommodation, Jaipur (Meals- Breakfast & Dinner).

  • Day 3

    After breakfast – Start volunteer Work during morning and afternoon time for total around 05 hours per day. Then in the evening, have dinner with local, middle class family to get a glimpse into the lives of the India that are in fact a major part of India’s social, economic and cultural engine. During the dinner, we can try to make conversations about how life is for people in India and can share about our own family. Overnight stay at accommodation, Jaipur (Meals- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

  • Day 4

    Volunteer Work during morning and afternoon time for total around 05 hours per day. Overnight stay at accommodation, Jaipur (Meals- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

  • Day 5

    Volunteer Work during morning and afternoon time for total around 05 hours per day. Overnight stay at accommodation, Jaipur (Meals- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

    • Day 6

      Check out of your accommodation after breakfast and set off for the lovely drive to Agra. The journey will take around four & half hours. Arrive at Agra and check in to your hotel before visit the local market of Agra. Two great Mughal monarchs, Akbar and Shah Jahan, had transformed the little village of Agra into a befitting second capital of the Mughal Empire. In Agra, you will be caught up in a world of contrasting edifices, of red sandstone and white marble, narrow galleys and quaint buggies, as well as the city’s irresistible charm. Unsurprisingly, modern Agra has held onto its Mughal heritage so that the modern city is blended with old and beautiful monuments. Overnight stay at accommodation, Agra (Meals- Breakfast & Dinner)

    • Day 7

      Early morning – visit the magnificent Taj Mahal, a pristine white marble mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife – Mumtaz Mahal. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, it took 20,000 workers from neighbouring Islamic countries, 22 years of ceaseless toil to create this exquisite white marble monument upon which peopled have waxed eloquent throughout the world. Experience a splendid sunrise viewing of the Taj Mahal and the return to your hotel. After breakfast – check out from your accommodation and drive down to Jaipur. The journey will take around four & half hours. Arrive at Jaipur and check into your accommodation.

    • Day 8

      Start a fresh day in Jaipur with a breakfast and then head for Volunteer work during morning and afternoon time for total around 05 hours per day. Late afternoon learn the typical & traditional dress styles of India by the instructors. Overnight stay at accommodation, Jaipur (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

    • Day 9

      Morning breakfast and then head for Volunteer work during morning and afternoon time for total around 05 hours per day. Late afternoon get involved yourself in local culture by learning local language – Hindi. Overnight stay at accommodation, Jaipur (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

    • Day 10

      Morning breakfast and then head for Volunteer work during morning and afternoon time for total around 05 hours per day. Learn the famous Indian art of “Henna making” by local experts. Overnight stay at accommodation, Jaipur (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

    • Day 11

      Start your day with the Yoga Seassion. After breakfast head for Volunteer work during morning and afternoon time for total around 05 hours per day. Overnight stay at accommodation, Jaipur (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

    • Day 12

      Start your day with the Yoga Seassion. After breakfast head for Volunteer work during morning and afternoon time for total around 05 hours per day. Late afternoon, enjoy cooking demonstration to understand about the Indian Cusuion. Overnight stay at accommodation, Jaipur (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

    • Day 13

      After breakfast – drive to Pushkar the journey will take around 3 hours. Arrive at Pushkar and check into your accommodation. Pushkar – one of the holiest pilgrimages for Hindus and the only place in India where you will find the temple of the ‘Creator’ God, Brahma. Upon arrival in Pushkar we take on another form of travel, more suited to the desert, Camels! We take a camel safari atop the “ship of the desert” going through sandy ravines, local villages where we can absorb the harsh yet colorful landscape of the Thar Desert. Our safari concludes in a tent camp. After sunset, we can enjoy a clear view of the star-lit night sky Dinner. Overnight stay in Tent, Pushkar (Meal – Breakfast & Dinner). (PS: In case of rain, we will not provide tented accommodation. Instead the Volunteers will stay at a Guest House at Pushkar).

    • Day 14

      After breakfast return to Pushkar & later a leisurely guided tour of the Pushkar town with its small lanes, colorful markets, but most importantly, the steps to the Holy Lake and about 500 temples. Our tour would conclude a visit of Lord Brahma’ temple, the creator God for the Hindu’s. Late on – visit some of the many temples & Ghats, where pilgrims bathe in the sacred waters of the Lake. Afternoon – drive back to Jaipur. Arrive at Jaipur and check into your accommodation. You can take your return flight on this day after 20:00 hours from Jaipur International Airport. (Meal – Breakfast & Dinner).

    • Day 15

      Morning – Transfer to Jaipur airport to board your flight to onward destinations. NOTE:- this itinerary may change as per the local circumstances but you will get all included program services).

Typical Daily Schedule

Monday – Friday
This is a basic outline for volunteers – the weekend excursions are only included in the Volunteer & Travel package.
A more detailed itinerary is available on request.

  • Activities Time
  • Breakfast at IDEX accommodation 7:30-8:30
  • Project work 9:00 – 12:30
  • Lunch 12:30 – 13:30
  • Free time/relax 13:30 – 14:00
  • Project work 14:00 – 16:00
  • Preparation meeting/lesson planning for next day 16:00 – 17:00
  • Tea/coffee at IDEX accommodation 17:00 – 17:30
  • Dinner at IDEX accommodation 19:00 – 20:00

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