TEACHING AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
About Teaching & Assistance
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. With the help of education, the poverty cycle can be broken and equal chances to get healthy life are provided.
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 - Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City , formerly named as Saigon is the largest city in Vietnam which is 13kms far from Tan Son Nhat International airport. It was the capital of the French Colony protectorate of Cochinc china (1862-1954) in South Vietnam and the city lies along the Saigon River, to the north of the Mekong river delta, about 80kms from the South China Sea. It is an international tourist destination with rapid growth. It is also one of Vietnam’s most famous sea side towns and there are plenty of tourist attractions here.
Many backpackers, beach-lovers, nature and culture lovers, military veterans and soldiers are among the tourists who visit Vietnam. International and local tour operators provide tour packages such as bicycle and walking tours, kayak trips, photography tours and multi-country tours including trips to Laos and Cambodia.
The Hanoi city is usually the landing port and it is one of the most famous destinations of Vietnam. Tourists can spend a few hours to a day exploring the city and its neighbouring villages such as the Bat Trang Ceramic Village, Duong Lam Ancient Village and the Van Phuc Silk Village.
Halong Bay is a place in North Vietnam that tourists should not miss visiting and they can access the place by boat. Ninh Binh is another famous spot with plenty of attractions such as the Van Long Lagoon, Hoa Lu Ancient Citadel, Trang An Landscape Complex, Three Grottos or Tam Coc and the Bai Dinh which is Southeast Asia’s largest pagoda. Mai Chau is another popular destination and also Moc Chau, the highland area nearby.
Not only the classic sights but also the personal experiences that Vietnam offers make a visitor’s trip to the country memorable. Visitors can experience patterns of high, vivid and green mountains along with golden stretches of rice paddies in Sapa town. There is plenty to unlock in this country from its villages to cities, beach relaxation, mountain trekking, swimming, sea food, fishing villages, yellow and white sand hills and so on.
Prices and Payment Options
You can’t put a price on such an enriching adventure experience, but we strive to offer exceptional value for money and flexible
to cater for everyone. We also offer a weekly extension for those of you who are not ready to say goodbye to beautiful Nepal.
PROGRAM DURATION PROGRAM PRICE IN EUROS (until DEC 2019)
3 weeks €800
4 weeks €970
Weekly extension €160
Additional cost for Travel Option €255
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
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.
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