Education & Teaching Internship

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Program Description

If you passionately enjoy teaching and work great with children, this is the perfect internship for you and a great way to an ultimate satisfaction in an African setting and a hand-on experience. Help is needed in many areas, including English, math, science, computers, and vocational skills.

Experience counts a lot in the classroom, and for aspiring teachers. If you enjoy teaching and work great with children, this is the perfect internship for you. ASTCF’s internship in education offer participants both valuable career experience and a meaningful opportunity to make a difference. International internship in this field; is a great way to gain confidence and professional experience. Not only does it offer an incomparable professional experience, but it also provides a meaningful intercultural learning experience.
Help is needed in many areas, including English, math, science, computers, and other vocational skills. The role of an education intern is to assist local educators by supporting and promoting learning in the classroom and the community. Interns may work in primary, secondary and vocational institutions, as well as private institutes; teaching classes, assisting with curriculum development, discussing teaching strategies and conducting educational outreach activities in the community.

With any internship, specific daily responsibilities may vary based on the requirements of the host company or organization, the location or time-frame of the internship. The qualifications, skills, and experience of the intern may also influence the type and complexity of work assigned. You can also contribute towards community projects during a gap year, career break or during holiday time.

Highlights

Volunteer for community primary school assistance in Fort Portal, Uganda

Volunteer activities with this program range from:

Visiting local schools to teaching English, math, science, computers, and vocational skills
Assisting with the assist local educators by supporting and promoting learning in the classroom and the community
Interns may work in primary, secondary and vocational institutions, as well as private institutes; teaching classes, assisting with curriculum development, discussing teaching strategies and conducting educational outreach activities in the community.
Volunteers can teach the little children in pre-nursery school who are between the ages of 3 years and 6 years or teach in primary or secondary school students.

These are the everyday activities we need help with; however, if you are experienced in other areas we are flexible and would love to put your skills to use! You'll volunteer with Africa Sustainable Tourism Care Foundation a local non-profit organization working on community-based projects in Uganda. Learn more about Africa Sustainable Tourism Care Foundation!

Qualifications

Eligibility
There are no specific qualifications or previous experience needed to join the education and teaching internship. However, interns with previous professional work experience, academic coursework in the desired field or international experience are more helpful. Interns are expected to be hard working, adaptable, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Other considerations, education internships are not just for education majors. Undergraduate and graduate students, recent graduates, and mid-career professionals from fields other than education can participate in education internships. The internship represents not only an opportunity for individuals to gain in-depth experience in the field of education, but also an interesting way to make a difference for people in a local community in need.

ASTCF’s minimum age for participation is 18. There is no maximum age for participation. Due to the customized nature of our internship placements, interns at all stages of their careers are welcome on the program.

Understanding of Ugandan culture can help improve your internship experience. Consider enrolling in our one-week language and cultural immersion program.

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What`s Included

What is included in the fees?
• Administration costs
• Airport pick up and airport transfers
• Accommodation
• Training
• Food - 3 meals a day 7 days a week
• Program supervision – field guide
• 24 hours 7 days a week local staff support
• In-country emergency support
• Information Pack

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Program Locations

Fort Portal, Uganda

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Program Details

Provider:
Africa Sustainable Tourism Care Foundation
Location
  • Uganda: Fort Portal
Language:
English
Term:
Throughout the year
Duration:
3-6 months
Participants:
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
Cost:
US$15 per day
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