Teaching English in Nepal is so much fun and rewarding way to make a real contribution to some of the local school students and people. It can be challenging at the beginning but seeing their progression and enthusiasm make the overall experience extremely satisfying.
In each classes there are 20 to 35 students age ranged from 5 to 16 years old. You will be following the school’s standard curriculum. However, volunteers are also encouraged to create their own lesson plans as well. Each institution has its own permanent staff member who would be assisting you with teaching techniques and helps you make effective communication with the children.
Besides some school festival and exam preparation break teaching teaching program runs all year round. The duration of the program would be 1 to 20 weeks.
Generally you will wake up around 7am and your typical day starts with a cup of morning tea. Main meal is served around 9:30am. After meal head to the project.
On the typical day at the school you will be teaching 3-5 hours a day. Every single classes runs for 40 minutes. Class runs six days a week( Sunday to Friday). Saturday is the day off. Besides teaching English, we encouraged you to share them teaching method/skills to your colleagues and do art and crafts.
In your free time before and after school please support your family in household and agricultural works. It is the best way to immerse in to Nepali culture, learn language and Play and do educational activities with community kids is so much fun. They absolutely Love it.
Besides teaching English community projects also includes:
Conduct English language lessons for local youths, Life skills and informal education classes to empower local women’s group, teaching personal hygiene and environmental awareness education o the locals. Please bring games and activities resources.
✔ Teaching English and other subject to school students ✔ Home stay experience
✔ Learn Nepali culture and language
✔ 18+ years old
✔ Fluent speaking and writing skills in English language
Accomodation & Meals
Your accommodation and meals will be arranged at a local family close to your project(5 to 15-minute walk). You will be provided a private room with basic furniture. Meals is served 3 times a day. Dal Bhat Tarkari (Rice, Lentils and vegetables) is the most common food cooked in Nepali homes. It is foundation of Nepali cuisine which is served twice a day. Most of the family have Wi-Fi, western toilets and hot shower which is a bonus otherwise pan toilets and normal shower. Water– You can either purchase bottled water at local tea shops or ask with your hosting family for filtered or boiled water.
Airport pick up and drop off
Accommodation and meals at the host family
Public transport to and from the project
Sightseeing Kathmandu(Swyambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Boddhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square)
Basic Nepali language and cultural orientation
What’s NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance, vaccinations and any personal expenses
✔ A criminal background check certificate is required
✔ Working with children check (WACC) certificate (preferred)
✔ Travel insurance for your safety
✔ Vaccines(Please visit your GP or seek for medical advice if you intend to volunteer and travel in Nepal. Please check out the link for more information. http://services.masta.com/VaccineChecker)