We have strong relationships with various primary, and secondary schools throughout Zanzibar, most are outside of the city areas. These schools are in need of teaching support in a variety of areas including English, Math and Science.
You will be assisting local teachers through the use of songs and playing educational games. You may also lead the children through activities like arts and crafts, sports, drawing, coloring, writing and more!
Our teaching assistant program is generally meant to support the learning of children of ages between 5 to 14 years. The school is open from 8 AM in the morning up until 3PM in the afternoon. This program is designed for participants to engage with students four or more hours per day with breaks in between class sessions and sometimes there may be after school activities available as well. Lesson planning for the next day should also be done.
Please feel free to bring teaching materials such as games, coloured pencils, erasers, English language books, and even clothes and toys to donate. Those items would be welcomed! We recommend you also bring pictures or other small objects representing your country of origin, which you could also turn into an educational lesson that will really broaden the children’s world!