News & Highlights

 

Saying Kalanghan

Posted by Nolan Sutker in Micronesia, News & Highlights, Uncategorized

By Crystal Jackson, WorldTeach Micronesia Volunteer 2015-2016 I’ve lived in Pohnpei, Micronesia since July 2015 volunteering as an Oral English teacher to five sections of seniors at the largest school on the island, PICS (Pohnpei Island Central School), and I’d like to share my thanks to this amazing country that I’ve grown to know as my home for this year. I hope my thank you’s give you a glimpse into what life as a volunteer in Pohnpei looked like for me. The Island Pohnpei is probably one of the most amazing jungle islands on this entire planet. Although I have spent the year living in the main town, Kolonia, there have been many trips made around the island, out to villages and overnight to friends and family…

Drive on the Good Side of the Road

Posted by Nolan Sutker in Guyana, News & Highlights

Reflections on Guyana: The Land of Many Waters by Nolan F. Sutker, Director of Communications You see in Guyana, away from the capital of Georgetown, you don’t drive on the right or the left, but you have to drive on the good side of the road. The cars dodge and weave to avoid pot holes that are only deepened by the rainy season. Guyana is the only English-speaking country in South America, a previous colony of both the Dutch and the British; it has a heavy diaspora from Africa and East India.  On the precipice of their 50th anniversary as a nation, Guyana is beginning to define itself with the progressive Working People’s Alliance holding a majority of the government positions including…

We All Smile in the Same Language

Posted by Nolan Sutker in Colombia, News & Highlights, Uncategorized

by Cherryl Cannon, Current WorldTeach Colombia Volunteer It’s been exactly one year since I made the decision to embark on a new journey and decided it was time for me to fulfill my dream to travel and live abroad. However, I didn’t want to just become a tourist. I wanted to embrace another culture, speak a new language, travel to unknown places and make an impact in the city that I would call home for an entire year. So for the past three months, I’ve been fortunate enough to be living and working in Barranquilla, Colombia as a volunteer and English Teacher for WorldTeach. Since my departure, I’ve grown tremendously and have learned so much during my time.  Teaching I…

Island Life is Calling! Join us in the Pacific this summer!

Posted by WTTech in American Samoa, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, News & Highlights

Join our WorldTeach Pacific program. Depart this summer and teach in American Samoa, The Marshall Islands and Micronesia. Our Pacific programs are fully funded and fill teacher shortages in remote areas of need, apply today! Want more insight into our Pacific programs? Check our our Pacific webinar below, listen to previous volunteers discuss housing and teaching placements, cultural challenges, health and safety, training, living on a stipend, and more.

Teach in our Fully Funded WorldTeach China Program, Application Deadline is May 1st

Posted by WTTech in China, News & Highlights

The China Hunan program was started in 2003 when WorldTeach was approached by the Hunan Department of Education. The Department of Education wanted to give its students the opportunity to learn English from native speakers. In 2004, our first volunteers taught in public schools throughout Hunan province. In the past nine program years, WorldTeach’s reputation has grown and our volunteers are now among the most sought-after English teachers in the province. Click here to find out more information about WorldTeach China program Learn more about our WorldTeach China program and listen to our recent webinar from April 5th, 2016, hear previous volunteers discuss housing and teaching placements, cultural challenges, health and safety, training, living on a stipend, and more. Ready to get…

WorldTeach Launches New Website!

Posted by WTTech in News & Highlights

Welcome to the new WorldTeach website! Here you’ll find the same quality and community focused teacher volunteer programs we’ve had for 30 years with a fresh, new look. Take a glimpse into our current 11 year long programs and 7 summer programs. How did WorldTeach get started? Find out a bit more about how we’ve evolved and our major milestones. Interested in earning an accredited TEFL certification during your volunteer experience? WorldTeach provides all volunteers with an opportunity to gain your TEFL certification during your time of service. Ready to take the next step and become a WorldTeach volunteer? Begin your journey here   Thank you for your curiosity in WorldTeach and we hope you enjoy our new website and…