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VSA2012 TAILANDIA Ratpra Chanukrok 50 School Khon kan EDU,KIDS 14/12/2020 26/12/2020

Intercultural and Language Camp (ICL) Khon kaen | VSA2012 | 2020-12-14 - 2020-12-26 | EDU,KIDS | Age: 18 - 70

Small town in Northern Thailand where is located in a peaceful area with nearly a Doi Inthanon National Park. It is called “Mae Chaem”. The village with the simple way of living on agriculture and handicraft product is far from the city around 120 kilometers. The village welcome visitor to exchange with the peaceful way together. There are the rural schools in the countryside of Chiang Mai, Thailand where the children from hill tribes have an opportunity to study. Rajaprajanugroh 31 School is located in the Inthanon mountain area. The school is boarding school for disadvantaged and poor children in Maechaem district, Chiangmai. The school is under the royal foundation offers education, food and accommodation for the children who have no parents, the children from the poor family, and the children from the very remote area. . There are about 787 students that they can come and stay at the school from the primary (7 years old) to high school (18 years old). Students in this school is from different hill tribe village, including of Karen, Hmong, Lee-saw, Lua English as the global language and intercultural learning are important for local Thai people to understand and being for global citizens. English is also the gateway to open mind and knowledge. After the project was created by VSA Thailand and has been successful for eight years. Former volunteers came to give the opportunity for children in schools and local community. Many local people improved their English skills through exchanging with international volunteers, or at least they try to speak the English language more and dare to face and work with the foreigner even though they cannot

Work: Volunteer will work as English teacher, preparing lessons with the teacher at the school. Creative teaching English –Non-formal education tools can be used for creative teaching; volunteer is not required teaching certificate but requiring to be creative. Aims of creative teaching is giving the chance for students in the school and local community to have an opportunity to communicate with different language and learn difference culture. Volunteer would use Non-formal education tools to make an activities base on intercultural and language such as the games, songs, storytelling, and dancing. Also, it should focus on communication; listening and speaking. The activity after school – because the students stay at the school dormitory, they always have extra activities after school. The volunteer can join them to make a more closed relationship. It will be a good opportunity to exchange the different cultures and activities. Student is learning occupation skill activities such as cooking, organix farming, sport, northern tranditional music club, etc.

Accomodation and food: Volunteer will stay at the school dormitory. Food will be provided at school canteen. There is internet signal in the school

Location: Ratpra Chanukrok 50 School Khon kan

Location and Leisure: TERMINAL Chiang Mai International Airport, Chiang Mai Bus Terminal or Chiang Mai Train Station. LEISURE ACTIVITY Doi Inthanon National Park Pa Dad Temple

Train/Bus station: Khon Kan Bus/Train Station

Requirements:

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 9500 THB