The Ghana Education Service lack teachers and are in the need of teachers, therefore, you don’t have to be a teacher to volunteer teaching in Ghanaian schools. you have to get some level of education at least High school qualification . You don’t even need to speak the local language where you are going. The program is open to all volunteers whether you are on a gap year, at university or wanting a career break. All we require is a good standard of spoken English and some level of education.
You will find a warm welcome awaits you amongst our students around the communities . Often their few local teachers are very capable at teaching the structural aspects of the English language – such as the grammar – but do not use the correct intonation or pronunciation, because they lack the confidence of a native speaker. By providing Conversational English teaching you can greatly enhance the learning experience and the future prospects of thousands of children and adults with whom we work in
Often you will find that all you have is a blackboard and a piece of chalk in the classroom. Fortunately the main resource you have is yourself. The students will want to find out about you. They will want to know why you have chosen to come and teach in a school in Ghana. Lots of the lessons will give you the opportunity to explain about where you live or your interests and hobbies at home.
The amount of timetabled English lessons and other subjects per week that you will teach varies depending on the country and even the individual schools. In some countries you will be expected to be at school during the entire working day, but you may just teach two or three classes, in other cases you may just teach in the morning for example. You will also need to take time to prepare your lessons and you may often be asked to mark students’ work. Many volunteers choose to help out in other areas too, taking students for extra-curricular activities like, sport, drama or music lessons for example.
Once you have applied the Desk Officer in Ghana will get in touch with you to find out more about you, ask for your CV and explain more about teaching in the school or
orphanage you will be joining. Before you leave we will send you a comprehensive teaching guide with ideas, teaching games and advice. It includes tried and tested teaching resources, and takes you through beginners and intermediate lessons.
It is a good idea to bring some of your own resources too, whether it is pictures of your friends and family or some postcards of where you live. Another great aspect of a experience is being able to sit down with other volunteers and share ideas of what works best in the classroom. Before you know it your great lesson plan will be being repeated in classrooms across the community where you are based.
Teach French Language in schools in Ghana as the country is French speaking countries as its neighbors, if you are a French speaker you will be welcomed into schools and universities to share your knowledge as the French is now the mandated 2nd international language of Ghana. There is often a shortage of French teachers to work in schools in the country. You may work alongside local teachers or you could end up teaching your own class. Volunteers will do a combination helping to teach some English and some French.
The facilities where you work are often basic but the students will be keen to meet you and find out about you. Once you have applied the desk officer in the country will get in touch with you to find out more about your preferences and give you more details about the school where you will be working. It is best to bring some of your own resources whether it is pictures of your friends and family or some postcards of where you live. You have a real opportunity to introduce French to students in Ghana, Africa.
Be a information communication technology(I.C.T) teacher in a school in Ghana. technology is now the order of the day and as the world is becoming a global village,
be a helper of the students in Ghana with your knowledge about I.C.T. Teaching – teaching sports, drama, music and other subjects.
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