Luang Prabang, Laos. April - June 2011 i
Executive SummaryPGM 120 Teaching English to Buddhist Monks and in other local communitysettings in Luang Prabang, Laos.
The second quarter phase, April - June 2011 of the GVI Laos Expedition has now beencompleted. The project has maintained working relationships with local schools/centres byproviding volunteers to teach English either with or without a Lao teaching partner forMonks, Novices, post-secondary students, government workers, secondary students,teachers, adults and children. The project has continued to work towards goals ofsustainable development whilst working with local partners.During this quarter, several schools were on holidays for either the whole or part of thequarter. These schools were - the Buddhist Monk School, the primary school for Novicesat Wat Manorom, and the Vocational/Technical School. The Lao New Year occurred inmid April and due to the closures of schools, no new volunteers joined for a 2 week period.The following teaching took place during Phase 112:
1 term of teaching English to post secondary students studying a 3 year Diploma ofEnglish course at Xayadeth College
1 term of assisting Lao teachers with the teaching of English to Government workers.
1 term of partnering Lao teachers at Sikeud School where classes range from childrento young adults
3 months of teaching Novices at a local temple
Commencement in April teaching with Lao teachers at Vocational/Technical School
2 months of teaching English to primary level Novices at Wat Manorom.
1 term of assisting Lao teachers at Pasathipathai School for students aged 7-15.
1 month of teaching to secondary students over Summer School holidays at XayadethCollege.