The worst thing that a volunteer can ever do is choose a project without due care and consideration and then abandon that project before the end of the program because they then realised that the project wasn’t “for him.” Continue reading →
One of the many misconceptions that has been fostered thanks to years of colonial rule is that Latin America is in some way “behind” Europe – that the European way of life is more advanced, more developed, more civilised, less dangerous, and the list goes on. Continue reading →
There are lots of blogs on the Internet which write about how amazing it is to teach English as a foreign language abroad. There are few which write about the difficulties of teaching English abroad and the reasons why it might not be the right choice for some people. Continue reading →
Imagine you’ve decided to visit Argentina, for whatever reason. You might be in the country on a teaching English abroad program, a working holiday, a Spanish course or you might just be visiting as a regular tourist. Continue reading →
According to Top Universities, around 90,000 international students visit Argentina on an annual basis, making it the second most popular Latin American country for foreign students coming in behind Uruguay.
Thanks to one of Connecting Worlds’ international partners, ESLstarter, Jessica Womack found herself arriving to Buenos Aires’ international airport just a few months ago to realize a program of Teaching English in Argentina.
There are many opportunities for willing volunteers to make a difference in Argentina. Connecting Worlds already has connections in three specific sectors — animal recovery, public medical services and support for children and teenagers who live on the streets. Continue reading →
Marla Torrado, 31 years old, born and raised in Puerto Rico, currently lives in Austin, Texas, as she is completing her PhD at the University of Texas-Austin in Community and Regional Planning. She was offered a Fulbright Fellowship in order to carry out her dissertation fieldwork and is spending nine months of that time in Argentina to work on her thesis… one month in Buenos Aires and eight months in Córdoba. Continue reading →