Choosing the right Teaching English Programto sign up to is important. It’s naive to think that all programs are the same or require the same kind of experience. What’s more, you’ll need to think very carefully about the place you want to teach in. If you’re going to spend a number of months in the destination of your choice, it has to be a place that interests you on a number of levels. Continue reading →
Volunteer Program at the Villa Rumpial animal shelter, Córdoba
What does this animal shelter do?
This mainly horse shelter (but also packed with other animals, mostly dogs) is run by Jorge and Claudia’s family. They have spent the past 20 years rescuing and healing ill-treated horses. They work hand –in-hand with their 4 daughters: twins Macarena and Micaela (13 years old), Lourdes (8) and Gema (only 3 years old) Continue reading →
Ben travelling to Mar del Plata, where he will teach English for the next few months.
Some benefits which come from Teaching English in Argentina, or any foreign country, are fairly obvious. Teaching experience abroad makes for an excellent addition to your curriculum and it can also be a great way of finding out where you want to teach, in which kind of institution and to which age group. Continue reading →
Have you ever thought about working for an environmentally-conscious travel lodge in Argentina? Do you dream of trying your hand at international tourism, working in the middle of incredible landscapes alongside a group of experienced professionals who care deeply for the natural world that surrounds them? If so, you might want to talk to us about our Piedra Naranja program in Laguna La Brava.Continue reading →
The Teaching English in Argentina program that Connecting Worlds offers is one of the most popular and most successful programs available. What’s more, we still have eight places available in eight Argentine schools as part of the 2015 program. Interested in finding out more? Keep reading… Continue reading →
What does it mean to be a responsible tourist? How does one travel responsibly? Does responsible tourism only relate to taking care of the planet or does it also relate to how we interact with the people and the cultures we come across when away from home? Continue reading →
Teaching children in any country is a huge responsibility. The role of the teacher — whether working in a state school and delivering the national curriculum, or working in a private capacity to teach children an additional skill which supplements their basic education — is an extremely influential one and should never be taken lightly. Continue reading →
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 →