Short-Term Trip to Ethiopia: Teaching Abroad

TRIP DESCRIPTION

This trip is located in Addis Ababa the capital city of Ethiopia. This Partner Team works alongside a local ministry partner who runs a learning center where they teach Amharic, English and various soft skills for workers. We also work with a local school that enrolls economically challenged children. There is opportunity to teach English, Math, Science, and other contents.

The culture of Ethiopia is ancient with its religious roots dating into the early years of Christianity. The majority of people are orthodox but not actual followers of Jesus.

Teachers will grow professionally through coached lesson planning and weekly observations. Pre-service teachers will work alongside experienced teachers as the team serves together to bring academic enrichment to the students. Professional development will also include sessions on aspects of teaching cross-culturally.

EDU PARTNER TEAMS

These professional opportunities are only available for in-service, pre-service, and former educators (K-12, early childhood, higher ed, school counselors). Teachers will serve full-time in language schools, K-12 schools, and informal education opportunities. Each teacher will work at an appropriate level and in a content that matches their professional preparation.

Team size for EDU Partner Teams is 2-5. All dates are subject to shift based on the needs of the teachers on the team. (For example, when they are finished with their regular teaching schedule, when they must return to university, etc).

All Partner Teams include
▪ Pre-field training in cross-cultural living, fundraising, and crosscultural teaching
▪ Language study
▪ Cultural exploration through preparatory readings & excursions
▪ Bible study on the gospel across cultures
▪ Observations and feedback on teaching
▪ Individual mentoring
▪ Ongoing engagement beyond trip

Trip Dates

June 12 - July 23

Team Size:

2-5

Trip Cost:

$4500

Orientation Location:

TBD

Application Deadline:

February 28, 2022

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