Entries in community development (18)

Wednesday
Aug162017

Can We Guess Your Next Trip Based On Your  Eco-Knowledge?

Think you know your Arctic Ice Cap from your Tundra Biome? Test your eco-knowledge and we'll guess which project is your next!

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Thursday
Aug102017

The Rise Of Urban  Farms

Whether it be in community gardens, in windowsills or on rooftops - more and more people are growing food in cities. We’re not just talking community gardens and allotments, but the rise of large-scale urban agriculture.  Is this the future?

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Thursday
Jul272017

How The Media Influences Our View Of Developing  Countries

Poverty, plight and political disarray: these are the images that are often associated with developing countries. The reason for this is a selective narrative that dominates mainstream media, shaping our view of countries we otherwise have no personal experience with.

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Wednesday
Oct072015

Quiz: Which Volunteer Abroad Programme Should You Do?

Are you eager to volunteer abroad but not sure which programme would suit you best? Take our handy quiz and find out what your perfect placement is!

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Friday
Oct022015

World Teachers' Day

We may have despised them at times but overall most of us are probably very thankful to our teachers. They have, after all, helped us get to where we are now. All over the world, teachers shape students and the future generation!

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Wednesday
Sep022015

Travel the world as a volunteer

Volunteering at the local food shelter or RSPCA, which is very noble and helps your community. But once you are ready to leave home and travel, you can still volunteer and help out across the world. Whether in a community or with wildlife, or even putting your teaching or medical skills to work, there is always someone who will embrace it and be grateful for your help.

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Wednesday
Apr302014

Make the most of your summer

No matter what you are doing in your life, whether you’re at school, university or work, deciding how to spend your well earned time off can be difficult.

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Thursday
Mar272014

Qualification Focus - BTEC Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

In the first few instalments of Sam’s monthly blog, he’ll be focusing on each of the three Frontier qualifications that we offer. 

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Wednesday
Mar192014

Frontier Launches New Madagascar Community Projects

Frontier recently announced four new Madagascar Community projects to be based in and around the city of Hell-Ville.

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Tuesday
Nov262013

Using ecotourism as a method of conservation and development in Madagascar

Madagascar is one of the world’s poorest nations (Marcus, 2001) but also one of the richest in terms of biodiversity (Harper et al., 2007). With a high level of endemic plants and vertebrates living in Malagasy forests, they are a conservation priority (Myers et al., 2000).

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Friday
Mar082013

International Women’s Day: how honey is helping African women

As this is the International Women’s Day, there couldn’t be a more appropriate time to showcase what good work is being done to promote women and self sufficiency globally.

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Tuesday
Jan292013

Volunteering opportunities in Tanzania

Tanzania is a fascinating country, located in East Africa. It consists of a large area of the mainland as well as three main islands: Zanzibar, Pemba, and Mafia.

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Tuesday
Jan082013

Road trips and volunteering

Concluding the road trip as the definitive way of travel, Frontier has recently established three new road trip projects that involve learning about the culture of a country whilst on the road with volunteering.

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Friday
Dec072012

Volunteering in Tanzania

New Online Journalism Intern, Stephanie Weise, talks about her experience of volunteering in Tanzania and what it’s like to teach English in a rural community.

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Thursday
May032012

Frontier’s Tanzania Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure Project in DEFRA’s Darwin Initiative Newsletter

Into the Wild is very pleased to announce that Frontier’s Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure Project out in Tanzania has been given special recognition in DEFRA’S Darwin Initiative Newsletter. Out on the project our volunteers have been helping local communities preserve their wildlife corridors and playing an integral role in wildlife conservation.

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