Entries in #teaching (15)

Wednesday
Feb072018

A teacher in  Beqa

Arriving in Fiji to start my 5 months of volunteering as a teacher meant knowing that summer vacation was fast approaching and a summer camp would have to be prepared. I was offered the chance to travel to Beqa Island, where all the marine Frontier volunteers are, to set up a summer camp in the township of Raviravi.

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Wednesday
Nov222017

Kids Will Be  Kids

Entering my first day at a Fijian school I tried not to expect anything but I has heard stories of "Fiji Time" and wondered how a developing country could compare to home, Switzerland. 

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Tuesday
Sep192017

10 Tips on what to bring to  Suva

Coming to Fiji, especially if this is your first trip overseas or if you’re traveling a long way, might seem a little daunting. You’ll be away from your family and friends, and all the niceties of home. Bringing a few key items can really help make your trip, so to get you started on your packing here is a handy list of things that you might need while here:

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Tuesday
Sep052017

Highlights from the Fiji Healthcare  Project

For my second week in Fiji, I was helping to run a summer programme at Suva Special Needs School and then in afternoons I went to Hilton Hostel to sit with the children there. At the Hilton Hostel, I was introduced to all of the children that were going to be there each day during their two week school holiday. This allowed them to recognise me and feel more comfortable when I went to visit again.

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Wednesday
Aug302017

Some School Time  Fun

The school holidays have just finished in Fiji, and for the last week we were lucky to run a holiday programme in a local disabled school.

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Tuesday
Feb212017

Getting Busy In  Fiji

It’s starting to get busy here again in Fiji after the Christmas lull in volunteers and whilst it’s always nice to have company, the best part about new volunteers is the enthusiasm they bring for their projects.

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Tuesday
Jan032017

Christmas

I headed back over to the marine camp on Beqa for the Christmas festivities – without any volunteers in Suva I thought it may be a bit lonely! The boat this time was glorious! Calm sea, blue sky and just a tiny bit of sea spray. Nothing like my previous crossing!

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Tuesday
Dec062016

An interview With Sports Coach, Hannah

Now that the school year is over, I wanted to find out what it was like coaching sport in a Fijian primary school. So I asked our Sports Coach Hannah a few questions!

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