Help Train Teachers in Thailand

by Global Vision International Charitable Trust
Aug 17, 2012

July Developments!

Our services continue to be in great demand in Krabi province and beyond this month, primarily for teaching English, though we have been diversifying into other areas… The start of July saw us taking on the leaders of the various communities of Ao Luk district in a football match to open the Ao Luk Non-Formal Education Centre’s sports day. Our opponents were decked out very professionally in their yellow & blue kits while our kits were a little more…eclectic. Despite some excellent performances on the pitch we lost 3-2, but we gave them a run for their money and gave the spectators a fair few laughs!

We’ve been getting around even more than usual; on top of the usual free English classes at the Non-Formal Education (NFE) Centre and in schools we have been providing much needed language support at a local vocational college in Klong Hin and a full day of English activities for students in nearby Khao Panom. The NFE Centre has been putting our skills to good use, with a two-day English Camp for their students as well as a basic conversation workshop for their teachers.

Most excitingly, Jon, Julia and Jess – on the Teaching Children programme – joined GVI staff Laura on a trip to the incredible Khao Sok National Park in Surat Thani province to teach 40 students from Phuket. They taught the kids about the flora & fauna of the park and were treated to some evening entertainment in return, as the kids took part in singing & dancing competitions. The Mayor of Phuket even turned up and demanded a performance from our resident songstress, Laura! Everyone had an amazing time and it was a great opportunity for Jon, Julia & Jess to see a slightly different but equally beautiful side of Thailand to the beaches and islands around Krabi.

A very eventful month for us! 


About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Global Vision International Charitable Trust

Location: Exeter, Devon - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Steve Gwenin
Field Director
St Albans, Herts United Kingdom

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Support another project run by Global Vision International Charitable Trust that needs your help, such as:

Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.