Leah Leah, studying Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, spent a busy five weeks across several EduCamp programs. Starting in Beijing, she spent one week on the homestay taster program before joining EduCamp Beijing. This was followed by one week volunteering on EduCamp Shijiazhuang before joining the Shanghai homestay taster Read more…
It was a fantastic chance to try out teaching as a profession – gaining experience in everything from lesson planning to assessments, as well as hands-on teaching experience and being able to run fun activity sessions.
I crossed off bucket list items and learned so much about myself. The experience for me goes beyond words as it was one of those amazing moments that I’ll forever be grateful to have experienced.
I learned a lot about teaching, China, and myself. I’m so glad that I had this opportunity and would definitely encourage those interested to apply!
It was such a privilege teaching the students and bonding with them. They had so much enthusiasm and drive to learn English and putting it into practice. There is nothing more rewarding than knowing and seeing the evidence that I’ve made an impact on the students’ lives.