Alternative Education in Koh Yao Yai
Description: Koh Yao is a big island situated in Andaman Sea in Phang province, between Krabi and Phuket. province. Most of the population is Muslim. Since the island started to become a tourist attraction, the number of bungalows, resorts, and shops has increased causing changes in the community lifestyle. The villagers started to change their careers from fishing or agriculture to tourist industry-related work or running small business. Volunteers will join one of the local community Baan Klong Hia and organize activities with the local school students and the villagers.
Type of Work: 1. Organizing creative English teaching activities with kids at Baan Klong Hia School and some schools of Koh Yao Education Development Network 2. Learning village lifestyle and increasing participation of the villagers • Host family and learning village lifestyle • Learning fisher folk lifestyle 3. Voluntary service activities with the community • Big Cleaning Day activity together with the villagers
Study Theme: Project objectives 1. To support alternative education for students. 2. To bring awareness on voluntary mind and public participation among the community members. 3. To develop cultural exchange and multicultural learning among the community members.
Accommodation: at Klong Hia School classroom You will need to bring sleeping bag for yourself.
Approximate Location: Koh Yao Yai, Phanga province, South Thailand
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