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Culture Immersion & Service Learning in China and India

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  • 1. Culture Immersion & Service Learning in China and India

2. Contents Introduction Impact Abroad: Volunteering in China Minds Abroad: Studying in China Summary C 3. Contents Introduction Impact Abroad: Volunteering in China Minds Abroad: Studying in China Summary C 4. Minds Abroad & Impact Abroad Minds Abroad A top 10 program U.S. State Department as a Top 10 Program in Citizen Diplomacy Study abroad program in China and India Impact Abroad Non Profit volunteer abroad program in China and India 5. Quick Intro to Minds Abroad Max class size of 3 College credit available through university partner All teachers have teaching degrees and at least 3 years of experience teaching Chinese C 6. If you've time for but 1 province, Yunnan should be it. - Lonely Planet Quick Intro to Minds Abroad Chinese school offering programs for: high schools, colleges, adults, and school groups Programs in Beijing and Shanghai with main campus in Yunnan Province, in China, and in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) in India C 7. Overview: Impact Abroad Facilitate volunteers going to China and India Partner with NGOs in need of English speaking volunteers Impact funded by Minds Abroad: o Never received any grants or outside funding o Never accepted any money from volunteers for our volunteer placement Have facilitated English classes for hundreds of underprivileged Chinese children. Impact Abroad provides the following to volunteers for free: Program placement, orientation, training on how to teach Three meals a day, cell phone, insurance 8. Contents Introduction Impact Abroad: Volunteering in China Minds Abroad: Studying in China Summary C 9. In Depth About Impact Abroad Facilitate American and other international volunteers going to China and India In China Impact Abroad partners with local NGOs in need of English speaking volunteers Volunteering placement, in-country orientation, housing and meals are arranged by us C 10. In Depth About Impact Abroad Activities range from helping homeless children find a shelter to helping them do their homework or learn vocational activities Founded by Columbia Teachers College Alumni passionate about education Have facilitated English classes for hundreds of underprivileged Chinese children. 11. In Depth About Impact Abroad Impact Abroad is funded either by in the future from Minds Abroad: Never received any grants or outside funding Never accepted any money from volunteers for our volunteer placement 12. In Depth About Impact Abroad Impact Abroad provides the following for free: Program placement, Training on teaching English Three meals a day Cell-phone Orientation Insurance Volunteers pay for their housing and international airfare C 13. Xieshou Migrant Workers Children Health Unlimited Rural Health Jiaxin - Homeless Kids Yunnan Eco Network Impact Abroad Several Other Smaller Placement Sites Our Major Placement Sites Yunnan Green Environmental Foundation 14. Types of Placements Y Most volunteers teach English to homeless children and migrant workers children Or help with homework Or help students understand Western culture and life outside of China 15. Types of Placements In addition, volunteers also work in environment, rural health, or cultural preservation projects Y 16. Contents Introduction Impact Abroad: Volunteering in China Minds Abroad: Studying in China Summary C 17. Why Study or Volunteer in China: Language & Culture Amazing Language spoken by more than 1.4 billion people in the world C 18. For individual students, we offer 3 programs Mandarin Chinese language classes Students can join a class any Monday of the year From total beginners to advanced students Classes held in morning and can be combined with culture class or volunteering in the afternoon Chinese Society and Culture Classes Students can join any Monday in the Summer Topics covered include: Chinese History And Beliefs, Society and Economics, Daily Life, and Arts and Literature High School Summer Camp Two sessions in July & August Classes during the week, excursions to Beijing, Shanghai, Vietnam, Laos, and other cities on weekends 19. Year Round Language School Program include classes, housing, and all meals Comfortable apartments Free language exchange & regular cultural activities Classes can be combined with: Afternoon volunteering & interning Evening cultural activities Weekend excursions around China & to nearby countries C 20. High School Summer Camp C 3 weeks long, visit 10 cities in China and 1 in Vietnam Intensive language study in Kunming during the week Extensive excursions around Yunnan and to Beijing and Shanghai Held twice a summer: July August Students can attend both sessions or only one session 24/7 chaperone 21. Customized Faculty Led Programs for High Schools & Universities Language immersion Educational tours We bring all groups around Yunnan and Beijing About 50% of groups also go to either Shanghai or Vietnam or another nearby country Culturally immersive activities like: Volunteering or Chinese cultural activities We take care of everything from accommodations to meals to chaperoning students in excursions. C 22. Itinerary for both the High School Summer Program & a Typical School Group Program C 3 Days Beijing 12 Days in Kunming: Morning Class Afternoon Volunteering Evening Cultural Activities Stay in chaperoned apt or homestays During KM stay, weekend excursion to Vietnam 5 days traveling Yunnan from tropical Thai Villages to Himalayan Tibetan Towns 2 Days in Shanghai Beijing Kunming Yunnan Province Shanghai Vietnam 23. Why Yunnan? No other province can rival Yunnans diversity in land & people. Lonely Planet Yunnans has an astounding variety of climates and peoples, 25 unique ethnic groups From Thais in tropical rain forests in the South To Tibetans in Himalayan mountains in the North C 24. Contents Introduction Impact Abroad: Volunteering in China Minds Abroad: Studying in China Summary C 25. Quick Intro to Minds Abroad A top 10 program U.S. State Department as a Top 10 Program in Citizen Diplomacy Max class size of 3 College credit available through university partner All teachers have teaching degrees and at least 3 years of experience teaching Chinese C 26. If you've time for but 1 province, Yunnan should be it. - Lonely Planet Quick Intro to Minds Abroad Chinese school offering programs for: high schools, colleges, adults, and school groups Programs in Beijing and Shanghai with main campus in Yunnan Province, in China, and in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) in India C 27. Overview: Impact Abroad Facilitate volunteers going to China and India Partner with NGOs in need of English speaking volunteers Impact funded by Minds Abroad: o Never received any grants or outside funding o Never accepted any money from volunteers for our volunteer placement Have facilitated English classes for hundreds of underprivileged Chinese children. Impact Abroad provides the following to volunteers for free: Program placement, orientation, training on how to teach Three meals a day, cell phone, insurance