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Apply to be a Mentor on the WiA Teacher Support Programme

and spend 2018 working with some inspiring teachers...

We are now recruiting for volunteers to work with us supporting the training and development of a growing network of Lead Teachers in our partner schools across Africa.

Volunteer as a Mentor and you could spend two weeks next summer in Ghana, South Africa or Tanzania working with an amazing group of teachers to deliver training and bring about real change in African classrooms.

Ghana - Teacher Support Programme

Who can apply?

  • Warwick Staff with an interest/experience in: Coaching and mentoring, learning and development, specialism in Mathematics, English literature or English as an additional language, teacher training.
  • Warwick Alumni who are experienced teachers or teacher educators
    specialising in either Maths or English with experience delivering CPD and some leadership experience.

Professor Chris Ennew, Provost said:

“This is a fantastic opportunity for staff and alumni to get involved in this unique programme that is really making a difference to education in Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania. Warwick in Africa is making a significant contribution to Warwick’s global reputation and I would encourage you to consider being a part of it.”

Find out more:

  • Read Tilly's story about her experiences as a Warwick in Africa Mentor in 2017
  • Read the role overview for more details on what is involved and when the scheme takes place
  • Read our annual report to find out more about Warwick in Africa

Want to take part? Apply online using the form below.

Application Deadline: 5th January 2018

Please note this form cannot be saved mid completion.

1. Personal details


2. Volunteering History

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Soweto South Africa  
Stellenbosch and Limpopo South Africa  
Agona East and Accra Ghana  
Morogoro and Mtwara Tanzania  

3. Access or dietary requirements

Do you have any special access or dietary requirements?

4. First aid training


5. Pre-existing medical conditions


6. Emergency contacts

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7. Supporting Statement and CV Document Upload

In this section please upload your supporting statement and an up-to-date CV.

Your CV should include details of your education, employment history and any voluntary work.

In your supporting statement please outline why you are interested in participating in this programme. You should include any information that may be relevant to your application including work and volunteering experience.
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8. Declaration

To the best of my knowledge and belief, the information contained in this form is accurate. I understand that giving false information, or failure to supply details, will invalidate an offer of a place on the Warwick in Africa Comprehensive Teacher Support Project, or lead to withdrawl of a place.

Please ensure that your telephone numbers and email address are correct.

If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact:
Ruth Dorrell, Programme Manager, Warwick in Africa
Tel: 024 7657 3450
R.Dorrell@warwick.ac.uk
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