Program Details

Mandarin Language And Culture


  • Start Date 2017-01-15
  • End Date: 2017-12-17

  • Location: Semarang and Purwokerto (Central Java)

National private schools in Indonesia made Mandarin part of their curriculum. In national private schools, Mandarin is taught starting on kindergarten level. The Mandarin language and culture program is a joint work between High Schools and University. One of them is Terang Bangsa School. It is an educational institution under church foundation. Terang Bangsa School Foundation hosts students from kindergarten until academy level. The foundation is located in north of Semarang city near by the beach. Terang Bangsa School has started to introduce their elementary students with Mandarin language as secondary subject. They learn Mandarin once in a week for 2 hours. Mandarin language is being taught until senior high school level. The students are from different ethnic in Java. Chinese and Javanese are the biggest ethnic number. The school days are from Monday until Saturday, 7 am – 2 pm. Beside, the regular school hour, the students are given flexibility to choose their extracurricular activities such as art, sport, community service, science or IT. The students in Terang Bangsa Foundation actively help poor people in Semarang. They regularly conduct afternoon educational activity in poor people area. They even build children center in one of the area. In the university level, the project site will be located at UNSOED University.


Accomodation:

The accommodation and food will be provided by a local host family. The volunteer will stay in host family or dormitory (to be confirmed) and share the other facilities with other host family members. Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no internet, and no washing machine). No vegan (strict vegetarian), but flexible vegetarian is still welcomed.


Activities:

The students in Terang Bangsa Foundation actively help poor people in Semarang. They regularly conduct afternoon educational activity in poor people area. They even build children center in one of the area. In the university level, the project site will be located at UNSOED University. Formal and non-formal Mandarin teaching; Entertainment activities for students; Education; introducing Mandarin culture & art.


Requirement:
The volunteer should be chienese or taiwanese.
 
No piercings on face, no visible tattoos and a common hair style (no colourful, dreadlock Rasta) is required. It is necessary to submit an additional document Good Conduct Certificate from the police (no criminal records). The volunteer should be open-minded, tolerant, creative, flexible and patient. He/She must respect the local customs and rules. He/She must be confident and skilled handling teens and youngsters. He/She must be willing to accept basic living conditions in the project site. It is strictly prohibited to possess narcotics, marijuana, opium, stimulants or other drugs. No vegan (strict vegetarian), but flexible vegetarian is still welcomed.

How to get there?
Terminal: Semarang / Ahmad Yani Intl. Airport
International Airport: Semarang / Ahmad Yani Intl. Airport
Domestic Airport: Semarang / Ahmad Yani Intl. Airport


Others:

6 months - 1,400.00 EUR

12 months - 2,500.00 EUR