It has been a pleasure to host Dr Bryan McAlister-Grande for the past week here in Nepal. Bryan joined us as GVI Sustainable Development Fellow (2019-20). He received his Master of Education and Doctor of Education degrees from the Harvard Graduate School of...
“Soft skills” is a term used by employers to describe the personality traits and interpersonal skills required of employees to succeed in almost any job. In recent years, soft skills have become even more important to success in a professional career. They have become...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report May 2018: Menstrual Health Monitoring and Evaluation and Conference Objectives To provide health, life-skills and vocational classes to the local community: Increase females’ access, understanding and awareness of...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report April 2018: Lao New Year Schedule: Joint projects and Capacity Building Objectives To provide educational opportunities to all students in the local community, regardless of socio-economic status, ethnicity and gender: To provide...
Arrival My journey began on the 5th July early in the morning, as I began stage 1 of 4 to get to Luang Prabang in Laos. Although slightly nervous at having to brush up on my grammar skills, I was very excited at the same time. It was difficult to choose a location as...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report March 2018: WEP Micro Enterprise ‘Tsev Neeg’ Objectives To provide health, life-skills and vocational classes to the local community Improving employment opportunities and socioeconomic status of community members. To provide...
Are you under 18 but passionate about international development work? Are you looking for a way to channel that dedication by volunteering abroad with others your age? Volunteering abroad as a high school student is becoming increasingly popular and opportunities to...
It's often impossible to realize how big and multifaceted the world really is without getting out there to see some of it for oneself. Group volunteer experiences like the one students from Scarisbrick Hall High School participated in are one of the most eye-opening...
International experiences impact your career and your life in three key ways: they enhance personal growth and professional development, and help you find your passion. The importance of gaining international experience cannot be understated!
A gap year doesn’t have to be a year off. A structured gap year can be instrumental in helping teens develop into self-aware individuals and more focused students. With a little planning and motivation, you can use your gap year to gain work experience, save money,...
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