Happy New Projects Year 2017 !

Hello dear followers ! It’s been such a long time before we give you some update but here we are fresh and ready to roll ! To start with, CWF wishes you a Happy New Year 2017 ! A lot happened in the past years, lot of projects popped up and Cambodia opened itself widely to the international culture. We …

Learn 60 students names in your first week teaching English

When our teachers first start teaching in Cambodia, one of their greatest challenges is learning up to 60 students names before things get awkward! To make it even more difficult, our Khmer students names are not always easy to pronounce, with unfamiliar sounds and stresses. Lets think about some ways to make this process easier, and faster! Read over your …

Tips for your first week teaching English in Cambodia

Every year, we see up to 100 newly qualified TEFL teachers enter the classroom as volunteer English teachers for the first time. Some are eager, some quietly confident; others need a little encouragement and guidance. Here are a few of the things we tell them: Don’t plan extensively before meeting your students. Its tempting to sit down and plan out …

Pchum Ben in the Village

Volunteer Experience: Prue, Ally, and Jonny spend Pchum Ben festival with Chiva and his family, in Kompong Cham province. Pchum Ben, the religious ‘Ancestors’ Day’ festival is one of the pinnacle celebrations of the year for Khmer people. Phnom Penh empties as its inhabitants clog the major roads to head back to their “homeland’s”- villages spread across Cambodia’s 25 provinces. …

CWF Kratie opens for its first semester!

Kratie is open! A few weeks ago we announced that we were at last opening a new school, in the rural town of Kratie – a small rural town known for its river sunsets, Irrawaddy dolphins and CRDT headquarters. On Sept 14 we opened the doors to 80 students taught by 2 volunteer English teachers for the pilot semester of …