Jelena Stepanenko joined our projects at Zhuoyue School in Yangshuo in summer 2017. Please read on to view her feedback:
Could you please tell us about some of your most enjoyable moments of the trip?
I have a lot of enjoyable moments and one of them is seeing results from my students.
Which were the highlights of the lessons, cultural excursions and outdoor activities?
I enjoyed the fact that I got to teach different levels of students.
The fact that all classes had Chinese assistants was very helpful and it made it easier to teach kids.
All activities made lessons fun and engaged students to learn.
How would you say the overall experience has benefited you?
I have made a lot of friends and learned about the Chinese culture. I would love to have this kind of experience again.
What was the best thing about your experience in China?
Being a mentor and a teacher is priceless as those kids will remember me forever and I am glad I could help them with achieving something is their life.
Would you recommend participating to a friend and if so why?
Definitely. It’s an amazing experience