Country:  Botswana
City:  Molepolole

Molepolole is one of the largest traditional villages in Botswana. It has a population of approximately 70,000 people and lies approximately 50 kilometers west of the national capital, Gaborone. It is a gateway for exploring the Kalahari Desert. Most amenities are available in Molepolole, including 2 shopping centers and several grocery stores. Botswana is a beautiful country that is especially known for the diversity of its flora and fauna. Animal lovers, bird watchers, and outdoor enthusiasts will be very happy here. Ample opportunities are available for activities such as mountain biking, hiking, or swimming (in a pool). Batswana are very friendly and welcoming and the nation is known for its commitment to peace.

Host Institution: Molepolole College of Education

Molepolole is one of the largest traditional villages in Botswana. It has a population of approximately 70,000 people and lies approximately 50 kilometers west of the national capital, Gaborone. It is a gateway for exploring the Kalahari Desert. Most amenities are available in Molepolole, including 2 shopping centers and several grocery stores. Botswana is a beautiful country that is especially known for the diversity of its flora and fauna. Animal lovers, bird watchers, and outdoor enthusiasts will be very happy here. Ample opportunities are available for activities such as mountain biking, hiking, or swimming (in a pool). Batswana are very friendly and welcoming and the nation is known for its commitment to peace.

Primary Duties

  • The Fellow will teach courses to trainee English teachers regarding instructional methodologies, particularly in terms of working with limited resources and large class sizes, as well as methods of student engagement.

Secondary Duties

The Fellow may be asked to:

  • Instruct the college’s teacher trainers in TESOL methods and techniques.
  • Lead and/or participate in relevant activities with the U.S. Embassy and/or the Botswana Association of Teachers of English (BATE).

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