When John Whalen signed on as an English Language Fellow in Tanzania, 2016-2018, he was ready to stretch himself both personally and professionally. As it happened, his opportunities for self-expansion were nearly limitless.
English Language Fellow Tyler Theyerl Supported Human-Centered Healthcare in Tanzania by Teaching English Communication Skills
Tyler Theyerl was an English Language Fellow in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, from 2018 to 2020. Based at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, his primary duties centered around English communication skills classes and curriculum development for students and educators in the health sciences.
The English Language Fellows’ Midyear Seminar for all Africa Fellows took place in Zanzibar, just off the coast of Tanzania. Fellow Sarah Sanderson, who is based in Uganda, was there, presenting a game called “Headbands” to an audience of 30 local primary- and secondary-school teachers.