Instructing Voyaging: Inquisitive about movement and showing in South Africa? At any point considered doing understudy educating abroad? Kindly welcome Haleigh LeCompte and read on! Haleigh, inform us regarding your experience.
Haleigh: Hi! I’m 24 years of age, and a glad Kentuckian! I’m presently living in Chicago, Illinois, working for City Year, an instructive non-benefit. City Year is an AmeriCorps program that spotlights on switching the nation’s drop out plague through working on understudies’ day to day participation, conduct, and scholastic course work.
A short break on Haleigh’s 50km Odyssey cycle through the Karoo. A short break on Haleigh’s 50km Odyssey cycle through the Karoo.
I found this association after getting back from an abroad showing opportunity I took during my last semester of graduate school. Rather than completing the year in Kentucky as my cohorts did, I finished my understudy instructing practicum in the consistently bright Knysna, South Africa, while at the same time procuring my Graduate degree in Optional Training.
Through the Consortium of Abroad Understudy Educating (COST) program presented by my college, I had the option to remain signed up for my courses by means of online classes, while setting out on an amazing five-month venture abroad!
Unwinding at Robberg 5 Ocean side in Plettenberg Straight, South Africa. Unwinding at Robberg 5 Ocean side in Plettenberg Cove, South Africa.
TT: What a splendid thought! What don’t more individuals are familiar this chance? Inform us really regarding your movements.
H: In spite of my modest community childhood, I’ve generally ached for voyaging, various societies, and brave encounters. With the assistance of an enthusiastic mother arranging crosscountry travels and, surprisingly, an Alaskan voyage, I’ve been sufficiently fortunate to visit each of the 50 states!
Be that as it may, when requested from my most vital excursion, I promptly consider South Africa. At the point when I previously figured out that I would be moving to South Africa, I was a little uneasy, as South Africa is 8,520 miles from my old neighborhood and I would be the principal understudy from my College shipped off this site.