Gain practical educational experience remotely on this virtual internship in primary and secondary schools out of Tanzania. Remote education interns assist a mentor teacher in Tanzania, giving you valuable feedback on how your approach to teaching resulted in learning for students of all ages.
- Learn from a local teacher about how to provide education in a public school in East Africa
- Understand traditions and changes in the educational system
- Support the education of students at elementary, middle school and high school levels
- Experience how different lesson plans translate to learning outcomes
- See how your work benefits the education of underprivileged children
- Gain practical career experience from home without having to travel
Type of host organizations:
- Public schools at primary, secondary and high school level
Gain practical experience remotely on this virtual education internship in primary and secondary education out of Tanzania.
This is a remote internship you can conduct from home. Click here to view our Education internships that you can do in-country, if you’d prefer to travel and intern abroad.
This remote education internship out of Tanzania is an opportunity to support a teacher in Africa in their everyday work. This is an excellent way to gain experience within an educational setting from your home, with mentoring from a local teacher. You will be greatly appreciated by Tanzanian teachers, who are often in charge of classes of up to 70 students and face the challenges of being under-resourced.
Online education interns help local teachers to prepare lessons, worksheets and activities in accordance with the local curriculum, marking students’ work and giving constructive feedback, and assessing learning success. You’ll be required to assess students’ developmental levels via their educational tasks and assessments and draft supplementary learning plans and resources where needed.
Participants on this remote education internship will receive feedback from the local teacher on your lessons, including grading and personal development advice. Interns can evaluate the success of their own lesson plans and see how different approaches maximize learning. Please note that a lack of technology within most Tanzanian classrooms means remote education internships do not involve teaching students directly. However, this benefits remote interns by ensuring a flexible schedule, as it is not a requirement to participate in exact accordance with the Tanzanian timezone.
Virtual internships in education from Tanzania are available at elementary school, middle school and high school levels, and where possible,interns can request to be placed with students of a certain age. Internship activities are conducted in English language and focused on English language teaching. Other subjects are taught in the local language. Interns at middle school and high school levels may be able to assist with other subjects, where students have a higher proficiency level of English.
Education Support interns learn from a qualified and experienced supervisor, and can be involved in:
Helping prepare lessons, resources and worksheets in advance
Marking students work and provide feedback
Assessing student developmental levels
Supporting English language teaching as a fluent English speaker
Preparing supplementary learning tasks for students that require them
Professional development opportunities:
Learn how to plan lessons, taking into consideration cultural factors, large class sizes, and minimal resourcing
Understand what makes effective educational materials
Evaluating students’ learning outcomes and making recommendations for remedial work
Learn how to teach English as a foreign language
Gain practical skills and boost your employability, with guidance from Intern Abroad HQ’s Experiential Learning Curriculum to support your learning and cultural intelligence
Recommended online TEFL course
For all interns with an interest in developing skills as an educator, we also recommend an interactive Online TEFL Certification Course. The training offers tools and techniques over a 100-hour program. Upon completion, you’ll have earned experience in planning, designing, and adapting diverse language activities and materials. No previous teaching experience or training is required. You can sign up for the Online TEFL Certification Course anytime and you’ll pay the discounted Intern Abroad HQ rate.Get TEFL certified online
”Before I started this teaching internship, I expected it to be challenging! However, these worries were all overcome after I talked to my supervisor - I think future interns should be aware of this! Through chatting with my supervisor, she explained to me how the lessons will work (one of the teachers was to be my translator) and she reassured me of all the schedules. I felt so much more comfortable and confident after this initial communication.”
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Academic credit available for all internships
Gain course credit from your college or university and meet your academic requirements when completing an internship abroad or remote internship program with Intern Abroad HQ.Learn about course credit
It’s free to apply for this internship. Once we have reviewed your suitability and accepted you onto this program, you’ll need to pay a deposit of US$449 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$449 deposit payment) will be due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.
Program Fee (USD)
|100 hours (3 weeks full time, or 5 weeks part time)||$948|
|250 hours (8 weeks full time, or 12 weeks part time)||$1,348|
|350 hours (13 weeks full time, or 17 weeks part time)||$1,648|
- Dedicated support before, during, and after your internship
- Sourcing and securing your internship placement
- Personalization of your internship plan
- Orientation and coaching with your supervisor
- Documented portfolio of your experiential learnings
- Academic credit facilitation
- International reference letter
- Certificate of Internship Completion
- A deposit of $449 USD is required to secure your internship
- Balance of your Program Fee is due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.
- All payments attract a 5% transaction fee to cover international banking fees and currency charges.
- International wire transfer payments attract a minimum fee of $75 USD.
- Terms and Conditions apply.
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