Living environment daily routine in general, that means everything from a small cleaning to construction work, building, repairing, anything can be valuable and also teaching and learning new things outside the classroom.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Creative teaching – Creative teaching could make learning more fun and easier to remember. The participant doesn’t need to have a teaching certificate, only a will to build your creativity for teaching and make learning English more fun, most importantly for the student and for yourself. The aims of creative teaching are to give opportunities for the villagers to learn and exchange the differences in culture, languages, and beliefs.
School Renovation – To rebuild and maintain the good living atmosphere and environment for students learning ground including; playground renovation, school building, planting, etc.
Relationship with the villagers – Apart from your free time, it considers a bonus learning experience, both for yourself and villagers, simply by sharing; giving them visits, stop by for a friendly chat, sharing stories or even join in activities with them. Sometimes, you could be surprised at how learning by doing in real life could give such a wonderful surprise or even unexpected results simply by just doing.
Organic Farm – learning how to produce our own non – chemical food and vegetables.
Basic and Simple, participants are expected to stay in homestay together in the dormitory or one biเ room, separate male and female. ·
Mattresses, pillows, blankets, mosquitos net and fans are being provided. Washing clothes by hands (No washing machines)
The Internet can be used at the school wifi. But not available at the homestay.
Participants take turn to cook, using Thai ingredients from the local market with local assist.
Peace Village 2 Korat or Nakorn Ratchasima (Korat is a nickname) has been created by VSA since 2015 to strengthen the community by the international participants in terms of intercultural learning and building motivation to communicate with foreigners by non-formal education in the community as well as school.
At Peace Village, everyone can come to learn in the main aim is learning by doing and international community living. We can study each country, nationalities, cultures, etc. in the class, but in the real situation, it is not in the lesson where you can see how the difference between people even they are from the same city.
Peace Village is active in the rural area of Nakhon Ratchasima province, Northeast of Thailand (4 hours of Bangkok) in the small village; name “Ban Krok Luk” (Ban in Thai means village). The main occupation is a farmer and most of the villagers are Buddhist.
Keywords to live at Peace Village; Living green, International community living, Learning by doing and Cultural diversity
Respect culture, open mind, and love to learn and share