Why I quit my job to teach English as a volunteer in Sri Lanka

Read why Chris left London behind to find fulfilment as a volunteer English teacher in Sri Lanka with SVS School for English.

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6 Spots Not to Miss!

Bundala National Park Nestled on the South coast this park is much smaller than its well-known siblings Yala and Udawalawe. Whilst there are no leopards, there are elephants, crocodiles and exceptional opportunities for bird watching. It can easily be visited in a morning or an afternoon and you are likely to be the only jeep... Continue Reading →

Who Teaches The Teachers?

irThe biggest concern I had when I signed up to volunteer at SVS was whether I would do justice to my role as an English Teacher. What if I didn’t know my grammar as well as I thought I did? What if the students asked me a question and I didn’t know how to explain... Continue Reading →

From the last bench to the blackboard

Having only graduated the previous month with a bachelor's degree in life sciences, I hadn't the slightest idea what the job of an EFL teacher entailed. Wide-eyed and overly optimistic about my gap year where I was determined to do some 'soul-searching' and 'giving back', I packed my bags for the land down south. Although... Continue Reading →

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