Editor's note: This is the 6th article in the series "Language Education and Global Citizenship". Mr Jonas Hoffmann took part
We, Phi Ha Nguyen (PHN) and Laura Jakob (LJ), worked as volunteers at the pilot project “Bi-directional Tandem-Teaching and Learning
Excited to be part of the project "Teaching English in Laos", I arrived in Vientiane on 9 February 2020. It
Editor's note: Ms Rebecca Dengler's final report about her 6 months of research and teaching at SKU is posted on
Editor's note: This 5th post in the series "Language Education and Global Citizenship" is by Ms Yvonne-Jacqueline Dyck (née Muss),
This is an interactive (able to be clicked) map of the campus. By clicking on the map you can get
Editor's note: A good deal of light comes in through the cracks in the kitchen. Mr Thai's post about the
... that's how the light gets in." ("Anthem" by Leonard Cohen; lyrics) It took Cohen a decade to finish his
  "To speak a language is to take on a world, a culture." ― Frantz Fanon [1. Frantz Fanon (1925—1961)
Hello everybody, we are Team X! We are happy to introduce ourselves to you! “We” stands for five students of
Editor's note: Our volunteer teams in the bi-directional learning and teaching project in Laos work hard, with a lot of
Frog in the well Editor's note: Mr Napha Khothphouthone went on a "student mobility" in the summer term 2019 in

Coming up (excerpt)

  • Thu

    Erasmus+ Mobility for doctoral candidate Ms Miaoxing Ye (Wuhan) at the University of Education Karlsruhe

    Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Wed

    Team XI works in Vientiane

    VEDI, LGTC, Sunshine School (Vientiane)

    To enter Lao P.D.R. this fall, Team XI needs a) a flight, b) permission to transit (in Vietnam or South Korea) c) "expert status" certified by the Ministry of Education and Sports, d) a 14-day hotel-quarantine on arrival (self-paid), and e) a good portion of courage and determination.

  • Fri

    2nd "Erasmus+ Mobility Programme" between Karlsruhe University of Education (KUE) and Savannakhet University (SKU): "Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Education" (official start delayed by Covid-19)

    2021 - 2023Karlsruhe (Germany) and Savannakhet (Laos)

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