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Guest author and storyteller Richard Martin: “Excitement but limitations of a one-off visit”
Knowing that I sometimes travel to Southeast Asia, Prof. Martin told me about the “Teaching English in Laos” project. An
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Workshop on 25 March 2016 – “Methods for the classroom”
Shortly before our departure, our second workshop took place. It targeted the problem of the limited number of methods used
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Special Task Managers – Team II
We continue the work at the schools started by Team I but also carry on their special tasks (see article
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Southern Laos
International Women’s Day sometimes goes almost unnoticed in Germany or Western Europe. Here in Laos it marks a public holiday,
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Workshop on 17 March 2016 – “Games for the classroom”
The project “Teaching English in Laos” aims to sustainably foster English education in Laos. Therefore, teaching the Lao pupils is
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Riding an elephant
At about 20 minutes’ driving distance from Sikeud a quiet and not very touristic elephant farm is located. Johannes kindly
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Coming up (excerpt)

  • Fri

    21 June 2019: Lao-German Friendship Feast

    17:00 - 22:00 p.m.Picnic-grill-buffet in Karlsruhe-Durlach
  • Mon

    (4) Didactic, methodological, contextual: Comparing teaching systems & approaches (S. Stegmeyer); Comparing primary English course books (L. Kemmer); "Decolonise your mind" (F. Siwik)

    4:15 - 5:45 p.m."Global English(es): Teaching English in Asia" (PH KA, 3.311)
  • Mon

    (5) Phonological: Pronunciation issues in English for speakers of different L1 (F. Diligu); Moral relativism vs. universal values (K. Kaufmann)

    4:15 - 5:45 p.m."Global English(es): Teaching English in Asia" (PH KA, 3.311)
  • Mon

    (6) International: Education and English teaching in Taiwan (H.C. Lin), in Laos (T. Keokaisone, N. Photphouthone), in Hong Kong (W.M. Fong)

    4:15 - 5:45 p.m."Global English(es): Teaching English in Asia" (PH KA, 3.311)

Current development

01 June 2018 - 31 July 2020

"Erasmus+ Mobility Programme" University of Education Karlsruhe and SKU Savannakhet

Exchange of staff & doctoral candidates

03 September 2018 - 31 July 2019

1st PH volunteer David Schrep works at SKU Savannakhet

04 December 2018 - 04 November 2028

University cooperation PH Karlsruhe and SKU Savannakhet

Joint research, teacher tandems, curriculum development, student and staff exchanges, conferences, seminars, and workshops

02 February - 05 July 2019

Team VIII works in Laos

Ban Sikeud, Ban Phang Heng & Vientiane

04 March - 30 September 2019

1st Training Mobility by SKU Savannakhet staff at PH Karlsruhe (Erasmus+): Mr Thaithanawanh Keokaisone & Mr Napha Khothphouthone

01 May - 30 June 2019

3rd Training Mobility by SKU Savannakhet staff at PH Karlsruhe (Erasmus+): Ms Viengvilaiphone Botthoulath

Project videos

Live documentation

Ban Sikeud primary school

The first school supported by the foundation since 2003

Ban Phang Heng lower secondary school

Lower secondary school, supported by Angels for Children since 2011

Ban Phang Heng primary school

Second primary school supported by the foundation since 2013

Lao-German Technical College

Joint vocational training with BHS Corrugated since 2015

Savannakhet University

University cooperation between Savannakhet and Karlsruhe since 2018


Recruitment and Training Programme

German-Lao Friendship Society


Academic literature on Laos
- Education
- Vocational training
- Miscellaneous


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