First of all, let me (re-)reintroduce two of my lovely tandem-teachers: Ms Mittaphone “Mit” Sichampa and Ms Phovang “Noy” Inthavong. “Re-“, because you might already know them as they were amongst the first teachers to join the … Read more Read more
“Muan” is a Lao expression that can be translated as “joy”.
It was Friday, 9 November 2018. The sun had just disappeared and a light breeze blew through the bungalow of the three German volunteers Dilara, Nicole, and Patricia. The … Read more Read more
Editor’s note: “Reentry shock: an explanation of an underrated phenomenon” by Lara Malchow (Team V) is the first research article in the new series “Language education and global citizenship” edited by I. Martin (University of Education Karlsruhe). It … Read more Read more
Arriving in a country which is a quarter of a planet away from our home, we were overwhelmed by the impressions we experienced. Practically, to start with, however, the most impressive feature was our packed schedule. For the first few … Read more Read more
When I think about the last two weeks, there are hundreds of different things coming to my mind: Lots of unfamiliar yet tasty Lao food, Lao people smiling at us, I hear children greeting us with “Good morning” – even … Read more Read more
In January 2018, at the end of Team V’s stay, the volunteers at the Lao-German Technical College decided to create a little thank-you gift for the school that would show the college’s facilities, staff members and students. The video shows … Read more Read more