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BEd / PGCE study trip to The Gambia

You'll participate in a number of activities during a week-long visit to the Gambia including visiting the capital; the main market town of Serrekunda; a Primary school and Nursery in Mandinari. You will have the opportunity to teach; eat a traditional meal with a local family; visit a women’s cooperative; visit a rural compound and meet the family; visit two animal sanctuaries; spend a morning with a musician; and have time to explore student led activities.

Key information

Expected hours of commitment: 40

Who can participate?: All BEd and PGCE students

Suitable for which level?*: 4,5,6

Will this activity appear on my HEAR?: No

Which graduate attributes will I develop with this activity?

Main skills developed
The sustainable and global citizen

Other skills developed
The critical and creative learner
The competent and confident professional
The resilient and thriving individual

Is there a cost?

Further information

*Levels explained

Level 4 is the equivalent of first stage undergraduate study (e.g, Certificate of Higher Education)

Level 5 is the equivalent of second stage undergraduate study (e.g. Diploma of Higher Education, Foundation degree)

Level 6 is the equivalent of final stage undergraduate study (e.g. Bachelors degree)

Level 7 is postgraduate study (e.g. Masters degree)