Volunteers teachers sent to teach in schools in rural areas
Voluntary teachers numbered nearly a hundred left Shenzhen to teach in schools in seven provinces and autonomous regions found throughout the nation. The teachers will teach in schools in small counties in Jaingxi, Sichuan, Guizhou, and Guangdong province some will be teaching in the Xinjiang Uygur and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous regions.
The teachers will be teaching subject matters such as Chinese, math, English, music, computer science and painting in primary schools for one semester. This will be the largest number of volunteer teachers that were sent to teach since the program started in 2006.
The teachers were between the ages of 20 to 26 and have college degrees, 19 of them are university students that was selected from 100 candidates from 10 provinces and regions in the country. This will also be the first time that the program will be sending teachers to the Tashkorgan County.
The volunteer teaching program is a project of the Project Care Organization and the first project that is financed by donations from companies. As of now the program have 463 volunteers that were sent to around 150 schools in 11 provinces and regions.