Our flagship fellowship program is off to a great start. Five enthusiastic teacher-musicians embarked today (April 10) on their 5 day journey to Crystal Mountain School with school and Vision Dolpo staff.
The fellows will be leading a lot of exciting new activities at the school, including a comprehensive music program for our young students and a truly innovative science program designed to empower students to use local resources, plastic and other waste, and electronic and other hardware equipments to build DIY vacuum cleaners, toy cars and drones, and so much more!
Meet our first ever cohort of Crystal Mountain School Fellows
Here’s what the fellows have to say!
We plan to integrate ECA activities with the curriculum. The teaching method will be completely radical; however, theory parts and the curriculum of Nepal government will be covered holistically. We plan to provide the student with psychosomatic experience of learning. We will also be focusing on building interpersonal communication skills (English and Nepali) among the students. And to achieve our objectives we will be involving the students in :
- Designing and conducting various DIY projects
- Music Classes
- Theatrical Performances
- Experimenting with non musical instruments in creating music
- Ensemble Classes
- Science experiments
- Using E-paath and E-pustakalaya designed by OLE Nepal for learning and teaching
- Using Raspberry Pi for graphical and musical programming
Click here for a quick overview of the curriculum designed by our fellows.
If you would also like to volunteer or apply for a fellowship and be a part of our team comprising of amazing local staff, fellows and teachers, you are still welcome to apply! Applications are open throughout the year and decisions are made on a rolling basis.