Short Term Teaching Internship in Cape Town

Assist with teaching children from the under-resourced local township schools in Cape Town, South Africa.

Durations:  4 - 12 weeks

Program information

Gain practical experience and valuable skills in a one on one environment, while teaching children from the local Cape Town community. This program is ideally suited to those studying in the fields of education, teaching or community development, as it provides an opportunity to apply real-life experience to your theoretical knowledge.

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Program overview

On this teaching internship in Cape Town, you will have the opportunity to get involved with lesson planning and classroom management for sports classes, while providing one on one educational sessions in English and maths to the children of lower income households and contributing to the UN Sustainable Development goal #4, Quality Education.

Assist with offering one-on-one lessons, teaching English and coordinating sports and educational games and activities for the students, helping them develop to their full potential. Schools in this particular community require as much assistance as possible, as they are often overcrowded and under-resourced.


  • Visit the famous ‘mother city’ of Cape Town, home to table mountain and the African penguin
  • Implement theoretical learning in a practical one on one environment, and in so doing gain valuable experience
  • Making a direct impact on learners right at the beginning of their educational development
  • Grow your capacity as a global citizen, while participating with other volunteers and interns from all over the world
  • Experience language immersion as you are exposed to a sample of South Africa’s 11 official languages

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GVI Africa, South Africa, Cape Town
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