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+ What Is A School Leaver Programme? It's the method used by school leavers on an overseas working holiday.  Suitable jobs and staff housing are secured pre-departure as stepping stone. Employment and level of experience required are matched to school leavers and students with less than 12 months relevant work experience.   You get Straight Into The World Of Work Stright Into Community Straight Into Affordable Safe Housing On The Job Experience In-House Training Building Up New Skills Security Of Work Gauarteeed work progression oppernitees until visa expiry date + What type of

You Owe It To Yourself To Find Your Calling August 5, 2017 By Shay Gleeson Each and every one of us has a purpose, a function, a meaningful reason why we are on this planet. But sadly most of us never find it, choosing not to search, listen or simply ignore it. Instead we sell ourselves short, accept our limits and other people’s expectations of us, coast through our day to day lives while engaging in meaningless activities and wasting our precious energy. Not living the life that you should be living is the

An elephant ride is a popular tourist activity, especially in Thailand, Cambodia, Nepal and other parts of Asia. It is also becoming popular in some regions of Africa. The appeal of such treks is clear – the elephant is the largest land mammal, it’s intelligent, social and emotional. In many ways it is the equivalent experience to swimming with dolphins. However, like dolphins elephants are wild animals and need to be treated with dignity and respect. Trekking elephants are often mistreated and harshly trained and many people now

The desire to travel and experience new cultures around the globe is essentially a good thing, and so is the desire to volunteer; people who volunteer generally hope to do something they will find interesting, something they will learn from and something that will help other people. But it’s up for debate whether many volunteering opportunities bring real benefits to host communities, and many exploit the good intentions of well-meaning volunteers. UK volunteers can pay thousands of pounds (with money mostly going to the tour operator) to undertake short volunteering placements overseas, which

Travelling presents an opportunity to photograph in lots of different destinations and situations, but sometimes there may be culturally sensitive issues to think about before reaching for the camera or other photo-taking device. There are lots of people in the world who do not have clean water, electricity, schooling or enough to eat, let alone access to mobile telephones, the internet and printed media, so they have no idea where their photograph may end up or how it could be used. Sadly, in this day and age, child

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