Program Information

Semester
Summer, even calendar year
Dates
Summer 2020
Length
Two-week
Location
Tongatapu (main island), Ha'apai island group
Eligibility
Enrolled in a School of Education program
Requirements
Completion of a one-credit Intercultural Immersion Course (taught in the School of Education).
Language
Foreign language proficiency is not required. Language of instruction is English.
Earned Credit
Non-credit
Semester
Summer 
Dates
Early July
Length
Two-week
Location
Tongatapu (main island), Ha'apai island group
Eligibility
Enrolled in a School of Education program
Requirements
Approved application. Completion of a one-credit Interculutural Immersion Course (taught in the School of Education).
Language
Foreign language proficiency is not required. Language of instruction is English
Earned Credit
Non-credit

Contact

For more information contact our global engagement office:
(801) 863-5657

Application due:

Mid February

School experiences

Visit and interact with students in schools on Tongatapu and Ha’apai island. All teaching is in English.

Accommodations

Main island housing is in dorms, 4-6 to an apartment.

Physical Requirements

Significant daily walking to and from schools and cultural and historical sites.*

Tentative Agenda

Spend 5-8 days visiting and working in schools. Other days will be flexible with sightseeing and other activities. Planned activities include Captain Cook’s landing place, the Tongan trilithon, the blowholes, sightseeing.

Additional Info

During Fall 2020, Tonga was also a destination for student teaching.
Contact global_education@uvu.edu for more information.