one world institute

One World Institute

About

One World Institute offers a variety of social development programs tackling the big issues of today’s world and has alternative way of learning through practical studies, travel and volunteering around 3 different continents. All with the purpose of bringing like-minded people together, and giving them the opportunity to bring their own positive change onto this world.

Founded
1995
Headquarters

Hornsjøvegen 1845
2636 Øyer
Norway

Reviews

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Margaret
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

I've always liked to study and my dream was to visit India and so I managed. I enjoy my stay at the school, met a lot of nice people, some of them friends for life.

I did not always agree with everything in the program but it was totally worth it to pass through and fulfill my Indian dream. The work with kids was amazing! Although, of course, the culture shock was also something....

What would you improve about this program?
A bit more organization skills training for everyone won't hurt
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Veronica
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

This was my first after school experience abroad and it was great! Loved the self studies, loved the seminars at the school, all the different activities, evening programs, yes, sometimes it feels like you are getting a submarine disease, since you live in the mountains but in summer the place just blooms with possibilities.

Work in India was challenging however we had support from the project leader, we could travel around as well, during weekends and holidays to make most out of the stay in the country.

What would you improve about this program?
Sometimes hard to deal with different peolpe from different countries but it is rewarding and the children just love you!
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Antonio
8/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Not easy to deal with people of the same age or even older, we all had different experiences and ideas how everything should work and sometimes it was hard to find a compromise, however in the end, when you starting to travell all the problems, arguments, difficulties with others seems so small we had to laugh why we were even fighting about such a nonsence.
I like to study about poverty and world problems so the studies were not hard for me.

What would you improve about this program?
Stronger leading teachers, but I understand it is not easy to lead group of adults.
Better time management, I liked order and sometimes too much flexibility bothered me.
Preparation for the project and work division could be improved.
Put bigger efford for people to study local language
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Csaba
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

This program can open the world for you. You will see different cultures, travel and experience a lot, meet many amazing people. And before all this you go through a hard training what makes you ready for Third Word Countries. In my opinion this program can be for you if you want to change something in yourself by seeing the world, getting a lot of impression..

What would you improve about this program?
We had to work a lot at the saving up period, what I didn't really like at the moment. But after I could feel it was a perfect preparation to be able to do development work in India, not just having a holiday there. :)

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