Cuba Education Tours

Cuba Education ToursCuba Education Tours has announced their 2008 programs for educators and students. They extend a special invitation to Nanaimo residents to join them on the island this year. Here are some of the offerings:

Teachers Familiarization Tour (March 15 to 22, 2008) is a rare opportunity for mentors to witness the island's renowned education system at all levels and experience Cuban history and culture at the same time. Many educators consider the trip a professional development experience.

Health Care Professionals Cuba Tour (April 26 to May 3, 2008). Learn about the island's famed system of free universal health care through exchanges with your Cuban counterparts, while enjoying music and culture -- then join in Havana's May Day festivities. This program offers an in depth look at what Michael Moore presented in his documentary SiCKO.

Legal Professionals Cuba Tour (April 26 to May 4, 2008). Learn about island jurisprudence via discourse with Cuban legal professionals and intellectuals. You'll visit urban and rural landmarks, imbibe in island culture, and participate in Havana's May Day celebrations

Cuba in the World: Then and Now (May 17 to June 7, 2008) is Malaspina University-College's new field school to Cuba. It is a chance to explore Cuba for three weeks on the most thorough academic short-term study abroad program ever for students, educators, and study abroad professionals. Ideal for faculty planning Cuba programs.

Rainbow Cuba Tour for LGBTs and their friends! (June 28 to July 5, 2008). Witness profound changes that are rocketing the island into a human rights leader. Revel in this Caribbean paradise's culture and encounter a kind outgoing people.

Dance Cuba Tour (June 28 to July 6, 2008). Learn Salsa, Son, Rumba, Cha Cha Cha and Afrocuban rhythms from the island's best instructors. Return home a pro and share your newfound skills with your friends.

ESL Cuba Volunteer (November 8 to 29, 2008) is a three-week odyssey for the impassioned language coach to help eager Cuban youth learn English. This program is geared to retired and working ESL teachers.

The company's Cuban and Canadian staff are there to help you explore the real Cuba and interact with its people. For more information contact Marcel Hatch, Education Coordinator, Cuba Education Tours, 2278 East 24th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5N 2V2, Canada, tel. (877) 687-3817 or (604) 677-2944.

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