The LW5S Education
Center for Global Learning
Dakar, Senegal

Experience a unique educational travel experience while being immersed in Senegalese culture at our Center for Global Learning in Dakar, Senegal! 

We are so excited to welcome you to our center!

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Accommodations on Site

We welcome small groups of no more than 10  during a session. Participants stay at our center.  Rooms are double occupancy with the possibility of adult single rooms upon request for an extra fee.  We can house up to 7 at our center and we have other similar accommodations around our center as well.

Each set of rooms are located in spacious apartments with kitchens and common areas.  

Our center is equipped with wifi so you can stay connected.

For student groups,  we have chaperones that stay on site with our students 24/7.

Meals

Breakfast and dinner is served at the center! Meals are served on our spacious terraces overlooking the city. Enjoy a traditional Senegalese breakfast every morning that includes coffee, bread, yogurt, and pastries!

Our cooks make you homemade dinners every evening!   There will be opportunities to visit the grocery store as welol

Need allergy or special diet accommodations?  No problem!  We can accommodate!

French Immersion and English  Programs

We have specific programs geared toward French teachers that are conducted all in French.  We also have cultural immersion programs in English for educators who do not speak French. 

Looking for something specific? No problem!  Let us know and we can probably arrange it!

Program Materials  and Program Shirt

You will receive an electronic file of all program materials as well as a printed guide of our activities for the week!  Educators will also receive all lesson plans and materials from our professional development sessions.  

We will also provide you with a program tee-shirt upon arrival!

Transportation 

All ground transportation is included.  Our groups are taken to all activities outside the center in private, air conditioned cars driven by our drivers.

Our drivers even provide airport transfers.

Professional Development /Workshops/Education

Our trainers are all professional educators.  We offer a variety of workshops both at our center and with our partner schools and organizations! Some examples of our workshops and PD activities include:

  • African Storytelling Workshop 

  • Music and Movement 

  • Comprehensible Input Country Studies

  • Bringing the World into Your Classroom

  • Decolonizing Your Curriculum

  • Visit to Water Treatment facility

  • School visits

  • Collaboration with Senegalese educators

  • Students programs include attending school at the Institution Bilingue Montessori de Dakar, taking French classes, and engaging in educational workshops.

Visits around Dakar

Our drivers transport you to visit sites around Dakar!  Some of our site visits include:

  • Gorée Island and the Slave House

  • Lac Rose (Pink Lake)

  • Le Grand Théâtre

  • Le Musée des Civilisations Noires

  • Le Musée IFAN

  • Saint Louis 

  • Ngor Island

  • Beach day with swimming in the ocean

  • Shopping in the African market

  • Tam-Tam concerts

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What's Included?

Our 2022/2023 programs are 10 days and include everything listed below!     

We have a partnership with Delta Airlines.  Airfares for student groups are included. 

Adult/Educator/Private groups have the choice to book their own airfare or have us book it for an additional fee.

Not included -

lunch, tips, and extra spending money for souvenirs, and travel insurance (we recommend Volunteer Card).

There are also some "à la carte" activities and excursions that are supplemental and are not included and are optional for an extra fee.

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Elizabeth

Elizabeth is the founder of Language with the Five Senses Education.  She organizes the groups that visit the center and coordinates the travel and the entire experience for every group.

Elizabeth leads our workshops on Language with the Five Senses, Global Classrooms, Comprehensible Input, and Country Studies.

2022/2023  Sessions

Educator Sessions

$3500

Student Sessions

$5500

Payment plans available.

  • June 19-29, 2022- FULL 

  • March 28-April 8, 2023 - Educator French Immersion Program

  • March 15-25, 2023- Educator French Immersion and English Programs offered

  • June 19-29, 2023- Educator French Immersion Program

  • July 1-24 - Global Classrooms Program

  • August 1-10, 2023 - Educator Program in English

  • December 11-21, 2023- Family French Immersion

  • Private Groups of 6 or more educators or students- fill out the group inquiry form.

Sessions fill quickly- please register early!