The LW5S Education
Center for Global Learning
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!
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.
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!
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
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
Beach day with swimming in the ocean
Shopping in the African market
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.
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.
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
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!