UWCSEA Students volunteering at BABSEACLE
Dec23

UWCSEA Students volunteering at BABSEACLE

By Phatthararadanai  Chaiyayong Externship Coordinator As a busy non-government organization, BABSEACLE is always looking for support from suitably qualified people who are looking to volunteer in Southeast Asia. We are constantly seeking supporters with experience in a variety of fields who are willing to both contribute to the organization and work to help continually improve the skills of our staff. We especially value those with...

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Reflections of a New Volunteer to BABSEACLE
Dec23

Reflections of a New Volunteer to BABSEACLE

Robert Bowles I am a retired legal adviser from England.  I started my voluntary experience here shortly after arriving in Chiang Mai in November this year. I had learnt about the organisation and became interested from a short conversation I had with Arnold Lasky, a permanent volunteer, the last time I was Chiang Mai in June. My experience began a couple of days before the Access to Justice Fair in 2013, which I attended.  I helped...

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Reflection of the CLE course at La Trobe University.
Dec23

Reflection of the CLE course at La Trobe University.

Lisa Thien Huong Nguyen At the beginning of the CLE program I had mixed emotions, I was not only extremely excited to begin but I was also a little bit apprehensive of what I was expected to do. We were given two major projects to work on during the semester and on the face of the questions it did not seem too difficult. However upon closer examination of the topics, I started to develop a lot of questions. This started to worry me a...

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My Experience at BABSEACLE
Dec23

My Experience at BABSEACLE

As a lecturer at the National University of Laos Faculty of Law and Political Science I am very grateful to have the opportunity of experiencing living in Chiang Mai from October 2013 – January 2014. The accommodation at the BABSEACLE house has allowed me the opportunity to improve my English, learn about different cultures and access to justice issues and share experiences with people from all across the globe. We use English as the...

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CLE English Skills and Practice Workbook – A work in progress
Dec23

CLE English Skills and Practice Workbook – A work in progress

By Kevin Morley BABSEA CLE Co-director. The directors of BABSEACLE first discussed the idea of writing a Clinical Legal Education (CLE) textbook for learners of English way back, in 2007 or 2008. We already had at least two audiences to use it: university law students and groups actively interested in CLE concepts and methodologies. The idea was simple. Many students might know about CLE but are not able to communicate their ideas on...

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