Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

UK agency which recruits, selects and places volunteers in response to requests from developing countries (now includes Eastern Europe). Operates a publishing programme. Maintains a resource centre. Maintains a database and document collection of instructional/methodological materials produced by volunteers during their postings e.g. teaching materials, manuals. WWW site has information on VSO, publications catalogue, full-text of recent issues of Orbit journal and full text of its Working Papers in Development Education series.