A student exchange program is a program in which students from a secondary school visit to their partner institutions and involves an international travel. The students under the exchange program lives with a host family. We have been involved in exchange programs with Australia, Japan and UK.
SHARING AND STRENGTHENING CULTURAL TIES
Video Conference at Australian High Comission on 17th September, 2014
AUSTRALIAN AND INDIAN STUDENTS SHARE EXPERIENCES:
Australia's Deputy High Commissioner Bernard Philip welcomed 25 first grade students from St Mary's School in Dwarka to the Australian High Commission in New Delhi. The kids took part in a video linkup with children from St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Armidale in Australia to acquaint each other about their country's culture. Some Dwarka students, dressed in celebratory outfits, presented a dance performance. They also showed the children in Australia models of three historical monuments - Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple and India Gate - and explained their significance.
EXCHANGE PROGRAMME TO SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT IN JAPAN
Ashish Kumar of Std. XI attended the JENESYS programme in Japan from 26th May - 3rd June,2014 to know about the Science and Technologies used to SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT.
EXCHANGE PROGRAMME WITH WOODLEIGH HIGH SCHOOL AUSTRALIA
Niyati Piplani participated in the Australian EXCHANGE Programme for schools. She visited Woodleigh School, Victoria in Melbourne.
Aditya Bali participated in the Australian EXCHANGE Programme for schools. He visited Woodleigh School, Victoria in Melbourne. An Australian student Sam visited India to stay with Aditya Bali .
UKIERI (UK India Education Research Initiative)
As a part of the UKIERI Exchange Programme organized by the British Council Ms. Nisha Batra and Ms. Anjili Sarah visited various school in Colne in the UK. It was an enriching experience as the teachers learnt a lot about the methodology used by these schools for Primary Teaching. They also visited the Pendle Vale College to observe the teaching methodology followed by a High School in the UK.
In 2009 , Ms. Sheelu Mathew(Principal) and Ms. Seema Bali visited various school in Colne in the UK. There had been a rich exchange of ideas followed by implementation in our school.
St. Mary's School is part of the UKIERI program. As part of this initiative, teacher representatives from the six schools that form the New Delhi – Lancashire cluster visited their partner schools in England. Ms. Sharon Kumar represented St. Mary's School Dwarka.
Children’s World Summit for the Environment in Sapporo - Japan
Ms. Sheelu Mathew (Principal), St. Mary's School, Dwarka along with four students attended the Children's World Summit for the Environment in Japan.