Five students from SPS, Rajendra Nagar and four students from SPS, Gurgaon along
with two teachers visited Seymour College, Australia from 07th August 2017 to
18th August 2017.The students attended classes in English and Sciences and
gained exposure to global practices in pedagogy and curriculum. They also
participated in Art and cookery workshop and visited the University Senior
College and Institute for Scientific and Medical Research. The students were
taken on a guided tour of the Kaurna Cultural Centre, where they learnt about
the aboriginals (native tribes) of Australia, their lifestyle, art and culture.
They also learnt the native art of "dot painting."
Our students gave presentations on India's landmark achievements in various fields, be it Economy, Health Sector or Space Missions and the trends in Indian pedagogy and curriculum at our school. Besides, they also presented two beautiful dances: 'Fusion'- a blend of Bharatanatyam and contemporary, and 'Colours of India' depicting the cultural background of some Indian states.
The students had a two night stay at Sydney where they had a city tour of major attractions like the Blue Mountains, Bondi Beach, Darling Harbour, the Opera House, Mrs. Maquarie's Chair, Sydney Sea-Life Aquarium, Madam Tussads and Sydney Tower Eye.
The Exchange programme provided students with:
- an exposure to global practices in Education.
- culture and lifestyle of Australia
- increased self-confidence and assertiveness
- enhanced skills of perception, adaptation and problem-solving.