By: Pune Pulse
November 1, 2023
Pune: Approximately 15 to 20 percent of schools in Pune are currently involved in educational programs with foreign institutions and schools.
These programs have the objective of promoting knowledge sharing among students, facilitating cultural and linguistic exchanges, and offering exceptional training opportunities for teachers.
Based on the given information, the school has established partnerships with countries such as Brazil, South Korea, Egypt, Philippines, and Germany to provide special activities to students in grades VIII to IX over the previous four years.
The school has successfully organized activities focused on cultural-linguistic exchange and knowledge sharing in the areas of language, science, and mathematics. These activities aim to enhance students’ confidence and communication skills, particularly in English.
Priyadarshini School and Junior College has a direct Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cambridge University to provide career counseling to Class XI-XII students. Some have collaborated with the British Council for educational and cultural exchange programs for students in grades V to X for the past three years. Additionally, they have partnered with Cambridge University to support students interested in pursuing higher education abroad by offering guidance in university selection and application processes.
Sanskriti School, located in Bhukum Campus, participates annually in the “International Dimensions in Schools” (IDS) program by the British Council, collaborating with schools from various countries. These partnerships involve cultural, linguistic and educational exchanges, with a particular focus on German language education through an agreement with the Goethe Institute Maxmuller Bhawan.
These initiatives enhance the educational experience for both students and teachers, providing international-level training in teaching methods and promoting adaptability to different education systems. Students benefit from increased confidence through interactions with their international peers, exposure to foreign languages, and knowledge about diverse cultures. Additionally, effective teaching practices are shared, promoting a practical approach to subjects such as science and mathematics.