UK- INDIA EDUCATION AND RESEARCH INITIATIVE CLUSTER SCHOOLS PARTNERSHIP CONTACT SEMINAR PARTNER SCHOOLS APEEJAY CLUSTER SCHOOLS IN INDIA TRAFFORD CLUSTER SCHOOLS IN MANCHESTER, UK APEEJAY SCHOOL, PITAMPURA APEEJAY SCHOOL, NOIDA APEEJAY SCHOOL, SHIEKH SARAI APEEJAY SCHOOL, JALANDHAR
CLUSTER SCHOOLS PARTNERSHIP
APEEJAY CLUSTER SCHOOLS IN INDIA
TRAFFORD CLUSTER SCHOOLS IN MANCHESTER, UK
This Partnership began with the visit of two head teachers from Indian Cluster to UK Cluster School in January 2007 to develop leadership strand
The visitors from UK get cultural shock when they first time come to India for a brief visit.
▪ Traffic ▪ Crowd ▪ Hygiene ▪ Beggars
VISIT OF TWO HEAD TEACHERS WITH 15 STUDENTS FROM APEEJAY CLUSTER TO TRAFFORD CLUSTER SCHOOLS IN MANCHESTER
DATE: 3RD JULY 2007 – 11TH JULY 2007
1. Differences in:
▪ Food ▪ Climate ▪ Work culture
▪ Body Language
▪ Approach to a problem / project
2. Limited duration of the visit
Willingness to adapt, learn and adjust
THE STUDENTS OF BOTH THE NATIONS EXCHANGED GREETINGS AND REMAINED IN CONTACT THROUGH EMAIL AND LETTERS.
VISIT OF 6 TEACHERS FROM TRAFFORD CLUSTER TO APEEJAY CLUSTER REMAINED IN CONTACT THROUGH EMAIL AND LETTERS.
DATE:2ND APRIL 2008 – 8TH APRIL 2008
VISIT OF 2 HEAD TEACHERS WITH 12 STUDENTS FROM TRAFFORD CLUSTER TO APEEJAY CLUSTER
DATE: 4TH JULY 2008– 10TH JULY 2008
STUDENTS WERE DIVIDED INTO TWO GROUPS AND PAIRED AMONGST STUDENTS OF APEEJAY SCHOOL, PITAMPURA AND NOIDA. THEY JOINTLY WORKED ON THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS:
1. To study the problem of Traffic Congestion from the point of view of Commonwealth Games 2010.
2. Where does belief come from? Difference in nature of Belief in UK and in India.
3. Contrasting the problem of water supply in UK and India.
STUDENTS PRESENTING THE PROJECT WORK STUDENTS OF APEEJAY SCHOOL, PITAMPURA AND NOIDA. THEY JOINTLY WORKED ON THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS:
DATE:4TH MARCH 2009 TO 10TH MARCH 2009
Apeejay Cluster, India CLUSTER
Trafford Cluster, UK
exposed to new technologies
exposed to Meditation and Yoga.
learnt about emphasis on development of Skills and collection of teaching material.
learnt about the importance of Music, Dance and such activities in educating a child.
learnt about the importance of their highly structured programme.
learnt about the advantages of having flexible programme.ACHIEVEMENTS