Foreign Exchange Programme

                                            Switzerland Exchange Programme

The Swiss delegates, Mr.Marcus Ludin , Principal, Mr. Peter, Coordinator and Christof Lunig, Faculty, Mathematics along with 20 students from Kantonsschule, Menzingen visited Delhi Public School Ghaziabad, India from  September 30, 2018 to  October 13, 2018. They visited the Indian Partner School as a part of the ongoing exchange programme. The tour included Swiss students attending classes in school with their respective partners, visit to Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, Akshardham Temple, Delhi Haat,Taj Mahal in Agra and The city Palace, Hawa Mahal, Chowki Dhani in Jaipur. The Swiss students participated not only in yoga, dance, theatre and cooking classes but also in the Tinkering lab activities. They also visited Morta School as part of the Community Connect Programme . The students learnt about Indian culture, traditions and lifestyle from Indian families. The programme provided DPSGiites myriad of opportunities to interact with the Swiss students and learn about the pedagogical styles of classroom transaction.


Visit to Paris

La Ville-Lumière-The City of Lights

 

In order to provide exposure to the best educational practices, a team of 10 students along with their teacher incharge visited College Andre Malreaux Louvres, France (organized by MILNA) from September 14 to September 26, 2018.   Living within the homely set up, the Indian students experienced the French way of life, the French culture and the joie de vivre of the French. They attended classes with their counterparts.

Team DPSG participated in all the activities with great zeal. Their visit to Disney Land was truly an enriching experience. They also went to Paris and spent the day shopping there . Seeing the famous monuments  - Eiffel Tower, Bateaux Mouches and the louvre museum was truly a wonderful experience for them. Students thoroughly enjoyed their tour to Musée du Louvre and Sacré cœur.

In all, the students assimilated a world of knowledge about the City of Lights which not only left them mesmerized but also deeply inspired. The visit proved to be an enriching experience for everyone as they came back with  memories to cherish.


  UKRAINE EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

Exchange Programmes are an effective way to build bridges of understanding among students of different countries. Seven students along with one German teacher got an opportunity to visit Rivne Humanitarian High School, Rivne, Ukraine.

 Headmistress, Ms. Zoya  of Rivne Humanitarian High School, welcomed the students. A tour of the school helped the students to come close and understand their education system in a better way. The entire week was well scheduled with activities, excursion und facilitated an experiential learning about the Ukranian culture.

The group embarked on a joyful journey of experiencing Ukranian culture, cuisine. A day was devoted to sports activities which included warming up sessions followed by basketball and football matches for boys, and Yoga session for girls. The Indian delegation also got an opportunity to meet the Mayor of the town. Students from both the countries performed their traditional dances.. Children demonstrated exemplary spirit and got accustomed to their tradition within no time.

It was a memorable experience for both the Indian and the Ukranian students. These academic exchanges allow the students to discover the host country's culture. This enriching experience added a real-life dimension to the course content being taught in the school


French Exchange Programme

16 students, accompanied by Ms. Ruchi Anand  and Ms. Ashima Sharma visited Coutances, France as a part of Student Exchange Programme with ‘Lycée Charles François Lebrun’ School.

Students embarked on a joyful journey of experiencing food and different colors of the French as they got a golden chance to live with the French families for 14 days . They visited  Paris and were enthralled to see the  Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and Disney Land Paris.

On reaching Caen, students enjoyed the Treasure Hunt followed by  shopping. They also visited the American Symmetry and got to know  about what exactly happened during the Second World War. It was a really great experience visiting the farm. There they got an opportunity to know about the production of several dairy products.

Students got an opportunity to know the importance of team work, hidden individual qualities while handling themselves without their families and parents.

Such programmes are not only an effective way to build bridges of understanding among students from different countries, but also makes them citizens of the world.


EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO JAPAN

6 students from Secondary Wing along with Mr Upendra Pandey, went to Tokyo, Japan for an Educational Exchange Programme from 12 June, 2018 to 19 June, 2018 organized by JALSTA. The students were Dhruv Maheshwari, Devina Gupta, Prasenjit Singh, Anvi Gulati, Diva Jain and Yuvraj Chaudhary.

During this programme, the students experienced several cultural and traditional events. They  visited the Disney Land in Tokyo, Miraikan Museum in Odaiba where Magnificent Robot Asimo was the main attraction. Students learnt a lot about technology at the Miraikan museum. During their visit, the students stayed at NYC, Yoyogi,  where the preparation of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, a forthcoming international multi-sport event was in progress. Students visited Mt. Fuji and enjoyed clicking the photographs there. They also visited a Japanese school and experienced  Japanese traditional sports and arts.


Visit by US Delegates

29th November, 2017

The delegates from US,  Texas; Ms. Cheryl Harris, Coordinator Advance Academic Studies and Global Initiatives; Mr. Randy Belcher, Principal, Central Junior High School and Ms. Vandana Rajpurohit, Junior High School, Hindi Teacher visited DPSG on 29th November, 2017 for an interactive session with the students. The event started with the lighting of the lamp followed by a melodious rendition by the school choir. The dance performance by students of class IX enthralled the audience .

Ms Jyoti Gupta, emphasized on the need to empower the future workforce and provide the right kind of learning environment.  Various points of common interest were extensively discussed for holistic development of children.

         

Visit by French Delegates

French delegates, Ms. Gwenaelle Mazuré, Faculty, English  and Mr. Jean Philippe, Faculty, Mathematics along with 23 students from Lycée Lebrun, Coutance (Normandie) visited Delhi Public School Ghaziabad, India from  October 26, 2017 to  November 8, 2017. They visited the Indian Partner School as a part of the ongoing exchange programme. The tour included French students attending classes in school with their respective partners, visit to New Delhi, Old Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The French students participated not only in Yoga classes but also in the  Tinkering lab activities. They also participated in various sports events like football, soccer, basketball and badminton. The students learnt about Indian culture, traditions and lifestyle from Indian families.

On the day of farewell both Indian and French students presented Ganesh Vandana, French students and teachers shared their experience with the help of power point presentation. A surprise dance performance by the French students enthralled the audience.

The  Exchange Programme was a truly wonderful experience for all the students who were a part of it. It enriched them with experiences that they would always cherish and memories they would always treasure.

       

Visit to NASA

22 June, 2017 to 4 July, 2017

In this age of globalization, students should be citizens of the world. The foreign trips provide a chance to the students to observe different cultures and get a sense of being global citizens and make acquaintances for life. These programmes are a wonderful opportunity for students to see a different country, quite unlike their own. 

     A group of 7 students from Secondary Wing escorted by Mrs Annama Jacob went on a trip to USA from 22 June, 2017 to 4 July, 2017.

The  programme included visit to Kennedy Space Centre, Rocket Garden, Early Space Exploration tour, KSC Tour, 3DIMAX movie, Guided tour of KSC, Saturn V Centre, Moon Rock, Simulator Shuttle Launch Simulator, journey to Atlantis, Cocoa Beach, lectures and demonstrations from astronauts, guided tour of NASA and knowledge opportunities in the field of Astronomy. There was also a cultural tour to Orlando, the largest tourist destination of USA, where the students visited the Universal Studio and Universal Theme Park.  They also visited New York city where they saw  the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue, Ground Zero  etc. The group also visited Washington DC where they were taken on a guided tour to the US Capitol, Library of Congress, Smithsonian Museum, White House, Lincoln Memorial.  This was truly an enriching experience. It was an assortment of fun, frolic and learning.

    

                                                                                JAPAN EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

5 June , 2017 to 13 June, 2017

International learning and knowledge propels students towards acceptance and understanding of an array of different cultural and community perspectives.  It creates awareness and adoption of alternative, multi-faceted approaches to learning. An initiative towards the same was appropriated in the form of Japan Exchange Programme wherein a team of 10 students, escorted by Ms Suprita Dutta and Ms. Vani Singh visited Japan from  5 June , 2017 to 13 June, 2017

The itinerary of the 7- day trip was a fusion of the best practices and traditions of Japan. The programme planned for students will go a long way in creating an awareness of the global issues and broaden their perspectives. It will also give them an insight into the culture and knowledge of both the countries.

The first sight of Japan was spectacular. The Tokyo Skytree ,the tallest structure in Japan  and Tokyo Tower is  epitome of  Japan’s love and passion for technology. On reaching Tokyo the students were taken for a cultural tour by the tour leader Ms. Yoko Tori .The  grandeur of  temple Asakusa ,  one of the most famous Shinto shrines in TokyoJapan was breathtaking . The famous street was Nakimese street was buzzing with activity  and gave the students their first glimpse of the differences and similarities between Indian and Japanese culture. The students visited the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, simply known as the Miraikan and enjoyed the famous robot show as well android humans.

 

The sight  of the majestic Mt. Fuji and the beautiful Lake Ashi Cruise  was  awe inspiring . Japan has preserved the nature and the humans and nature live in total harmony. There is no jarring reminders of human life.

 

The students visited famous Kyoto Kobe cultural hub and saw the traditional Japanese way. The beautiful ladies in the Kimono show was a learning in itself.  The students were spell bound by the bullet train and the ride on the same was indeed an adventure.

 

The culmination of the programme was the visit to Ritusmeikan Junior and  Senior High School . The students were welcomed by the Principal Harimuko Nariyama San The students interacted with the English learners of the school and presented a  programme to show the Indian culture. Students also visited the Ritusmeikan University. The interaction with Indian University students was eye opening indeed.

 

The final day was spent in Asuka Village , Nara with Japanese families. The students will carry with them life long memories of their Japanese family. The students molded seamlessly with the families and carried day to day activities as a family member and learnt their ethos. The Japanese families welcomed them with open hearts and gave them mini lessons on farming , cooking as well as Ikebana and origami.

 

These exchange programme was a  journey of self development and awareness leading to enhanced self confidence and self esteem. The students showed maturity and social poise ,fueled by the necessity to confront challenges outside the familiar support network and support zone.

        

 

Ms Jyoti Gupta, Principal, Delhi Public School Ghaziabad attended the Educational Odyssey 

IV in association with Education Queensland International (EQI) Australia.

EQI specializes in arranging onshore student programmes, study tour and professional visits for overseas students. It also has the capacity to deliver offshore international education programmes for foreign schools or governments.

EQI is the international arm of the Department of Education and Training (DET), Queensland Government, Australia. Australia is one of the top performing countries in education in the world. This programme gave an insight into Australia's successful education system.

Second Phase of Switzerland Exchange Programme

The foreign exchange programmes provide an opportunity to observe different cultures and get a sense of being global citizens and make acquaintances for life.

A group of 20 students from Kantonsschule, Menzingen, Switzerland accompanied with their  teacher incharges visited Delhi Public School Ghaziabad from 4th January to 14th January, 2017.

During this second phase Indo-Swiss Exchange programme students participated in various activities and attended classes in school which was truly a wonderful experience for them.Their visit to TajMahal, Jaipur and Chandni Chowk was indeed mesmerizing. They also visited ABES Engineering College wherein they got an opportunity to interact with students. The  interaction with the Mayor, Mr Ashu Verma helped them gain insight into the functionalities of the Municipal Corporation.

On 12th January an International Evening was celebrated wherein students from both countries presented Ganesh Vandana  followed by a musical rendition.  Mr. Rolland Muhleman and Mr. Peter Zwicky , teachers from Switzerland, shared their experiences about their visit to India . Astrid, a Swiss student also shared  her experiences. Ms Hema Gupta , Project Manager from Max Mueller  Bhavan was the guest for the occasion. The programme concluded with celebration around the bonfire followed by dinner hosted in honour of the students and their parents. On 14th January they flew back to Switzerland.

The  Exchange Programme was a truly wonderful experience for all 20 students who were a part of it. It enriched them with experiences that they would always cherish, memories they would always treasure and people they would always remember.

French Exchange Programme

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

Globalisation demands a new dimension to our approach to education. DPSG, thus, has recognized the need for a globally relevant education that imparts skills that would develop mental agility in individuals to confidently interact and work in diverse environs or situations.  An initiative towards the same was appropriated in the form of French Exchange Programme wherein ateam of 9 students, escorted by Ms Ruchi Anand visited France from 6th November, 2016  to 18th November, 2016.

On reaching Boulogne Surmer, the students’ were greeted by the Headmaster, Mr. Saï Proviseur. Their sojourn with the host families  and the tour of the school with the school coordinator, Mme. Corine Horby enriched their experience, as they were captivated with the culture and education at Lycée Mariette, their host school.

Each day provided the students a plethora of opportunities to learn, unlearn and re-learn. This experience enhanced their acclimatization skills as they were introduced to a culture and ethos, paradoxically different from that of India.

The whole team was invited by the Mayor of the city wherein he congratulated them for having this exchange programme, He also stated that such programmes would  go a long way in creating an acute consciousness about the world around them, and also give them an insight into  the culture and knowledge of both the countries.

Their itinerary included a visit to Arc De Triomphe, Sacré-Cœur, a  famous church, Cathedral, some museums,  Naussica, one of the biggest aquariums in Europe. The penguin and the seal show was simply amazing. The Eiffel Tower left the viewers enthralled by its mesmerising beauty. They also visited the second biggest mall of France; Le Quatre Temps.

Each and every day was power packed with substance and incitement. It was planned with an objective to make the children learn about the French language and tradition, which was carried out through various activities.

In all, the students got an opportunity to get to know and discover their true, inner selves, the importance of teamwork, their very own hidden qualities while handling themselves without their parents & families. They got a chance to participate, perform and groom themselves on an international platform.

 

Swiss Delegation

Swiss delegates, Deputy Principal Mr. Roland Mühlemann and Project Coordinator Mr. Peter Zwicky visited Delhi Public School Ghaziabad, India on 8th September, 2016. They visited the Indian Partner School as a part of the upcoming exchange programme with Kantonsschule, Switzerland. During their visit to DPSG they had an hour long interaction with the Indian students as well as the teachers about cultural diversities between the two countries. This project is being carried out in collaboration with Goethe-Institute and supported by CH Foundation, Switzerland.

Foreign Exchange Programme (New Zealand)

In this age of globalization, students should be citizens of the world. The foreign exchange programmes provide an opportunity for the students to observe different cultures and get a sense of being global citizens and make acquaintances for life.

These programmes are a wonderful opportunity for students to see a different country, quite unlike their own. The students get global exposure and an insight into global educational systems.

A team of 12 students  escorted by Ms. Sunita Garg left for New Zealand on the 27th  July, 2016 for a ten day exchange programme.

The tour included visit to different places like world famous Thermal Park, Gondola ride, Luge Ride and Amphibian Tour in Rotorua, Underwater world and Mount Eden in Auckland, The Toupo.

Girls stayed at Nga Tawa School in Marton and boys stayed at Palmerston North Boys High School in Palmerston North. Students got the golden opportunity to participate in wide range of activities like horse riding, wood carving, robotics, photography, cooking, metal work, soft material work, computer science, and macatronics. They also participated in various sporting activities like swimming, dodge ball, badminton, and volley ball. Boys got specialized training in cricket by legendary New Zealand cricketer Stephen Fleming and Jacob Oram.

The students learnt about the unique and the very interesting Maori culture, traditions, lifestyle and their famous Kapa Haka dance.

On 7th August, 2016, students returned back to India with many emotional and unforgettable memories from New Zealand. The memories have been permanently imprinted onto their minds.

New Zealand

Embarking on its journey to create and nurture global citizens, DPSG has taken another leap in this direction by initiating educational partnerships and exchange programmes with New Zealand. A ream of delegates from New Zealand visited DPSG on 5th July, 2016.

The programme commenced with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp. The four delegates from New Zealand , Ms Mary Mathews, International Director, Awatapu College, Ms Alex Ferretti ,International Director, Whanganui High School, Mr Paul Western, Director of Marketing, Kapiti College & Ms Prabha Ravi, Director, International Education, YMCA Central, were accorded a hearty welcome by the Principal, Mrs Jyoti Gupta. The students of Secondary Wing gave a glimpse of the secular culture of India. A sufi qawwali was presented to spread the message of oneness of God, urging to unite on the occasion of Eid. It was a harmonious blend of music spreading the message of peace. The audience was mesmerized by the dance drama depicting the childhood plays of Lord Krishna.

Principal, Jyoti Gupta emphasized the imperative need to empower the future workforce and provide the right kind of learning environment that will prepare the children for their future. As a visionary, she feels it is imperative to give exposure to children through exchange programmes. Embracing continuous learning and adaptability will help them to develop the next generation of innovations. The delegates shared the details about the admission procedure in New Zealand.

The programme concluded with the national anthem of both the countries.

CHINA EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

A visionary school like DPSG never leaves a single stone unturned in providing the finest facilities and utmost exposure to each and every student, which has aided in fostering personality development and overall learning. An initiative towards the same was appropriated in the form of China Exchange Programme from 31st  March, 2016 to  7th April, 2016.

A group of 9 enthusiastic students accompanied by teacher incharge, Ms. Meenakshi Gurbaxani took part in the exchange programme, wherein the students were exposed to the Chinese language , culture, gastronomy and their way of living .
Each day provided the students a plethora of opportunities to learn, unlearn and re-learn. This experience enhanced their acclimatization skills as they were introduced to a culture and ethos, paradoxically different from that of India.
This tour included visit to world famous places like Tiananmen Square, the Summer Palace, Olympic National Stadium, the Water Cube and the Great Wall of China, Martial Art experience and the Juyong Pass. This China Exchange Programme bountifully fed the curious souls of students.

Sydney Opera House Digital Exhursion Program

Students of class II and III of Primary Wing were given an opportunity to be a part of a unique digital excursion, presented by an Aboriginal narrator Guwanyi Walama, that took students on a journey of discovery around the area now known as Bennelong Point. Students heard an oral history from the Aboriginal perspective – from creation time and the ancestral spirits who formed the landscape, to pre-settlement and the arrival of the First Fleet, to today’s iconic Sydney Opera House. They also got a chance to have video conferencing with Swansey Public School, Australia who were also a participant to the program. The students interacted with the Aboriginal narrators and got insights into the life of Native Australians – The Aboriginals


At DPSG, the focus has always been on providing the best to the students in all spheres of pedagogy and weaving internationalism into the creative curriculum of the school is a pivotal aspect of it. As an endeavour to take the school legacy forward in proactively meeting the educational challenges of the 21st Century, the school has introduced the International Baccalaureate Curriculum.

DPSG  organized an interactive session with 8 renowned Canadian Universities as part of the 2015 Council of International Schools (CIS). The school has been awarded with two dedicated scholarships from the prestigious Simon Fraser University and University of Alberta, Canada. DPSG is one of the eight schools in India which has been selected under the Australia India BRIDGE School Partnership Project.

Ms Jyoti Gupta, Principal DPSG has always promoted partnerships/exchanges with various international schools, institutes and universities. She was part of a team of erudite school Principals of Delhi who participated in an exclusive round table interactive session with Australia’s Group of Eight (Go8) University Vice Chancellors.

The school has initiated various student exchange programmes with countries like Spain, Singapore, Canada, Germany, UK, Japan and Australia. It has bagged a very prestigious project - German - Indian Classroom Competition: a programme  to work at the international level in collaboration with the German students on the pertinent topic of ‘Alternative Sources of Energy’ and solar energy in particular. A team of students went on an educational trip to NASA, USA.   

Giitanjali  and Anirudh Roy won third prize in the student case competition with their team from different countries  in  E2 – Educator Exchange  at the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, WA, USA

The school is also a member of Face to Faith programme, a global education programme for secondary students, run by the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. Under GSP an initiative by British Council, our teaching faculty visited St. Jones Lutheran Academy, Australia.

Spanish Immersion Programme 2015

A visionary school like DPSG never leaves a single stone unturned in providing the finest facilities and utmost exposure to each and every student, which has aided in fostering personality development and overall learning. An initiative towards the same was appropriated in the form of Spanish Immersion Programme, from the 16th to the 23rd July, 2015.

DPSG in partnership with Instituto San Fernando (ISF) Cadiz, Spain, undertook an initiative to inculcate an in-depth understanding of our pluralistic society among our students. A group of 12 exuberant students accompanied by two teachers, Mrs. Meenakshi Bhardwaj and Ms. Savleen Kaur, took part in the Immersion Programme, wherein the students were exposed to the Spanish language , culture, gastronomy and their way of living .

The students’ sojourn with the host families and the lectures given by Spanish professors at ISF enriched their experience, as they were captivated with the culture and education in Spain.
Each day provided the students a plethora of opportunities to learn, unlearn and re-learn. This experience enhanced their acclimatization skills as they were introduced to a culture and ethos, paradoxically different from that of India.

 Each and every day was power packed with substance and incitement. It was planned with an objective to make the children learn about the Spanish language and tradition, which was carried out with various activities like cultural exchange classes, interaction with Italian students, tap dancing / flamenco sessions, biking sessions, indigenous performances by the Italian students and our children on the beautiful streets of Spain and the enthralling street sessions wherein the students were taken out on the streets of Cadiz with a hand out and visited places of historic importance such as the Santa Cruz Cathedral and Ayuntamiento (town hall).

The highlight of the trip was the Madrid trotting where the flamboyant architecture left everybody bewitched. Our coordinator Nieves Alcaron adequately briefed the students on the historic importance of monuments like – Puerta de alcala , Palacio Royal , Palacio de cristal , Monumento A alfonso  , Palacio de velazquez and many more . This Immersion Programme bountifully fed the curious souls of students.

In the end I would like to acknowledge the constant support and encouragement by our Principal, Mrs. Jyoti Gupta whose endeavour is to prepare each and every child for ‘Life beyond school’. As a team, we are indebted to her, for letting us reach new heights through this inimitable opportunity.

Foreign Exchange Programme (Germany)

A team of 20 students  escorted by Ms. Jyoti Arora and Mohd. Aslam Ansari left for Germany on the 23rd June, 2015 for an exchange programme with Friedrich-Ruckert Gymnasium. The students participated in several cultural and project related programmes. They also gave a presentation on multicultural aspects of India and achievements of DPSG. They attended several classes with the high school students, including German, science and Lab practical based on scientific concepts.

But all was not boring and study-related. The students visited several shrines and castles of various south-German cities including Munich und Nüremberg. The students also visited Coburg University to explore their future aspects of getting admitted in the university. They also got an opportunity to meet the Social Affairs Minister and on their way back they visited Waste disposal and recycling plant. They had a small session on various processes of Waste disposal. On the 8thday, a workshop on Bionics was conducted by an industry expert wherein students learnt programming of the Humanoid Robot. Without any shadow of a doubt students had a great exposure to German language which will be of immense help for them in future.

They adapted well to the temperature and time difference and different lifestyle of the host families. On the day of farewell, the DPSGiites performed an Indian classical dance and applied Bindi and Mehendi to the German students.  They also made the students of Friedrich Rückert Gymnasium dance to the popular songs of Bollywood.

On 9th July, 2015, students returned back to India with many emotional and unforgettable memories of Germany. The  memories have been permanently imprinted onto their minds. The students wait breathlessly for the German students to arrive here in the session 2015-16.

Japan Exchange Programme 2015-16

Kashish Puri, Gauri Ratan, Radhika Bhatia, Prakhar Sharma and Vasu Goyal along with the Japanese Faculty Mr. Upendra Pandey, went to Japan on 8th June, 2015 for an Exchange Programme with Ritsumeikan Junior and Senior High School, Kyoto, Japan.

The students participated in several cultural programmes, such as Ikebana (Flower Arrangement), Shodo (Calligraphy), Sadou (Tea Ceremony) etc. They also gave a presentation depicting various aspects of Indian culture and achievements of DPSG.

The students visited several shrines and castles in Kyoto and Osaka such as Osaka Castle and Golden Temple of Kyoto (Kinkakuji). On the 3rd day, students went for 3 days home stay with the Japanese families wherein they learnt and understood the culture and values of the Japanese. The delight of shopping in Aeon mall was one of the attractions for the students. On the last day, the girl students of DPSG performed an Indian classical dance and applied Bindi and Mehendi to the Japanese students and they also made them dance on the popular songs of Bollywood.

On 16th June, 2015, students returned to India with fond memories. The students from Ritsumeikan Junior and Senior High School, Kyoto, Japan are expected to visit DPSG as a part of this Exchange Programme.

Nasa Visit

In this age of globalization, students should be citizens of the world. The foreign trips provide a chance to the students to observe different cultures and get a sense of being global citizens and make acquaintances for life.These programmes are a wonderful opportunity for students to see a different country, quite unlike their own. 

A group of 6 students from secondary wing escorted by Ms Tapsi Jain went on a trip to Kennedy Space Centre, NASA, Florida, USA which was organized under the Edvour Space Programme.

The 11-day programme included visit to Kennedy Space Centre, lectures and demonstrations from astronauts, guided tour of NASA and knowledge opportunities in the field of Astronomy. There was also a cultural tour to Orlando, the largest tourist destination of USA, where the students visited the Universal Studios and Sea World.  They also visited New York city where they saw  the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue, Central Park  etc. The group also visited Washington DC where they were taken on a guided tour to the US Capitol, White House, Washington Monument, Smithsonian Museum.  The students also got an opportunity to visit the prestigious MIT and Harvard Universities in the city of Boston.