In November 2011, 33 students and 5 teachers from Yishun Senior Secondary School Singapore come as ambassadors of good will and friendship under an International Exchange Programme. The Two day long visit was a part of the ongoing Inter-Cultural and Educational Immersion Programme organized by the Education Dept. Chandigarh. This International Exchange Programme aimed to bring about an exchange of ideas between the two countries on methods of classroom teaching, Extra-Curricular activities and Cultural Programmes.They were welcomed in the traditional way and were provided with a glimpse at a variety of activities such as Indian music, dance, sports, tattoo/poster making street plays etc.
Under the students Exchange Programme Initials by the youth for understanding we had Flora Josephine schedule from Germany with us for 8 months. We are happy to have Flora Josephine Schnelle from Germany who is currently with us for 8 Months under the Students’ Exchange Programme initiated by the Youth for Understanding, an International Organisation engaged in promoting educational and cultural immersion programmes among different countries. Flora has been integrated in Class XI Arts and is learning all subjects including Hindi. She is an eager learner and has adapted herself extremely well. She Participates in all the school activities whole heartedly.
Inshita Lakhanpal now a student of Class XII was selected for the Japanese Government short term Scholarship 2012 and visited Japan in Jan/Feb 2012. Varnika Sharma, a student of Class XI commerce was elected by the Rotary Club Chandigarh for a 4 weeks Exchange Programme to Germany in June/July 2012.