International learning and knowledge propel students towards acceptance and understanding of an array of different cultural and community perspectives. Thus, exchange programs provide students with an opportunity to study in a different environment experiencing the history and culture of another country, as well as meeting new friends to enrich their personal development. International exchange programs are also effective to challenge students to develop a global perspective.
- It focuses on homestays, language skills, community service, or cultural activities. The students are exposed to an intensive program that increases their understanding of other cultures, communities, and languages.
- Awareness and adoption of alternative, multi-faceted approaches to learning- a student from a particular country travels abroad, they are exposed to alternative approaches to learning, something that they are likely to carry back to their home country and share with their peers.
- Gateway to personal development- the experience will lead to improved self-confidence and self-esteem. It will also improve the students’ decision-making and independent thinking skills along with enhancing their understanding and acceptance of different cultures and perspectives.
- Forming life-long bonds which helps students understand and appreciate the culture and way of life of the countries, turning them into global citizens.
- Analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Enhanced interest in global issues as well as a broader general knowledge.
- Self-development and awareness leading to enhanced self-confidence and self-esteem. This is often the most noticeable change in returned exchange students.
- Maturity and social poise, fuelled by the necessity to confront challenges outside a familiar support network and comfort zone.
- Integration into another family as well as the development of life-long friendships, fostering an appreciation of home and family.
- A tremendous sense of accomplishment upon completion encourages students to develop independent opinions, make informed decisions, and strive to attain fresh goals.
EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMS
VIRTUAL CHOIR BY MUSIC CAMP INTERNATIONAL, ROMANIA
Music Camp International is an innovative program of social transformation through music. Gopal Krishna student of Grade XI and Ananya Shukla of Grade XII got the opportunity to participate in the 3rd Annual Virtual Choir held from July 19 to 25, 2020 along with the children of different countries. It was really an awesome and wholesome experience for the participants.
JMIS HOSTED DELEGATES FROM USA, NORWAY & SOUTH AFRICA
Foreign delegates from the United States of America, Norway, and South Africa visited J M International School on November 26, 2018, to understand about unique curriculum & teaching methods of JMIS. They visited classrooms, met children, talked to senior students about youth empowerment, their culture, lifestyle, etc.
JMIS HOSTED DELEGATES FROM REPUBLIC OF GHANA
Ghana's High Commissioner to India H.E. Dr. Michael Aaron N.N. Oquaye Esq (Jnr) and his spouse Mrs. Maureen Oquaye along with Mr. Aaron Sintim, Head Consular and Welfare, and Mrs. Jaee Bhatnagar, Secretary to High Commissioner visited the school as a part of the cultural exchange program in August 2018”.
EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH CHINA
A group of students and teachers from the Experimental School of Capital Normal University, Beijing, China visited J M International School, Dwarka, as a part of the cultural exchange program on January 25, 2016. The students from both the school were delighted to spend the day with each other and know more about the cultures of India and China. In order to make their visit memorable, they also exchanged gifts as a token of gratitude.
EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH CHINA
A group of students and teachers from Experimental School, Beijing, China visited J M International School, Dwarka, as a part of the cultural exchange program on January 20, 2014.
J M INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL HOSTED AUSTRALIAN DELEGATES
J M International School held a special morning assembly on January 17, 2011, to welcome, Ms. Marilyn Wiber, Director Curriculum Services and Geography Teacher at Mentone Girls’ Grammar School, Australia. Her visit was a part of the Exchange Programme with the Australian School.
J M INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL HOSTED JAPANESE DELEGATES
Mr. Kawasaki from Japan visited J M international School for the purpose of promoting cultural heritage as well as Sustainable Development Programs in education. It was a pattern of resource use that aimed to meet human needs while preserving the environment.
J M INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL HOSTED CHINESE DELEGATES
A team comprising of educators and scholars of Experimental School, attached to the Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, under the confederation of UNESCO Clubs & Association of India (CUCAI), visited JM International School, Dwarka on January 24, 2011, as a part of an Educational and Cultural Exchange Program.