School cultural exchange stories

Bringelly PS & Lurnea HS Intensive English Centre

This cultural exchange used the Cooling Conflicts program to address bullying. The two schools used their connected classrooms to communicate and participate in enhanced forum theatre activities which culminated in a school visit.Bringelly Public School is a semi-rural school in

Menindee Central & Lindfield East Public

The Coalition for Cultural Affirmation and Celebration of Diversity and Connectedness (CCACDC)This partnership links a large, urban, multicultural school (Lindfield East PS) with a small, remote, predominantly indigenous school (Menindee Central). It involves a large number of community and government

Homebush PS hosts Korean student teachers

We have established a relationship with the South Korean Consulate and have many interactions through them. The most recent was a visit by 53 Korean Student Teachers who wanted to see how primary science was taught in Australia.- Jack Liston,

Cabramatta High’s Korean exchange

In 2011 students and teachers at Cabramatta High began an international exchange program with Jeju Seo Middle School, Korea. Students say...Students speak for themselves about the benefits of the program:It was a once in a life time opportunity for both sister

Chullora & Woronora River Public Schools

Students from Woronora River Public School initially attended a Multicultural Day at Chullora Public School. This was followed by Years 5 and 6 students from both schools participating in a joint Canberra excursion.Aims of this cultural exchange program included enhancing

Bradbury & Yennora Public Schools

In this exchange, two schools join forces to develop understanding, tolerance and harmony and to increase parent participation.The aim of this cultural exchange program was to develop cross-cultural awareness, particularly in relation to Arabic-speaking communities, and to increase the participation

Bringelly & Tempe Public Schools

In this exchange, students from Bringelly and Tempe Public schools share their Australian stories in an exchange of friendship and interests.Bringelly Public School is situated in south western Sydney in a semi rural community where most students live on five

Menai High & Beverly Hills IEC

On Tuesday 28th February 2006, 15 students from Beverly Hills Intensive English Centre (IEC) visited Menai High School in the first of many cultural exchanges involving the two schools. The exchange began as a response to the unrest experienced in Cronulla

Beverly Hills IEC & Connabarabran High

In May 2007, 15 students from Beverly Hills Intensive English Centre (IEC) travelled to Coonabarabran to meet local students and the local Gamilaraay elders. This is one of many exchanges involving the schools.Students from Beverly Hills IEC, which is located

Cabramatta & Kemblawarra Public Schools

The coast to CabramattaCabramatta and Kemblawarra Public Schools have joined together over the past few years to share cultural experiences and learning activities; and to make friendships.Sisters, Lena Stefanovska and Dana Kokalevski have combined their passion to promote tolerance and