School cultural exchange stories

Wollumbin High’s Korean experience

Wollumbin High School is not new to cultural exchange. Recently, it extended its exchange program overseas to Korea. In this exchange, Wollumbin High School forms a sister school relationship with Jijok Middle School in Korea. The aim of the program is

Wollumbin High, Kingscliff High, & Beverly Hills IEC

This video shows the 2009 culmination of the 3-way exchange between Beverly Hills IEC, Wollumbin High, and Kingscliff High, in which Wollumbin High students finally paid a reciprocal visit to BHIEC.The exchange story began back in 2006... contactOn Tuesday 16th

Sylvania Heights & Merrylands Public Schools

The search for an effective Values Education focus for Stage 3 students led teachers from Sylvania Heights and Merrylands Public schools to investigate the benefits of a cultural exchange program.Having found each other on the cultural exchange website, the two

Byabarra & Parklea Public Schools

NB: Unfortunately, Byabarra Public School was forced to close at the end of 2011. Byabarra was a dynamic school and their wonderful contributions to cultural exchange will be sadly missed.Exploring different lifestylesStudents at a single teacher school on the NSW

Campbelltown Performing Arts & West Wyalong High

A continuing country/city exchange program.In this exchange, students from Campbelltown Performing Arts High School return to visit their friends at West Wyalong High School to build on the links already established over previous years.In 2008, West Wyalong High School continued

Lismore High & Evans IEC – refugee reunions

Lismore High and Evans Intensive English Centre bringing refugee students togetherIn this exchange, newly arrived refugee students from two very different parts of NSW come together.The purpose of this program was to help refugee students, many from Sudan, link up

Engadine High’s cultural awareness strategies

Engadine High School has been conducting cultural exchange programs for many years. The school, which is located in southern Sydney, has a population of students from mainly English speaking backgrounds. It has a long history of exchanging with schools with varied and

Birrong Girls High & Engadine High

Engadine High School in the Sutherland Shire and Birrong Girls High School in south western Sydney have been exchanging since 2005.When Birrong Girls and Engadine High Schools first began their cultural exchange program, teachers used games of soccer, drama activities

Newport & Punchbowl Public Schools

Newport and Punchbowl Public Schools - an ongoing success story. A long term success story - celebrating 16 years of cultural exchange.The Year 4 cultural exchange program between Punchbowl and Newport Public Schools is now in its sixteenth year. The