The Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India (TECCI) and Mount Abu Public School launched an International Education Programme between 28 schools from Taiwan and 26 schools from India, in New Delhi on Thursday.
A Memorandum of Understanding between TECCI and Mount Abu school was also signed in the presence of Ambassador Baushuan Ger, Taipei Economic Center, Education Division Director Peters Chen, and Principal Jyoti Arora.
The event was also graced by 26 Principals from various schools across India and 28 Principals from schools in Taiwan who joined the event online. Students from Mount Abu school sang on the occasion.
Ambassador Ger in his speech explained how the mutual collaboration between the schools of India and Taiwan help us to overcome the problems faced by all.
Arora in her remarks mentioned that she was privileged and honoured to host this historic exchange programme between 26 schools in both countries. She also hoped that through this programme, students can create awareness of the world. She added that this partnership with Taiwan is of utmost importance to implement the 2030 agenda of Sustainable Development Goals and understanding each other with relevance.
Chen in his speech highlighted the key points of the International Education Programme 2.0.
The International Study Tour Programme was first launched by the Ministry of Education in Taiwan in the year 2003 with Japan and Korea, with the aim to internationalize education and connecting schools from Taiwan with the world. The MOE in Taiwan had International Education Programme 1.0 in 2011 and 2.0 in 2020.