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Indo German Exchange Group visited the German Embassy

29.10.2018 - Press release

The Cultural Department of the German Embassy received students and teachers of Delhi Public School (DPS), Rohini and their partner school “Die Loburg” – Gymnasium Johanneum in Ostbevern, Germany at the German Embassy on 29th October.

The Cultural Counsellor, Johanna Borchardt addressed the guests and apprised them of the existing cooperation and exchange programmes between India and Germany in the field of school education.

Johanna Borchardt apprising the guests of the existing cooperation and exchange programmes between India and Germany in the field of school education.
Johanna Borchardt apprising the guests of the existing cooperation and exchange programmes between India and Germany in the field of school education.© German Embassy New Delhi

12 pupils and 2 teachers from “Die Loburg” – Gymnasium Johanneum, Ostbevern visited India as exchange partners of DPS Rohini. 2018 marks 10 years of cultural and scientific exchange between both the schools.
DPS Rohini offers German language in their curriculum. There are around 300 German learners in the school.

Johanna Borchardt, Cultural Counsellor, German Embassy
Johanna Borchardt, Cultural Counsellor, German Embassy© German Embassy New Delhi


Many fruitful exchanges took place during the meeting at the Embassy and the participants also discussed the benefits of exchange programmes at school level.

Many fruitful exchanges took place during the meeting at the Embassy
Many fruitful exchanges took place during the meeting at the Embassy© German Embassy New Delhi

The pupils from “Die Loburg” – Gymnasium Johanneum mentioned that it was an enriching experience to be in India.
They were not only exposed to the academics but also got an opportunity to learn more about India by visiting historical sites, religious places, cultural institutions and political establishments.

Students and teachers of Delhi Public School (DPS), Rohini and their partner school “Die Loburg” – Gymnasium Johanneum in Ostbevern
Students and teachers of Delhi Public School (DPS), Rohini and their partner school “Die Loburg” – Gymnasium Johanneum in Ostbevern© German Embassy New Delhi


Johanna Borchardt said that such exchange programmes are so valuable because they bring young minds from different cultures together and aim to create better understanding of each other’s cultural values, social structures and adademic values.

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