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“Pathshala Avam Vidya Vinimaya” – Interstate School exchange program to aware culture and education system in state.

 

Vishvet Foundation is having a network of schools in Gujarat where other state’s schools can make an exchange program. “Pathshala Vinimaya” (School Interchange) is a program specially designed for the school going children to come live with a student in Gujarat’s school and later he/she will live with your family. It is a unique program to know culture, food habits, education system, voluntary work and some adventurous activities. Vishvet Foundation appeals to state government to encourage school exchange program in all kind of schools in your state.

 

Eligibility

  • Be the age of 10 to 18 years or grade 5th to 12th
  • You can come with a group of 5 to 15 participants of same school or an educational institute and allowed to come with one group leader/teacher
  • There should be same number of boys and girls in a group.
  • No objection certificate from school and parents are must.
  • Be matured enough to live away from home for at least seven days with host family
  • Able to communicate in Hindi and English at basic conversational level
  • Genuinely interested to know about different cultures of the world
  • Agree to pay an administration fee of Rs. 3500 (Approx $50 USD) per student only
  • Willing to sign and abide by the Vishvet Foundation Code of Conduct
  • There are strict disciplinary rules in an agreement between host school and family
  • Participant should be medically well fit to adjust in new environment.
  • Start application procedure at least 10 weeks prior from program start date 
  • Participant can’t bring costly devices including mobile, music system, ornaments etc.
  • Participant can’t meet their family members, friends and relatives during the program.

 

 Programs Categories:

  • Study tour or Picnic
  • One to one Exchange with Home stay
  • Cultural or Education based
  • Community or Volunteer work
  • Entertainment with full of fun tour to city
  • Science and Technology exchange

 

Program Cost:

  • Round-trip Air fare/Bus fare/ Train fare participant has to bear
  • Participation fee Rs. 3500 (Approx $50 USD) per person
  • Pocket money, ancillary travel, and tours expenses participant has to bear

 

Program Duration:

  •  Up to 1 week during the year

 

Vishvet Sponsoring for:        

  • Room and Board with Volunteer host family or school hostel
  • Nearest Airport/Bus stand/Railway station transfer to and from
  • Assistance to find best one to one exchange availability
  • Find out the best exchange school students in India
  • Pre departure orientation
  • All assistance regarding Application and other documentation process
  • Support and Supervision from Vishvet Local Coordinator (VLC)
  • Placement assistance as per Contract

 

Benefits for you:

  • Culture, living style, education pattern, local site seeing and many other practical learning for students.
  • No other program will give an exposure to students where they share room with unknown family.
  • Orientation about culture of host state
  • Make new friends and travel at different places
  • Create national awareness and promote world peace
  • Activities will differ according to age group
  • Schools can promote themselves in host state through this program
  • Program fee is very low which allows parents to afford this kind of tour for their child.
  • Students will get 24x7 support from Vishvet Local coordinator.
  • We always believe in mix gender group can deliver best result of program.

 

Duties of Host family/school:

  • Create a healthy home environment for exchange student to feel real taste of your state
  • Create a list of activities which you may do with exchange student
  • Your family should respect the exchange student’s culture and beliefs
  • Exchange student has to sign an agreement for his/her duty during the stay at your place
  • Schools will be responsible to follow activities as per schedule 
  • The program dates for both host and guest participant would be pre-decided before the start of the exchange program.

 

Duties of Sending School

  • Promote program in your school with a meeting with parents of students
  • Benefits of program should communicate effectively to students as well as parents
  • Create an environment where curiosity among students should generate about program
  • Decide the date of program on which students will come to your school with host family detail.
  • Schools will be responsible to follow activities as per schedule.
  • The program dates for both host and guest participant would be pre-decided before the start of the exchange program.


 Appeal to Schools

Become an associate of Vishvet Foundation by filling up the below School Registration Form. Print, Sign and Scan then send back to us on our email id.



Become an Associate School: School Registration Form (Download)


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