The International School Award is a badge of honour for schools that showcase outstanding work in international education. The ISA approach to school development is holistic. It is rigorous and evidence based process. ISA gives context to practice new skills in Information & Communications Technology (ICT) and pedagogy in a safe and structured manner. The schools are fostering rich exchange of ideas and creating a vibrant community of education professionals. International education enriches teaching and learning. It introduces educators to new practices and perspectives, furthering their professional development and raising teaching standards. To give young people a window into different cultures and countries, helping them develop as responsible global citizens and preparing them for life and work in a global society, APS BD BARI performed an ISA (international collaboration) activity in the month of November 2018 with students of class VIII. With a very curious, exoting spirit to work on the theme of on board, students participated in this activity.

“The thing about tourism is that the reality of a place is quite different from the mythology of it.”


Under ISA following activities were conducted in the month of November:-

1. An Inter Class Scrap Book Competition was organized for the students of Class VIII. The topic of the competition was “Cultural Heritage Sites of India and Bhutan”. For the global awareness, the students were told to know about the cultural heritage sites of India, Nepal and Bhutan and to collect the information about these sites. The main aim of this activity was to aware the students about the heritage sites of India and Bhutan.



2. A power point presentation, enlisting the challenges and problems faced by tourism in Bhutan and India presented by the students of 8th The main aim of this activity was to acquaint the students about the challenges being faced by tourism in India and Bhutan. They also discussed with their teacher about the basic problems and issues of Indian and Bhutan tourism. During the presentation the students asked their queries and discussed various ways by which these problems and issues could be solved. Students were also given information about the different tourist places of the above mentioned countries. The students gave a positive response for this activity and very inquisitively participated in the discussion. They were curious to know the tourist places of other countries.



3. Third activity performed under the topic TOURISM was Collage Making Competition. The students of class 8th participated enthusiastically in it. They collected pictures of the famous and prominent tourist places of these two countries i.e. India and Bhutan. They also portrayed the maps and the flags of the above mentioned countries. As collage is supposed to be concise communication tool so the desideratum of the activity was to allure enthrallment and provoke curiosity regarding the famous tourist places, spread awareness about them and equip the learners with the global knowledge of the tourist places of these countries. The learners were actively involved in this activity and depicted keen interest in enhancing their knowledge and apprehension regarding tourism.



4. An Inter class essay writing competition was also organised under ISA for class VIII with the theme “Tourism.” An essay does more than inform or persuade a reader. The processes of writing an essay teach learners how to research a topic and organize their thoughts into an introduction, a body and a conclusion.

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”


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