Birla High School aims to make its students true “Global Citizens”, with a concern for environment, global issues that are economic; social; political and cultural in nature and are common across borders. It aims to create a favorable and congenial environment for the students and staff to reach out to as many people as they can, by utilizing modern technology and communication links to their advantage and in return build long term friendships and relationships across the globe thus promote the concept of “global village”. With this aim the school has successful linkages with U.K –Cardinal Allen Catholic High School, Germany-Amandus Abendroth Gymnasium and China-Kunming No 8 High School, where it has had teacher and student exchange visits and has worked on an array of Projects ranging from “Carbon Footprint” “Endangered Species” and “Gender Inequality”. It has touched areas like Community Service, Drama, Physical Education and Environment. The School has also had linkages with Taiwan; Thailand where the students worked on Computer based projects. Birla High School is very open to new ideas and is ready to embrace opportunities with other countries like Japan and is working towards the same.
Some of the earliest international initiatives of the School were:
October 2010 St.Dominic School, Taiwan
July 2011 US Summer Teacher Programme, USIEF Ms Mari O’Meara August 2011
Watpramahathat School, Thailand.
Travel Guides January-May 2012
International Leaders in Education Program, USIEF.(ILEP) , University of Alabama in Huntsville
Ms. Jayati Bhattacharjee
Students learning German participated in the various Youth Camps in Germany organized by the Goethe Institut every year as a part of Scholarship programme for the best perfomers in the International Examination.
Dates Participants Destination June 2011 Sanjay Nair, Akhilesh Agarwal and Souvik Chakraborty Schloss Hallenburg, Schlitz May 2012 Mukund Kalani, Akash Bhatt St.Peter Ording May 2013 Naman Madhogarhia,Varun Agarwal St.Peter Ording May 2014 Abhishek Samanta St.Peter Ording August 014 Mangalam Kothari Sonnenberg May 2015 Pranav Dhupia St.Peter Ording August2015 Koshal Gupta Sonnenberg