A six-member Chinese delegation visited SAI International School on Monday, August 13, 2018, to discuss about future collaboration with Schools and Institutes in Fujian. Mr.Hu Changsheng, Member of the Standing Committee and Head of the Organization, Dept. of the CPC Fujian Provincial Committee headed the high level Fujian Friendship Delegation.
The other members were Mr. Lin Heping, Director General, Fujian Provincial Department of Education, Mr. Shao Yulong, Chairman of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, Fujian Provincial People’s Government, Mr. Liao Shizhu, Chairman and General Manager, China Strait Talent Market, Ms. Huang Shaorong, Director of International Exchanges Division of the Foreign Affairs Office, Fujian Provincial People’s Government and Mr. Zhou Shengyi, Principal Staff Member of the Organization Department, CPC Fujian Provincial Committee.
The team from China interacted with Chairman Dr. Bijoy K Sahoo, Vice Chairperson Dr. Silpi Sahoo, Principal Shri Harish Sanduja, Vice Principal Shri Nilakantha Panigrahi and International Coordinator Ms. Jessica Patnaik and discussed on various aspects of collaboration. The dialogues focussed on Language Exchange Programme, Student &Teacher Exchange Programme, Curriculum-based International Projects in Maths, Science, History and Culture, Exchange of Music, Dance forms and Art through collaborative classroom to classroom projects and participations in competitions or educational programmes held by the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China. The teams also spoke on possibilities of association for International Community Service Initiatives, where students can work together on a social connect project in each other’s country.
Earlier a team of educationist led by Dr. Sahoo visited China on invitation by the Chinese Government through their High Commission for an educational exploratory visit in March 2017. As part of the trip, the team visited the Fujian Province and toured the Fuzhou No.1 School in the Capital City of Fuzhou.
It was followed by initiating a Global Immersion Programme to China, where students and Staff of SAI visited Fuzhou Province among others. A Memorandum of Understanding between SAI International School and The Fuzhou Foreign Languages School was signed on Friday, June 2, 2017 to promote communication of international education between China and India.