INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARLY EXCHANGE PROGRAM – 24/01/2018
A team of Delegates from Taiwan comprising of a professor and six graduate and post graduate students namely who had come from National Taiwan University visited St.Britto’s Academy on Wednesday, the 24 January 2018. They were given a warm traditional welcome by the students, who were guided by the teachers of the Tamil Department. The highlight of the welcome according to the Tamil culture was garlanding, offering sandal paste , parivattam , kolam and floral carpet with the beats of the traditional music. A display of various stunts of martial arts was organized as a part of welcoming the guests . A one act play from Silapadhigaram was staged by the students of class 2.
The students entertained the guests by rendering a Tamil dance depicting the celebrations of Pongal, which is the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu. The guests also joined the students. The delegates gave a brief introduction about the purpose of their visit to India .The Head boy ,Head girl and the members of the students council shared their experiences about the school . The delegates visited the classrooms and greeted the students. They were also briefed by the Principal Mrs. Mary Vasanthakumari about SEEK, an NGO founded by Mrs. Vimala Britto, the Correspondent of St. Britto’s Group Of Institutions.
The team comprised of the following members
Professor CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen obtained his PhD degree from London School of Economics and Political Sciences, and now is Professor in Development Geography.
HSU, Hui-Tingwas graduated from the department of Anthropology at National Taiwan University. Her study focus on community-based conservation and corporate social responsibility.
MR. TANG, Li-Cheng graduated from National Taiwan University (NTU). His study focuses on climate change and sustainable development program.
LIN Meng-Hui,graduated from the National Taiwan University (NTU) with a Bachelor Degree in the Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering.
LIN, Kun-Hsien,graduated from National Chengchi University with a Bachelor Degree in the Department of Political Science.
CHEN,Guan-Fu,is an undergraduate with major in Geography at National Taiwan University.
LIN, Cheng-En,graduated from National Ilan University with a Bachelor Degree in the Department of Electrical Engineering.