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Posted on Feb 12, 2012 in Secondary archives

Menai High & Beverly Hills IEC

The exchange began as a response to the unrest experienced in Cronulla during December 2005. Students from both schools felt they were being misrepresented in the media and wanted to change perceptions and break down the stereotypes. As a result of this program, the very negative events at Cronulla have led to a number of very positive outcomes for students.

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Posted on Feb 12, 2012 in Secondary archives

Beverly Hills IEC & Connabarabran High

In May 2007, 15 students from Beverly Hills Intensive English Centre (IEC) travelled to Coonabarabran to meet local students and the local Gamilaraay elders. This is one of many exchanges involving the schools. The exchange began with Coonabrabran High School’s Aboriginal dance group welcoming Beverly Hills visitors with a traditional dance. Beverly Hills IEC students reciprocated with a tribal drum performance.

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Posted on Feb 12, 2012 in Secondary archives

Wollumbin High’s Korean Experience

Wollumbin High School is not new to cultural exchange. Recently, it extended its exchange program overseas to Korea. In this exchange, Wollumbin High School forms a sister school relationship with Jijok Middle School in Korea. The aim of the program is to strengthen the language skills and cultural understanding of students.

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Posted on Feb 11, 2012 in Secondary archives

Campbelltown Performing Arts & West Wyalong High

West Wyalong High School continues to exchange with Campbelltown Performing Arts High School in a program that has been continuing since 2006. As a part of this exchange, students from the schools hold demonstrations, seminars and discussions on various topics including culture and tolerance and come together at one another’s schools to participate in joint activities.

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