Parents and students were informed about benefits of studying German language at a workshop held on German education system at Paragon Sr. Sec School, Sec 71, Mohali.
German education experts held a orientation session and workshop in the school as part of a PASCH and Goethe Institute initiative to introduce German language to students and their parents in India.
PASCH stands for ‘Schools: Partners for the Future’ and the PASCH initiative is aimed at motivating young people to learn German by associating with schools in India. The Goethe Institute is a German cultural association which promotes learning of the German language in other countries.
Paragon Sr. Sec School, Sec 71, Mohali is the only PASCH school in the whole of Punjab and one of the 2 PASCH schools in the tricity. The other school teaching German as part of the school curriculum is Vivek High School, Sector 38, Chandigarh. German language is taught in Paragon school from class V – VIII without any extra exam or test and students can take it as an optional subject in classes XI-XII.
An orientation session on how learning the German language can open new vistas for career growth through an education in Germany, was held by experts at the school. The session was conducted by Marco Krinowski, International Marketing Manager of Fulda University, Fulda, Germany and Tanvi Duggal, Project Manager, PASCH, Goethe Institute, New Delhi.
The students and parents were also taken through a digital tour of Fulda University by the experts.
Iqbal Singh Shergill, Director, Paragon Sr Sec School, Sector 71, Mohali said that the session and workshop stressed on the need for learning a foreign language like German, which is not only job oriented but also opens the doors for one to take up a career in Germany – a nation which boasts of one the most stable and vibrant economies of the world.