As a part of the Municipal Partnership Program between the city of Cochin and city of Kumla (Sweden), a group of four member School Delegation from the Municipality of Kumla, Sweden visited the schools in the city. The Swedish delegation, consisting of teachers Lena Brostroem, Petra Eriksson, Joakim Gillman and Kumla City International Coordinator Ted Rylander, held discussions with the teachers and students of St. Teresa’s CGLPS and Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir (Girinagar). The principals of both the schools, Sister Lucette and Mrs.Nirmala Venkateswaran assisted the team in school.
The delegation has promised a slew of measures to ensure educational support for students in the city, including hosting a tour for selected students, sharing tools and techniques for educational support through video conference and measures to ease the learning pressure for students.
The last day of their program in Cochin, the delegation also met the Hon’ble Mayor along with Educational Standing Committee Chairman Thyagarajan, Works Standing Committee Chairman Soumini Jain, to share the findings.
The entire program is being coordinated by c-hed for the Kochi Municipal Corporation.