South Korean Educationists join Van Mahotsav at Sri VIS, Sector-18, Dwarka

They planted ‘Ficus saplings’(Peepal and Bur) with hands, pushed the manure mixed mud, patted the ground and watered the saplings with sweat glistening on their brows…..

It is not the team of gardeners, we are talking about but officials and teachers from the Education Policy Bureau, Jeju Island, South Korea.

They became a part of the ‘Van Mahotsava’, they joined the school choir when it rendered the especially created song – ‘We’re the best’ for the Commonwealth Games.

Not knowing much Hindi or English, yet the bond of friendship overcome all hurdles and emerged stronger; binding us all in one common thread.

A 35 member Korean delegation from Jeju Island, Korea visited the school to compare the education systems in both the countries.

They had visited schools in Agra and Jaipur as well and when asked about which place in India impressed or influenced them the most, the spontaneous answer was, “this”.

Mr. Ko Wooh Soo, the Director of Education Policy Bureau was highly impressed and exchanged information on teaching of various subjects at different levels.

The visitors exchange gifts and textbooks. Students & faculty of middle school wing & class V were overwhelmed with the appreciation showered on them and conveyed through broken English & interpreted Korean.