• This is a program
whereby your school will travel to a foreign country to spend usually between
1 – 3 days in a school in that country where
they will study, mix & blend and make friends at the
overseas school, without any real obligations
or partnership involved between the 2 schools.
• Immersion programs
are usually part or a component of an Overseas School Trip.
• Immersion programs
usually takes place when either school has yet to meet each other before and
is an introductory visit by one school to the
• An Exchange Programs
is an extension of an Immersion Program whereby 2 schools have agreed to
spend time at each others school. One school
will go to that school first followed by the other schools
travelling to do likewise.
• This usually takes
place after an immersion program whereby the management of both schools have
met, sees some synergy and therefore takes
an Immersion Program to the next level and making it an
• Exchange Programs
requires more lots of pre-planning between both schools prior to the program as
there are usually projects and many
objective-based activities involved.
• A Twinning Program
is an extension of an Exchange Program whereby both schools sign a written
agreement to be ‘Sister Schools’ for a period
of usually 3 years.
• During these 3
years, both schools will conduct Exchange Programs annually with activities
to be continual. Objectives are usually
planned to be very in-depth which should be achieved within
the 3-year partnership.
CIP (Overseas Community Immersion Programs)
• CIP focuses on
students travelling to a foreign country to conduct charity work. Etc.
at an orphanage, helping the less fortunate
schools, donations to the poor
• CIP usually takes
between 1 – 3 days whereby a theme will be set for the program. CIPs area
part of an Educational Tour.
programs (Themed Tours)
• Subject based are
trips overseas which may be conducted by a School or a group of Students. The
objective of the program is for students to
learn more and be exposed to a certain subject.
• Schools usually
conducted Subject-based programs by selecting a country that is well-renowned
certain subject or topic with good
facilities, foundation and focus on that subject. Etc. I.T in India,
Science in Singapore, History in Egypt,
Chinese in China, Agriculture in Malaysia
• These programs
usually include visits to industries and certified educational workshops.
• Industry tours take
place when students or a school travels abroad to visit companies, factories
businesses to study on a certain subject.
Etc. Banking & Finance Industry Tour, Singapore Business
• These programs are
usually done by students in Tertiary education levels whereby they are required
do up research reports on the industries
• University tour is a
program whereby a group of students or school travels overseas to visit several
universities during their stay.
• The main objectives
are to see the educational culture, learning system and to look for a future
for their future study plans.