ENVIRONMENT TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER THROUGH SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP - STUDENTS OF MARBACH SCHOOL AT RENEWABLE ENERGY CENTRE IN INDIA
by MARTIN MERKLE
SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD
In a globalized world with all itspros and cons, intercultural learning has a very important role. Global problems can be solved only through co-operation with mutual understanding. While intercultural learning in the school has upto now remained in the domain of teaching a foreign language, this school project shows new possibilities in the realm of environment and technology. It has its place somewhere between international engagement and intercultural learning for meeting the global challenges. Above all, it contributes to a very important practical engagement in science and technology. Education is the key to sustainable development.
The project "School Partnership" belongs to a practical oriented education in modern and future oriented energy technics. The job szenario is attractive so as to arouse a sustainable interest in technical studies. Therefore this project offers value addition to the educational brand offered in schools like Friedrich-Schiller-Gymnasium in Marbach am Neckar.