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EDUREFORM Student Mobility

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EDUREFORM Student Mobility

Become a trainee in one of our European or Indian institutions thanks to the EDUREFORM Mobility Grants!

+ 2 weeks in a school or university
Opportunities in India and in Europe
Expand your horizons and learn from different cultures and environments
Be mentored by international experts in the field of education and pedagogy
Opportunities funded by the EDUREFORM ERASMUS GRANT – via refunds

EDUREFORM Student Mobility

Become a trainee in one of our European or Indian institutions thanks to the EDUREFORM Mobility Grants!

Key Points

JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland

Round I – 1 February – 31 March 2023
Round II – 1 September – 31 October 2023

The first group of the EDUREFORM student mobility was hosted by University of Applied Sciences Jyväskylä, Finland.

The organization Project Manager Graham Burns, provided them with information needed about accommodation and the city. During the entire tenure of the internship, their colleagues have been extremely supportive and they have had an pleasant environment.

Their guide Dr. Eila Burns has shared her valuable and extensive experience with them. They were given several opportunities like attending Panel Discussion in Jyvaskyla University, Viva Voce of Doctoral Thesis, four days programme on Theory-practice Balance in Teacher Education.

Nalini Patel Dhirubhai is from Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. She is a part of the EDUREFORM student mobility and is currently gaining experience and knowledge in JAMK University of Applied Sciences Jyväskylä, Finland. She has shared her experience with us and we are here to share it with you. Keep on watching to know more!

Università Telematica – IUL

Round I –  21 February – 11 March 2023

Round II – 21 September – 12 October 2023 

The concluding  EDUREFORM Vocational training was held at Chitkara University. This 3-day event created a massive impact and the participating teachers showed their full enthusiasm in all the tools that were presented and showed their complete interest and participation. The training was concluded with a certificate distribution ceremony. 

“The  greatest education in the world is experiencing the world itself” – Maxime Lagac

The second group of the students mobility was hosted by your partner Dr. Letizia Cinganotto at the IUL, Italy. The students have gained a life time experience along with a substantial knowledge regarding the intra-cultural activities. The students gave a presentation on their parent universities and were delivered a session on the ‘Call for Papers’. They also taught the Italian students at San Benedetto Institute of Higher Education, Latina and also learned about the innovative ways the Italian schools teach their students in. 

The mobility has been an eye-opening experience and the students will definitely inculcate them in the Indian education system.

Avneesh, a student of Chitkara University Punjab has shared his experience of the 3-weeks student mobility. He was a part of the EDUREFORM mobility that was hosted by the Italian University Line, Italy. Avneesh has learned about the education system in Italy, the culture, the social life, and a lot more. EDUREFORM’s student mobility programme has given him and the others a lifetime experience.

Liceo Artistico Coretico E Musicale Candiani- Bausch, Italy

Round I – 17 April – 8 May 2023
Round II – 7 May – 28 May 2023

The third student mobility was held at the Liceo Artistico school in Busto Arsizio, Italy. The students have gained a lot of knowledge in terms of understanding cultural differences, teaching methodologies, and different perspectives.  The team organized various events and activities to keep the students involved. From dancing on Italian songs to dancing on the bollywood songs, the students have had a  lot of fun with the faculty.

Swati Sharma, a student of Chitkara University has shared her experience of student mobility at Liceo Artistico, Italy. Not only it was a lifelong experience but also she learned a lot about Italian culture and taught the students of Liceo Artistico, the Indian culture. Don’t miss the end where the Indian and Italian students are dancing to an Indian song in the city of Busto Arsizio, Milan.

Chitkara International School, Chandigarh and Panchkula

24 April – 14 May 2023

The fourth mobility was conducted by Chitkara International School. The experience has been pleasurable with a lot of learning. The students visited both the campuses and met the children. Various activities were performed by the students. Not just classroom teaching but even different curriculum activities were performed and taught to the students of class 5, 6 and 7. Undoubtedly, the programme continues to be a worthwhile endeavor for all involved, providing an equitable prospect for B.Ed students to explore different dimensions of teaching and immerse themselves in practical classroom experiences!

Chitkara University, Punjab

24 April – 14 May 2023

The fifth student mobility was held at the coordinating institution that is the Chitkara University, Punjab. The students were given an elaborative tour of the campus and were informed regarding the departments they visited. The students prepared lesson plan and presentations about their home institutions and their teaching subjects. A talent show was organized which provided the students a chance to showcase their ingenious talents. The enthusiastic participants left no stone unturned to display their talent through performances in various categories like dance, music, art, poetry etc. The students met the EDUREFORM team and helped in the accountancy and documentation. They also volunteered in the Chitkara Vocational training and the International Workshop. The 21 days training has been an exciting learning experience for the students.

University of Latvia, Latvia

1 May – 21 May 2023 

Our partners at the University of Latvia hosted the sixth student mobility and what a pleasant experience it has been. The students explored the historical and cultural dimensions of the town of the old city Riga. They attended several lectures including robotics, English and cross-cultural group discussions. Lectures were delivered to the students of grade 10, 11 and 12 by Indian students on some of the topics like 17 Sustainable Development goals, Ecology, Air Pollution and Waste water treatment. Throughout the mobility, emphasis were given on exchanging culture values and morals. It was a great oppurtunity for students to brief with the cultural beliefs and traditions of both the nations.

Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune

10 May – 30 May 2023

Savitribai Phule Pune University, aka, Oxford of the east, hosted the seventh student mobility batch. The internship commenced with the group of mobility students participating in a teaching tool workshop facilitated by the Agastya Foundation. Embracing the Latin principle “Docendo discimus” – “the best way to learn is to teach” the mobility students at Savitribai Phule Pune University got the chance of learning by teaching their peers. Throughout their 21-day traineeship in the Department of Education and Extension, they delved into the 22 EDUREFORM pedagogical tools, expanding their knowledge and honing their teaching skills. Besides this, the students got a chance to sharpen their subject knowledge by teaching their specialized subjects to the B.Sc. B.Ed. students. As part of their experience, the students were taken on a heritage walk, where they had the privilege of exploring the historical symbolism and significance of Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Punyashree Renjan, a student of Shivaji University shares her experience of the EDUREFORM student mobility. She emphasizes that the internship provided valuable insights into the working environment and the teaching-learning process. She is confident that what they learned during the internship will be valuable in their future career, and they express appreciation for the experience.

Shivaji University, Kolhapur

5 June – 24 June 2023

The Department of Education, Shivaji University, Kolhapur organized the mobility programme from 5th June to 24th June 2023. The programme started with the Inaugural ceremony at the Auditorium of the Department. The Instructional aides Workshop was planned through which students learnt how to prepare various teaching aids. The students presented EDUREFORM Pedagogical Tools in the classroom. The faculty members also taught various EDUREFORM Pedagogical Tools and guided students. On 23 June 2023 the Closing Ceremony of this Mobility programme was organized. The completion Certificates were distributed by the chief Guest of the programme Prof.Dr.M.S. Padmini, former Head of the Department of Education. A cultural programme was organized by the students of the Department and Feedback on the whole programme was given by the Guest students.

Satyam Sanjay Wakhare, a student of Savitribai Phule Pune University participated in the 21-day EDUREFORM student mobility held at Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He discusses how the group discussions and the pedagogical tools have helped him in being a trainer.

CXS Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Kochi

5 June – 24 June 2023

The EDUREFORM student mobility internship was held for 21 days in Kerala from 5th June to 24th June 2023. The students presented the best practices of their respective universities. They learned about CXS and the activities performed there. In an innovative approach to education, students were introduced to the transformative “Xelfer” application, designed to facilitate holistic profile skill development. This pioneering tool went beyond traditional methods by integrating various dimensions of learning, empowering students to cultivate a well-rounded skill set.  They also explored the campus of St. Dominic’s College, Kanjirapalli. In conclusion, a successful student mobility program is a gateway to cross-cultural enrichment and academic excellence.

Ashwini Kale talks about her 21-day EDUREFORM student mobility experience in Kerala. They learned about XELFER software for Skill profiling which can help the upcoming generation choose the right career. They also explored the beauty of Kerala throughout their mobility.

The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Baroda

10 July – 31 July 2023

The students were welcomed by the university for the EDUREFORM student mobility program from 10-31 July 2023. As an icebreaker activity, they presented a PPT about their University, its history, the best and unique practices adopted by their University, changes taking place in their University according to NEP 2020 Policy, and their understanding of the EDUREFORM Project. The students planned and discussed the EDUREFORM tools that they taught in different schools during the 21-days internship program. The students prepared and organized a webinar on ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahostav’. The students visited Laxmi Vilas Palace, Chanderbala Modi Academy, Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Zoo, Bird Gallery, and Statue of Unity. This immersive experience not only created lasting memories but also broaden the perspectives of the students, fostering a deeper appreciation for the community

Deepanshi a student of Chitkara University shared her experience of the 21-day EDUREFORM student mobility program hosted by The Maharaja Sayajirao Univeristy of Baroda. From organizing a national-level event to teaching the students of B.Ed/ M.Ed, these trainees have explored a lot that will help them in their careers as educators.

University of Hamburg, Germany
28 August - 17 September 2023

The EDUREFORM mobility program, hosted by the University of Hamburg from August 28th to September 17th, facilitated an enriching educational experience for participating students. The students who took part in this mobility initiative included Parth and Sulochana from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Diksha and Poonam from Savitribai Phule Pune University, Rakhi and Tanvi from Shivaji University, and Namita from Chitkara University.
During this program, the University of Hamburg organized placements for students in two Gymnasiums, namely Gymnasium Rissen and Gymnasium Hochrad. This opportunity allowed students to gain a profound understanding of the German education system, engage in discussions about the Indian education system, and actively participate in cultural exchanges.
The EDUREFORM Mobility program helped students embark on a transformative journey of learning and personal growth. Immersed in a vibrant academic environment, they had the privilege of collaborating with experts in your field, absorbing invaluable insights. The picturesque campuses and rich cultural experiences further deepened their appreciation for both German education and life itself. This internship not only expanded their knowledge, leaving an indelible mark on your educational path. 

Diksha Bardiya from Savitribai Phule Pune University was a part of EDUREFORM Student Mobility held at the University of Hamburg. From the picturesque campuses to the vibrant cultural experiences, every moment deepened her appreciation for both German education and life. This internship not only expanded their knowledge but also broadened their horizons, leaving an indelible mark on their educational path.