How Global Campus Platform Connects Oakridge Students with the World
- 8 November 2023
Global Campus of Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is a platform that gives wings to the imagination and inculcates a love for learning in students. This helps Oakridge International School Bengaluru students connect with students around the world to collaborate, discuss and learn together every day. Global Campus encourage them to think, create, innovate and demonstrate their extra-curricular skills and brings in a sense of competitiveness.
Being a part of the Nord Anglia Family, Oakridge International School, Bengaluru has witnessed innumerable student success stories. The school explores STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math) education through the collaboration with the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read more here.
Pen Pals connect with and learn more about students from other Nord Anglia Schools around the world. This year PYP 1 & 2 students at Oakridge International School Bengaluru met their counterparts from British International School Bratislava, Nord Anglia Internation School – Dubai, Nord Anglia International School – Hongkong, and Nord Anglia Education School – Colegio Menor Quito – Ecuador. This provides an opportunity for Oakridgers to share and learn different ideas, views, and perspectives with their fellow mates from various Nord Anglia schools across the world.
Language Exchange pairs groups of NAE students who want to practice speaking a language they are learning with native speakers of that language. This activity is for students aged 11+ who can hold a conversation in their target language while making minimal mistakes. They will practise the spoken language of the culture, with all its informal expressions and slang – building confidence to communicate in that language in the real world. This year Oakridge Bengaluru students enrolled for four English, Spanish and French.
The Hour of Code is a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science. During the Hour of Code week in December, Oakridge students will take part in a shared coding challenge on Global Campus and attend an Expert Talk with a Software Engineer at Microsoft. There will then be monthly coding challenges from January 2024.