“Personal advice and valuable scholarships during two masses of info on 2 and 9 April in Cologne and Hamburg Hamburg, March 17, 2011: after the huge success of meet the schools!” in 2010, two information fairs for school stays take place also this year down under. More schools and for the first time Australian authorities present themselves on 2 April in Cologne and on 9 April in Hamburg. Directors of over 30 high schools, as well as representatives of the education authorities in Queensland, Tasmania, and Victoria are under the auspices of the Ambassador of New Zealand in Germany, Peter H. Rider, a day for personal discussions. They represent private and State schools, mixed high schools and girls – or boys, boarding schools and schools with accommodation in private homes. Families can learn free of charge about the educational and care facilities and interview former international students about their experiences in the host country and at their school.
Many of the visitors from down under have also in this year-valuable part of scholarships in the luggage. The chances are one of the over 20 partial scholarships worth a total of at least 50,000 euros, because only visitors of the info fairs can apply. In the January 6 of fellows meet are the schools!” 2010 after New Zealand broken up, more 11 join their school stay down under in the summer. After the latest PISA results include New Zealand and Australian students in reading, in mathematics and the natural sciences to the best in the world, “the patron of meet explained the schools!”, Ambassador Peter H. Rider, which will establish a personal greeting to visitors during the fairs at 11 o’clock. Who goes for a few months, a year or longer to a New Zealand school, can be sure to receive an excellent education. New Zealand is a land of pioneers, and their diversity and creativity is reflected also in our education system: we have a wide range of subjects and promote individual strengths.” In addition to excellent training conditions, the countries offer a versatile nature, open, hospitable people, and ideal conditions for sports and creative activities at the other end of the world.