Student Exchange Program has been created in the year 2000 by Advanced Joint English Telecommunication
(AJET), which is supported
by Ministry of Education. Later, Kaohsiung Board of Education has taken over
and involved all the participants local schools and schools from Asia countries. This year, the program is enlarged to
ASEP2014 intends to achieve the
best of the following aspects.
The ASEP program is aimed to
develop the students’ multiple intelligences. It enables students to
learn by doing. Students can construct their own projects and apply knowledge. They
go through the process of group discussion, research activities and
presentation. Consequently, they form the team spirit and acquire the abilities
to solve the problems.
Through the cooperation of students from
Asian-Pacific countries, students can understand the cultural content of
international partners, enhance their own knowledge and acquaint themselves
with each other’s culture. For local students, they can assist
international partners to know Kaohsiung and Taiwan
C. Foreign Language Learning
English is the basic
communication channel of ASEP. Students can practice listening, speaking,
reading and writing in English. Besides, they could learn the languages of
other countries like Japanese, Indonesian and so on when they are engaged in
cyber and physical communication.
D. Chinese learning
Since ASEP takes place in Taiwan,
where Chinese is the main official language. ASEP is the best opportunity for
international students to practice Chinese with native speakers. In this way,
those local students who are not good at English can also involve in the
communication with students from abroad without going overseas.
E. City Culture Exchange
As a counterpart of World Youth
Meeting, which takes place in Nagoya, Japan, ASEP always create good environment for
students from Asia-Pacific countries to learn about the friendly city of Kaohsiung.
F. Information Communication Technology (ICT)
The exchange through ICT is very important.
Video-conferencing, Messaging and even social networking like Facebook enable
students across countries to do project-based learning, despite the limits of
time and physical space. In fact, ICT provides easy access to each other in the
G. International Buddy Program
From International Collaborative Projects(ICPs) partnership through
International Buddy Program between schools (IBPs), ASEP has formed a great
platform for sister school relationship. They are engaged in reciprocal
activities in regular time of the year.
Asian and Australian Learning
Students from Australian are encouraged to
join ASEP, so that the importance of Southern Hemisphere is again highlighted.
The learning opportunities are expanded and future leadership in the area is
cultivated through ASEP.
ASEP is hosted by Kaohsiung
Board of Education. The coordinating school is Kaohsiung Municipal Kaohsiung
Girls’Senior High School.