The real purpose of education is to apply the learning in real world scenarios. It is the training of the mind to awaken its thought process. Education of Today is not about reading and writing, but education today is learning and applying. Understanding this shift in educated mind set, kids in schools are exposed to various novice activities. The sole purpose of such activities is to make them into learning mode. At the end they should learn something every day and should get aware about the world around them. The schools, teachers, parents and students are collaboratively working hard so that students understand the working of the world and to work towards making their own contribution in it. Well, such a purpose needs a observation in details. To build such observation ability various tasks are given to students so they get an exposure and opportunity to observe the real world. In this light, an International school in Paris conducted Work Experience week for the higher graders 8th to 10th. The students of higher graders are made work in the professional fiedls to work there as an intern for a week.such a program is called as work experience week.
Here are facts about such Work Experience week:
- Understanding the system working:
In schools, students are been supported and nurtured. But in the working phase it not someone but the individual alone have to get aligned within the system. The students start observing and understanding different systems other than schools.
We learn in books, listen to teachers and get qualifications in schools. Moving a step further now is the time to understand the applications in real life. Such experience help them to correlate the learnings with applications. The students to get a glimpse of how the real world entities are working. With qualification, they get the importance of application as well.
- Working culture:
With schools, kids are habitual to a comfortable zone. Much of the things are as per their own will. With a experience week they get aware about the working culture which people follow. They understand the discipline and working habit which is needful for success in life. They meet people and get inspired by them. At the end it is the unique experience to which they are exposed to.
After working and understanding the world applications. The students thought process is initiated they try to understand the present and learn about the future.