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THE HIDDEN CURRICULUM

The Philosophy that governs the Danish Education System   Those of you who have had an experience with the Danish Education System probably know it is quite unique. There are aspects of it that are quite visible, such as dialogue-based education and a less competitive culture. But what often escapes the eye is why it is the way it is. Continue Reading »

The OTHER perspective

India fascinates the world and the Danes are no exception. I was at an Efterskolen based on an invitation IIA received for an Indian to visit the students and talk to them about India. The teacher’s purpose also was to make them more appreciative of the lifestyles they are gifted with. But for me, itwas an exchange…there was so much Continue Reading »

The OTHER perspective

India fascinates the world and the Danes are no exception. I was at an Efterskolen based on an invitation IIA received for an Indian to visit the students and talk to them about India. The teacher’s purpose also was to make them more appreciative of the lifestyles they are gifted with. But for me, it was an exchange…there was so Continue Reading »

Theater festival for children and the young at heart

While Aarhus sinks in loud laughter’s during the awaited comedy gala, the 6th largest town in Denmark, Randers, hosts the Festival 2011: a week-long celebration of theatre for children and young at heart! There are 600 shows to choose from through the week (4th-10th April) and all for free! The plays are divided into 4 categories – toddlers (6months+), Tumblers Continue Reading »

Relocation is a big deal. Really.

When we were contemplating moving to Denmark, I had a very different picture painted in my head. Mostly inspired by Yash Raj productions featuring sunny European summers! But when I got here, I was slapped with a never-ending winter, a new language, empty streets, introverts, no work and hardly any vegetarian food! I felt lost, cranky and angry and could Continue Reading »

Is meeting people on your agenda? Try the International Community

When you ask someone why they enjoy travelling, the most common response is ‘I like meeting people’. Lucky for us, Aarhus is a bustling young region with many nationalities wanting to make it ‘home’, at least for a while… For those of you seeking a network of Internationals and also a quick route to integrate with the Danes, try the Continue Reading »

For those like me…job hunting!

Of course, there are a whole lot of differences when it comes to Denmark and India. Most are visible – the weather, the colours around or should I say, the lack of them? But did you know that the Danes have a different approach to sending job applications too? I came to Denmark with the hope of finding a job Continue Reading »

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