The Kejriwal Government’s education revolution continues to garner appreciation from countries globally. In series of the same, the Ambassador of Spain to India, HE Jose Maria Ridao, and a distinguished Spanish delegation paid a visit to the Dr. B.R Ambedkar School of Specialized Excellence (ASoSEs), Raj Niwas today. The delegation engaged with students across various classes, witnessing firsthand the high-end 21st-century skills imparted through the Kejriwal Government’s innovative educational programs at ASoSEs.
The delegation’s visit extended beyond mere observation, as they actively participated in the learning experience. From exchanging greetings in Spanish to attending a language class, the Spanish Ambassador and his team immersed themselves in the unique educational environment of the school.
Education Minister Atishi, spearheaded the delegation and provided them insights into the diverse and innovative courses offered at ASoSEs. During the interaction, Minister Atishi emphasized the relevance of these courses in the current global scenario and highlighted their significance in equipping students with skills essential for the 21st century.
She said, “It was a privilege to host the Spanish delegation today. This international recognition underscores the Kejriwal Government’s dedication to redefining education, not only at the national level but also on the global stage. This visit of the Spanish delegation marks a milestone in the government’s efforts to showcase Delhi’s schools as examples of educational excellence and innovation.”
The Education Minister added that B.R Ambedkar Schools of Specialized Excellence stands as a beacon of educational innovation, fostering an environment where students not only learn core subjects but also develop a holistic skill set crucial to deal with the challenges of the modern world. The specialized education being provided by the schools of the Kejriwal government is hope for the future and will give a major boost to the country on a global stage.
During their visit, the delegation first attended a Spanish language class, followed by mindfulness class moderated in Spanish and German language class. The delegation also interacted with students in Happiness Class, Entrepreneurship class, Fashion Design & Aesthetic Lab, Finance & Accounting class, Robotics & Automation Class, and Digital Media & Design Lab.
HE Jose Maria Ridao expressed his admiration for Delhi’s education model and commended the Kejriwal Government for its commitment to providing a well-rounded education that prepares students for the complexities of the global landscape. He said, “It was truly exciting to witness the enthusiasm of children for learning Spanish and other global languages. The partnership with the Delhi government in the field of education has been a wonderful experience, and now, we would like to explore more opportunities beyond education.”
Also present during the visit with the Ambassador were Carmen Noguero, Secretary General of the Instituto Cervantes, Madrid; Guillermo Escribano, Director General for the Promotion of Spanish Language Overseas, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Madrid; Luis Marina, Head of International Relations, Instituto Cervantes, Madrid; Javier Torres, Head of International Department, Ministry of Culture, Madrid; Guillermo Martín, Cultural Counsellor, Embassy of Spain in India; Oscar Pujol, Director of Instituto Cervantes, New Delhi and María Eugenia González, Education Attachée, Embassy of Spain in India.