September 19, 2017: ten students of the Taganrog Chekhov Teachers' College led by Mr. Andrei Goloborodko, Taganrog Teachers' College director and Dr. Victor Kulikov are visiting the sister city of Lüdenscheid
. The trip was made within the framework of international educational exchanges with Adolf Reichwein Gesamtschule. Traditionally, the program was focused on researching the German educational system in North Rhine-Westphalia Land and learning methods of teaching German as a foreign language.
Russian delegation had an opportunity to participate in Lüdenscheid
' Festival of Lights (Fest des Lichts) - City Day celebrations, a program dedicated to Martin Luther anniversary, and 35-year Adolf-Reichwein Gesamtschule anniversary. In addition to an extensive educational program, the German partner school organized tours to the cities of Cologne, Bonn, Dortmund, Wartburg and Eisenach.
In January-February 2018 the German school will reciprocate with its own students and teachers coming to Taganrog for an internship program.
The cooperation between the college in Taganrog and Lüdenscheid
's gymnasium started in 2001 when the first TGPI student went for one-year course. The department signed an agreement with Adolf-Reichwein-Gesamtschule to develop educational exchanges between students of the two cities. Since 2005 the cooperation between the schools was transformed into student exchanges from both ends.