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Global Education

The Student Exchange Program

One of the best ways to prepare students to participate in the global community is to provide them with the experience of learning about and getting to know students from around the world. Since 1980 Nativity has worked with schools in 22 different countries to provide that global experience for our students.

Visiting students come prepared to visit each classroom to share their nation’s culture and history with our students through age-appropriate activities. While in Cincinnati they live with Nativity families and attend classes at Nativity to experience American family and school life. Their visit always includes trips to local points of interest. The same thing happens when our students travel to another country. The exchange program is funded by families who choose to participate either as a host family or one who sends their son/daughter abroad.

The exchange program at Nativity is one of the reasons this is A Great Place to Be. Meeting students in class and on the playground is a great way to learn about the world and to build friendships that can last a lifetime.

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Through International School-to-School Experience (ISSE) we have worked with schools in India, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Bermuda, Argentina and Jamaica. 

Working with the Cincinnati – Kharkiv Sister Cities Project we Cinti.Khark.logoexchanged delegations with English Specialist School #3 in Ukraine.

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Nativity collaborated with the Cincinnati – Liuzhou Sister Cities Project to partner with Long Cheng Middle School in China.  Both schools signed a Memorandum of Understanding to govern their relationship.

Looking Ahead …

1979-80 Mexico Mexico Olinca School
1980-81 Mexico Mexico John F. Kennedy School
1981-82 Mexico Mexico John F. Kennedy School
1981-82 Honduras Honduras Holy Trinity (t)
1982-83 India India Bluebells School
1983-84  ElSalvador El Salvador Colegio Internacional (h)
1984-86 Mexico Mexico Benjamin Franklin School
1985-86  Jamaica Jamaica Jessie Rippoll School
1985-86 Mexico Mexico Yancuic School
1986-87 Ecuador Ecuador Jefferson School (h)
1987-88 Ecuador Ecuador Jefferson School (t)
1987-88  Bermuda Bermuda Southampton Glebe (h)
1987-88 Mexico Mexico John F. Kennedy School
1988-89 Bermuda Bermuda Southampton Glebe (t)
1988-89 Mexico Mexico John F. Kennedy School
1989-90 Australia Australia Belgrave South Primary
1989-90 Honduras Honduras St. John Episcopal School
1989-90 Mexico Mexico John F. Kennedy School
1990-91 Australia Australia Rowville Primary
1990-91 India India Bal Bharati School (h)
1990-91 Mexico Mexico John F. Kennedy School
1991-92 CostaRica Costa Rica St. Anthony School
1991-92 France France Ecole des Brousailles (h)
1992-93 NewZealand New Zealand Takapuna Intermediate (t)
1993-94 NewZealand New Zealand Takapuna Intermediate (h)
1993-94 Ukraine Ukraine School #3
1994-95 Ireland Ireland St. John (t)
1994-95 France France Ecole Pasteur
1995-96 Ukraine Ukraine School #3
1995-96 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (t)
1996-97 Mexico Mexico Nuevo Continente
1996-97 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (h)
1997-98  Kenya Kenya St. Catherine School (t)
1997-98 NewZealand New Zealand Takapuna Intermediate
1997-98 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (t)
1997-98 Germany Germany Otto Hahn Gymnasium
1998-99 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (h)
1999-00 Germany Germany Otto Hahn Gymnasium
1999-00 France France Ecole Croix Boissee
2000-01 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (t)
2000-01 Hungary Hungary International Projects Week
2001-02 Argentina Argentina St. Peter School (t)
2001-02 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (h)
2002-03 Germany Germany Otto Hahn Gymnasium
2002-03 Mexico Mexico Princeton
2003-04 Netherlands Netherlands International Projects Week
2003-04 Germany Germany Eurocamp
2004-05 Malaysia Malaysia Sri Kuala Lumpor (t)
2004-05 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (t)
2004-05 Germany Germany Eurocamp
2005-06 Mexico Mexico Buena Tierra
2005-06 Germany Germany Otto Hahn Gymnasium
2005-06 Malaysia Malaysia Sri Kuala Lumpor (h)
2005-06 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (t)
2005-06 Germany Germany Eurocamp
2006-07 Ukraine Ukraine School #3
2006-07  US USA International Projects Week
Germany, Netherlands, Hungary, Russia
2006-07 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (t)
2006-07 Germany Germany Eurocamp
2007-08 Germany Germany Otto Hahn Gymnasium
2007-08 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (h)
2007-08 China China Long Cheng Middle School
2007-08 Germany Germany Eurocamp
2008-09 Hungary Hungary Arpad Gymnasium
2008-09 Australia Australia Birmingham Primary (t)
2009-10 Australia Australia Birmingham Primary (h)
2009-10 Poland Poland International Projects Week
2009-10 China China Long Cheng Middle School
2010-11 US USA The Friendship Journey
Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine
2010-11 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (t)
2010-11 Ecuador Ecuador Jefferson School
2010-11 Germany Germany Eurocamp
2011-12 Mexico Mexico Escuela TAE
2011-12 Finland Finland Torkinmaki (h)
2011-12 China China Long Cheng Middle School
 2012-13 Hungary Hungary Aprad Gymnasium
 2012-13 ElSalvador El Salvador Escuela Panamericana
2013-14 US USA The Friendship Journey
Germany, Netherlands, Poland,
Mexico, Ukraine, China
2013-14 China China Long Cheng Middle School
2013-14 Australia Australia Upwey South Primary School
2014-15 Germany Germany Otto Hahn Gymnasium
2015-16  China China Long Cheng Middle School
2015-16 France France Ecole Jeannine-Manuel
2016-17 US USA The Friendship Journey
Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland
2016-17 Hungary Hungary Arpad Gymnasium
2016-17 Mexico Mexico Instituto Cenca
2017-18 Peru Peru Prescott School
2017-18 Finland Finland Torkinmaki School
2018-19 Mexico Mexico Colegio Buena Tierra
2018-19 China China Long Cheng Middle School

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