As it was the 1st Wednesday of February, CDL Boarding held the general assembly, entirely made by students for students.
Misha and Jamil participated as well helping Miss Terri with the Pillar 3 of our Wellbeing Programme, Building Positive Friendships.
This information below were the outcomes:
How does the boarding house support and encourage international friendships, give examples:
Boarding House brings the opportunity to establish international friendships, making students aware of what surrounds you, offering activities, meetings and dinners. The students are placed with roommates from different cultures. The houses are an open space where culture is shared in the common spaces, it is the best space to make and find friends.
What advice would you give future students coming into an international school environment?
Be social, get involved in sports, make lifetime memories, be tolerant to others‘ thoughts, get ready to learn more languages and be prepared to earn independence.
Can you think of some examples of famous international friendships?
Messi and Neymar, Alphonso Davies and Musiala, Ronaldo and Benzema.
Reflective Question: Do you embrace the international community, or do you prefer the convenience of building friendships within your own culture and language?
Comments: They prefer to meet people with their own culture and understand as they feel it is much easier to have empathy and a good bond. Although they are aware of the environment where they live, they also enjoy spreading their friendships throughout other countries.