School and Youth Exchange
Partner School Initiative (PASCH)
The Partner School Initiative or better known in German as "Partner Schule" (PASCH) was launched by the then Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, at the German School in Jakarta, Indonesia in 2008.
The objective behind this initiative is to create understanding among schools, to gain access to the German language, enable training and to arouse more interest in the affairs of modern Germany.
The PASCH initiative has create ad network of more than 1000 partner schools worldwide. The PASCH-program also seeks to establish long term connections with Germany by an exchange of experiences between teachers and students with the aim to foster co-operation among one another.
The program is co-ordinated by the German Federal Foreign Office and implemented by the Centre for International Education, together with the Goethe Institute, the Education Exchange Service of the Education Minister's Cultural Conference and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).