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  • Locations: Bangalore, India
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
  • Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

    All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.
Dates / Deadlines:

Exchange Program (Semester/Year) applicants: Scroll down to the Program Description to view exchange application deadlines.

All other programs: There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
About your Experience
PAPPET_BannerProgram Details:
  • Program Leader: Rohan Nethsinghe
  • Program Dates: 2 - 23 June 2018
  • Availability: 15 places
Peer Alliance for Productive Professional Experience in Teaching (PAPPET) project places Australian pre-service teachers in schools in India for a credit bearing practicum. Student teachers will be allocated a local pre-service teacher (peer) to collaborate with. The PAPPET promotes intercultural understandings, collaboration among participants including school students, advancing pre-service teacher confidence and intercultural competencies. The 3 week placement also involves visits to educational settings and historic sites. This placement was offered in 2017 for the first time and 20 Australian Pre-Service teachers (10 students from RMIT and 10 students from Latrobe)  and 20 Pre-Service teachers from the Christ university successfully completed it.

This program is open to third/fourth year Bachelor of Education students.

Academic Credit:
This program will be credited towards TCH2589 Cross Cultural Teaching and Learning (12 credit points).

Program Cost:
The approximate cost of this program is AU$1,200. This cost includes the following:
  • Accommodation
  • Introductory Lunch
  • Inaugural Lunch/Dinner
  • Valley School Visit
  • Mysore Trip
Additional costs to consider, but not limited to
  • RMIT Tuition Fee
  • Flights
  • Personal Expenditure
  • Health Insurance (if applicable)
  • Vaccinations (if applicable)
  • Travel Insurance (if applicable)
** Students are now covered by RMIT’s travel insurance, although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. For more info, please refer here.

Application Process:
  1. Register your participation for this program through this brochure page by 23 April 2018.
  2. Complete the following questionnaires:
    • Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
    • Short Term Mobility: General Information
      • Please submit a copy of the application documents that you had submitted to PAPPET
Cancellation Fee:
There is a cancellation fee of AU$300 for students who withdraw.

For the Winter 2018 term, there are 15 x $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants available to eligible Australian citizens enrolled in a bachelor/bachelor honours. 

There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

For general inquiries, please contact Ariel at
For program inquiries, please contact Rohan at

Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.