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Learning by the lake

This autumn 8 international students have chosen to study at QMUC. 
International coordinator Anne Sine van Marion is accompanying the QMUC-students on their trip to Frøset.
International coordinator Anne Sine van Marion is accompanying the QMUC-students on their trip to Frøset.

Melissa Caris and Tesssa Wilhelmina van Brink, The Netherlands, Roxána Hegedüs, Hungary, Sarah Smith, Yue Pan, Marisha Excell-Rehm and Alice Chang, USA, plus Iria Fernàndez Rodrìguez, Spain, are all studying Norwegian Early Childhood Education and Care at QMUC. 

One of their first meetings with Norwegian nature is a visit to QMUC`s old farm Frøset gård. Perfectly situated in the forest surrounding the southern part of Trondheim, Frøset is only a brief 20 minutes walk from the parking ground near Trondheim`s big ski-jump. 

The exchange students are going to learn how to paddle a canoe. Some of them have been out in a kayak before, but this is still an exciting adventure. 

Before they take off they get a lecture from Assistant Professor Anne Berg at QMUC.
Before they take off they get a lecture from Assistant Professor Anne Berg at QMUC.

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The lake Leirsjøen is easily within carrying distance from the farm, and the students have no problems getting the canoes down to the water.

Alice Chang and Marisha Excell-Rehm are from The University of Seattle.  

- I am studying Early Childhood Education at the University of Seattle, says Ms. Chang. - Now I`m looking forward to learn about the Early Childhood Education in Norway. It`s interesting to experience something new, you learn and grow from being in a different country. 

Ms Excell Rehm agrees. - There`s many parks and lakes around Seattle, but outdoors schools are not very common. 

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After this course some of the students will stay a further few months in Norway, studying Outdoor Play and Learning in Norwegian Early Childhood Education. 

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