Professional Development Exchange (PDE)

A unique professional and cultural exchange opportunity for business people and professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 who are in the early stages of their careers.

India 2017

  • Inbound Exchange from India District 3201 from 20th March-9th April – three week Exchange. They will attend our District Conference.

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Download their Program booklet pdf

  • Outbound Exchange to India District 3201 was from 2nd February–23 February 2017 – three week Exchange. Will attend Conference in Cochin. Conference: 18-19 February:

The team to exchange with  District 3201 in India was

Caitlin Leech – Ulverstone (Podiatrist)
Kate Nichols – Queenstown (Police Officer)
Tony Butler – Tamar Sunrise (Tas Institute of Agriculture)
Lynette Stebbings – Central Launceston (Nursing, Calvary Healthcare)
Lauren Shimats – (sustainable energy)

Team leader is Adrian Wood of Central Launceston

Adrian has retired following a career in international relations and international business development in the private and public sectors in Australia and New Zealand.

Adrian is currently Secretary of Rotary Club of Central Launceston. He is a Board Member of Tourism Northern Tasmanian and is active in a number of other local cultural and economic development organisations. He is also a Presenter on community radio in Launceston at City Park Radio.Rotary Districts in India

Rotary Districts in India

Download the Professional Development Exchange  brochure  (pdf)

Enquiries Dennis  Dwyer  0434 367 872 and Lisa Ablett  0499 809 009

Montana 2016

The exchange visit was  between District 9830 Tasmania and District 5390 Montana in March / April 2016.

The team selected were Leader, DGN   Ross Carlyle  (Rotary Club of   Sandy Bay) .and Sarah Lillico (Pharmacist)   Simone Hackett  (Eco Tour guide/,Fly Fishing) Zachary Morgan(Paramedic), Allira Bartush  (Police)   Reserve Team member Kate Nichlas  (Agriculture  Consultant)

They would be pleased to talk to your Club about their experience  Contact Ross

Team members saw how their professions are practised overseas, developed professional and personal relationships, and exchanged ideas.

They  also experienced the history, geography, institutions, culture and the way of life of the host country.

 

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Welcome to Tasmania to the members of the Professional Development Exchange team from Kerala, India. We hope you enjoy your stay. The team is pictured here with members of the Tas team that visited India in February and District Governor Gerard Blizzard. If you see the team on their travels please make them welcome. ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Welcome to Tasmania to the members of the Professional Development Exchange team from Kerala, India. We hope you enjoy your stay. The team is pictured here with members of the Tas team that visited India in February and District Governor Gerard Blizzard. If you see the team on their travels please make them welcome.

"I have returned safely from the Professional Development Exchange of the Indian district 3201.
I had a spectacular time with my team and the difference in culture has led me re-evaluate my skills and easily identify ways I can continue to challenge myself and grow both professionally and personally " Caitlin Leech presented to our club her experience and the banners she received.
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1 week ago

The Tasmanian exchange team bids farewell to the district of 3201. It has been an amazing journey and an experience that will stay with the team for a lifetime. A special thanks to all the Rotarian's, day hosts, home hosts, presidents and the District Governor who made this trip possible. Many happy memories and lasting friendships were made. ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

The Tasmanian exchange team bids farewell to the district of 3201. It has been an amazing journey and an experience that will stay with the team for a lifetime. A special thanks to all the Rotarians, day hosts, home hosts, presidents and the District Governor who made this trip possible. Many happy memories and lasting friendships were made.

Visit to PDG Revi Karuna Karan memorial museum ... See MoreSee Less

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Visit to PDG Revi Karuna Karan memorial museum

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Update  27 November  2016