Events & Happenings
 

June 2018

   
Workshop on Computer Science on Python
A workshop on Changes in the syllabus of Computer Science and Informatics Practices, subjects of Classes XI and XII was held on 27th June 2018, at Delhi Public School, R K Puram. The resource persons were Mr. Mukesh Kumar, HOD Computer Science, DPS R K Puram, Ms. Gurpreet Kaur, HOD Computer Science, G D Goenka, Vasant Kunj. The workshop aimed at familiarizing Computer Science teachers with the changes in the curriculum as well as enriching them with the latest concepts of Python 3.6, Python Panda, Mongodb and My SQL. This informative workshop was attended by Ms. Sonia Dogra (PGT Computer Science).
 

 

UNESCO Symposium - OMG – Promoting Child Safety Online, Empowering Future Digital Citizens
UNESCO, in association with UNICEF, NCPCR, UNODC, CYBER PEACE, CUCAI, oranized a symposium titled - OMG – Promoting Child Safety Online, Empowering Future Digital Citizens, on 28th June 2018, at the UNICEF Auditorium. The programme commenced with a welcome address by Mr. Eric Falt, Director and UNESCO representative to India, Bhutan, Maldives & Sri Lanka, and by Ms. Stuti Kacker, Chairperson, NCPCR. Ms. Suruchi Pant, Dy. Representative, UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) spoke at length about their efforts in fighting against Cyber Crime. Dr. Gulshan Rai. Chief Information Security Officer, PMO, Govt. of India, also presented his views on how the Indian Government is fighting cyber crime with respect to crime against children. Several other speakers addressed the gathering each presenting various aspects of cyber crimes against children, and specially the Girl child. A key objective of the conference was to develop an action plan for interventions related to online child safety in India. The event brought together a wide range of stakeholders from the online child protection space, including Government representatives; representatives from UNESCO, UNICEF and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC); legal experts; civil society organizations; and technology companies. The symposium concluded with a note of gratitude, by Ms. Geeta Narayan, NCPCR. This informative workshop was attended by Ms. Gurinder Hakim, Coordinator
 

 

Motivational Workshop - Incredible in Me
A Workshop titled “INCREDIBLE IN ME” was organised on 29th June 2018 in the School Auditorium. Mr. Lokesh N. Darira, of Eupheus Learning, was the resource person. A wide array of teachers attended the workshop. It was a healthy and positive interaction between the guest and the attendees. He primarily highlighted on multi-farious techniques that can be used in our classrooms for an effective teaching – learning process. Left Arm, One More Time, Learn, Practice, Teach are a few of the methods that can be implemented by the teachers for the smooth functioning of classroom teaching. There were also various activities conducted, in which the teachers participated whole-heartedly. Teachers got the opportunity to come forward and express their views on the given topic, on the spot. In a group activity, teachers exhibited their artistic and oratory skills to speak on the activity - Who am I? The resource person put across all the teachers that the art of public speaking can be the benchmark of a student’s success in life. He remarked, “Smile is a major component of body language which tends to manage and teach in a better scenario.”
 

 

Workshop on Cambridge Teachers Training
Planet EDU conducted a Cambridge Teachers Training Refreshers Session at Ramjas School R.K.Puram on 30th June 2018. The workshop was attended by Ms. Sisira Vishwanath (TGT English) and Ms. Sarita Kapoor (PGT, English). The resource person Ms. Akashaya Kaul talked at length about the World of Cambridge Assessment English which is a series of English Language Testing for children in the Primary and Lower Secondary Classes. The resource person also informed the participants about the professional development in current international trends in communitive language training skills. Stress was laid on the common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR) published by the Council of Europe.
 

 

Workshop on Student Teacher Rapport
A workshop on Student – Teacher Rapport was held on 30th June 2018, in the School Auditorium. Mrs. Anu Singh, a Psychologist and Counsellor, who has worked with Times NIE was the Resource person. There was a large gamut of teachers present as the audience. An Interactive drilling was done by the resource person. This made the audience involved, enthusiastic and participative. She highlighted that there is a dire need for a healthy rapport to be cultivated and maintained in the present times. A personal touch given by the teacher to her student is a must. The real education elucidates not only bookish knowledge but also talks about real – life situations and experiences. The negative mindset of the parents directly affects a child’s psyche which further weakens the bond between a teacher and a student. All behavioural problems and patterns seen in a student can be solved through counselling. The teachers came up with their own opinions and shared their thoughts regarding the lack of values among teenagers. Ms. Singh stressed that teachers need to be good listeners and emphasized that there should be a cordial coordination and honour to be exercised between parents and teachers and students.

 

 

 

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