Road Safety Workshop Week At Gyan Mandir Public
School On the occasion of the 5th United Nations Global Road Safety Week Gyan
Mandir School, Naraina Vihar organized a symposium on 2nd May 2019. The
programme was attended by students Divyam Chutani XI A, Aryan Gupta XI A ,
Kartik Singh X C accompanied by Ms. Uma Gandhi. The students of the host
school staged a street play showcasing the importance of following the
traffic rules. This was followed by a declamation competition in which the
students spoke about the problems and demands regarding Road Safety. A
workshop was conducted separately for both students and teachers. The
spokesperson reiterated the need for following the traffic rules, wearing of
seat belts in the cars and helmets on two wheelers. Clippings of road
accidents due to negligence or breaking the traffic rules were also shown.
The Chief Guest for the occasion was Mr. Ramandeep Chaudhary, Deputy
Secretary for Ministry of Road Transport. Mr P. K. Banerjee, Deputy
Executive Director of SLAM, Students Leadership Programme also graced the
occasion. The programme for very informative and it motivated the students
to sensitise their friends and relatives to obey the traffic rules.
World Red Cross Day
Every year, the 8th of May is celebrated as World Red Cross Day. The day is
celebrated because it marks the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, the
Founder of the Red Cross. This special Day is observed internationally in
order to reduce the suffering of the people and enable them to live a more
dignified life. The idea is to protect mankind from emergencies and natural
disasters such as epidemics, earthquakes and floods. Saloni Dhingra of Class
12 E explained the importance of the Red Cross Day during the School
Awakened Citizens - Workshop on Value Education
A two day workshop entitled Awakened Citizens Programme was conducted by the
Ramakrishan Mission on 6th and 7th May 2019 at the Ramakrishna Mission
Ashram. The focus of the programme was to reinforce the unique and universal
possibilities which are the essence of every human being and to focus on how
universal possibilities can transform ordinary people into extraordinary
human beings. In the session the class facilitation tool adopted by the
Awakened Citizen Programme was explained in detail as it would empower
teachers to help the students to realize their innate potentials. The
workshop was attended by Ms. Kanika Juneja.
Orientation Day - Class 3 An Orientation Programme for Class 3 parents and students was organized
on 11th May 2019, in the School Auditorium. The programme aimed to apprise
the parents about salient points of examination system and the formulation
of result in scholastic and co-scholastic areas. The induction program
provided all vital information, the scheduling, the routine, the changes in
the curriculum, and the amendments in the manner in which the exams will be
conducted. The teachers defined and illustrated the Marking System, the
Grading Scales, the Percentage Structure and distribution of Academic
Session. The programme also covered the various Safety and Security measures
followed by School, both inside and outside its premises. The programme
concluded with an informative counselling session on enhancement of learning
skills and habit formation in children by Ms. Swetha Lakshmi, a well-known
Child Psychologist. The session concluded with the PTM.
Workshop on English Writing and Literature
A workshop on 'Developing Reading Comprehension and Creative Writing in
Literature and Poetry was held at Springdales School, Pusa Road, on 17 May,
2019. The resource person Ms. Ranjini Krishnaswamy, laid great emphasis on
reading aloud, developing vocabulary and improving comprehension skills in
young students. Several methods for improvement in the above areas were
suggested by her, like role play, weaving a story, vocabulary tree, English
Ankakshari etc. She also suggested basing comprehension question on VIPERS (Vocab,
Inference, Prediction, Explanation, Recall and Sequential). The workshop was
attended by Ms. Nanda Khanna (TGT., English) and Ms. Yasmin Paul (PRT).
Motivational Staff Workshop on
A Motivational workshop on Communication Skills was held on 20th May 2019 in
the school Auditorium for all the staff members. The resource person Mr.
Ravinder Gorshi talked about various forms of communications like - Verbal
Communication, Written Communication and Non Verbal Communication. He spoke
at length about effective ways in which we can put forth our view point
without being offensive and overbearing. He talked about the importance of
good Body Language and pleasant Facial Expressions while speaking to
someone. The teacher were informed of the 7 C's of Effective Communication;
Completeness, Conciseness, Clarity, Concreteness, Courtesy and Correctness.
The workshop was very informative and the Teachers went back with a treasure
trove of beneficial information.
Staff Workshop - Building Student Teacher Rapport On 21st May, 2019 a workshop on Developing A Rapport with
Students was conducted by Ms. Monika Solanki. Ms. Solanki emphasized on the
importance of building a good rapport with the students and that the role of
teacher was the most important. She stressed that the teacher should be
approachable, and a positive rapport has a significant impact upon students'
attitude towards learning which promotes behavioral engagements with all the
students. Attitude of gratitude was highlighted during the session. Overall
it was an interactive and informative workshop.