Events & Happenings


October 2018

Celebrating Gandhi Jayanti
A Special Assembly was conducted by the students of Class II to celebrate 150th Birth Anniversary of Gandhiji, under the aegis of Principal, Dr. Anita Puri and Manager, Ms. Meena Malik. The students showcased brilliant performances. A few students enunciated the significance of the day. A Gandhi Jayanti song was sung by the students to display their special love and respect towards the Father of The Nation. They children performed with great energy on the beats of Sabarmati ke Sant and Bande Mein Tha Dum. The presentation was apperciated by all.
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National Level Workshop on Child Rights
Expressions India, in collaboration with UNICEF organized a workshop on Child Rights for Empowerment and Well Being on 3rd October 2018, at the National Science Centre, Pragati Maidan. The Resource persons Dr. Jitendra Nagpal and Ms. Geetanjali Master, discussed various issues related to adolescents, such as Stress, Anxiety, Depression. They also informed the attendees on how to deal with Anger management, relationships and bullying amongst teenagers. The informative workshop was attended by Nandini Prasad (11 A), Prachi Vashishta (11 A) and Ms. Neelam Malhotra (TGT).

Workshop on Innovation in Teaching Hindi
Viva Publications organized a workshop for Secondary School Hindi language teachers on 6th October 2018, at the Park Hotel, Parliament Street. The Resource Person Prof. V. R. Jagannath highlighted and emphasized the correct teaching methodology of Hindi Language and the Teacher's role in teaching the language. He stressed on the four point pedagogy of Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading. The attendees actively participated in Flash Card based activities conducted on Lesson Plans, Essays, Poems, Grammar and Language. The workshop was informative and broadened the horizons of the attendees. Ms. Jyoti Rampal, TGT Hindi, attended the workshop.

Workshop on Child Behaviour
On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, Punah Santulan organized a child centric workshop entitled Managing Naughty Children and their concerned Parents on 10th October 2018 at Bali Nagar. The Resource person Dr. Jyotsana Venka, apprised the attendees of various issues such as; coping with Naughty Children, dealing with Parents in the correct manner, and creating awareness in the Parents on how to manage hyper active children. The informative and educative workshop was attended by the School Counsellor Ms. Shaley Bhagel.

CBSE Capacity Building Programme on Gender Senstivity
CBSE conducted a Capacity Building Programme on Gender Sensitivity on 11th October at Rishikul Vidyapeeth, Alipur. The Resource persons, Ms. Vijaylaxmi and Mr. Madan Sawhney discussed various related to Gender Senstivity. Worksheets were given and points were discussed to create awareness about Gender and role of power in Gender relationships. They laid stress respecting all human beings regardless of their Gender. There should be no bias and stereotype feelings towards any gender. The teacher should not discriminate between a boy and a girl and should maintain balance while dividing the work in class. The workshop was attended by Ms. Abha Gupta (Asst. Teacher).

3rd Mega Career Conclave
The School organized the 3rd Mega Career Conclave 2018 on Saturday, 13th October, 2018 to channelize the aspiring minds of the young students to build a robust India of future.
A group of leaders, professionals from diverse fields and visionaries got together to deliberate and help students towards a career path identification which was apparent from the queries of students encountering a multitude of choices coupled with uncertainty about the direction that they want their future to move into. The format of the Conclave was designed to offer expert opinion and promote interaction with the speakers through a moderated Q & A following each session.
Principal, Dr. Anita Puri, welcomed and thanked the distinguished guests from varied fields to find time for illuminating the young minds. She also elaborated on how crucial and critical such events are towards shaping careers of children. She further highlighted the contribution of several of the School's well established alumni themselves who displayed tremendous sagacity in being mentor and guide to the students, in choosing the right career based on their interest and aptitude with great aplomb.
The Chief Guest at the Conclave, Mr. Ajay Kashyap, senior IPS officer of the 1985 batch and currently the Director General of Prisons, Tihar provided comprehensive insights into various aspects that determine the future of children. He delved on the theme of each one of them having a strong knowledge base and emphasized that there is no short cut to success except hard work. Knowledge by itself is power and hard work makes it even more powerful.
We also had the privilege of having the school alumni, Mr. Dinesh Chand Sagar, a senior IPS officer of the 1992 batch and presently posted as Additional Director General of Police in Madhya Pradesh. He inspired the students by advising them on having the right spirits and the need to excel in pursuing their goals. He equally thanked the school management for organizing this event at such a large scale by bringing experts from different disciplines on a common platform.


CBSE Capacity Building Programme on Elimination of Corporal Punishment
On 16th of October 2018, CBSE conducted a Capacity Building Programme for Elimination of Corporal Punishment Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Workshop aimed to discuss how to have a good and healthy relationship between the Management, Teachers and students, and why it is necessary to eliminate Corporal Punishment, its pros and cons and the laws related to it were discussed in detail. Ms. Sunita S. Kaushik, Director of SCERT, commenced the session by discussing the Acts, Types of Corporal Punishment, Positive Discipline and many more issues. Ms. Farah Siddiqui, Professor from Jamia Milia touched the issue of Psycho-Emotional Needs. The various Acts and Rules were discussed in detail with case studies by Prof. Neerja Shukla from DIET. The Chief Guest of the Workshop was the Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Manish Sisodia who addressed audience and launched the Online Capacity Building Programme on Elimination of Corporal Punishment and Prevention of Sexual Abuses making it very easy for all to file the complaints on any of these matters. The workshop was attended by Ms. Gurinder Hakim (Primary Coordinator).


Celebrating Dussehra
On the occasion of Dussehra the tiny tots of Class 1 presented a Special Assembly under the aegis of Principal, Dr. Anita Puri and Manager, Ms. Meena Malik. Aadya (Daisy 1) and Diyaan Makol (Lily 1) hosted the programme. Vedant Verma (Jasmine 1) explained the significance of the festival. A group of little girls recited the melodious poem Aao Ji Dussehra Manao Ji. Excerpts of the Ramleela were enacted with great enthusiasm by the students. To conclude the students expressed their happiness and joy through a Dandiya Dance to celebrate the Ravana Vadh.
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Capacity Building Workshop on Class X Social Science
CBSE organized a Capacity Building Workshop for Class X Social Science teachers on 25th & 26th October at The Indian Heights School in Dwarka. The Resource persons, Mr. Madan Lal Sawhney and Ms. Neera Kohli emphasized on the aim of teaching Social Sciences as not merely to transmit information to the students but to focus on conceptual understanding to enable students to understand the socio-political realities. The workshop also stressed on different types of intelligence and the available teaching techniques to suit every student type, and how the teacher can identify them and apply multiple teaching skills to achieve the teaching- learning objective. Techniques of making a good question paper were discussed and the blue print was highlighted. The workshop was a valuable refresher programme to facilitate learning among the students. The workshop was attended by Ms. Seema Kapoor, (TGT Social Science).

Diwali Celebrations at Tihar
The School carried forward its efforts towards the noble social cause of supporting the hapless children of the Women inmates in the Women Cell Jail No. 6 at Tihar. It has been another small step for community development by the School right since they launched the Tihar Initiative four years back. CFS dons the role of an educator at Tihar to provide these children basic education for a study base to build their future diverse careers. A group of 13 students of Class 12-A accompanied by 2 teachers visited Tihar on an awareness trip to see, meet, encourage and motivate these children on 26th October 2018.
The visit to Tihar was an eye opener for the Cambridgeans to get a first hand experience of the life of convicts at Tihar. They empathized with the small kids, all below six years in age. The children of CFS planted saplings and gifted Story Books, various Toys, Biscuits, Juices and Warmers. The delight on the face of these kids was evident.
This was just another small endeavour of the School fraternity to ensure an emotionally sustained growth and development of these children under the auspices of the Jail authorities. This has always been a priority of the School Principal, Dr. Anita Puri. Under her leadership the School has received appreciation from both, the current Director General Prisons, Tihar, Mr. Ajay Kashyap, IPS and the immediate past Director General, Mr. Sudhir Yadav, IPS (Retd.).
Social welfare before self is what always drives us!

Capacity Building Workshop on Class X Science
Ms. Rachna Kapur (TGT Science) attended a two day Capacity Building Program for Class X Science Class teachers, conducted by CBSE, 29th and 30th October 2018 at the Bal Bhavan Public School, Mayur Vihar. The program provided a professional development and subject based interaction among the teachers from various schools. The Resource persons Ms. Meenu Tiwari and Ms. Pratishtha Gupta apprised the teachers about the various aspects of teaching Science and the challenges they face in the classroom. The role of technology in teaching Science was also discussed and its pros and cons highlighted. The workshop concluded with presentations by teachers on the topics covered during the program.

CBSE Workshop on Digital Essentials
A two day workshop on Digital Essentials was conducted by the CBSE on 29th and 30th October at G D Goenka School, Vasant Kunj. The workshop apprised the attendees of various software tools and technologies to be used to compile and computerise student data. Ms. Nisha Batra tutored on tips and tricks on MS Excel which may be used to compiled Results and perform analysis, which included combining data sheets. Ms. Gurpreet Kaur informed the gathering on the use Google Drives and Cloud storage. On the second day Ms. Kaur further introduced software technologies such as CamScanner, Fotor, Voice Typing, Kahoot and Cyber security. This informative workshop was attended by Ms. Uma Gandhi, TGT, Social Science.

Workshop on Skills in Hindi Language
The Madhuban Educational Publishers organized a workshop on Skills in the Hindi Language on 30th October 2018 at Columbia Foundation Jr. School, Vikas Puri. Dr. P. K. Jain, the Resource person, apprised the teachers on effective techniques on speaking and listening skills. He also discussed writing and communication skills and how these may be used to help students in appearing for examinations. Mr. Jain also discussed recent developments in teaching of the language. The workshop was attended by Ms. Jyoti Rampal.

CBSE Workshop on Economics
CBSE conducted a Two day Capacity Building Workshop on Economics on 30th & 31st October 2018 at the Mount Abu Public School, Rohini. The session was initiated by CBSE Resource Person Dr. Saurabh Malhotra on the topic Economics is The Light of NCF and position paper NCERT and the Importance of Teaching Economics. He also shed light on the use of Mathematics, use of Media and technology in Economics. The session was then taken over by Capt. Aparna Tripathi. She discussed different methods and strategies of teaching Economics, Inter-disciplinary approach in economics with activities and concept mapping. The second day began with understanding Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational objectives and how to make interesting Lesson plans was also discussed. The session concluded with the application of Macro Economics in India Economy terming it Applied Macro Economics. Overall the session was educative, informative and interesting. The workshop was attended by Ms. Parwinder Kaur (PGT, Economics).



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