Cordova Publication Workshop
As a part of the initiative to implement innovative practices in learning Hindi Grammar and Mathematics, a workshop for all Hindi and Math teachers of the school was conducted under the aegis of Cordova Publication on 8th April 2019. It was an interactive session under the guidance of the resource person, Mr. Sohan.
Students of Class XII Science visited Punjab Engineering College, Sector 12, Chandigarh on 16th April 2019. PEC have been organizing the Open House for the last ten years and this was the 11th edition of Open House at PEC. Open House, is one of the best technical project display platform for school students to inculcate curiosity. The entire event was organized by Career Development & Guidance Centre (CDGC).
Peace Club Teachers Training Programme
Yuvsatta (Youth for peace) organized Peace Club Teachers Training Programme – celebrating 150th anniversary year of Mahatma Gandhi. This NGO is working in a variety of areas to steer the people towards implementing Gandhian ideals. Peace clubs are formed to engage young minds for a better world. Peace club plays a very positive role in spreading the virtues of truth, tolerance, nonviolence, forgiveness and harmony in the society. Many teachers of various schools were present in the workshop and shared the activities which they are doing their schools.
Conference on Teaching History
During this conference Ms. Romila Thapar a well-known historian taled about the Religion and Region of Punjab. Mr. B.N. Goswamy delivered a lecture on the Mughal Ramayana and Jaina Shahnama. Mr. Krishan Kumar made an attempt to showcase the impact of partition on both the nations. Ms. Urvashi Butalia talked about the after effects of partition i.e. the refugee crisis. What happened to currency, to different institutions – museums, colleges, newspapers etc.
Hubs of Learning
CBSE has conducted a workshop on 22nd April 2019 at Delhi Public School, Chandigarh to formation of Hubs of Learning for collaboration among affiliated schools for self-improvement and quality enhancement. The theme of the workshop was Experimental Learning.
Capacity Building Programme on Issues and Challenges of Adolescent Education
The workshop was organized by Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights in collaboration with State Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh on 21st May 2019. The main objectives of the workshop were:
- To understand relevant laws relating to Chandigarh including Juvenile Justice Act, POSCO Act, NDPS Act and IT Act.
- To understand Psychological issues and challenges of working with adolescents.
- Understanding and role of counsellors dealing with adolescent issues.
- Preparing a road map for adolescent education.
Orientation Programme for PISA
An orientation program for PISA was organized at St. Kabir School, Sector 26, Chandigarh, DAV Model School, Sector 15 A, Chandigarh and Delhi Public School, Chandigarh on 16th May, 23rd and 24th May 2019 respectively. The aim of the programme was to make teachers aware about PISA, how the questions will be framed to make students capable to appear and succeed in PISA 2021 and what additional syllabus to be covered at Classes 7, 8 and 9.
Oxford Publications Workshop
Oxford Publications conducted a workshop for the teachers of Classes IV to VIII on 23rd May 2019 in school campus. Ms. Vineeta Sareen, the resource person briefed the teachers about different parts of the books at different levels. She discussed the back exercises given in the main course book which are based on the four skills that are Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing.
Ratna Sagar Publications Workshop
Ratna Sagar Publication had organized a workshop in school for teachers on 23rd May 2019. The resource person Mr. Amit Sood had shown a PPT to make learning interesting for students.
TATA Education Solution
A workshop was organized by Tata Education Solution in school for all teachers on 23rd May 2019. The resource person had introduced their software and how to make lessons easy by using their software.
ENT Workshop was conducted by a doctor from Dr. Bedi’s Hospital, Sector 33, Chandigarh on 24th May 2019 in which Dr. Bedi had explained the Do’s and Don’ts while dealing with ENT periphery. It was an interactive workshop wherein, the teachers equally participated in the workshop.
Orientation Session on Hubs of Learning for the principals of the lead collaborator schools
An orientation session on Hubs of Learning for the principals of lead collaborator schools was organized ate Moti Ram Arya Sr. Sec. Model School, Sector 27 A, Chandigarh on 30th May 2019. The aim of the workshop was to welcome schools to Hub or learning as the lead collaborator school, to define and clarify work, roles and responsibilities and motivate principals to build positive connection among school for an inclusive educational community.
Teaching Pronunciation by British Council
A workshop on Teaching Pronunciation was held at British Council office in Elante Mall, Chandigarh on 20th July 2019. Teacher from various school of tricity have attended the workshop. The concept of phonetic sounds of consonants, vowels and diphthongs through audio video aid was made clear. Various activities related to intonation, sentence stress and contrastive stress were undertaken.