School Notes

In keeping with its motto of vasudhaiva kutumbkam,Springdales School,Dhaula Kuan believes in helping students become more mature and self confident.

Written by Express News Service | Published: July 30, 2012 3:34:40 am

Springdales students visit various countries

In keeping with its motto of vasudhaiva kutumbkam,Springdales School,Dhaula Kuan believes in helping students become more mature and self confident to face challenges outside a familiar support system. Thus,various trips are organised to widen their horizons. A delegation of 11 students from Springdales School,Dhaula Kuan,accompanied by teachers Alka Verma and Shilpi Chandra Mahajan participated in a student exchange programme with Gymnasium,Bayreuther Strabbe,Wuppertal,Germany from June 2 to June 14. The aim of the exchange programme was to make students aware of the water problems faced by both countries.

Another group of nine students from Class VI accompanied by teachers Ghazala Ahmed and Sangeeta Kadyan went to Australia to the Upway South Primary School,Victoria,Melbourne.

A third group visited the US. The trip began with a visit to the Times Square in New York and the Empire State Building. Corning Glass Museum,Universal Studios ,Epcot Centre,Cocoa Beach were some of the other attractions visited by the students.

Investiture Ceremony at Cambridge School

The Investiture Ceremony of Cambridge School,Indirapuram was held at the school July 11. Principal Jasleen Kaur administered the oath of office to the Head Boy Yatharth Agarwal and Head Girl Shubrata Shastry of the Senior Wing; Head Boy Ashwin Rai and Head Girl Ritika Dwivedi of the Middle Wing; and,Head Boy Shourya Aggarwal and Head Girl Nandini Singh of the Junior Wing. After a rendition of songs by the school choir,the chief guest,B B Mishra,Deputy Director General (Operations),Narcotics Control Bureau,New Delhi,won the hearts of students with inspirational stories. He highlighted the need for cooperation and meaningful leadership for enhancing the lives of students and making the school a lively place. Words of motivation from the Principal were followed by an encouraging message from Dr Kalyani Roy,secretary,SAE.

Students on study tour to Australia

a team of delegates from ASN Sr Sec School,Mayur Vihar,was on a tour to Australia organised by Edu Excellence Educational Society. Principal Sonia Luthra and Manager Rajiv Nayan took part in the tour. The aim of the tour was to focus on international pedagogy assessment and curricula leadership. They took part in conferences held from June 5 to 8 in Monash University and Holmes Secondary College campus. The conferences helped the delegates to understand various novel measures practiced by the Australian educationists and academicians. The delegates understood that there is a need and scope for changes in administrative and academic spheres in their own institutions. The seamless curriculum is set in accordance with the need of the industry and society after conducting extensive surveys.

British Council organises workshop

British Council organised a workshop- cum-training project ‘Unbox 21’ held in Bristol,United Kingdom. Saranpreet Kaur,teacher of St Mark’s Sr Sec Public School,Meera Bagh,attended the workshop. This programme seeks to exploit the power of digital media and further develop learning pedagogy by introducing digital games-based learning in the classroom.The partners in the project were the British Council,the University of Brighton and Science Learning Centre South West,At-Bristol,the Central Institute of Education & Technology (India) and India Games.In order to leverage the global experience and methodology of using games in teaching of Science,a small core group of partnerships were established between schools in India and the UK.

Don Bosco organises quiz competition

Don Bosco School,Alaknanda,organised the 21st Fr Thomas Memorial Quiz July 27. The competition was for the students of Classes IV and V. Over 44 teams from different schools of Delhi and NCR took part in the quiz competition. Delhi Public School,Vasant Vihar,emerged winners in the programme.

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