Teachers’ Workshop

Capacity Building Program on Life Skills

A capacity building program on Life Skills was held on 10 October 2018 by CBSE resource persons Ms. Gurpreet Singh & Ms. Chanchal Saxena. The program focussed on making the participants more equipped with management skills like self-awareness, problem-solving, empathy, decision making and interpersonal relationships. The active participation of over 115 teachers from various reputed schools of Meerut and vicinity proved that the session was a success.

Maths Workshop by Eupheus Learning

Traditional classroom teaching often places the teacher at the centre of the teaching learning process. The constructive approach to teaching of Mathematics not only transmits knowledge from teacher to learners but also promotes multisensory and multi-disciplinary learning. In pursuit of the same a workshop by Eupheus Learning was held on 8 September 2018 in the school auditorium. Various topics like Singapore Bar Model projects etc. were dealt with by Mr. Anami Sharan Shrivastava. The workshop was an effort to enrich the teachers of Mathematics of teaching methodologies.

ELT Workshop

Imagination is the workshop of one’s mind capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and knowledge.

Workshops are necessary for the growth of teachers to keep updated with the latest progress going on in the field of education. Hence, on 29 June 2018, an ELT workshop was held in our school auditorium where eminent resource person Mrs. Tara Chadha, an early childhood educationist expert provided an extensive overview of various practices that are required in effective classroom teaching. General mistakes done by teachers were emphasized and suggested techniques were shared with the teachers. She talked about poetry, vocabulary and grammar. The workshop proved to be highly effective.

Capacity Building Workshop

Our school hosted a 2-day “Capacity Building Workshop” organised by CBSE, Dehradun on 26 and 27 May 2018. Around 60 participants from various schools of the region attended the workshop. Eminent Clinical Psychologist & Counsellor Ms. Gitanjali Kumar & Ms. Savita Chaddha Principal DPS, Meerut, presided over as the Resource persons and enlightened the gathering with their knowledge about how teachers can be instrumental at school level in helping the students choose the right career option for themselves. Various method and case studies were discussed leaving the delegates more empowered to perform this task later. It was a highly informative workshop.

Inspirational Science Teachers' Training Programme

A workshop was conducted under Inspirational Science Teachers' Training Programme by Royal Society of Chemistry Cambridge, UK and Association of Chemistry Teachers C/o. Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education TIFR, Mumbai on 23 and 24 May 2018 at K. L. International School by two renowned and eminent resource persons Dr. Brijesh Pare, and Mr. Vijaya Kumar, Teacher Developer at Royal Society of Chemistry Cambridge, UK. Many active minded teachers from well-known schools of Meerut actively participated in the worksop. Culmination of the workshop was done through a valedictory ceremony in which certificate of participation were given to the teachers.

Workshop on 'Enhancing Creative Writing Techniques'

On 25 May 2018, teachers of the school attended a workshop on 'Enhancing Creative Writing Techniques' among students, conducted by Mr. Kulpreet Yadav. The session began with a discussion on creative writing. He emphasised on how important this skill is for a child to learn, as it stretches imagination and offers a wonderful outlet for expressions. He demonstrated various ways to infuse passion, imagination and expression among children to take them to the new horizons of creative skills. The workshop was thought provoking and the various tools suggested by him could easily be integrated within the curriculum.

Induction Programme

Our school hosted the "Induction Programme‟ organised by CBSE Regional office, Dehradun for Principals of newly affiliated & upgraded CBSE schools of Dehradun region on Sunday 21 January 2018. Dr. Saha, Director Vocational Training CBSE, CBSE joint Director, Dr. Pragya M. Singh were the chief speakers. The new Teaching Learning Policies, Curriculum, Educational Planning, Classroom Teaching, Question Paper Format, Evaluation etc were dealt in detail by the experts.

The CBSE personnels also inaugurated the Sahodaya Annual Magazine "Rising Together‟. The program culminated with the vote of thanks proposed by Principal of the school. A token of reverence was presented to the presiding guests from CBSE office.

Capacity Building Programme on Classroom Management by CBSE

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) COET Gurugram organised a two day Capacity Building Programme on Classroom Management in our school on 15 and 16 December 2017. The main resource persons were Mrs. Sharmila Raheja, Principal, Uttam School for Girls‟, Ghaziabad and Dr. Shiksha (HOD Hindi), Queen Mary‟s School, Delhi. About 60 educators from different schools of Meerut participated in this knowledgeable session. The session mainly focussed on the three components of the effective classroom management: Content Management, Conduct Management and Covenant Management. It was a great learning experience as it helped the teachers to adopt various techniques to make the teaching and learning process more effective. The experienced resource persons beautifully explained that management of the student teacher relationship is the corner stone of the classroom management. The need and importance of inclusive education was highlighted, followed by an inspiring movie. It was a fun filled and enriching session full of hands on activities for the teachers to indulge in and learn from. The workshop was concluded with this thought that the teachers should comprehend the child‟s mind and try various ways to reach their level to enlighten and assess their knowledge.

Motivation Workshop by Mr Vikram, Heritageshaala

Learning is a lifelong process. In order to enrich our teachers and equip them with better teaching tools an educative workshop was conducted in the school auditorium on 25 May, 2017. The resource person Mr. VikramJit Singh Rooprai is an active member of Youth for India Foundation. The workshop was conducted in two parts, first there was an interactive session with the students and it was followed by a workshop for teachers.

Mr.Rooprai interacted with the teachers and shared interesting facts form history and also told the teachers how their teaching could affect the students and what techniques they should incorporate to make their teaching more effective and integrated specially in subjects like History, Geography and Civics. He stressed on the Three 'R's of teaching learning i.e. Reasoning, Relevance and Rhythm. He also asked the teachers to apply logic to their teaching in order to make their teaching more logical and practical. Lastly he summed up by saying that our history has numerous examples of great leadership and management skills and we should benefit ourselves from that rich heritage. The enlightening and eye opening workshop proved to be a great learning experience for our teachers.