19 September 2023 By Ms. Madhu Sharma
Workshop on “Gender Sensitization” – Class VI -VII
# ‘𝐂𝐀𝐏𝐀𝐂𝐈𝐓𝐘 𝐁𝐔𝐈𝐋𝐃𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐆𝐑𝐀𝐌 𝐎𝐍 𝐀𝐑𝐓 𝐈𝐍𝐓𝐄𝐆𝐑𝐀𝐓𝐄𝐃 𝐋𝐄𝐀𝐑𝐍𝐈𝐍𝐆’ , 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑.
#𝐍𝐄𝐏-𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟎 𝐛𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐂𝐁𝐒𝐄 𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩 𝐨𝐫𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐧 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟑𝟎, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑
Career Counselling Workshop
The school organized a career counselling workshop for the students of classes XI and XII on and entrance exams. The Resource Person was Mr. Abhishek Pandey, an expert management professional The structure and format of CUET, CAT, CLAT Entrance Examination were discussed along with the different parts of the question paper comprising language skills, domain subject and general test and aptitude of current affairs. The workshop laid emphasis on the importance of board results, enlightened the students about the prospects of studying abroad, informed them the difference between percentage and percentile and above all provided them with a data on the number of seats per course and college in universities across India. The session prepared the students with mental agility, general aptitude and reasoning and current affairs. The Resource Person motivated the students by disseminating information about various fields in law and management and the top law and B- schools that offer courses. He further shared insights about the integrated management courses available in selected IIMs. The session ensured that everyone gets a clear perspective for the long run. All the factors affecting the choice of the students were addressed and the myths and superstitions regarding the choices were removed to a large extent. It was very informative and interactive and even quite fun.
𝐎𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐆𝐑𝐀𝐌𝐌𝐄 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐂𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐒𝐄𝐒 I𝐗 & 𝐗𝐈 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑 -𝟐𝟒
𝐂𝐚𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐁𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩 𝐢𝐧 𝐇𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲
𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩 𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐲𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐂𝐲𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐂𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬 𝐕𝐈𝐈𝐈
In this digital world, where children are increasingly wired to social media and the internet, the concerns of cyber security, cyber bullying, cyber hygiene are pertinent. Dwarka International School organised a session regarding awareness about Cyber Security for the students of Class VIII on 15/02/2023(Wednesday).
In the jet age of 21st century when media and telecommunication has taken a giant leap and any information across the globe is at finger tips by the click of a button. With a boom in mobile and internet communication we have reached a stage of 3G and virtual
reality. It is our prime duty to make the students aware about different crimes happening and where to report them. The categories of every crime were discussed in detail as it becomes more important for Virtual platforms .
The kids were told about the legal aspects of accessing the internet like the legal age, ethics and rules of using social media and gaming. The parents and students were advised to handle real and virtual life judiciously. The audience were introduced to various terminologies like Cyber Bullying, hacking, fishing, cloning, data theft, digital frauds and grooming. The difference between ethical hacking and hacking was clarified to the audience and the consequences of Digital Personification were told.
Several case studies were shared with the students and they were further sensitized towards privacy and security of data. The resource person Ms. Chetna Khanna from KIPs Publication demonstrated live hacking and made them aware about various ways like two-step verification, comment control, using a strong password, etc that they can adopt in order to avoid Cyber Crimes.
𝐏𝐀𝐑𝐈𝐊𝐒𝐇𝐀 𝐏𝐄 𝐂𝐇𝐀𝐑𝐂𝐇𝐀 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑
𝙂𝙡𝙤𝙗𝙖𝙡 𝙐𝙣𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙞𝙩𝙮 𝙁𝙖𝙞𝙧 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝘾𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙧 𝘾𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙨𝙚𝙡𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙒𝙤𝙧𝙠𝙨𝙝𝙤𝙥
Workshop on Learning Outcomes and Pedagogies
An extremely interactive workshop on Learning outcomes and Pedagogies was organized on January 10, 2023 at Dwarka International School. The day’s sessions focused on building perspective for understanding learning outcomes (LOs), as well as their interpretation and embeddedness in school curriculum. The primary focus was to get an understanding of the meaning of learning outcomes and their importance in terms of students’ learning.
The resource person for the day was Ms. Ritu Mehta, Director at Apeejee School,Panchsheel park and also a certified CBSE trainer. The session started with an interesting activity of introducing each other in groups.
The workshop provided a platform for discussion on the linkages of goals of education, learning objectives, learning outcomes, pedagogy and assessment. The concept of ‘Constructive Alignment’ was explained by discussing the interdependency of the three core components of a subject – learning outcomes, pedagogical processes (PP) and assessment.
‘Do we align LOs, PPs and assessment with respect to content or level of understanding’. To answer this question, the two components of learning outcome statement that is ‘noun-content’ and ‘verb-level of understanding’ was explained with an explanation on how Bloom’s taxonomy provides a framework for alignment. The previous day discussion on how LOs can be defined such that the learning can be used in real life situation helped in discussing the concept of ‘Constructivism’. Another interesting question from one of the participant on characteristics of learning outcome statement brought in the concept of SMART LOs. Participants questions helped to connect the different concepts discussed during this day’s session. Several activities on analyzing LOs for one grade and subject and deriving LOs from curricular expectations (learning objectives) helped participants to get clarity on the meaning of learning outcomes and their importance in effective teaching-learning.Important questions related to assessment ‘What to assess?’, ‘How to assess?’, ‘Why to assess?with a greater emphasis on ‘When to assess? were discussed. A few effective ways of doing assessment for learning that is discussion, feedback, response analysis and questioning was described.
Overall, it was a vibrant, interactive and engaging session for the teachers.
Workshop on NCF & NEP BY Dr. Nisha Singh
An extremely interactive workshop on Curriculum Reforms & National Curriculum Framework (NCF) and Pedagogy was organized on January 9, 2023 at Dwarka International School to highlight the salient features of the New Education Policy (NEP 2020). The resource person for the workshop was Dr. Nisha Singh,MBA and PhD degree in Institutional Management. She was also a visiting faculty at IIT, Delhi as Communication Instructor. She emphasised that Pedagogy has to be integrated with assessment. This has been recommended in NEP 2020. The policy mentions the holistic development and 360-degree progress assessment of students. For this to take place, new and innovative pedagogies will have to be adopted. She started by quoting a line from NEP-2020, which describes its vision- “Pedagogy must evolve to make education more experiential, holistic, integrated, inquiry-driven, discovery-oriented, learner-centric, discussion-based, flexible, enjoyable”
The workshop was informative and enlightening with lots of enjoyable and brain-teasing activities.
It was an enriching experience for all the staff members.
HAPPY CLASSROOM – TEACHER’S WORKSHOP
VEDIC MATHMATICS WORKSHOP
Vedic math is a fantastic instrument for cultivating a passion for numbers and making computations enjoyable. In light of this, on September 13, 2022, the school arranged a session on Vedic mathematics for teachers. Ms. Antar Preet Kaur, PGT Mathematics and a certified International Vedic trainer, served as the lecture’s resource person. She demonstrated the genius of Vedic mathematics and gave the teachers amazing tips on how to perform calculations more quickly and accurately. She helped the teachers to learn the tactics on their own by giving them a variety of examples and hands-on experience. Teachers participated in the course with enthusiasm and excitement and had a deep interest in the information presented by Ms. Antar Preet. They thanked her for the enlightening session.
DIGITAL WORLD! – CYBER SECURITY WORKSHOP FOR STUDENTS OF CLASSES IX-XII
In this digital world, where children are increasingly wired to social media and the internet, the concerns of cyber security, cyber bullying, cyber hygiene are pertinent. With this notion an interactive session was conducted for the students of Classes IX – XII. Resource person Ms. Salman Khan from KIPS Publications held the session.
He interacted with the kids and discussed about the trending apps and games. The kids were told about the legal aspects of accessing the internet like the legal age, ethics and rules of using social media and gaming. The students were advised to handle real and virtual life judiciously. The audience were introduced to various terminologies like Cyber Bullying, hacking, fishing, cloning, data theft, digital frauds and grooming. The difference between ethical hacking and hacking was clarified to the audience and the consequences of Digital Personification were told.
Several case studies were shared with the students and they were further sensitized towards privacy and security of data. The resource person demonstrated live hacking and made them aware about various ways like two-step verification, comment control, using a strong password, etc that they can adopt in order to avoid Cyber Crimes.
He concluded the session by sharing some tips for internet banking and safe online transactions. He also shared the website for reporting Cyber Crimes. Women and children can report anonymously on www.cybercrime.gov.in. Internet is a technology, not a toy and we should harness it carefully. Your safety is in your hands. Stay alert, stay safe!
Workshop of CLasses IX and X by Honourable HOS- Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary
‘It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action,
and discipline that enabled us to follow through.’
Keeping in mind the importance of these words, an interactive session for the students of Classes IX and X was conducted by our honorable H.O.S. Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary to make students aware about the importance of following the discipline in the school and maintaining personal hygiene was arranged in school auditorium. During this session students were not only told about maintaining the discipline in the school but to be very particular in maintaining the self hygiene. They were suggested to respect their teachers and parents and not use fowl language while talking to anyone. During the discussion, they were made to realize to value time and suggested to make a time schedule to study. Students were seemed motivated and promised the facilitator to follow what was communicated. The session ended with positivity in the students.
Pariksha Par Charcha by honourable PM Mr. Narendra Modi
Dwarka International School screened the fifth edition of ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ addressed by the Honourable Prime Minister of India Sh. Narendra Modi in the school auditorium. Students of classes X and XII attended the session and empowered themselves. A variety of questions asked by students of schools across India enriched their minds with knowledge and wisdom. The questions pertaining to intricacies of examination were answered appropriately by the Prime Minister. Students appreciated his wit and humour as he tackled complicated questions with ease. The National Education Policy 2020 was also brought to light; the necessity to draft a new education policy and the need of blending technology with classroom teaching was elucidated. The take-away of the programme was learning to differentiate between the execution and purpose of online and offline teaching and counselling students on examination phobia and the urge to chase their dreams without any inhibitions.
CAMLIN WORKSHOP ORGANISED BY SCHOOL
WORKSHOP REPORT (16 AUG’19,FRIDAY)
A workshop on ‘How to prevent mosquito breeding’ was conducted in the school auditorium on 16 Aug’19 ( Friday ) in the presence of Academic Director Mr.Rajbir Gahlot and Area Malaria Inspector Mr SD Sharma .
Children were told how diseases like Malaria ,Dengue and Chikungunya are spread through stagnant water and how they can keep their surroundings clean. They were advised to use mosquito repellents at home and prevent themselves from mosquito bite.This workshop was quite fruitful for all the students.
Life Skill Workshop by Brahma Kumari
The students of class VIII were enlightened by the enriching speech and work shop conducted by two members from the Bhramh Kumari Ashram. They spoke to the students about the significance of forgiving others. They also taught the students about the skills related to charging the mind, body and soul so that they can be more relaxed and focused in their studies as well as personal life. They motivated the students to practice meditation and also taught the various techniques for the same. It was an enriching experience for the students and they thoroughly enjoyed it.
WORKSHOP BY ASHOKA UNIVERSITY on ‘LIBERATION EDUCATION & 21st CENTURY SKILLS’
An informative workshop was conducted in the school auditorium on July 31, 2019 for the students of classes XI & XII. The resource person was Ms.Karishma Batra who has worked for various Law firms in Delhi and is presently working as a Deputy Manager Outreach with Ashoka University. The workshop enabled the students to realize that a liberal education degree can take them to the top graduate and professional schools or land them good jobs that are at the very core of shaping the world.The resource person emphasized on the complexities of the modern work place and how employers today are looking for leaders who can think critically and possess the ability to respond and adapt in a rapidly changing work environment.However, the highlight of the workshop was the significance of soft skills as critical thinking, effective communication, logical reasoning, problem solving, learn about the domestic and foreign cultures, essentially required to survive in the professional world and pursue their career options wisely. Overall students enjoyed the experience they had during the workshop. Thus, it was a constructive and informative workshop and we indeed look forward to have such workshops in future as well.
Workshop on “Virtual Reality” Conducted on July 4, 2019
Drishta made us explore various videos related to space, wild life, jungle safari, Global warming etc. it was an amazing experience and excellent learning as one could not only feel by being in that atmosphere but it makes us travel learn and explore through the real image. It provides us the 3600 (panaromic) view which enhances the quality of learning.
Interactive session with Rajbir Sir (Academics Director)
The meeting was conducted by Mr. Rajbir Gahlot, Academic Director on Saturday, 29th June 2019. He held a great interactive session with the teachers where he emphasized on various aspects of teaching learning process such as develop a good relationship with children, encouragement, motivation, discipline and academics. In addition to this he stated `Motivation is a complex area’ and he tried to explain how it’s so important for one to understand their growth as far as their learning and potential is concerned…it shouldn’t be stopped at any stage. He encouraged all the teachers for their relentless efforts and constant hard work and motivated them to retain the same efforts.
Workshop on `Preparing Children for Competitive Exams & International Olympiads conducted
by Silverzone Foundation
The school organized a workshop on how to prepare students for competitive exams and International Olympiads for teachers on 28th June 2019 Ms. Shilpi Bhattacharya and Mr.Pankaj Gehlot were the resource persons of the day. The primary aim of the workshop was to promote competitive awareness of academics among school children in India and abroad and also help teachers to enhance their teaching skills while preparing students to face any challenge or competition like Olympiads in the era of modern technology. Thus, the workshop was quite awakening. It enabled and enlightened the teachers. Indeed it was an interactive and informative session.
Workshop on `Artificial Intelligence’ by Dr.Dheeraj Mehrotra
The school organized a workshop on `Artificial Intelligence’ for teachers on 27th June 2019. Dr.Dheeraj Mehrotra who is recognised as an Academic Evangelist, author, National awardee, TED X speaker and UDEMY Premium Inspector was the resource person of the day. The primary aim of the workshop was to make the teachers aware about terms and terminologies of Artificial Intelligence so as to make their teaching effective and more constructive. The workshop gave an insight into the fundamental of artificial intelligence and its future prospects. Thus, the workshop enabled and enlightened the teachers and indeed it was an interactive and informative session.
Motivational Workshop by Dr. Sanjeev Arora
Career Counselling Workshop for Class XI Workshop
A career counselling session was organized by the school, DIS, and it was conducted by Rays Careers, Create you future…. on Saturday, 27th April, 2019 in the school auditorium for class XI students along with their parents. The Resource Person was Mr. Alok Bansal who is recognized as a Career Counsellor who conducts various counselling sessions in schools and colleges. He worked in many renowned companies and worked in different ventures like L&T, Caltex Petroleum, Vice President of ICICI Bank’s insurance arm, Entrepreneur and he features in various shows & seminars organized by Times of India and many leading newspapers & TV shows. The workshop enabled and enlightened the students about choosing a stream in Class 11 and told them to keep in mind the subjects they have always enjoyed studying and which they are good at for their bright future. He has mentioned a few good colleges to pursue their different courses(CLAT,IPM,BMS,SAT,CAT) in future. He guided parents to be supportive when it comes to support their child’s choice as Choices do make a big difference in one’s life. Thus, this workshop was a constructive ,interactive and informative one and we indeed look for such workshops in future as well.
ATL community day celebration at ITL School
On April 24th, ITL community sponsored the event on 3D printing work shop, 4 wheel car design and making of simple Arduino Board Project.
The commencement of event with talk. On “Innovation and Ideation by Robin Kapoor (The Chief Guest) and followed by Mr. Subhajit Bhattacharya (the resource person). During the day participants had the opportunity to attend different workshops.
A key attraction of the event was our DIS Young and talented innovators attending various workshops like (1) 3D printing work shop (2) 4 wheel car design and (3) Robotics. Our DIS innovators were actively participated in all the events. They had dialogue with the experts on various issues like advancement and utility of technology for common people, Cheaper and sustainable technology in the service of people. They tried to know about the working principle of 3D printing. Our talented DIS students completed one of the activity on Robotics before than the scheduled time and gained appreciation from every one. I take pride and look forward for future participation.
Seminar on Teacher Enchancement by Mr. Rajbir (Academic Director)
A seminar was conducted by Mr. Rajbir(Academic Director) on 02nd March 2019 and he discussed the various aspects regarding late comers and getting affiliated with their problems, discipline, almanac rules (code of conduct), and hygiene check, uniform check, build connection & develop a good relationship/trust with children, encouragement motivation, updates to parents regarding their ward through link book, class teachers & house incharges were asked to assign students for their respective duties. So that we can put a joint effort to improve the school discipline and academics.
The seminar was very motivating and inspiring.
Managing Behavior Problems in Adolescents
Workshop on “Managing Behavior Problems in Adolescents- New Challenges” at India International Education Conclave (IIEdC) being organized by ICTRC on February 20,2019 at Seminar Hall, New Conference Block, India International Centre. It was conducted by Dr V.S Ravindran (Educational Psychologist and Trainer). He discussed about Understanding 21st century adolescents-Perspective, Casual factors of behavior problems in adolescents, Prevention and Management of Behavior problems in Adolescents. It was a good interactive session where in counselors got their queries regarding classroom sessions resolved.
The objective of this conclave is to equip with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitud