Special Workshops

Workshop on Adolescence

‘Adolescence is about digging out the iron inside the irony ‘
Delhi Public School Kolar  Road organized two sessions on “Menstrual Health and Hygiene” for the girls and “ Puberty , Journey Towards Being a Gentleman ” for the boys of Classes VI  & VII on 29th of April 2022.
Adolescence can be a time of both disorientation and discovery. The transitional period can raise questions of independence and identity; as adolescence  cultivate their sense of self, they may face difficult choices about academics, friendship, sexuality, gender identity etc. Keeping this in mind these two workshops were organized.

Puberty , the transition period in the life of boys, and the subsequent impact on them was explained by the School Doctor Ms. Pragya Dubey, and the School counselor Ms.Shivali Tiwari. Boys were explained in detail about Puberty and issues related to it.

In the session with girls the resource person for the day,  Ms Mehek Kaushik: CSR executive of Unicharm of India virtually( through Zoomapp)depicted how various changes occur during this significant phase of life. She also threw some light on the tips to maintain cleanliness and hygiene in a girls life.

Both the sessions were interactive sessions . Girls and  boys discussed their personal problems related to
adolescence. All their doubts were discussed in detail.

Madam Principal Mrs.Vandana Dhupar addressed the girls and boys and asked them to take care of themselves and their diet during this phase of their life. Madam  Headmistress  Mrs.Anuradha Telang appreciated the resource persons  for conducting these important workshops and stressed the role of parents in the life of adolescent children. It was a learning experience for boys and girls.

“Be a Marshal of Change”

Bhopal Sahodaya Complex has organized workshop on” Implementation of NEP 2020 and recommendation in CBSE schools “ in association with orient Blackswan  Pvt.Ltd. on Thursday 28 April 2022at St.Xavier’s  Senior Sec  Co-ed school Barkheda BHEL Bhopal . Ms Smitha Matai a certified trainer  NEP Ambassador from Mumbai was the resource person for the session. More than 600 teachers attended the workshop. Eight teachers from Delhi public school kolar road attended the workshop.

Ms. Smitha emphasized on why and How of  NEP implementation in the CBSE School ?

Following key features were  explained in deatil:

  1. Currircular and pedagogical reforms
  2. Capacity Building of teachers
  3. Assesement Reforms
  4. Systemic Reforms

The teachers were informed about the new dimensions of education  which included Competancy based Education, Artintegration, Subject Enrichment Activity, CBSE Sports, Introduction of new subjects, Removing barriers between academic and vocational subjects..

Ms. Smitha informed that NEP would be helpful in making future creator and Innovator.  She also briefed about SAFAL , SQAA and Holisitic report cards.

Ms. Smitha Matai  concluded  with these lines that teachers should change  the traditional  Pedagogical methods of  Content Delivery to  new method of concept building in students .

Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.

Delhi Public School Kolar Road organized a storytelling session as a part of the World Book Reading Day celebration on 11th April 2022 for the students of classes IV to VI under the guidance of Madam Headmistress Mrs. Anuradha Telang. The resource person was Ms. Amita Sarkari, from Stories and Beyond, a certified storyteller with 6 years of experience.

She narrated the “Water Stories” to the students by creating the scenery, making students imagine how the characters look, and adding her own inflections to the stories. Water Stories offers a community-centered approach to solving our most pressing environmental crises. 

The session was enjoyed and appreciated by the audience present.

A room without books is like a body without a soul. Every page of a book is interesting and brings something exciting.

Delhi Public School, Kolar Road celebrated the ‘ World Book Day ‘ by organizing a workshop for the students of classes VI  to VIII on 8th April 2022 on  ‘Building Vocabulary’ and developing the love for books. The Librarians of Junior and Senior Library at Delhi Public School Kolar Road took the initiative to invite the resource person, Ms. Nidhi Agrawal to conduct the workshop.

Words fall short when one asks a bookworm to describe the importance of books in her/his life. They are a world in itself, capable of nourishing, replenishing, and overwhelming. One could get lost in a world of books to never ever return as the same person. Reading is one of the major skills that help learners communicate better. Therefore, at the school level, it is high time to emphasize reading and reading skills development.

The workshop commenced with  Madam Headmistress, Anuradha Telang introducing the resource person  Nidhi Agrawal,  A famous storyteller and founder of ‘Stories and Beyond’. She addressed the students and inspired them to become readers and creative thinkers.

She told students about various vocabulary-building games. She introduced a vocabulary game called ‘Doublet’. Students enjoyed playing the word game and loved the way the resource person told them the stories behind many words. Students shared their views about the workshop and thanked Nidhi Agrawal madam for such a fun-filled and enriching workshop.

The event concluded with the principal, Ms. Vandana Dhupar encouraging students to become avid readers and to constantly endeavor to enhance their vocabulary. It was an enriching and interactive workshop. Students enjoyed the workshop.

MINDFULNESS

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha

With mindfulness, you can establish yourself in the present in order to touch the wonders of life that are available in that moment. A workshop on mindfulness, for the parents, teachers, and students was organised.

The Resource Person for the day, Dr. Dalima Parwani, Principal Sant Hirdadas Girls College, discussed various tools of mindfulness and applied ethics to cultivate their ability to be calm, handle strong emotions such as anxiety and stress.

Tinch of Adolescence

A workshop ‘Tinch of Adolescence’ for the girls of classes V to VIII was organized.  The process of growing up brings with it many challenges for adolescents and children. This session addressed the physical, emotional and social changes in adolescent girls.   The resource Persons Dr Deepti Singh (MD Paediatric) and Ms. Smita Rathore (School counsellor) conducted the session.

Tété-A-Tété with Parents

An interactive session ‘Tété-A-Tété with Parents’ was organized.  This occasion was graced by Dr. Dharam Verma, Director School Academics.  Madam Principal and Madam Headmistress addressed the parents. It was an interactive session between the parents and the school authorities to clear doubts and answer frequently asked questions about the reopening of the school.

Webinar on ‘How to save yourself from Cyber Crime’

Delhi Public School, Kolar Road, Bhopal in Collaboration with VIGYANTRAM TECHNOLOGY and Enactus IIT Delhi organized a webinar on the topic “How to save yourself from Cyber Crime” for the students of classes VI to VIII.  Mr. Shubham Gupta Technical Head VIGYANTRAM conducted the webinar.

International Tiger Day

It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal

 Tiger is a symbol of beauty, bravery, strength, and nationality. Hence to raise the awareness for saving the endangered tigers and their habitat, a workshop on virtual platform was conducted for Class IV students, the Resource Person- Mr. Sanjay Payasi (Consultant Biodiversity, Nature, Environment, Ecology) briefed the students.

Know your Books & Curriculum

KBC-Class XI was conducted to give students a chance to interact with subject experts and clarify all doubts.

Magic of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

Delhi Public School, Kolar organized a workshop on “Experience the magic of AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) “ on 9th Dec,21 for the offline students. The resource person was- Udit Kulmi.  He explained and guided the children with the importance of Virtual reality in today’s life.  The real purpose of AR/VR in higher education is to promote student engagement and nurture better understanding.

Stream Orientation and Career Talk

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you’ve to start to be great”, keeping these eloquent words in mind, Delhi Public School. Kolar Road, Bhopal, organised an online Stream Orientation Program and Career talk show over Zoom for the upcoming XI class students.

WORKSHOP ON “EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF AR AND VR”

Delhi Public School, Kolar organized a workshop on “Experience the magic of AR and VR” on 9th Dec,21 for the offline students of classes IV to VIII. The resource person was- Udit Kulmi, B. Tech. (Mechanical Engineer) – IIT Kanpur, MBA – IIM Ahemdabad. He has over 15 years of work experience in the Business and Technology development side.

He explained and guided the children with the importance of Virtual reality in today’s life. He, with his team members, also showed different types of Virtual reality effects and their uses in the educational world like how it can be useful in their studies, etc. The real purpose of AR/VR in higher education is to promote student engagement and nurture better understanding. By making learning immersive and experiential through VR headsets, teachers can explain complex concepts to students in a controlled environment. The session was appreciated by the audience present.