St Joseph’s Sr Sec School, Chandigarh
The school marked International Mother Language Day. The aim of celebrating the day was to promote the awareness of language and cultural diversity. A student recited a poem 'Matribhasha ka Mahatva'. A short film 'Apni Bhasha Apna Maan' was also made which depicted the importance of one's mother. Meanwhile, a webinar was also organised for the students of classes IV and V. During the session, emphasis was laid on stress management and how students can cope up with the examination stress. School counsellor Ramneek Kaur spoke on the importance to exercise regularly, to study more effectively and to manage time wisely. She further stressed that a healthy diet and a good sleep play a vital role as stress relievers. Several valuable tips to release exam stress were also explained. The webinar concluded with an interactive session where students enthusiastically put forth their queries which were very well tackled and answered by the counsellor. The school also held an online competition on clay moulding for classes I and II. Students made colourful and artistic models of aquarium, finger-puppets and unicorn. The activity helped sharpen problem-solving and decision-making skills of students. Using planning, constructing and deconstructing techniques, children made beautiful objects.
EuroSchool implements NEP in revised school curriculum
EuroSchool, India's leading K12 school brand, has revised its school curriculum under the New Education Policy (NEP). The new curriculum for classes I to V focuses on ethical, rational and creative thinking in learners. This improvised curriculum which blends with NEP will be rolled out from the academic year 2021-22. It is based on the 7E instruction design principle i.e engage, explain, elaborate, explore, evaluate, extend and experience.
The content framework includes learning skills - critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication. The assessment of core concepts, higher-order skills and their applications in real-life situations through case studies and discussions are the highlights of this curriculum. Self-assessment and peer assessment will enable students to do regular SWOT analysis and work on their weaknesses and threats. EuroSchool has made these changes not just to the physical textbooks but also to their digital learning ecosystem - Argus.
EuroSchool is a part of Euro Kids International. Over the last 18 years, the group has played an active role in the evolution of the education landscape. Today, the EuroKids group caters to the educational needs of over 1,20,000 students across India.
Aanchal International School, Chd
To enhance the family values and strengthen the bond between the children and the family, the school celebrated Family Day. A story-telling session was organised for junior students. A story was presented with the help of flash cards. Children were told about ways to strengthen the bond with family such as taking meals together, taking care of family members and respecting elders. Students spoke a few lines about the family member they loved the most. Meanwhile, the school held an activity where a power point presentation was given to promote the safe and responsible use of technology. The presentation depicted the pros and cons of using the Internet these days. The students were encouraged to explore how the Internet works, who owns the information shared on it and how they can actively take ownership of digital space. Pupils were told how to differentiate between what is wrong and right for the information they search.
Govt High School (Smart), Chandigarh
The Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) inaugurated a digital library at the school. The commission provided the infrastructure required for setting up the library including computer systems, audio system, projectors, chairs and tables. Chairperson CCPCR Harjinder Kaur was the chief guest on this occasion. She highlighted the importance of developing reading habits. School in-charge Manoj Kumar thanked the commission and all other members for gracing the occasion.
KBDAV Senior Secondary Public School, Chd
The school's NSS volunteers geared up for an informative session on the management of e-Waste and single-use plastic waste. The session took place on the school campus with Rohit Kumar, the President of Swarmani Youth Welfare Association, based at Village Khuda Ali Sher, visiting the school to impart training to the eager volunteers regarding the best management techniques of disposing of e-Waste and plastic waste. While interacting with the volunteers, he informed them that the accumulation of most of the waste is caused due to our lackadaisical waste management. Thus, we must remember that segregation begins from our house by throwing the waste in the right bins. The interactive session included queries from the young volunteers, wanting to make a contribution to save Mother Earth from clogging up and choking.
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