In line of the workshops organized by the Times of India (NIE) for its student subscribers, a craft workshop was organized in the school premises. Under the gifted guidance of Ms. Alka, a valuable resource person from the NIE group, the learners learned how to make 3 D stars, butterflies and rangoli with origami paper and pastel sheets. Colourful and artistic pieces in the tender hands looked awesome.
“It is not stress that kills us; it is our reaction to it.”Hans Selye.Realizing the need of stress busters in today’s hasty life,the school held a warm workshop on ‘Stress Management’ for its teachers on Saturday, 25th January 2014. The valuable resource person from Times of India (NIE), Ms. Ira discussed an assortment of de-stressing techniques. She stressed upon the need of daily exercise and healthy lifestyle. The emphasis was laid on time management which is a key to stress management.The seminar proved to be very stimulating as well as stirring. It encouraged the teachers to become physically, socially, mentally as well as emotionally well and a better individual.
Our Sources of InspirationWORKSHOP ENHANCING SCIENTIFIC TEMPER - Oct 10, 2013
A team from Entecres Labs introduced a module- STEM APPLICATION which involved various activities like Robotics, Aeromodelling, Water Craft, Machine Demonstration, Green Energy Projects etc. They demonstrated very interesting activities which enriched the scientific temper of the students and enhanced their knowledge . The session proved to be interestingly productive.
Peppy Puppet Practicum- Friday, 26th July 2013
The Times of India (NIE) organized a Puppet Making Workshop for its subscribers on Friday, 26th July 2013 in the school premises. The workshop was conducted in four fun filled sessions wherein the students learned to design playful finger and hand puppets using envelopes, Chinese wires, google eyes etc. This enriching experience explored their artistic calibre to the maximum and enhanced their love for the traditional art of puppet making.
Sahyog- care for you Sahyog- care for you, a renowned NGO working for the empowerment of slum dwellers organized a workshop on Saturday, 20th July to create awareness and counsel the students of class III & IV about the sensitive issue of child abuse. In keeping with the tender age of the students, the issue was dealt with quite sensibly. A sensitizing story was narrated to acquaint the students with the burning issue. The workshop also catered to the innocent queries of the students. The counselors oriented the students to the idea of ‘secret touch’and other abusive signs used around them.Undoubtedly, such organizations take sincere steps in order to bring smiles in the lives of the kids.
To facilitate the teachers to march ahead progressively, special workshops and training programs are organised by the school every year. This year the school organised workshops on PSA (Problem Solving Assessment), Life Skills and Information Technology to enrich the knowledge of teachers. Teachers from different DAV schools participated enthusiastically in the session.
An ‘Orientation Programme’ for the parents of students of Class XI (Science and Commerce Streams) was organized on Saturday, July 23,2011 by Ms. Anita Marwah (Academic Supervisor) and Mr.Anand Wardhan PGT(Economics). This programme served as an effective communication between parents and teachers to discuss common problems faced by our children and their possible best remedies. It also focused on strategies of self study, time management and a few tips on future career options.
The Poetry Society ( India ) presented its First Annual Lecture by His Excellency Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam on July 08, 2011 at India International Centre. Prof. M.G.K. Menon, an eminent scientist presided over the function. Mr. Baldev Raj Khurana and Ms. Shalini Batra of the English Department attended the lecture. The audience comprised of many elite personalities, media persons, teachers and students from various schools of Delhi.Dr. Kalam stressed upon the need of transforming dreams into thoughts and thoughts into actions. He quoted many famous poets to explain how great poems sublime our lives. It was an enriching experience for the teachers.
LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOP- 2014
Life Skills at DAV
We, at DAV Centenary Public School, expect education to prepare young people for the world of work and to enable them to live constructively in responsible communities; and to enable them to live in a tolerant, culturally diverse and rapidly changing society. Perhaps above all, we expect education to help young people to build lives that have meaning and purpose in a future we can scarcely predict.
It is essential that a child grows up to be a compassionate human being. At the same time it is crucial that they learn to shoulder their responsibilities at an early age.
All these behaviours are being incorporated in a child’s life by introducing ‘life skills’ in their daily life. To keep this spirit up and high, the school schedules a plethora of activities for the learners throughout the year.
Edifying workshops are conducted for the learners of class I-IV in order to aware them about the importance of teamwork, positive attitude and self awareness. They learn to tie shoe laces, polish their shoes and expertise the art of packing school bags and gift wrapping.
All the students relish these activities and at the same time learn how to handle problems encountered in daily human life. They serve their true purpose.