|A theatre workshop for teachers held on 29.04.2023|
“All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players”
- William Shakespeare
One of the most exciting aspects of theatre is its emphasis on live performances. A theatre workshop was organised at TIS EOK for teachers on 29.04.2023. These performances were directed by the renowned director and theatre personality, Mr. Stephen Marazzi. The live production left the teachers captivated and speechless. The workshop covered several performances such as Julius Ceaser, My Fair Lady, The Marriage Proposal and many more by Mr. Stephan and his team. The theatrical performances shed light on the importance of theatre in life and its emphasis in learning.
|Two Day Capacity-Building Workshop on Inclusive Library- A Digital and Accessible Library|
Day and Venue- 28 and 29 April, 2023 at Sri Guru Gobind Singh Public School, Sector 35/B, Chandigarh
Resource Person- Mr. S C Vasishth, Mr.Piyush Chanana, Mr.Prashant Verma
Mr. S C Vashishth, Lawyer by profession, provided us with the details of the obligations of educational institutions and libraries towards persons with disabilities.
Mr. Piyush Chanana, an IT specialist, showed the various tools and apps available to provide access to persons with disabilities.
Mr.Prashant Ranjan Verma, General Secretary of National Association for the Blind, guided us how to create accessible formats using open-source tools. We were given a document to convert into accessible form, on our laptops.
|Workshop for teachers on Sexual Harassment held on 28.03.2023|
The resource person for the session was Ms. Rupinder Kaur, former member of Delhi Commonwealth Women Association. She briefed the teachers about the Sexual Harassment Act. Ms. Rupinder explained the teachers how the Sexual Harassment Committee functions. The teachers were also guided on what should be done when a child approaches them with sexual harassment issues.
|Workshop for teachers on Inclusion held on 28.03.2023|
The resource person for the session was Ms. Anju Saxena. The focus of the workshop was on identifying, and interventions in implementing inclusion of children with special needs in the classroom with the other children. The workshop was an interactive session with a plethora of real life narratives and ideas.
|Workshop on Stress Management for teachers held on 27/03/2023|
Stress management workshop was conducted by Mr. Nitin Anandi Lal for the students teachers on 27th March 2023. Mr. Lal has done MPhil. (Clinical Psychology) from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, and is registered with the Rehabilitation Council of India. He is the Director of Udayan Mental Health Care- Unleashing the Potential, in New Delhi and is also a practicing as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Vaishali, Ghaziabad.
He is trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) from The Beck Institute, Philadelphia, USA; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). He is trained to administer Virtual Reality Therapy for various Anxiety Disorders and to use Bio-feedback as an integral management strategy. Apart from doing Psychological Assessments for Children, he has keen interest in management Childhood Disorders. He is a qualified COGMED Coach for Working Memory Training. Mr. Lal has presented papers in Scientific Conferences in India and abroad and has also published a paper in an Peer Reviewed International Journal. The objective of this workshop was to acquaint teachers with the causes and effects of stress and to equip them with the techniques of de stressing.
|Workshop for teachers on Discipline problems in classroom held on 27.03.2023|
The resource person for the session was Mr. Keshav Singh. He emphasised on the role of the teacher in facilitating socially desirable behaviour in children with minimally intrusive, yet effective intervention. He highlighted how to bring about the required and robust scaffolding against the potential perils of behavioural problems among students especially post pandemic. Needless to say, prevention is any day better than cure!
|Workshop on POCSO by Dr. Jitendra Nagpal on 22nd March 2023|
To familiarize and reinforce teachers with acts and laws of The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), a workshop was conducted on 22 March 2023 by Dr. Jitendra Nagpal, Senior Consultant, Mental Health Moolchand Hospital. He emphasized the prevalence of child abuse in our society and addressed the importance of identifying signs that could be the reason for behavioural changes in students. The teachers were invited to share their thoughts on what can contribute to healing and emotional aid in such situations. Their responses ranged from creating a safe space for the child, physically and emotionally.
|Workshop on Fire drill by Umesh Ahluwalia on 15th March 2023|
A mock fire drill involving teachers was conducted on 15 March 2023 in the school premises to create awareness about fire-fighting techniques and the ways to respond swiftly in times of such emergency situations. The purpose to organize the mock drill was to check the readiness of the school to face any such fire emergency as well as to educate the staff on rescue operations. The fire personnel Mr. Umesh Ahluwalia shared simple and easy guidelines to operate the multi-purpose fire extinguisher which was followed by a review session where teachers were invited to operate the fire extinguishers independently. The session proved to be informative and an imperative lesson on life-saving skills.
|3D Printing Workshop for Teachers on 11th march 2023|
|Capacity Building Program on Learning Outcomes and Pedagogies by CBSE on 7th December 2022|
|Online Capacity Building workshops for Teachers on Life Sciences from 3rd November to 5th November 2022|
Organized by NCSTC- DEPT.OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY GOVT.OF INDIA & MILLENNIUM INDIA EDUCATION FOUNDATION (MIEF),
(3.30 PM - 6:00 PM)
Dr. Inderdeep KaurDr. Monika Kaul,Dr. Pratibha Takhur ,Dr. Romila rawat,Dr. Vandana Singh
KEY LEARNING FROM THE WORKSHOP
The importance of learning by doing in life sciences topics by using cheap innovative methods and making science interesting for them . Some of the activities are already done in class
Showing pollen grains in flower by asking students to touch the anther .
Discussing about colors of gills in stale and fresh fish
How to make working model of lungs using things at home like straws and plastic bottles.
|Workshop on POCSO by Arti Girdhar and Anita Mahapatra on 6th August 2022|
|Workshop on NEP by Mallika Preman and Neera Chopra on 16th July 2022|
|Energy Workshop by Rekha Lulla ,Seema Bali on 7th May 22|
|Session on Understanding and Empathising with special needs children (29.03.2022 & 30.03.2022)|
“Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you're needed by someone”. Martina Navratilova
The session was conducted by Ms. Arti Anand and Ms. Shriya Khanna. Conducted in two segments; the first segment was for the Junior School teachers and the second segment was planned for middle and senior school teachers. The focus of the workshop was the inclusion of children with special needs in the classroom with the other children. To enable this integration it is very vital that the teacher is sensitized to the learning, social and physical needs of the students.
The session emphasized on effective and myriad ways to conquer the difficulties faced by teachers to ameliorate the learning of differently abled students within inclusive education in a classroom environment. The key areas addressed were Speech and language Delay, Learning Disability, Depression, ADHD and Autism. To make the teachers more empathetic towards differently abled children activities were conducted.