School notes: Special assembly at R D Rajpal School
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The school organised a special assembly for primary wing students from September 17-25. Students showcased their immense talent. Parents were also invited to take part in the assembly. The function began with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp by Principal Alka Kshatriya.
A well-coordinated fashion show, folk dances, Punjabi bhangra , puppet show, group songs and role play were showcased by students. The current trend is to blend the best of East and West and this was done effectively by students in an Indo-Western dance. The show created an environment of joy and happiness for parents who were happy to see their children perform with confidence on stage.
NPSC workshop at Springdales, Pusa Road
Springdales School, Pusa Road, organised a workshop on "Values In Education" for NPSC Schools in collaboration with the CBSE.
CBSE Chairman Vineet Joshi inaugurated the session and expressed his belief that value education was necessary to help children give voice to their ethical dilemmas in an open environment . He congratulated Springdales School Principal Ameeta Mulla for taking this initiative. In her welcome address, Ameeta Mulla Wattal said that it was important for educators to come together in imparting values. She released the "Value Education Manual", which will be introduced in CBSE schools across the country.
An understanding of the manner in which value-based questions were to be framed in each subject, in accordance with CBSE guidelines, was provided in the presentation by Anita Luthra, Academic Supervisor, Springdales School. Around 140 teachers from 70 NPSC schools participated in this interactive workshop. They were involved in creating a bank of "value-based questions" in the prescribed subjects which will later be given to the CBSE.
This endeavour was highly appreciated by L V Sehgal, Principal, Bal Bharati School and Chairman, NPSC. He expressed his conviction in the initiative.