School Notes


Another national topper from RIMS International

Bhavisha Melwani of RIMS International School and Junior College at NIBM Road in Pune has emerged as the national (India) topper in the AS-Level, Cambridge International Examinations in Accounting for May/June 2012 exam session.

"I owe this success to help and support provided by my teachers, my sister and to my consistent hard work. I would advise all my classmates to work hard throughout the year instead of last minute preparation," said Bhavisha Melwani for whom winning comes by default. But perhaps, what comes easily to this achiever is academic excellence.

In its history of eight years, RIMS International School and Junior College, an ISO certified school, has produced 12 national toppers. Bhavisha is the 13th national topper from the school.

School principal Shakuntala Jaisinghani said, "Bhavisha's achievement is an icing on the cake as in the same exam session the school achieved 100 per cent pass results in the IGCSE (Grade X) examination. We congratulate Bhavisha and wish all other students the very best for their


Faculty improvement programme at vpemS

Under the Faculty Improvement Programme, CBSE's Capacity Building workshop was organised by NIIT Learning Solutions at Vidya Pratishthan's English Medium School (VPEMS), Baramati, on October 1 and 2. In all, 81 teachers, along with principals from different schools of Vidya Pratishthan Institution, participated in the workshop. Amrendra Pandey was the resource person for the workshop. At the beginning of the training programme, VPEMS Principal N S Kharosekar explained in a simple, easy and lucid language the aim and objectives of the workshop. Pandey also talked about different aspects and facets of Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE).

He also deliberated upon Tools and Techniques of Evaluation for proper Formative and Summative Assessment. The assessment of the co-scholastic areas was discussed elaborately. The participants said they were happy to attend such a fruitful workshop. The workshop concluded with the distribution of participation certificates to all the teachers. School vice-principal Joysey Joseph proposed the vote of thanks.

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