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Tagore Int’l excels in Model United Nations conference

delhi Updated: Sep 25, 2011 23:31 IST

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Four students of Tagore International School, Vasant Vihar, were awarded the ‘Best Delegate’ and ‘High Commendation’ award in the Model United Nations Conference organised by Doon School, Dehradun. The school was also nominated as one of the ‘Best Delegations’.

MUN i.e a Model UN Conference, is a simulation of the United Nations, structured in a way which allows students to get an idea of the functioning of the UN. It also helps in enhancing communication, debating and negotiation skills.

The event tested the students’ understanding of international politics and foreign relations. The delegates discussed the credibility of nuclear energy as a viable and safe source of energy for the future and the steps to set up a widely accepted global carbon market. The delegates returned enriched and instilled with a ‘can-do’ spirit.

Mount Carmel School, Dwarka, organised ‘Corona-Express Yourself’ — a series of inter-school competitions. The four-day event began with a prayer and an address by the Director Dr VK Williams. The events included ‘Ad - Mad’, a competition in which each school enacted a three-minute advertisement on any product of their choice.

Innovative fictional products were also showcased. ‘Wall Magazine’, an art competition, made the participating teams prepare a creative backdrop on the topic ‘Hundred years of Delhi’.

‘Mathephilia’, a quiz, enabled students to enjoy themselves with intellectual time management. ‘Western Dance’ and ‘Best out of Waste’ segments saw interesting competitions.

The junior-wing participants impressed judges with both knowledge and skills in various competitions. 'Show and Tell' and 'Train the Brain' competition were also organised for nursery students. Twenty-five schools participated in the various competitions during the event.

The vote of thanks was proposed by Principal Dr NM Williams.

Vikas Bharati Public School, Rohini,, hosted its annual inter-school festival recently. Suraj Prakash, founder Principal CRPF Public School, graced the occasion as the chief guest. Various competitions such as story enactment, fusion dance, bookmark-making and cover-designing, maths quiz, nukkad natak and debate were organised.

The chief guest distributed prizes to the winners. The rolling trophy was bagged by Vikas Bhartians which was further passed on to the runner-up team-The Sovereign Public School. Chairman AS Solanki and principal S. Premlatha congratulated the winners and proposed the vote of thanks.

Evergreen Public School, Vasundhara Enclave, in association with the University of Malta organised a teacher-training workshop on ‘Teaching in 21st century can be fun’. The resource person Mario Gielen, an educator and expert on communications and Information Technology from Malta, enlightened the participants on how to make use of Information Technology to make classroom teaching more effective.

Various interesting video clippings were shown to help the teachers understand the mindsets of today’s tech- savvy students. The workshop concluded with a vote of thanks and presentation of memento on behalf of the school management and Principal Priyanka Gulati.