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Teachers workshop at DPS Ghaziabad

Under the aegis of India-Nepal knowledge exchange programme, Delhi Public School, Ghaziabad organised a teachers 'workshop in collaboration with B.P. Koirala Foundation.

education Updated: Aug 13, 2012 00:04 IST
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Under the aegis of India-Nepal knowledge exchange programme, Delhi Public School, Ghaziabad organised a teachers 'workshop in collaboration with B.P. Koirala Foundation. The distinguished guests for the valedictory function were Aparna Upadhyay, IAS, K.N. Adhikari, Co-Chairperson, Embassy of Nepal and Om Pathak, chairman DPS Ghaziabad Society and Rita Kapur ,executive director DPS Ghaziabad Society.

The delegation comprising of teachers from various streams observed the classes, discussed the curriculum and various other aspects of education. Principal Jyoti Gupta welcomed the guests and said that both countries have a common goal to foster education and to promote mutual understanding.

The chairman promised to cooperate and share the rich expertise of the host school with their counterparts in Nepal. The delegates were awarded certificates of merit.

N. K. Bagrodia Public School, Rohini, organised XVIII annual inter- school English debate competition. Rashmi Gehlaut, deputy director of education, was the chief guest for the event. School principal R. K. Sharma welcomed the guests. More than 25 schools participated in the event judged by Yeasha Bansal, general manager-Extramarks. The speakers participated with zest presenting their diverse views on the topic. The chairperson of the school Pushpa Devi Bagrodia awarded the rolling trophy for the best team to The Heritage School, Rohini. Momentos and prizes were also awarded to the best three speakers of the debate competition.

The students of Ryan International School, Noida, marked their concern towards environment by creating 'Save our monuments wall', a sub-activity under ISA (International School Award). It highlighted the negative effects that the pollution is causing to our monuments which are the gateways to our historical past. A signature campaign, along with messages written by the students and teachers drew attention towards this burning issue. A graphic display of the beautiful monuments from all over the world in all their splendour, created in the most artistic manner by the students, decorated the wall of the school. Songs and speeches to highlight the issue added value to the theme.

Delhi Public School, Dwarka, had the honour to be a part of the Indo-German student exchange programme. A delegation of 19 students and two teachers from Johannes Kepler Gymnasium School, Leonberg were the guests on the occasion. The welcome ceremony was followed by a vibrant cultural performance. As a part of Dilli Darshan, magic of yoga, art classes, traditional dance, sports and Hindi lessons were also experienced by the delegation.

The occasion was graced by Ashok Chandra, chairman, DPS Dwarka and DPS Society as the chief guest and Juliana Gloeckler Fuchs, Max Mueller Bhavan as the distinguished guest. Sunita Tanwar, principal, DPS Dwarka expressed her gratitude to the Delhi Public School Society and Max Mueller Bhavan.

First Published: Aug 13, 2012 00:01 IST