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A Workshop by Next Education - (1 October 2016)
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Next Education organizes a workshop on “21st Century Computer Science Curriculum” by Mr. Amitav Pal at St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on Oct 1, 2016 was attended by Ms. Neetu Chawla and Ms. Poonam. The workshop focused on a comprehensive curriculum solution for preschoolers, developing Algorithmic Acumen and impact of computer science in everyday life.
French Workshop - (October 2016)
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A French Workshop was conducted by ‘Frehindi’ organisation at St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Janakpuri which focused on explaining the importance of Learning French vocabulary with correct pronunciation. It was an interactive and informative session which aimed at motivating the students to learn French language. Students benefitted a lot from this workshop.
Workshop on 21st Century Computer Science Curriculum - (1 October 2016)
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Next Education organizes a workshop on “21st Century Computer Science Curriculum” by Mr. Amitav Pal at St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on Oct 1, 2016 was attended by Ms. Neetu Chawla and Ms. Poonam. The workshop focused on a comprehensive curriculum solution for preschoolers, developing Algorithmic Acumen and impact of computer science in everyday life.
Workshop on Goole Apps for Education - (28 September 2016)
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Career Counselling Workshops for Class XII - (16 August 2016)
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A career counselling session was held on 16 August 2016 for the students of class XII by GINA - the institute for professional studies. The speaker was Mr. Kunal Kumar, who is an Investment actuary with 10 years of experience in the industry. Mr. Kunal Kumar has been conferred the youngest actuary award in 2014. The session was an interactive and motivated the students to think about choices they should be making and on the need to realize their own aptitude and interest for subjects which facilitates their career choices, rather than follow a fixed pattern of popular choices which in-turn only brings avoidable pressure on the students. The session also focused on the career prospects of professional courses like Actuarial Sciences, IPM which is a five year integrated programme in management recently started at IIM Indore, and other courses like BMS, Mass communication, and Hotel Management. They oriented the students towards the eligibility criteria, the application procedure for the courses and various institutes offering the courses.
St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Janakpuri organized “SEEDHI BAAT” : an open house session - (10 August 2016)
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St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Janakpuri organized a wisdom enhancement session “Seedhi Baat” an open house session by Author Dr. Vikas Vijay for the students of commerce stream of classes XI & XII on 10.08.2016. Dr. Vikas Vijay is well known for his strong command over the subject, for his innovative ideas and futuristic approach. He has authored books such as Together series. The goal of the session was time and stress management and to study smart. Tips were provided to the students to avoid common mistakes. Special emphasis was laid on How to crack Accountancy paper and deal with HOTS. The session was really interactive and appreciated by One and all among the audience.
Creating a better World through Social Science Classroom - (6 August 2016)
Two teachers from the social science department attended the workshop “Creating a better World through Social Science Classroom” held in ITL Public School.

The workshop aimed at providing a meaningful dialogue between the students and the subject rather than just being a subject of information.

Mr. Rajesh Awasthi, the resource person stressed on the role of facilitator in connecting the past with the present and also encouraged the teachers to co-relate the subject with the contemporary situations to make the students more empathetic towards their surroundings.

The workshop aimed at creating a more informed and aware students who can challenge the norms of the society ad can also give solutions to the many problems at hands. Overall it helped the teachers to introspect & bring about the required changes and create a more vibrant classroom.

The teachers also received participation certificates.
For Kids by Kids - 2016 - (28 July 2016)
A team of 5 budding writers - Kirti Narang - VII-D, Srijan - VII-F, Nitin Malik - VII-D, Utsav Sharma, VIII-D and Stuti Mittal - VIII-F accompanied by the School Librarian attended Unveiling and Prize Distribution of For Kids by Kids-2016, on 28 July 2016. The event was organizedby Scholastic India at Sirifort Auditorium. The guests of honour of the event were Author - Ms. Lalita Iyer and, Quiz Master & Author - Mr. Aditya Mubayi. Ms. Lalita Iyer laid emphasis on detailing the contents and playing with words while writing. She also suggested creating a good ambience while writing. Mr. Aditaya highlighted the fact that writing makes ones thoughts coherent & helps to organise thoughts. He expressed that Every Line Put on Paper has a Meaning. He also suggested to complete the piece of writing first and its accuracy to be check in the end; he cautioned - frequent change of content disturbs the originality of the written piece. Young Authors, who won prizes this year, also shared their motivational experiences. In the end all the participants received the copy of For Kids by Kids 2016. The event was very inspiring and appreciated by all the participants.
Life Skills and Housekeeping Training Workshop for the support staff - (22 and 23 June 2016)
Two days Life Skills and Housekeeping Training Workshop for the support staff was held in school premises on 22 and 23 June 2016. In this workshop the support staff of our school learnt about code of behavior and work ethics, storage and room cleaning, personal hygiene, washroom hygiene, etiquette etc. The employees were given a certificate by Bable Domesteq, the sponsors of the workshop.
Capacity Building Programme on Scholastic Aspects of CCE by CBSE Centre of Excellence, Gurgaon (28 to 29 April 2016)
Two Days Capacity Building programme on Scholastic Aspects of CCE was held in Salwan Public School by CBSE Centre of Excellence, Gurgaon.

Twenty five schools from all over Delhi participated in it. The Resource persons threw light on scholastic and co-scholastic aspects of CCE.

Moreover, this workshop was a good initiative in Teacher Empowerment through Capacity Building Programme on Scholastic Aspects of CCE. Teacher Incharges Ms. Kavita Ahuja and Ms. Archana Mishra were also given participation certificates to appreciate their participation.
English Workshop - (25 February 2016)
St. Mark's Sr. Sec. School, Janakpuri - English Workshop : Click to EnlargeAn interactive English Workshop was conducted on 25 February 2016 at St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh under the able guidance of Ms. Anjali Aggarwal, Director of St. Mark’s Group of Schools. The workshop began with an introductory session wherein the teacher participants were grouped into three member team, each group comprising of one teacher from each of the three branches of St. Mark’s Group of Schools. The introductory session was followed by a discussion on the weakness and strength of teacher during the teaching-learning process, awareness of which is essential for expected result. Thereafter, each teacher was provided three worksheets, wherein their proficiency in English Language Vocabulary, Grammar and the names of books and authors was tested. Each participant explored and understood the fundamental elements of being an effective educator of English subject. The workshop concluded with distribution of prizes to the outstanding participants, who were also appreciated by Ms. Aggarwal.
Safety Riding Training - (17 February 2016)
Delhi Traffic Police had organized “Safety Riding Training” in association with Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Held on 17 February 2016 at Traffic Training Park, Roshanara Bagh, Delhi. Students of class VII participated in this program. Trainers from associating company gave information regarding traffic rules, sign boards, various facts & figures showing the road accidents caused by two wheelers & how to drive two wheelers safety. An excited session of electronic bike riding was held and students took part enthusiastically. Later on students visited the traffic park & awarded participation certificate.
Teachers Workshops - (14 and 15 January 2016)
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LIFE SKILLS
The workshop on topic “Importance of Life Skills” was conducted by Ms. Ira Sehgal on 14 January 2016 in school premises for our educators. The objective of the workshop was to share knowledge among teachers, to discuss strategies for effective classroom management and to motivate teachers to use creative and effective ways to deal with the students. Facilitators were motivated and showed a positive interest to adopt strategies for classroom management.

APPLICATION OF MATHEMATICS
Workshop on Application of Mathematics was organised on 14 January 2016 for Maths Faculty by Prof. V. P. Gupta, an eminent mathematician. Mr Gupta emphasized on Conceptual learning. He covered the area of fraction, coordinal numbers, operations of addition and subtraction, exponents, logarithm and measurements with examples. He emphasized that learner should be aware of unit approximation to have an actual learning of mathematics. He also suggested to the mentors for developing the feel of success and not the terror of failure in children for Mathematics. The workshop was highly enriching and was a great source of inspiration amongst participating staff members.

APPLICATIONS OF CAMPUS CARE
Application of campus care was an in-house training session organized for the staff on 14 January 2016. The entire team of campus care addressed the staff about the various modules of campus care that included CCE, uploading of - marks, grades and assignments, Editing of contents and other related applications useful for teachers. The Session was very informative.

PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT
Teacher’s Training Rejuvenation Workshop

Taking time out from daily routine and mundane work is an important ingredient in the recipe for rejuvenation.Our school conducted Teacher’s Rejuvenation and Personality Development workshop in collaboration with Times NIE and Sanjeev Datta Personality School in the school premises on 15 January 2016. The resource person Mr. Vikram Datta, Mr. Ankur Sarna and Mr. Rohan Datta of Sanjeev Datta Personality School counselled teachers on how to improve productivity, develop positive thinking, ways of distressing, expressiveness, voice and diction techniques through innovative theatrical action method (TAM), a unique and rare theatrical methods to boost confidence in teachers.They blended theatre and drama with life skills to rejuvenate teachers and to impart unique skills in teachers to make classroom lively and teaching effective. The session was highly interactive wherein they gave opportunity to the teachers to come fore front and to perform on various themes. The workshop was motivating and refreshing for teachers.

THEATRE WORKSHOP
A Theatre Workshop was held by Ms. Vanessa Ohri on 15 January 2016 in our school for teachers. Ms. Ohri, a Freelance Creative Consultant and Theatre personality enthralled the audience with her acting, scripting and directing skills. She emphasized on the need for voice modulation, use of props, stage setting, postures and dialogue delivery. Teachers benefitted a lot through group stage activities. The workshop also staged a Play, which came out very well through the efforts of participating teachers. She emphasized on the application of voice modulation, use of props, stage setting, postures and dialogue delivery. The workshop was very engaging and insightful appreciated by all the participants.

E-BANKING
Mr. V. K Sapra, Relationship Manager, Punjab National Bank Janakpuri, conducted workshop on E - Banking for teachers in the school premises on 15 January 2016. The resource person demonstrated various aspect of e-banking and mobile banking. He covered the aspects of ATM, ECS, IBS, MBS and Mobile Wallets. He also emphasised the use of self service area-CDM, PUM, Cheque, ATM. He also explained the use of ECS, NEFT (National Electronic fund transfer), RTGS (Real Time Gross Settlement) and IMPS (Immediate Payment Service). In Mobile Banking he covered SMS based, VSSD and browser based technology. Overall it was an informative workshop, and covered everything in shifting BRICK to CLICK Banking.
Workshop by Central Board of Secondary Education - (January 2016)
St. Mark's Sr. Sec. School, Janakpuri - Workshop by Central Board of Secondary Education : Click to EnlargeMrs. Alka Kher attended the two day Capacity Building Progrmme, on CCE (Scholastic & co-scholastic areas).

It was a master training programme to take CCE in its true spirit i.e. in the over all growth of the students.
 
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