New Delhi, May 17, 2020: Apeejay School, Pitampura, hosted its first webinar for the parents of new entrants to the school, teachers of the school and Apeejay’s sister schools. The topic for the Webinar was ‘Parenting in COVID times’ by Dr Geetanjali Kumar.
School Principal, Ms Veena Goel, welcomed all the dignitaries, parents and the teachers to the forum. She talked about the ethos of the School.
Dr V.S. Garg, Senior Education Advisor, gave an insight into the Apeejay Education Society and the Apeejay Stya University. He also talked about the various changes that were taking place due to the COVID pandemic and how virtual classes were being conducted from pre-primary level to the university level.
Dr Geetanjali Kumar, Counseling Psychologist, gave an insight into how our lives have been changed due to this pandemic and how to cope up with life positively in the lockdown period. She gave a series of suggestions to make a good use of this lockdown period and learn different life skills which we cannot pursue during the normal course of life.
Mrs Sonali Chopra, Pre-Primary In-charge, took up the question and answer session. The parents found satisfying answers to their queries.
Dr Sujeet Eric Masih proposed the Vote of Thanks. It was an enriching session taken up by Dr Geetanjali Kumar as she gave a positive outlook to life in these troubled times.
Remembering Smt. Rajeshwari Devi Paul
New Delhi, May 12, 2020: Apeejay School, Pitampura, organised a prayer meeting in the memory of Late Smt. Rajeshwari Devi Paul ji, beloved wife of late Dr Stya Paul, Founder Chairman of the Apeejay Education Society.
The assembly was conducted on the Zoom platform at 8:30 am. School Principal, Mrs Veena Goel, Vice-Principal, Dr Sujeet Eric Masih, all in-charges and teachers paid their tribute by attending this meeting.
Two students, Yashowardhan Sharma of Class VII and Divyanshi Madan of class VIII, presented melodious prayers and bhajans. Mr Sumit Verma and Mrs Ritu Kohli also presented melodious bhajans.
In the end, Mrs Deepti Sharma invited Mrs Veena Goel and Dr Sujeet Eric Masih to throw some light on the life of Smt. Rajeshwari Devi Paul ji.
Orientation Programme for Class XI
New Delhi, April 16, 2020: A constant connect is necessary for the holistic development of the child. The pandemic cannot stop our zeal to do our best for our students. Keeping this thing in mind, a Webinar was organised on 16th April 2020 for parents of Class XI students. In this Introductory Orientation Session by Mr Gagandeep Arora, he shared his view points and provided wonderful tips on parenting for this age group.
CONFAB - An Apeejay Online Panel Discussion
New Delhi, April 11, 2020: Apeejay School, Pitampura, hosted an Inter-Apeejay online panel discussion titled ‘CONFAB’, on 11th April 2020, on the topic ‘Reinventing Education - Ending the Blame Game, Learners take Responsibility’. 11 students of Class XII from Apeejay Schools across the country participated in the discussion. They enthusiastically discussed the state of education - now and otherwise, and the ways and means in which we can help to reinvent education taking the onus. They candidly shared their personal experiences during these challenging times of the pandemic, COVID-19 and how we can be innovative & improvise in the field of education.
It was the first time that such an initiative was taken and it is worth mentioning that it was a brainchild of the School Principal, Mrs Veena Goel, who brought the extended Apeejay Stya family on one platform, giving the feel of oneness which is much required during these tough times.
Dr Manjari Singh, Associate Professor, Keshav Mahavidyalaya, graced the occasion as the judge and guest. The English Department also joined in and was appreciative of the efforts of the students in keeping themselves engaged fruitfully.
The participants very meticulously dressed in their uniforms were enthusiastic in sharing their experiences about online learning and were unanimous about missing the intimacy of the personal interaction and interface with the teacher. They were happy about the fact that they had got the opportunity to share their views on an online platform.
They talked about adapting digital tools & technology and coming out resilient in the hour of crisis. Mrs Veena Goel, School Principal, also shared her views. Dr Manjari Singh also shared her view point congratulating Apeejay School, Pitampura, on taking the initiative. She also congratulated the students on how well they spoke. Deesha Kakkar from Apeejay School, Saket, was adjudged the best speaker along with other participants who were appreciated for their clarity of thoughts and confidence.