Recent Workshops

A seminar on “Emotional Awareness” was organized by Apeejay School, Pitampura on 25th July 2009. All the teachers in the school attended the seminar. The resource person was Ms. Sonia Mehra, a professional psychologist. Ms. Sonia provided the teachers with a tool kit to learn to experience intense emotions, which permits every human being to build powerful and effective relationships at home and at work place. She has conducted few activities to develop an ability to identify and express all of our feelings and to have empathy for what others are feeling.

A Literacy workshop was organized in the school on 24th July 2009 for DSLP student – volunteers of our school. The workshop was addressed by Mrs. Aparna Bhatt, Member – State Resource Center, Jamia Milia Islamia and Mrs. V. Puri, an active member from the coordinating center, Springdales. There were about sixty students who participated in the workshop. The discussion was divided under broad heads such as: National Goal and Literacy Scenario, Role of DSLP student volunteers, Motivation of learners, Familiarization with Primers, Evaluation of Learners and Certification. Continuous motivation is required to change mindset and then educate a learner who is aged. The workshop ended with an open round of question and answers among the volunteers and the resource people.

A workshop on the topic “G-20 Summit & Financial Crisis” has been organized for the students of class XII in the school premises on 14th July 2009. The resource person was Ms. Sanya Mahajan, who has represented India as the Global Change Maker in London, G-20 Summit in April 2009. She also represented India at the African Youth Summit held in CapeTown , South Africa in May 2009. She has guided students through the global issue of financial crisis, its consequences and preventive measures. The students have actively participated in the role-playing session concerning slow down of the economy which have posed a variety of challenges to the growth of nations across the globe. It was a true learning experience for all the students.