Honoured by Sanskrit Academy for his contribution to Sanskrit Language
Mr. Pradeep Kumar Pandey
Appreciated for promoting Yoga
by Zone-23, Directorate of Education
The school is actively involved in identifying, imparting and reinforcing leadership traits among its students. tGELF, The Global Education & Leadership Foundation, is also focused on identifying and appreciating the creativity of school teachers who have changed the ethos of their classroom by encouraging curiosity and learning in their students. This year, Ms. Meenu Sehgal, TGT Mathematics, of Apeejay School, Saket was among the finalists after clearing two rounds of judgment based on her essays and the questionnaire each participant had to fill & submit. She was later invited to tGELF’s ‘LIFE 2015’, to attend workshops on leadership and for a day-long interaction with an international panel of judges.
Ms. Shalini Tandon has been awarded the ‘tGELF Harnessing Creativity Education Prize 2014’, in the Primary School category. She was selected among the top ten finalists after clearing two rounds of judgement based on her essays and a questionnaire. She was later invited to tGELF’s ‘LIFE 2014’, to attend workshops on leadership and for a day long interaction with an international panel of judges. The award ceremony was held at the India Habitat Centre on August 9, 2014. She was presented a citation and a cash prize of rupees one lakh by tGELF.
The Global Education & Leadership Foundation (tGELF) is a programme initiative of The Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation, whose vision is to nurture ethical leaders who will be future agents of change. tGELF is also focussed on identifying and recognising the creativity of school teachers who have changed the ethos of their classrooms by encouraging curiosity and learning in their students.
Ms. Ritesh Sharma (TGT, Biology) received the ‘Global Teacher Accreditation (GTA) Award’ for the session 2014 by the British Council. She worked on ‘The Impact of Brain Stimulating Physical Exercises in Effective Learning of Science for Middle School Students’.
The Global Teacher Accreditation (GTA) project is a unique opportunity to gain recognition for high quality professional practice, grounded in peer development and reflection for serving teachers undertaking development activities. The British Council and Cambridge Education Foundation work together to deliver the GTA Programme, funded by the UK aid, to promote a global dimension in the school curriculum through the development of innovative, equitable and sustainable school partnerships.
Mr. Anil Thakur, TGT Physical Education, was the recipient of the 'Appreciation Award' by Delhi Sports and Activity Board, Zone- 23 , Directorate of Education, for his commendable contribution in promoting sports and games.
Mrs. Meenakshi Bhatnagar, TGT Hindi was awarded the “Hindi Shikshak Samman” by the Hindi Sahitya Academy, Delhi.
Mrs. Sangeeta Arora, PGT Mathematics was a member of the team which contributed to the writing of the NCERT Mathematics Text Book of class XII. She was also a member of the team for the development of the “Exemplar Problems in Mathematics” and the “Lab Manual of Mathematics” for Classes XI and XII published by NCERT.
Mrs. Gita Pattanayak, TGT (Geography) visited Japan under the (JENESYS)- Japan- East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths 2008 programme. She was one of the eight teachers selected from all over India. This programme is a collaboration between the Japan International Cooperation Centre and the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Mrs. Rachna Magoo, a Social Science teacher teaching at the Primary level was awarded the‘Teacher Excellence Award’ by Lions Club International on the occasion of Teacher’s Day for her involvement in imparting activity and value based teaching The award ceremony was held at India Peace Centre in a function presided by the Chief Minister Mrs. Shiela Dixit.
The Japanese Embassy conducted an annual Interschool Origami competition for teacher and students at Tagore International School, Vasant Vihar. Mrs. Sarita Chawla from Apeejay School, Saket stood first in the teachers’ competition. She was facilitated at the Japanese Foundation by Mr. Endo, Director Japan Foundation and Mr. Uchiyama, Director Japan Information Centre.