Student Awareness Workshop by KPMG
New Delhi, Oct. 27, 2017: A Student Awareness Workshop was conducted by KPMG in the school for students of classes VI to X on the occasion of Cyber Safety Day. The Workshop was aimed at educating the youth about the importance of cyber security. Mr. Sachin Agarwal from KPMG shared valuable lessons on how to stay safe online. The Workshop was very beneficial for the young students.
Child Safety Awareness Campaign 2017
Apeejay School, Saket participated in the ‘Child Safety Awareness Campaign’ initiated by the Kailash Satyarthi Foundation. A workshop was conducted in the School for students of classes I to XII to create an awareness towards protection of children from sexual abuse and exploitation. It was conducted at three different levels simultaneously according to the varying age groups. Children in the age group of 6 to 10 years were made aware of the importance of ‘learning to say no’ to any person or situation that may make them uncomfortable. They were also taught about ‘Good & Bad touch’ and were equipped with measures to stay safe in school, at home and outside.
For children in the age group of 11 to 13 years, the session on ‘My Body and My Rights’ was conducted by their respective class teachers and for those in the age group 14 to 18 years, a comprehensive session on ‘Child Sexual Abuse, Prevention and Indian Law’ was conducted jointly by the school Principal and Counselor.
A workshop on internet safety as held on January 20 , 2010 for classes VII to IX and XI. The workshop was conducted by Ms. Leena Gurg and Usha Subramanium members of an NGO Jaago Teens, to sensitize the students about the precautions and secure usage of the internet facility. The workshop proved very interactive with the students clarifying their doubts.
MANNERS AND ETIQUETTE
An interactive workshop was conducted for the girls of class VIII by Ms. Shalini Tandon, on January 22, 2010. The workshop dealt with the importance of an expected code of conduct in the school. Ms. Tandon also discussed the manners and etiquette to be displayed in the school while interacting with fellow students and teachers within the school campus. Handouts on the topics were given to the students to help them as a reminder.
A workshop was conducted for the boys of class VIII by the Principal- Ms. Anita Paul, Ms. Meenu Sehgal and Ms. Karuni Subrahmanyam, on January 22, 2010. The aim of the workshop was to create an awareness about the topic, and equip children to spot the signs of sexual abuse and learn ways to ward it off.