New Delhi, Aug. 4, 2018: The first phase of the Leadership Camp was organised by Apeejay School, Saket, for the students of the Senior Prefectorial Board. This phase laid importance on orienting the students about the tasks and responsibilities of leadership. It provided students an opportunity to learn to work efficiently as a team with common goals. It involved different sessions in the School to develop leadership traits in students.

The ice-breaking session by Ms. Sarita Chawla helped students identify a quality they would like to imbibe from a leader of their choice. It was heartening to note some of the qualities and visionaries that the students selected and discussed.

The first session was on the role of a leader in teamwork. Ms. Ambareen was the resource person for this session. She focused on strategies to keep the team together. The second session was conducted by Ms Zenia Dutta on the topic ‘Trust Building’. It was based on how to build trust in the team, with some very rejuvenating team activities. The third session was conducted by Ms. Sarita Chawla and Ms. Onila Mishra. The focus was on emphasising the qualities of a leader and to develop different strategies to inculcate leadership skills in the students.

The duties and challenges faced by the prefects, the hierarchy of roles & feedback reports of the Prefectorial Board members were discussed at great length, with emphasis on School discipline. The different activities conducted helped in preparing children to face challenges and emerge as true leaders.

The Leadership Camp successfully concluded with each and every prefect evolving as a better leader, having learned about various traits of a leader.