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JALSTA Japanese Language Workshop

The Japanese language teachers of Arwachin International School, Mrs. Jain and Mrs. Kaur attended the Japanese language workshop organized by JALSTA (Japanese Language School Teacher’s Association) with the support of CBSE and The Japan Foundation, New Delhi. The workshop was conducted on February 16, 2019 at the Japan Foundation, New Delhi.

The main objectives of the workshop were:

Ø  To brush up the teachers’ Japanese Language Skills

Ø  To teach Japanese Culture and methodologies to use prescribed text books effectively 

Ø  To educate the new teachers and the teachers who just started teaching senior classes

The forenoon session of the workshop started with presentations about Gundoku tips, followed by an introduction to Yurukyara based on PBL (Project Based Learning). Both the presentations were very useful in teaching as well as learning process. The teachers shared the importance of Japanese language, its simplicity and career options in the same, as well.

In the afternoon session, Ms Yuiko Wakana, Language Advisor, Japan Foundation, New Delhi enlightened the teachers with ‘Polite Style of Spoken Japanese’. It was followed by Tea Ceremony (SADO) demonstration by the guests from Japan. The teachers also discussed about the guidelines for the board examinations.

Last but not the least, the workshop concluded with a farewell to Ms. Yuiko Wakana, Japanese Language Advisor, Japan Foundation, New Delhi.

The workshop was really wonderful and informative.

    08Feb

    Interactive session by DCPCR
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    Interactive session by DCPCR

    An interactive session was held on 8th February 2019 regarding the audit of Public Schools by Delhi Commission of Protection for Child Rights (DCPCR) at National Victor Public School, Mayur Vihar. The keynote speaker for the day was Mr. Anyrag Kundu, member, DCPCR. He interacted with the audience about the evaluation of schools.

    The audience was made aware of the primary things based on which the schools are evaluated, such as Safety, Teaching-learning process, Inclusive education, Teaching resources, Integration of EWS students, parents’ involvement, students’ attendance etc.

    It was also told that the schools can improve the governance by being aware and empowered. Evaluation of schools is done by DCPCR to celebrate the achievements of schools and work for improvement wherever needed.

    The session was attended by Mrs. Anindita Banerjee of Arwachin Intenational School. It was very informative and motivating.

      06Feb

      THE TIMES NIE NEWSMAKERS MEET
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      THE TIMES NIE NEWSMAKERS MEET

      The Times NIE organized an annual Newsmakers Meet 2018-19 on 6th February 2019 at Sri Sai Sathya International Centre, Lodhi Road to select The Times NIE Star Correspondents. The aim of the meet was to motivate and encourage the budding journalists. The chief guests of the event were: Mr. Ajay Sharma, former cricketer; Ms. Archana Gupta, a leading quizzer; Ms. Poonam Singh, National Editor of TOI and Mr. Puneet Jain, Head of R&D Times. Two students of our school, Anushriya and Shruti Kishore along with a teacher Mrs. Vijeta Sharma participated in the meet.

      The annual meet was organized in two phases. The first phase was The Evaluation Exam which was based on the students’ general awareness level, writing style, creativity, quality of thought and ability to conceptualize and report. The second phase was The Press Conference which provided the students with a forum to voice their opinions and concern to the chief guests.

      The chief guests recounted their own school days and shared some of their experiences. They encouraged the budding journalists to follow their passion whole heartedly and work hard to achieve their goals. They also appreciated the students for their participation in NIE. The event came to an end with the declaration of the names of the Star Correspondents.

      The event was a great learning experience for the children. It provided them a platform to develop their wholesome personality.

        “EMERGING TRENDS IN SAFETY ON ROADS”

        A seminar on “Emerging trends in Safety on Roads” was held on 5th February 2019 at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. It was organised by SIAM –Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers. It has undertaken a new initiative, christened Road Safety Week, with aim to usher in a new age of change. The Guests of Honour were:

        Ms Neeti Sarkar, CEO & PD, NARTRiP, Govt. of India.

        Mr. Taj Hassan, Special Commissioner of Traffic Police, Delhi Traffic Police.

        Mr. Abhay Damle, Joint Secretary Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

        Two teachers of Arwachin International School – Mr. Ishwar Thapa and Mrs. Rachna Kaur attended the seminar.

        A technical session on Vehicular Safety Standards was conducted by Mr. K.K. Kapila, Chairman of IRF and CEO & Md , Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrat Pvt Ltd. A brainstorming session on Enforcement and Technology in bringing Society was moderated by Mr. Avik Chattopadhyay Co- Founder Expereal LLP. Another technical session on Auto components Safety Standards was conducted by Mr. Arun Lakshman, Consultant, Road Transport, Automative Skill Development Council. A Brainstorming session on Role of Inspection and Certification in bringing Safety on our roads was moderated by Mr. Prashant K. Banerjee, Executive Director (Technical), SIAM.

        Various activities created awareness amongst the drivers and the students.

        The session was concluded with a vote of thanks by Mr. P.K. Banerjee.

          02Feb

          STAFF PICNIC 2019
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          STAFF PICNIC 2019

          On 2nd February, 2019, the Director, the principal and the entire staff of Arwachin took time out for an excursion to the Surajgarh Farms. It is one of the most happening places close to our city. We set out for the picnic with songs on our lips and spring in our steps. The journey hardly seemed to have taken any time as we were there to see and enjoy it all.

          Surajgarh Farms is situated in Gurugram. It is a famous picnic spot with wide array of activities. All the activities were well planned and spread out well. Adventure Zone area had many attractions--the best being zip line. Camel/tractor rides/ rural games, Burma Bridge,Tarzan swing , Beam Balancing were other big attractions. Spread out resting places--with Khaats & Murrahs were very comfortable and relaxing. All the teachers and other staff members actively participated in various activities and got themselves photographed in order to carry back memories. It was indeed a treat to get indulged in such activities.

          DJ, Dance Floor, Mehandi, Kalbelia Dance were big attractions for all age groups. The biggest attraction was FOOD COURT including Breakfast, Lunch , Masala Tea, Popcorn and Makki-Bajra-Rajasthani food  station. The food served there was tasty and fresh. All the teachers and staff members relished the food and enjoyed it to the fullest. We all assembled in the lush green garden area of the Surajgarh Farms after the lunch for the Staff photograph. All the staff members bonded well and enjoyed to the fullest. The day ended with lots of fun.

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