News Round-up @ September 2014
Children’s Film Festivals
We could organize a unique programme in collaboration with Cine Darbaar (A Welfare Society working in the field of arts & culture having the Head office at Delhi) which is the empanelled agency of Children’s Film Society of India (Ministry of Information and Broadcasting). The programme named as ‘Traveling Players’ was conducted in VKV- Nirjuli, Vivek Vihar, Itanagar, Ziro and Yazali from 1st to 6th September 2014. Screening of films, conducting competitions like review and quiz and interactive sessions were the highlights of the programme.
Participation of Principals in 5 days Leadership Training Program
6 Principals namely Shri. S.C.Dixit, VKV- Itanagar, Shri. Panchanan Tripathy, VKV- Nirjuli, Shri. K.Jayashankar, VKV- Jairampur, Shri Ananda Mohan Mishra, VKV-Ziro and Smt. Reena Sivadasan from VKV Tafrogam attended a Leadership Training Program organized by CBSE from 14th to 19th September 2014 at Kaziranga University, Jorhat. The Program saw the presence and guidance of many CBSE officials and experts from diverse fields among who the notables are: Shri Vineet Joshi, Chairman, CBSE; Dr Sadhana Parasar, Professor and Director of Training and Research, other Resource persons of CBSE and many other Principals from different schools of North East. Many important topics like Accreditation and Quality Enhancement in Schools, Collaborative Management,Holistic Education,Motivational Leadership and Teacher Education, Flip Classroom,Leadership Styles- Role and Competencies, Assessment of Speaking and listening, Capacity Building through Visual Medium etc. were covered.
CCE Master Trainers Workshop
A 3 days ‘CCE – Master Trainers’ Workshop was held at VKV Jairampur from 22nd September to 24th September, 2014. 42 selected teachers attended the workshop from 29 Middle, Secondary and Higher Secondary VKVs, out of which 7 are Principals. Sri Satya Prakash Verma from ‘Vidya Institute of Training And Development’, Meerut, an empanelled agency of CBSE, was the Resource Person of the workshop. The workshop, dealt with three aspects of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE): Concept of CCE, Life Skills and Values & Attitude. Held on the eve of ‘Mananeeya Eknathji Janma Sati Parva’, which is scheduled to be started from November, 2014 onwards, the workshop will definitely help to consolidate and strengthen our academic performance. These selected teachers after training in this workshop, are expected to conduct workshops in their own schools and neighborhood schools to give impetus to the evaluation Programme.
Illustration of Textbooks by VKV Teachers
Two of our Fine Art teachers namely Sri Titan Dey and Su Popy Dutta were deputed to illustrate the textbooks of EVS Graded Reader for Class I and II prepared by SCERT with the guidance of experts in a five days workshop from 8th to 12th September, at SCERT Auditorium, Itanagar. Both the illustrated copies are getting finalized and will soon go to print.
Celebration of Teacher’s Day
All the VKVs of Arunachal Pradesh celebrated Teacher’s Day in a grand manner. Many students of VKVs like Ziro, Itanagar, Nirjuli, Basar etc participated in the Essay Writing Competition conducted by the Ministry of Human Resource, Govt of India on the occasion. In addition to the regular programs, maximum number of schools made arrangement to screen the speech and the interactions of Sri Narendra Modi, honorable Prime Minister of India. Large number of VKV students watched the Program in the VKVs.
Celebration of Universal Brotherhood day
All the VKVs of Arunachal Pradesh celebrated Universal Brotherhood Day in a befitting manner. Students presented various programs which were witnessed by large number of parents and well wishers. Many dignitaries also graced the occasion in many VKVs.
Term I Exam and mid term Break
Students of VKVs have appeared in the Summative Assessment-I from 19th September to 26th September and have gone for the Mid Term Break up to 5th October.
Activity of Snehavardhini, Nirjuli
Snehavardhini unit of VKV- Nirjuli conducted an Orientation meeting of women of NEEPCO colony in which 110 women participated. Activities of Snehavardhini, talk on Mananeeya Eknathji and Vivekananda Kendra, programme planned for Janma Shati Parva of Mananeeya Eknathji, question and answer etc were the important activities of the programme.