News Round-up June & July 2014
VKVAPT Team Meeting
The meeting of VKVAPT Team consisting of cluster in charges & Administrative committee members was held on 1st and 2nd of July at Dibrugarh. Teachers’ recruitment, activities for the session 2014-15, administrative matters related to schools, Affiliation and various pending matters were discussed in the two days meeting. On 3rd July, The Administrative committee meeting was held to finalize various matters discussed in the Team meeting.
The first Principal Meet of this session was convened from 6th to 8th July in VKV Dibrugarh. Thirty one Principals and two Vice- Principals were present in the meeting. The meeting was graced by Mananeeya Sri. Hanumanta Raoji, All India Treasurer, Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari, Dr. Tejum Paduji, Trustee, VKVAPT, Sri Rupesh Mathurji, Prant Sangathak, VK Arunachal Prant and other VKVAPT members.
The meeting started with Swadhaya on selected topic from the book “Eknathji” on 6th evening. The inaugural session was on 7th morning in which Mananeeya Shri Pravinji gave the key note address. The minute academic result analysis of the session 2013-14 and preparing the action plan for the current session based on the discussion, address of Dr Tejum Paduji, session on Academic Planning, Karyapaddhati of Vivekananda Kendra, academic circulars and discussion on Activity Calendar for the session, Mananeeya Eknathji Janma Shati Parva, briefing on the administrative matters etc were the important highlights of the meeting. In the concluding function, Mananeeya Hanumanta Raoji and Pravinji addressed the gathering.
Workshops for the Principals’
A one day workshop was conducted on 9th July for the Principals of the VKVs of Arunachal Pradesh. Smt Maya Choudhary, a widely known educationist and recipient of National Award for Teachers was the main resource person of the Workshop. The topics like, the multifaceted role of a school Principal, different techniques for smooth Administration, effective implementation of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation were covered in the Workshop. Minute analysis on some case studies of some schools of India brought home many crucial points to the fore which a Principal should be cautious of. The apt denouement with the story of Spencer Johnson ‘Who moved My Cheese’, she left the message that changing scenario calls for constant change to prepare one to embrace transformation to impart best education .She could satisfactorily answer any exigent questions that were posed in the question answer session. The workshop was beneficial to all as it helped all to think deeply on various aspects of education and role of Principals.
Life Skill Development Workshop for the Students
New Hostel Block in VKV- Nirjuli
A Hostel block having the capacity of admitting 50 Girls was consecrated with the Ganapati Homa on 13th July 2014. The new hostel block is constructed on the 3rd Floor of VKV- Nirjuli main building. After the Ganapati Homa, a parents’ meeting of the hostellers was held from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm at VKV- Nirjuli.
Illumination by Guest Faculties
Smt. Bhavesh Bhaveja and Dr. Naliniben Mehta retired Professors visited VKV Tafrogam, Sunpura, Amliang and Tezu from 11th to 18th of July. Both the faculties having wide experience in teaching could illuminate the students and the staffs of all the four schools on various subjects. In VKV Tafrogam, Sunpura and Amliang, Science classes were taken with practical. Interesting laboratory experiments were also demonstrated to the students. In addition to the subject classes, the faculties also narrated interesting motivational stories to the students. Both the guest faculties were escorted by Sri P. K. Pandey, member VKVAPT. The guests were quite enthralled by the dedications of the staffs and the discipline of the students. Students also presented Cultural program and band show before the guest faculties.
Visit of Sri Arvind Rajaram Gore
Shri. Arvind R Gore, noted educationist and freelance education consultant visited VKV- Itanagar, Nirjuli &Vivek Vihar on 22nd to 25thJuly. He interacted with the staff and students and made assessment about the functioning of these schools. His assessment will be analyzed and used for the betterment of the schools.
Maintaining a congenial atmosphere and not disturbing its harmony in any way is a sign of good culture. Conscientious and organized efforts lead to a collective feeling. Such an effort on the part of every individual surcharges the whole atmosphere with a sense of collectivity and contributes to the success of the programme.