A workshop on Health and Hygiene was organized by the school on 16 September2016. The speaker, Mr. BhaaveshSuryakant (Founder Director of Excellence Educo. Director SKVMEDIA, Editor of the website- thecounsellor.in), began with the core qualities of a teacher: Heart, Passion and Desire to Succeed. It takes 21 days of healthy eating and working out and jollyhealth will become a good friend of yours. The session further focused on the trill to eat clean, drink water, stay active, be healthy. The speaker further touched on the role reversal of drinking food and eating water and DO’S and DON’TS of what to eat and what not to. Overall it was a good learning for the teachers as it became quite evident that healthy bodies give way to healthy eating and healthy teaching.
A workshop was conducted by Edu Tech Review(ETR) at The Leela Ambience, Gurgaon, for everyone involved in education technology. Ms. Meenaskshi Kucchal Verma attended the session. The workshop focused on the education technology to connect and collaborate both online and offline to discover , learn, utilize and share. With the central theme of “ School Leadership in the Digital Age”, the conference was an array of sessions, panel discussions and case study presentations on the effective use of technology in the schools and best practices for 21st century education. The session became a platform for the educators to find answers to the challenges of running schools in the digital age and the right selection of tools for effective management. The day was all about understanding the potential of digital and mobile learning.
GD Goenka sector-9,Rohini, had French dignitaries on 1 August 2016. The courtesy visit was enjoyed by the whole school. The French delegates were awed by the gestures of the Goenkans. A small cultural program was organized for the guests to make them feel at home. Warm welcome was followed by a group discussion where the learners got an opportunity to interact with the French delegates. The inquisitive learners got a deep insight into the education system, culture and ideologies of France. The school galleries became a galore to the student efforts to celebrate love for the language. The ambience was full of fragrance. of French delicacies with a sprinkle of kuskus.
The Principal of the school, Ms. RaginiKaul worded her admiration , “ Such visits offer a wonderful opportunity for exchange of ideas on best practice in delivering international education to students and awakening a desire to learn more about a language.
The ornaments of your home are the people who smile upon entering time and time again.We feel elated to have such guests among us whose smiles are surely something that we’re going to cherish.”
An interactive come conducive workshop was conducted on 1 August 2016 for the students of classes XI and XII. The speaker Karen Mark, the Assistant Director of International Admission at Depaul University, Chicago Illinois USA. She also manages the global ambassador program of the university. The session was an accompaniment for the students wish to study explore career abroad. The students and the organizers worked as a team to resolve the doubts and queries. The learners came out with an expression of agreement. It is an initiative of the school to keep our high scholars well updated and aware of the career and courses choices available.
An interactive workshop was conducted at Mount Abu Public School, Sector- 6, Rohini on 10 June 2016. The resource person Mr.KshitijAdalakha explained various types of Cyber threats prevailing nowadays. The resource person MrKshitijAdlakha explained in detail what is hacking and types of hackers. He also explained various types of security checks, which one should practice to secure data and information. He discussed about various freeware’s which can be directly downloaded from internet to preserve information. In this workshop it was also explained how the information kept on web can be directly used without any middleware website.The resource person also explained about online work through ONDESK which is in practice nowadays .
Another important thing discussed in the workshop was “STEGANOGRAPHY” technique.It is the practice of concealing messages or information within other non-secret text or data.
To give air to the competitive spirits of the Goenkans the school hosted an Inter-House Sports Competition in which all the four houses viz. Radhakrishnan House, Vivekananda House, Tagore House, Teresa House participated with full swing. Students from all the houses indulged in games like Cricket, Football, Badminton, Skating, and Yoga. There were friendly matches in which the students participated with their competitive zeal. The results are yet to be declared. It enhanced harmony among different peer-groups.
GD Goenka Public School Sector - 9, Rohini hosted the Zonals for Badminton (25 July-26 July 2016). The school became a juncture where the renowned gathered for the prestigious face-off. The school was all around to cater to the enthusiasm and therefore opened the arena to the dark horses to unleash the determined and target the primo. We strongly believe that enmity must not be propagated to win but rivalry against the triumphant.
The principal Ms. RaginiKaul congratulated the participants and the goodbye came with the following words, “We smile with the smile of victory, we smile with the cry of loss because L.O.S.S is not the end but yet another chance given to you by God who says, “LetsOutshineStrongSun. Do not let the disheartened heart overpower your grit, determination to reach the unconquered. Everyone has a day in his name. Wait for your turn.”
Resplendence in the hues of its noble and magnificent structure, the jewel of the west, ‘Gujarat’,stands out as one of the most spectacular and culturally vibrant destinations in the world. GD Goenka Public School, Sector-9, Rohini has always believed in bringing down the house when it comes to celebration. Gujarat Day was celebrated on 10 February2016.The Goenkans portrayed the vibrant and awe-inspiring surroundings of the state. They adorned traditional attires that reflected the free spirits and grandiose of the state.The young amateurs performed garba and dandiyaraas in their swirling skirts.The timeless appeal of the rich tradition was brought alive on this day. The venue bathed in the light showers of kite flying, gujarati bazaars, the Gir and the lip smacking gujarati cuisine. The principal of the school, Ms. Ragini Kaul quoted, “No religion exceeds humanity……our sole motive today was to charge the old forgotten world charm of the wealthy state…… and here we succeed once again in giving sheen to the withered…….
GD Goenka Sec-9 Rohini strengthens employee relations at all the levels. To take care of the interests of all the staff members is the modus operandi of the institution. With the same thought kept in mind, a Yoga session was organized for the ancillary staff of the school on 21 May 2015. Ms. Sandhya Goel began with a discussion on the meaning and universal relevance of the term Yoga and how it is accepted worldwide. The session began with the much forgotten stretch and let lose, that is usually overtook by the day to day bustles. The staff was further guided on Asanas like Suryanamaskar and Pranayaam, a simple yet effective way to keep themselves calm. This effortless effort ended leaving the non-teaching staff with a much fresh and rejuvenated self.
Principal of the school quoted, “Our school is an eye of the four cornered god as we push our team at all the hierarchal levels to remain rejuvenated. We float the ideology of keeping work before self.”
‘Empowering self and hence empowering others’-GD Goenka Sec-9 Rohini believes in the growth-unified. Ms. Jaya Bharti (PGT English) conducted a workshop on Active Learning in Literacy Classrooms on 29 May 2015. The workshop aimed at providing hands on experience to teachers for introducing reading, writing and vocabulary to students. The workshop helped teachers explore various activities like gallery walk, surveys, inter-active student notebooks etc. The focus was on choosing activities which help motivate adolescent learners. The topics covered were as follows:
The workshop was enriching and provided various tools and techniques which can be introduced in classrooms at various levels. She is obliged and proud of the organization and the leader for recognizing the urge to learn. This definitely is an add-on step to the march of success.