The Central Board of Secondary Education organized a Master training programme on “Happy Classrooms” at St Edmund’s School, Jawahar Nagar. More than 85 principals, Vice principals and faculty members of esteemed institutions from all over India participated.
Dr Monika Mehan, Principal (Principal ML Khanna DAV Public School Delhi) and Prof Rishi Pal(Prof. of pedagogy dean humanities& elite sciences in Shri Vishwakarma skill university Haryana) were the resource persons for the workshop.
The resource persons emphasized that school-going children spend a greater part of their day in classrooms, and for teaching and learning to be truly effective, it is important that teaching should be student-centred, classrooms are safe, happy and welcoming spaces. They laid stress that the students can be inspired through constructive activities in-classroom skills.The objective of the workshop was to train the leaders of the school so that it can be shared with the teachers.
It is seen that the knowledge of the students is enhanced by systematically knowing what is written in the book, but when the same knowledge is conveyed and shown through interesting activities, and creating happy environment with empathetic vision, then not only 100% of the student's participation would be there. At the same time, there is a feeling of happiness and confidence on their faces which can really help them to become confident successful citizens.
The school joint director Dr pooja Singh and Principal Mrs Anu Bhatia extended thanks to all the principals and faculty members who participated in the workshop.