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Workshops & Seminars
Zespri Kiwi Workshop - (2018)
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An interactive workshop for students of Class III of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh was conducted by Zespri India to educate the young ones about the benefits of the Kiwi fruit. The workshop included fun games like the balloon race and book balancing ; by means of which the nutritive values of the fruit were taught to the children.

The session got the students excited and jumping sky high when learning was coupled with singing and dancing. Two varieties of the fruit – Sun Gold and Green Kiwi came to life when two men dressed in the fruit’s attire interacted with the children.
Workshop on Sexuality Education - (8 September 2018)
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A Workshop on ‘Sexuality Education’ was attended by Ms. K. Madan (Guidance Counsellor) of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh along with the class teachers of Classes I and II on 8 September, 2018. The speaker Ms. Geetanjali Kumar, a counsellor, parenting coach and a family therapist highlighted on the current scenario of child sexual abuse thus focusing on the aspect of preventing abuse, statistics related to the same and certain safety rules.
Workshop on Safe and Nutritious Food - (6 September 2018)
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The workshop was organized by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India in collaboration with Macmillan Education on 6 September, 2018.

The speaker Dr. Eram Rao (Associate Professor with Delhi University) highlighted on the concept of safe and nutritious food, various components of personal hygiene and ways to prevent contamination of food.
Workshop on Sexuality Education - (July and August 2018)
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A workshop on ‘Sexuality Education’ was held on 24 July, 2 August and 9 August, 2018 for the students of classes VII, VIII and IX respectively. The speakers were Ms. Aditi Kaul (art based therapist, Fortis Healthcare) and Ms. Kriti Munjal (Clinical Psychologist, Fortis Healthcare).

They had an interactive session and spoke about all the physiological, psychological and emotional changes one goes through in puberty and adolescence and effective techniques of handling them.
FilmIt Technical Workshop - (25 July 2018)
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Pratham Gupta (VIII F), Rishan Batra (VIII F) and Harshal Bhatt (VIIIF) had attended the FilmIt Technical workshop conducted by INTACH on 25 July 2018. Students were briefed about the aspects of Film making like Script writing, shooting the scene and editing required for the same.
FilmIt Workshop 2018 - (24 July 2018)
Krishnav Gupta (VIII C), Falkeet Singh (VIII C) and Konark Berwal (VIII C) attended the FilmIt workshop conducted by INTACH on 24 July, 2018. Students were briefed about various topics of heritage on which they would make a movie of 2 minute duration.
Parent Interactive Session for Classes XI and XII : Science Stream - (20 July 2018)
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A parent interactive session was held on 20 July, 2018 for the parents of Science stream of Classes XI and XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The speaker Prof. Sunil Khanna (NIIT University) spoke about career perspectives with respect to the various new and upcoming fields like biotechnology, forensic sciences, genetics, environmental sciences, marine biology, allied medicine, etc.
Parent Interactive Session for Classes XI and XII : Commerce Stream - (19 July 2018)
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A parent interactive session was held on 19 July, 2018 for the parents of Commerce stream of Classes XI and XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The speaker Mr. Kunal Kumar, an investment actuary highlighted on various aspects important for career selection. He also spoke about the eligibility criteria, admission process and colleges offering courses like BBA, BBM, BMS, BFIA, Acturial Sciences etc.
Parent Interactive Session for Classes XI and XII : Humanities Stream - (18 July 2018)
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An Interactive Session was held on 18 July, 2018 for the parents of Humanities stream of classes XI and XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The speaker Prof. Ujjwal K. Chowdhury, School Head Media, (Pearl Academy) highlighted the scope of new and upcoming career options in creative industry. The parents also took the multiple intelligence test to better understand the perspective of the students.
Python Workshop - (27 June 2018)
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Mr. N. Gupta, teacher of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended the Python Programming at Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram on 27 June, 2018. The workshop included the Basic Python, Pandas, SQL connectivity and Mongo DB no SQL. The resource persons were Mr. Mukesh Kumar from DPS RKP active member of CBSE, Ms. Gurpreet Kaur G. D. Goenka Vasant Kunj and Mr. Mohitendra Dey from DPS RKP. Over 300 teachers from all over India and abroad attended this workshop. The purpose of the workshop was to explain the teachers about the latest curriculum introduced by CBSE for the Computer Science and Informatics Practices for Classes XI and XII.
Python Programming Workshop - (23 May 2018)
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34 teachers of different schools of Delhi NCR attended the Python Workshop at St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The resource persons for the workshop were Prof. Naveen Kumar (Dept. of Computer Science, University of Delhi), Asst. Prof. Sheetal Taneja (Dayal Singh College, University of Delhi), Prof. Hema Banati (Dayal Singh College, University of Delhi), Mr. Raj Kumar Pal (IT Head, Mira Model School), Mr. N. Gupta (PGT Computer Science, SMS-MB) and the student volunteers from the University of Delhi - M.Sc. Computer Science - Nikunj Jain, Vishal Arora, Gourav Shaw, Mohit Yadav, Tanishka Aggarwal.

All the sessions were totally focused on New CBSE Python Curriculum (Computer Science and Informatics Practices) to be implemented from the year 2019-20. The workshop included the installation and implementation of all the packages included in Python language like Basic Python, Numpy, Pandas, MongoDB, Django, Mat Plot Lib and usage of Anaconda along with these packages.
National Workshop - (23 May 2018)
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A national workshop on ‘Child Rights Education for Empowerment and Wellbeing’ was organised by UNICEF and Expressions India on 23 May, 2018 at the National Science Centre, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. It was attended by Ms. H. Mutreja (Guidance Counsellor) along with Prerna Rajput (XI-A) and Rashi Babbar (XI-A).

Dr. Jitendra Nagpal (Sr. Consultant Psychiatrist, Moolchand Medicity and Program Director-- Expressions India) was the key note speaker who spoke on the adolescent health, well-being, life skills, and development from the perspective of child rights. Students from various schools across India presented role plays, nukkad nataks, posters and charts on child rights, bullying, mental health and life skills.

A Citation of Honour was awarded to the school for its distinguished endeavours.
'Tutelage 2018' - (21 and 22 May 2018)
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Naples India organised a two day workshop 'TUTELAGE 2018' on 21 and 22 May, 2018 at Vikas Bharti Public School, Sector-24, Rohini. This workshop was attended by Ms. R. Rajan and Ms. S. Bhatnagar, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh alongwith computer teachers from about 20 schools. This workshop aimed at providing hands on training on various softwares i.e. Scratch, KODU, App Inventor, Stykz, Inkspace and One Note.
Behavioural Modification Workshop - (15 May 2018)
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A Behavioural Modification Workshop was held on 15 May, 2018 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. It was attended by 54 teachers of classes VI to XII. The speaker Ms. Anu Singh who is an M. Phil in adolescent issues and has a diploma from NCERT) spoke about the role and responsibilities of a teacher in handling peer pressure, bullying, lack of communication and stress management and issues related to sexuality.
Story Telling Workshop - (15 May 2018)
A Story Telling Workshop was conducted by Ms.Tvishi Mahajan, Special Educator of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 15 May, 2018. It was attended by thirty four teachers of the Primary Wing. She highlighted on how to conduct story telling in the classrooms and its importance.
Theatre Workshop - (15 May 2018)
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A Theatre Workshop on 'Development Through Drama’ was conducted by Ms. Meghna Saigalin St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 15 May, 2018. This workshop was attended by thirty five teachers of the Primary wing. Ms. Meghna Saigal is associated with KSA, a master franchisee of Helen O' Grady International which offers an English speech and drama programme. It was an interactive, fun-filled and enriching session wherein the teachers were enlightened to help children to be confident and speak clearly through various activities.
Motivational Talk : An Opportunity Missed - (15 May 2018)
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A workshop on 'Motivational Talk: An Opportunity Missed' was conducted on 15 May, 2018 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh which was attended by 84 teachers. The resource person Dr. Sagar, a retired Professor of Physics gave an insight on how important the role of a teacher is, in shaping the future generation.

It was an interactive session wherein he shared his experiences of being a teacher.He propagated to be involved with the teaching profession rather than just being associated with it and to correlate lessons with life.
STEM Science Summer Camp - (14 to 15 May 2018)
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'Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning'.

Children are curious to learn about the devices we use everyday and love to design and create their own. To strengthen the two planks of a child’s innocent mind – inquisitiveness and imagination, a five-day STEM Science Summer Camp was held in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh from 14 to 18 May, 2018, which was organised by Science Utsav. There were different themes on all the days and children were engaged in hands - on activities, fun projects, science games and puzzles. The group comprising of Classes I and II made models like magnetic key, secret candy box, wheeloscope,electric bug and rocket launcher. The group comprising Classes III to V made magic bank, U.V. torch, lens camera, gyrocopters and spy lantern, etc.
Workshop on ‘Laws of Attraction’ - (14 May 2018)
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Fifty four teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on 'Laws of Attraction' on 14 May, 2018 conducted by Mr. Ravinder Nagpal,a counsellor for personal issues.Law of attraction is the Science of getting what you really want. He explained on how to use energy to attract positivity towards all. The way to vibrate at the exact frequency of your goals is to feel, think, believe and act as if you already have it.
Hindi Workshop - (14 May 2018)
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Ms. M. Madan, Ms. P. Sharda and Ms. M. Kharbanda, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a Hindi Workshop at N. K. Bagrodia Public School, Dwarka organised by Rachna Sagar Pvt. Ltd. on 14 May, 2018. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Vinod Prasoon, an eminent writer and Head of Department of Delhi Public School, Greater Noida.

Various techniques of teaching Hindi grammar in a simple manner were discussed in the workshop.
Workshop on 'Critical Thinking' - (14 May 2018)
A workshop was conducted on 'Critical Thinking' in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh by Ms. Hemalatha Baskaran via Skype on 14 May, 2018. She is quite a renowned name in the field of education as a teacher, teacher- trainer, administrator and is an author of books on Biology. This workshop was attended by 34 teachers of Classes VI to XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The session was very informative and interesting and can be applied to class room teaching.
Workshop on Motivation and Classroom Management - (14 May 2018)
A workshop was conducted on 14 May, 2018 by Dr. Sanjeev AroraonMotivation and Classroom Management’ for fifty eight teachers of Classes VI to XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. Dr. Arora, Public Speaker, Career and Behavioural Counsellor gave the teachers a wonderful session on motivating students in the class, by having a mass participation and involving everyone to lose their inhibitions and participate in activities. Several hands on activities were done to make teachers realize about interaction for classroom management.
English Workshop - (14 May 2018)
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Thirty Two teachers of Classes I to V of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended an English Workshop conducted by Ms. G. Chandra, Academic Head on 14 May 2018. Ms. Chandra discussed a lot of strategies in English Language teaching. It was an interactive session, and very beneficial for teachers as she clarified a lot of queries and doubts.
Workshop on Health and Nutrition - (14 May 2018)
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A Workshop on Health and Nutrition was conducted which was attended by 37 teachers of the Primary wing on 14 May, 2018 in St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh.

The resource person Ms. Poonam Duneja, Registered ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist, has a vast knowledge of disease, nutrition and fitness. She gave valuable tips to improve our eating habits and lifestyle so as to achieve the desired fitness goals.
Workshop on Cyber Safety and Hygiene - (11 May 2018)
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700 students of Classes VIII and IX of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended the workshop on 11 May, 2018 on Cyber Safety and Cyber Hygiene. The workshop was hosted by the school in association with Learning Link Foundation an NGO sponsored by Facebook. The resource person Ms. Swati Arora of Learning Link Foundation explained about the digital footprints which cannot be erased. She also explained the various privacy setting on social networking sites and apps and cyber bullying. The students asked the questions about the prevention from the cyber bullying and ways to be safe online.
Workshop on Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking - (10 and 11 May 2018)
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60 students of Classes VIII to XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking on 10 and 11 May, 2018 by Mr. Sahil Baghla, an engineer, freelancer trainer and the Member of the EC Council. The workshop was the joint effort of school, MakeIntern & BECon Fest of IIT Delhi. The workshop covered all the concept of the Cyber Security where in student learnt that how we can protect ourselves from the Virus, Trojans and Worms. They also learnt about the tools through which we can create our Virus, Trojans and Worms. The resource person also covered the Google smart search in which students can search the content according the File type, URL wise, File Word wise.
Workshop on Story telling as Psychotherapy - (8 May 2018)
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Ms. T. Mahajan, Special Educator of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on ‘Story telling as Psychotherapy’ on 8 May, 2018 conducted at Fortis Hospital,Shalimar Bagh. This workshop included contents like why is story telling important, how can a child benefit from stories, how can story telling help in counselling of a child with behavioural issues. Some stories were introduced which could be used for Psychotherapy.
Career Counselling Workshop - (7 May 2018)
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The speaker Mr. Amandeep Rajgotra (B.A., LLB Hons. from NLU, Hyderabad) focused on the changing face of law in the industry, life at law school, roles of a lawyer, top colleges for law, admission criteria for CLAT and also shared information about magic circle forms and moot courts.
Trishna Summit - (4 May 2018)
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Many Schools from all over Delhi participated in this grand Conclave of students.

Our students Aanika Sharma (III C) and Kriday Sharma (IV B) won best performer prize in one of the activity - PARENTAL COUTURE.
ITIHAAS Workshop - (1 May 2018)
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Ms. P. Arora and Ms. A. Jain, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop conducted by ITIHAAS at National Museum on 1 May, 2018.The resource person Ms. Smita Vats (Founder – Director ITIHAAS) gave a hands on approach into how students could be engaged in a museum visit and benefit from it.
Smart Medical Innovation by Taiwan Embassy - (May 2018)
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14 students of Class XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop by Taiwan Embassy at the Pragati Maidan wherein they showcased their innovations of medical sciences and also attended a speech session by Dr. Kunaal Dhingra who told about the Dental Implant Technology for patients who undergo tooth replacement. Dr. Dhingra is an Assistant Professor at AIIMS. Many other different people delivered different lectures about Green Energy, Nano Technology wherein they were dedicated in doing cell growth experiments, EON water purifier machine which keeps a check on the water we drink by its advance system. Speeches were also given on Early Lung Cancer screening program which uses Thoracoscopic surgery to treat early Lung cancer. The students also saw the new inventions by the people of Taiwan in the field of medical sciences.
The Mentor Mentee Workshop - (May 2018)
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When ex St. Markians mentor the present class XI batch, the scenario becomes magical.

Atoot Bandhan, the Old Students' Association of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh organised a Mentor Mentee Workshop for Class XI. Dr. Manik Mittal, a leading eye surgeon, Dhruv Gupta, a genius in gaming, Jigyasa Jolly, a fashion designer, Siddharth Arora, a professional photographer and Victor Vaibhav Tandon, a professor in law college, gave their valuable inputs and guidance about various career options. They encouraged students to think beyond the conventional choices and pursue their passion with hard work and dedication.
Workshop on Importance of Hydration - (May 2018)
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Gatorade Sports Drink conducted a workshop in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on ‘Importance of Hydration’ for higher performance in sports. More than 220 children of different games participated in the workshop and learnt about dehydration in body due to exercise and how we can compensate the loss of sweat by drinking right amount of fluid at proper time interval.
Python Programming Workshop for teachers from Delhi - (May 2018)
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Symposium on Innovative Teaching - Learning Practices at NIIT University - (28 April 2018)
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Three students of Class XII, Tanmay Chopra (XII F), Anurag Rawat (XII E), Jasmeet Singh (XII D) along with Mr. N. Gupta of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh visited the NIIT University in Neemrana, Rajasthan. The team attended a symposium on Innovative Teaching-Learning practices. On behalf of our school, the team presented our teaching methodology and our belief in exposing the students to the vast ocean of knowledge beyond the books and encouraging them to participate in all kinds of competitions. The students shared their experiences about beyond the classroom learning at St. Mark’s. The event witnessed the participation from 13 schools in Delhi as well as nearby cities in Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand etc.

Our students also interacted with the students of the NIIT University to seek their guidance. They were also shown the innovative and eco-friendly methods deployed by the university to keep development and sustainability hand in hand. On day 2 of the event, the students were taken on a trek to climb the Aravalli Hills, a part of which is a part of the campus. The team also planted saplings on behalf of the school.
Webinar on Bully to Buddy - (27 April 2018)
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A Webinar on ‘Bully to Buddy’ was conducted on 27 April, 2018 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh by Dr. Samir Parikh (Psychiatrist, Fortis Healthcare). It was attended by the students of classes VII, VIII and IX. Dr. Samir Parikh shared information about various types of bullying, role of the school, teachers, bystander, effects of bullying and measures to combat bullying.
Career Counselling Workshop - (26 April 2018)
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A Career Counselling Workshop for the students of Class XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh was organised on 26 April, 2018. Ms. Anubhav Rakheja (a mathematician and a career guidance expert) guided the students about various traditional and upcoming careers, admission criteria, information about cut offs and entrance exams and importance of focus and hard work in life.
Workshop at INTACH - (24 April 2018)
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Ms. P. Arora, teacher of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a 'One- day Teacher Training workshop' on Delhi's History and it's multi-faceted Heritage on 24 April, 2018 at INTACH. The workshop highlighted Delhi's heritage and issues associated with its protection and upkeep.

This workshop through its handbook titled - 'Dilli-ki-Shaan - Discover Delhi’ offered ideas, suggestions and exercises for teachers to engage the students on the theme - Delhi's History.
Workshop on ‘Developing Positive Mental Attitude’ - (19 April 2018)
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As a part of Newpaper in Education Programme, HT / TOI organized a workshop on 19 April 2018 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. Mr. Bhavesh Suryakant, a psychologist from HT and Ms. Aditi addressed the students of all the sections of class VI on the topic 'Developing Positive Mental Attitude'.

The workshop aimed at making the students develop positive mental attitude. It was an interactive session with the students actively participating and raising questions. The resource persons gave valuable tips and the students felt satisfied at having been provided with a platform to discuss their queries.
Craft Workshop - (18 April 2018)
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As part of the Newspaper in Education Programme a Craft workshop was conducted by TOI for students of class VIII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 18 April 2018. The resource person involved the children in many creative activities which were thoroughly enjoyed by the students.
Workshop for Parents of Class V Students - (17 April 2018)
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Times of India organized a workshop for parents of Class – V students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on ‘Diet and Nutrition’ on 17 April, 2018. Vice Principal Ms. A. Gupta felicitated the resource person Ms. Vandana Tandon.

Ms. Vandana Tandon gave very valuable tips to the parents regarding diet and storage of food. A PPT was shown to explain the importance of various food groups and food habits. The workshop ended with a question - answer session in which parents were given gifts for the correct answers. Many parents had their queries answered by the expert resource person.
Parent Orientation for Class VI - (9 April 2018)
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Parental encouragement and support for learning activities at home combined with their parental involvement in schooling is critical to a child’s education. Research shows that building effective partnerships between parents, families and schools to support children’s learning leads to improved learning outcomes.

Keeping this in view St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh organised an Orientation Programme for the parents of the students of class VI on 9 April 2018. Principal Ms. A. Aggarwal spoke about how young minds are ready to take the flight of success, while Ms. R. Anand, Vice Principal apprised the parents about the scholastic and co – scholastic Assessment Pattern and introduced the class teachers of the sections of grade VI for the academic session 2018-19.

Ms. Geetanjali Kumar, a senior Counselling Psychologist and national trainer for students and teachers with an experience of twenty years addressed the parents about effective parenting tips, highlighting on maintaining a balance between love and discipline, unconditional support, acceptance and healthy monitoring.
Workshop on Implementation of New English Curriculum for Class IX - (4 April 2018)
Two teachers, Ms. R. Kohli and Ms. T. Kant of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a Capacity Building Workshop for teachers organised at BBPS Training Centre, Bal Bharti Public School, Pitampura on 4 April, 2018. The workshop aimed at making teachers aware about the purpose, methodology and assessment pattern of the new curriculum - English Language and Literature for class IX.

The resource person Mr. R. Meganathan from NCERT provided important information and inputs about the approach and nature of the new curriculum. The workshop was quite informative and fruitful.
Workshop on Bullying - (7 April 2018)
A workshop on Bullying was held on 7 April 2018 for all the teachers of classes VII, VIII and IX of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. Vice Principal Ms. R. Anand along with the Guidance counsellor Ms. H. Mutreja highlighted on various types of bullying, short term and long term effects of bullying and the means to combat bullying in order to upkeep the zero tolerance policy of the school vis-a-vis bullying. The session was interactive and was aided by videos and power point presentation.
MUN Workshop - (4 April 2018)
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A two hour intensive workshop was conducted by Mr. Kaamil on 4 April, 2018 (Team leader -Indian International Model United Nations) familiarizing the students of class VIII and IX of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh with the working of United Nations as well as Model United Nations competitions. The workshop was followed by an interactive session which focussed on role of MUNs in developing the personality traits of students as well as their public speaking skills.
Pottery Making Workshop - (April 2018)
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It was a pleasure to see sheer joy on the faces of the children as they witnessed the resource person making beautiful objects out of clay.

The resource person also helped the students to shape clay on a potter's wheel. The students were enthralled by this first hand experience.
English Workshop - (24 March 2018)
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Ms. L. Manoj and Ms. R. Pasricha, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on ‘An ideal English course for present generation of learners’ by Ratna Sagar Publications at India International Centre on 24 March, 2018. The resource persons, Ms. Uma Raman and Ms. Nina Sehgal interacted with the teachers from various schools and gave valuable suggestions to choose the age appropriate content for young learners.
Transition from School to University Workshop - (19 March 2018)
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Ms. J. Anand (teacher) and Ms. H. Mutreja (Guidance Counsellor) of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on 19 March, 2018 held at the Conference Centre, University of Delhi.

The speaker Mr. Gurpreet S. Tuteja, Dean Student Welfare, University of Delhi spoke about various courses available in the colleges of University, eligibility criteria, tentative schedule of ‘Open Days’ and tentative admission schedule for 2018-19 for prospective students.
Workshop on Python Programming - (16 and 17 March 2018)
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Mr. N. Gupta and Ms. V. Lamba, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on Python Programming at BBPS Training center, Pitam Pura on 16 and 17 March 2018. It was conducted by Prof. Naveen Kumar & Asst. Prof. Ankit Rajpal (Dyal Singh College, Delhi University ). The workshop was about the new curriculum which is to be implemented in classes XI and XII in Informatics Practices and Computer Science. The resource persons covered the concepts of python language including the installation of other modules like Matlab, Wampserver etc.
Hindi Workshop - (10 March 2018)
A Hindi Workshop was conducted for primary teachers St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh by Dr. U. Pandey and Ms. K. R. Mehta on 10 March, 2018. The focus of the workshop was – how to teach Hindi in an interesting and correct manner. Various problems of the teachers were also discussed, explained and resolved. The topics discussed were – pronunciation, paragraph writing, spellings, idioms, reading, rules, etc.
OLABS Workshop - (29 January 2018)
Learning is very 'hands on', when students practice and develop a skill and technique while doing practicals. To make it possible for every student from Classes IX to XII, OLABS funded by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, organised a workshop. Ms. I. Barua and Ms. N. V. Punj, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended this workshop at Green Field School on 29 January, 2018. The resource person for the workshop was Mr. Chandrasekhar (IIT, Nagpur).
Workshop on 'Ancient Board Games' - (18 January 2018)
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St. Mark's School, Meera Bagh - Workshop on Ancient Board Games : Click to EnlargeIndira Gandhi National Centre for Arts and Khol Khel jointly organized an interactive presentation / workshop on 'Ancient Board Games of India' on 18 January, 2018. Ms. M. Som and Ms. N. Kapoor, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended the workshop.

The resource person was Mr. Aman Gopal Sureka who is registered with Ministry of Corporate Affairs. He is an IT entrepreneur from Kolkata and informed all about ancient board game ‘Buddhi Yoga’.
Workshop on Exam Stress - (13 January 2018)
St. Mark's School, Meera Bagh - Workshop on Exam Stress : Click to EnlargeMs. K. Madan (Guidance Counsellor) of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on ‘Exam Stress’ on 13 January, 2018 organised by ‘Parwarish Institute of Parenting’.

The speaker for the workshop Mr. Sushant Kalra (Director of Parwarish) talked about exam stress highlighting various strategies that can help the students in coping up with stress during examinations and thereafter the corrective actions that should be taken by the parents and teachers.
Workshop on Life Skills : Intensive - (12 January 2018)
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A Workshop on Life Skills was conducted for 50 teachers on 12 January, 2018 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The resource person for the workshop was Ms. Anita Singh, an educationist having 16 years of experience in the field of research, training and content development.

Various activities were planned for teachers. e.g. – to create an advertisement by a group of teachers, etc. Teachers were divided into groups and were guided how to help students take a collective decision, importance of team work, cooperation, etc. it was a very interesting and an interactive session.
Mathematics Workshop - (12 January 2018)
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A Mathematics Workshop was conducted for the teachers of classes I to VIII in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 12 January, 2018. The resource person for the workshop was Mr. I. C. Ahuja who is the recipient of State Award for teachers by Govt. of NCT, Delhi in 1987 and has 42 years of teaching experience in Mathematics. 65 teachers attended the workshop. The resource person stressed upon the basic mathematical concepts and techniques to make mathematics interesting for the students.
Yoga Workshop - (12 January 2018)
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An In-Service Teachers Training Workshop was conducted on 12 January, 2018 by Mr. Himmat Singh, Yoga Guru. 68 teachers of Classes I to VIII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, MeeraBagh attended this workshop. Teachers enthusiastically attended the Meditation and the Pranayam Session.
Teaching English Grammar : A Communicative Way - (12 January 2018)
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As part of the Inservice Teacher’sTraining Programme a workshop on ‘Teaching Grammar – A Communicative Way’ was conducted in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 12 January, 2018. It was attended by 42 teachers of classes VI to VIII. The resource person Ms. Meeta Mohanty, an active educational blogger was quite interactive. The entire group was involved in a number of educative and interesting activities which if implemented in the classroom can make the grammar concepts very interesting and simple to understand.
Classroom Management of Special Needs Students - (11 and 12 January 2018)
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A workshop on ‘Classroom Management of Special Needs Students’ was held in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 11 and 12 January, 2018. Ms. Archana Sharma, an RCI registered Clinical Psychologist practicing at Action Balaji Hospital, Paschim Vihar. It was attended by all the teachers. Ms. Archana Sharma highlighted on various disabilities like LD (Learning Disability), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) etc. seen in school setup and discussed at length various techniques and strategies of managing them in a classroom setup.
GETS Elementary Workshop - (11 January 2018)
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On 11 January, 2018, a workshop on ‘GETS Elementary examination’ for 35 teachers of Classes I to V was conducted in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh by Ms. Payal Mathur, who is an English Language Professional with Post Graduate qualification in Teaching of English. She is a Master Trainer, Centre Inspector, Academic Quality Assurance Professional and External Verifier for QAI. Teachers were introduced to essential skills that needs to be cultivated in young learners for success in the 4th Industrial Age. Various classroom activities were suggested with an inter – disciplinary approach directed at building skills for communication.
Workshop on Adolescent Issues by Ms. Vandana Tandon - (11 January 2018)
St. Mark's School, Meera Bagh - Workshop on Adolescent Issues by Ms. Vandana Tandon : Click to EnlargeMs. Vandana Tandon, a freelance trainer, who works as a resource person for Times Newspaper in Education program conducted a workshop on Adolescent issues for 87 teachers teaching Classes VI to XII on 11 January, 2018. The main aim of the workshop was to sensitize teachers towards management and handling of adolescent issues in the classroom. There was interaction and discussion on various crucial issues like making students comfortable with their body, training them to take decisions, not to force things, understanding their limitations to build their self esteem and consequences of provocation. Teachers also discussed the problems they face in dealing with adolescents in the classroom.
Hindi Workshop - (10 January 2018)
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This workshop was conducted by Dr. D. V. Singh, who is an expert in Hindi Language and Grammar skills. All levels of Hindi Grammar were discussed and thus this workshop turned out to be fruitful as it directed the teachers to more affluent in Hindi Language.
 
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