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Python Programming Workshop for teachers from Delhi - (May 2018)
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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 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.
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)
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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)
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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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