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Workshops & Seminars
Rakhi Making Workshop - (31 July 2017)
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Rakhi is a sacred thread pulsating with love and affection, and what better expression of this bond than a hand crafted one. A rakhi making workshop was organized by Hindustan Times Group for Class V students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 31 July, 2017.The resource person Ms. Kiran guided the students in making beautiful rakhis using threads, fabric glue, satin ribbon and decoration material. It was a good learning experience for the students.
Career Counselling and Motivational Visit by Indian Navy - (28 July 2017)
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A Career Counselling Workshop was held on 28 July, 2017 for the students of Class X of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The speaker Commander Bhargava, a submariner in the Indian Navy with an experience of 22 years highlighted the multifarious roles, functions, domains and glimpses of life as a naval officer through a presentation, a short tele film and question and answer session. He was accompanied with Lt. Com. Ankit, Lt. Bhagyashree and Sailor A. K. Yadav.
Workshop on ‘Inclusive Education’ - (27 July 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Workshop on Inclusive Education : Click to EnlargeA workshop on ‘Inclusive Education’ was conducted by National Trust, a Government of India initiative. The discussion was conducted on 27 July, 2017 in Scottish High International School, Gurgaon and was attended by Ms. K. Madan, Guidance Counsellor of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh.

The programme included opening speeches delivered by various esteemed guests such as Sh. Mukesh Jain (Joint Secretary and CEO National Trust), Sh. D. Suresh (Gurugram Commissioner) which was followed by a Panel discussion session which again included eminent personalities such as Ms. Meenakshi Jolly (Director - School, Ministry of HRD), Ms. Anupam Ahuja (Department of Education of Groups with Special Needs, NCERT).
Workshop on Risk Behaviour Management - (26 July 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Workshop on Risk Behaviour Management : Click to EnlargeThe students of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh : Yukta Anand (XI-B), Tanishq Juneja (XI-A), Samiksha Kumar (IX-F) and Aryan Chatkara (IX-A) attended a Workshop on Risk Behaviour Management as a part of Pro-Social Peer Moderator Programme on 26 July, 2017 organised by Fortis, Shalimar Bagh. It was conducted by Ms. Chitwan Singh and Ms. Geetika Virdi, counselling psychologists along with Dr. Vishal Chhabra, psychiatrist, Fortis.

The workshop was conducted for identifying, analysing and reviewing risks, the strategies to prevent and reduce the negative consequences of risky behaviours and the skills to engage in healthy risk taking alternatives through activities, role plays, art, interactive discussion, posters and Q & A.
Career Counselling Workshop for Class XI - (25 July 2017)
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A Career Counselling Workshop was organized for Commerce students of Class XI of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 25 July, 2017. The speaker Mr. Ashish Jain, a Delhi University Topper and a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) briefed the students about the new age courses like BBA (FIA), BMS, BBE, various integrated programmes run by different universities, their admission and entrance criterias. He also motivated the students to be focused towards achieving financial, social and work satisfaction.
Career Counselling Workshop : Class XII - (24 July 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Career Counselling Workshop : Class XII : Click to EnlargeA Career Counselling Workshop was organized for the students of Class XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 24 July, 2017. It was conducted by Mr. Jitin Chawla who heads the Centre for Career Development. Mr. G. S. Tuteja informed the students about the various courses available in the Delhi University followed by Mr. Nitin who enlightened the students about the benefits of studying in IP University. He also informed the students about the present courses and the new ones to be introduced. Ms. Rekha Aggarwal talked about careers in Art and Designing (Creative Field), Mr. Alok Bansal from IMS educated the students how to prepare for competitive exams. The students were also given information about the hospitality industry. It was indeed an eye opener for all the students as they received information about the known and unknown career options available.
Capacity Building Workshop - (18 and 19 July 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Capacity Building Workshop : Click to EnlargeMs. R. Anand, Vice Principal and Ms. I. Barua, teacher of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a Capacity Building Workshop on 18 and 19 July, 2017 at Faculty Development and Research Centre (FDRC) organised by C.B.S.E.

The resource persons for the workshop were Dr. Shweta Singh, Joint Director, C.B.S.E. and Ms. Meenu Tiwari (Principal, C.R.P.F., Dwarka). The workshop's focus was to review the National Curriculum Framework-2005 for Science (Classes IX & X). It laid emphasis on practical based approaches, methods and strategies of teaching a dynamic subject like Science. It also focussed on designing question papers, framing Value Based Questions and practical activities in addition to lesson planning and effective classroom teaching.
Mission XI Million Training Workshop - (17 July 2017)
Mr. D. S. Kharola, Physical Education Teacher of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on Mission XI Million Training Workshop and Chief Mentor of the In School Implementation Programme, held at Maxfort School, Sector VII, Dwarka on 17 July, 2017. It was conducted by Mr. Keshav Dutt, State Coordinator, MXIM. The main focus of the workshop was to make football the sport of choice among India’s youth. MXIM uses the school network and facilities around the country to encourage children to play the game and gain the healthy habits and fine motor skills and learn important life lessons in teamwork and sportsman spirit.
Workshop on ‘Role of Schools in Advancing Global Profile of Sanskrit’ - (17 July 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Workshop on Role of Schools in Advancing Global Profile of Sanskrit : Click to EnlargeMs. R. Bhardwaj, Ms. U. Wadhwa and Dr. J. Hajela, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on ‘Role of Schools in Advancing Global Profile of Sanskrit’ on 17 July, 2017 held at Bal Bharti Public School, Ganga Ram Hospital Marg.

The workshop was in association with St. James' Independent Schools, London, and featured presentations by Ms. Helen Harper and Mr. Paul Palmarozza who elaborated upon how they teach Sanskrit to students in their school. Mr. Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi, IAS & Chairman, CBSE, was the Chief Guest of the workshop which concluded with a lecture by Professor Dr. Chand Kiran Saluja, a Sanskrit scholar, stressing upon the need of making Sanskrit the first language for Indian students, and not the third.
Workshop by Dr. Vikramjit Singh Rooprai - (12 July 2017)
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Science without Religion is lame, Religion without Science is blind.’

The perception of this quote was better understood through an amazing workshop conducted on 12 July, 2017 by Dr. Vikramjit Singh Rooprai, a heritage Activist and Educationist. He is better known as the founder of India’s largest Heritage - Hobby Club, The Heritage Photography Club and Youth for Heritage Foundation. He talked about the evolution of man and science of religion. He also highlighted how the prominent city of Delhi came into existence through a beautiful poem that he recited. A totally different side of History was brought into light by him.
Read Aloud and Think Aloud Session at India Habitat Centre - (8 July 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Read Aloud and Think Aloud Session at India Habitat Centre : Click to EnlargeHabitat Children's Book Forum in collaboration with Scholastic India organised a session on 'Read Aloud and Think Aloud' by Vaijayanti Savant Tonpe, a children's writer and veteran editor on 8 July, 2017 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. A group of 21 students from Class V of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh along with teacher incharges attended this enlightening session wherein the author spoke about how reading can enrich our lives. She read a short story written by her named 'Daddy's Girl' which was very inspiring. In the end, the children asked the author few questions about her life, career, interests and books written by her.
Guidelines for Control of Vector Borne Diseases - (July 2017)
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All students, teachers and other employees were informed about these do’s and don’ts and to check mosquito breeding in and around their houses during school assembly and staff meeting.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills Training Workshop - (27 June 2017)
On 27 June, 2017, Ms. H. Pant and Ms. A. Sapra attended a workshop on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy organised by Expressions India. The resource persons were Ms. Astha Sharma (Academic Coordinator, Institute of Mental Health), Dr. Jitendra Nagpal (Program Director- Expressions India), Dr. Pooja Jaitly (Academic Coordinator, Deptt. of Child and Adolescent Health) and Ms. Aparna Singh (Academic Coordinator – Expressions India). They discussed about different aspects of Anger Management and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Through different role plays problems were identified in the present curriculum and their most possible solutions were given.
Workshop on Model United Nations - (26, 27 and 30 May 2017)
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Sixty students of Classes VII to X attended a three day workshop on Model United Nations conducted by Mr. Dikshant Malik on 26, 27 and 30 May, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The students learnt the nuances of MUN procedures and public speaking skills. On the final day the students had a mock general assembly session and intensively debated on peacekeeping operations of United Nations as delegates of various countries. They were adjudged on the basis of their performance by executive board comprising of Mr. Dikshant Malik and Mr. Mansanjam Singh. The Students representing countries – India, China, Russia Paraguay, Estonia,Chad and Fiji were commended by the Executive Board.

Workshop on Scratch Software for Game Development - (15 to 19 May 2017)
A workshop on Scratch Software for Game Development Story telling and animations was conducted free of cost for selected students of Classes V to VIII from 15 to 19 May, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. Students learnt and enjoyed working with animated characters to develop their own stories & games.
Capacity Building Programme - (16 and 17 May 2017)
Ms. I. Barua and Ms. A. Sapra, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a Capacity Building Programme on 16 and 17 May, 2017 which was organised by CBSE in Guru Nanak Public School, Rajouri Garden. The resource persons of the workshop were Ms. Ritu Malvia (Professor in Lady Irwin College) and Ms. Anita Makkar (Former Principal of DAV School, Gurugram). This workshop emphasised on well prepared lesson plans, use of technology, understanding discipline, involvement and participation of students. Teachers did a number of activities and worksheets to understand various strategies and techniques.
Fortis School Counsellor Forum - (16 May 2017)
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Ms. T. Mahajan (Special Educator) and Ms. H. Mutreja (Guidance Counsellor) of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on Developing Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills using Dialectical Behaviour Approach, conducted by the Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences, Fortis Shalimar Bagh on 16 May, 2017. The speaker Ms. Mihika Mehrotra (Clinical Psychologist) highlighted various interpersonal difficulties and social deficits faced by the children. Lastly she stressed on the techniques for building effective communication skills.

Workshop on 'Teaching of English Grammar' - (16 May 2017)

St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Workshop on Teaching of English Grammar : Click to EnlargeAn informative workshop on 'Teaching of English Grammar' was conducted by Ms. Neelam Sanwalka (resource person from Ratna Sagar P. Ltd.) for 54 teachers of the Primary department on 16 May, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. Various effective and interesting techniques were introduced to teach grammar topics to make the students understand and also to engage them. Useful visual aids and handouts were provided.
Art Workshop - (16 May 2017)
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An Art Workshop was conducted for 48 teachers of the Primary Department of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 16 May, 2017. Techniques of drawing and colouring were taught by Art teacher Ms. S. Pathela.
Workshop on Effective Communication in Classroom - (16 May 2017)
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On 16 May, 2017, 92 teachers of Classes VI – XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on ‘Effective Communication in Classroom’ conducted by Mr. Lucky Puchhrat, resource person from HT. He influenced the listeners to live as leaders while showing the students the right path. He lay emphasis on reducing communication gaps and apprehend the untapped potential of the students. He spoke on ‘how to take up challenges and make superior decisions.’
Workshop on Empowering Mind Power - (16 May 2017)
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A workshop on Empowering Mind Power was conducted on 16 May, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh by Ms. Sunita Malkani, resource person from TOI. This workshop was attended by 95 teachers of Classes VI to XII. Ms. Malkani taught easy ways to streamline ones thoughts. She taught ways to direct the thought process towards positive thinking and several ways to relax the mind. She told the teachers to find their strengths and assets and feel good about their self because only when one is happy with oneself, they will be able to reinstate that into happy classrooms.
Workshop on Safety and First Aid - (16 May 2017)
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An intensive teacher training workshop on ‘Safety and First Aid’ was conducted by Dr. Sheela Nigam from Apollo Life on 16 May, 2017 for 95 teachers of Classes VI to XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. She emphasized on the aim of First Aid, i.e, to preserve life, to take immediate action and not to panic. It’s rightly said, whether it’s a minor situation or something more serious first aid knowledge can bring the difference between life and death.
Workshop on Teaching of English Grammar and Poetry - (16 May 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Workshop on Teaching of English Grammar and Poetry : Click to EnlargeA workshop on ‘Teaching of English Grammar and Poetry’ was conducted on 16 May, 2017 for 48 teachers of the Primary Department of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The resource person Ms. Gesu Chandra spoke on the role that a teacher played in a child's life. Further, she emphasisedon the correct usage of grammar and gave some tips on teaching certain grammar topics.
Workshop on Cancer Awareness - (15 May 2017)
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A workshop on Cancer Awareness was conducted on 15 May, 2017 by Dr. Sushant Mittal (Medical Oncologist from Action Cancer Hospital) which was attended by 64 teachers of Classes VI – XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. He gave very valuable information regarding the causes and the myths associated with Cancer. His lecture regarding the early detection and cure of this disease was very valuable. This was followed by an interactive session wherein queries of the teachers were answered.
Workshop on Effective Teaching of Science with Experiments - (15 May 2017)
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Workshop on 'Effective Teaching of Science with Experiments’ was conducted by Ms. Champa Banerjee from Oxford University Press on 15 May, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. 18 teachers attended the workshop. Ms. Banerjee conducted various small experiments using fresh vegetables and fruits like water melon, pumpkin, pomegranate. Emphasis was laid on the application of items used in daily life for making classroom teaching effective.
Workshop on ‘Empowering Mind Power’ - (15 May 2017)
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A workshop on ‘Empowering Mind Power’ was conducted in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 15 May, 2017 for 63 teachers of the Primary Department. The Resource person from HT, Mr. Ranjit Majumdar emphasized on using the mind power constructively and in a positive manner to attain success in life.
Workshop on Hindi Typing - (15 May 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Workshop on Hindi Typing : Click to EnlargeA workshop on ‘Hindi Typing on Computers’ was conducted on 15 May, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh by the Computer teachers which was attended by 48 teachers of the Primary department.

Teachers were given hands on practice to type in Hindi fonts using Quill Pad website.
Science and Social Science Workshop - (15 May 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Science and Social Science Workshop : Click to EnlargeA Science and Social Science Workshop was conducted on 15 May, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. It was conducted by Ms. Sunita Malkani and Ms. Apijit Bassi, resource persons from Millennium Book Source Pvt. Ltd. Various innovative activities and hands on experiments were performed by 45 teachers of the Primary Department on various topics – water, states of matter, living and non living things, festivals, states, etc.
Yoga Workshop - (15 May 2017)
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A Yoga Workshop was conducted by Mr. Himmat Singh, Yoga Guru on 15 May, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh which was attended by 92 teachers of Classes VI to XII. Different types of Asanas and Pranayama were performed by the teachers.

Workshop on Communication and Power of Words - (15 May 2017)
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A workshop for 95 teachers of Classes VI to XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh was conducted on 15 May, 2017. The speaker Ms. Jyotsana Bhardwaj, a consulting psychologist and a master trainer with CBSE and Mac Millan Education highlighted on effective communication skills, techniques of improving teacher student relationship, improving listening skills and enhancing positive classroom environment. There was a power point presentation along with a few activities to make learning fun.

Workshop on Scratch and App Inventor - (9 May 2017)

St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Workshop on Scratch and App Inventor : Click to EnlargeMs. R. Rajan, Ms. S. Bhatnagar and Ms. G. Kaur, Computer teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop on Scratch and App Inventor organized by GOOGLE at Indraprastha International School, Dwarka on 9 May, 2017. The training program basically aimed to help students quickly and easily learn to build apps, games, animations and story boards. It was very informative.

Workshop on Coping with Peer Pressure - (9 May 2017)
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A workshop on Coping with Peer Pressure was conducted by the Department of ‘Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences’, Fortis Healthcare on 9 May, 2017 for the students of Class IX of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The speaker Ms. Aditi Kaul (Art based therapist) highlighted about positive and negative influences of peer pressure, impact/consequences of peer pressure and adaptive coping strategies to combat peer pressure.

Evolving Education System - (5 May 2017)
Ms. Anjali Aggarwal, Principal, St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh participated in a conference organized by India Didactics Association, on 'Evolving Education Ecosystem : Challenges & Opportunities', held at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, on 5th May, 2017. The eminent speakers included Prof. Chandra Bhushan Sharma, Chairman National Institute of Open Schooling, Dr. Ashok Pandey, Chairman NPSC and Prof. Jaskiran Arora, Asst. Dean, School Management, BML University. The conference presented an opportunity to discuss and deliberate with passionate and influential leaders; hear from eminent speakers who provided an insight into the evolving ecosystem of education, be it Technology, Financial or Policy driven, that is shaping the next era of education and training in India.
Career Counselling Workshop - (5 May 2017)
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A Career Counselling Workshop was held on 5 May, 2017 for the students of Class XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The speaker Mr. Kunal Kumar, an appointed Investment Actuary spoke about new upcoming career streams and professional courses like IPM (IIM Indore), BMS, BBA (FIA), BBE, BBA, BCA, Actuarial Science etc. The workshop also included various new techniques and ways of approaching each subject and provided guidance and motivation to students to make it to a new range of careers.

Forum of Public Schools, Annual Conference 2017 - (5 May 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Forum of Public Schools, Annual Conference 2017 : Click to EnlargeMs. R. Chopra, Ms. S. Kaur and Ms. M. Madan, teachers of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended the Annual Conference 2017 of Forum of Public Schools on 5 May, 2017 at India International Centre, New Delhi. Hon'ble Minister for Law and Justice and Information Technology, Govt. of India Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The conference was based on the theme: Sustainability - Green to Gray matter. Eminent speakers shared their opinions on collaboration to create, importance of inculcating Sanskrit in our school curriculum and also on Technoart: Integrate to empower. Amongst the distinguished speakers who added value to the informative sessions on the above theme were Mr. Shyam B. Menon, Vice Chancellor, Ambedkar University, Mr. Kamalesh Sharma, Former High Commissioner of India to U. K. and Prof. Rajaram S. Sharma, Jt. Director, NCERT. The sessions were quite engaging and enriching which gave the entire gathering so much to reflect upon.
Heritage and Citizenship Workshop by INTACH - (5 May 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Heritage and Citizenship Workshop by INTACH : Click to EnlargeA Heritage and Citizenship Workshop by INTACH was organised on 5 May, 2017 which was attended by Ms. A. Jain, teacher of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. After a welcome address and a presentation on the motives of the organisation that is, to preserve and conserve the various types of heritage all over India, Ms. Purnima Datt, the Principal Director, explained the uniqueness of Indian subcontinent and thus stressed that every student must take pride in our rich heritage. Also, a talk by Prof. AGK Menon, an advisor to INTACH and urban planner gave an insight into the need for teachers to communicate with their students to preserve our heritage and promote DELHI as a UNESCO heritage site. An interactive session by Dr. Narayani Gupta, an historian,threw light on the importance of preserving our natural resources like water, trees and open spaces in Delhi and thus teaching students to explore the city more. The enriching workshop ended with Ms. Datt highlighting on how the values of respect, tolerance, responsibility and mutual understanding can be taught through promotion of heritage and citizenship.
Workshop by Sahyog Care - (2 May 2017)
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A workshop was conducted by ‘Sahyog Care for You’ on 2 May, 2017 for the students of Class III of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The topic of the workshop was ‘Good touch bad touch’. The speaker highlighted on safe and unsafe touch, child sexual abuse, rules for personal safety and ways of healing.
Principal's Conclave at DPPS, Safdarjung Enclave - (29 April 2017)
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Ms. Anjali Aggarwal, Principal, St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh participated in a highly engaging, participative and interactive School Principal's Conclave on 29 April 2017 at Delhi Police Public School, Safdarjung Enclave. The conclave was very interesting and informative as it focused on 'Strategic Leadership for Schools in Changing Environment'. Many case studies were discussed and the experts from IIM Ahmedabad enlightened the audience.
Flow India Workshop - (26 April 2017)

St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Flow India Workshop : Click to EnlargeAn exclusive ‘Museum Learning Master Class’ was attended by Ms. M. Kang and Ms. G. Kaur on 26 April, 2017 at National Museum. The session, introduced by Flow India, focussed on bringing in an integration of museum objects and environment to support classroom themes of Indian school curriculum. The resource person, Ms. Habiba Insaf, demonstrated strategies of promoting an enquiry based approach to learning thereby fostering the development of 21st century skills and empowering educators to help children become self aware through cultural education.

Child Safety Workshop - (25 April 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Child Safety Workshop : Click to EnlargeChild Safety Workshop by Chevrolet was conducted in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 25 April, 2017 for Classes IV and V.

Students were shown a power point presentation on child safety. They were given qualitative information about the same.
Hindi Workshop - (25 April 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Hindi Workshop : Click to EnlargeA Hindi Workshop by Dr. Vinod Prasun was conducted on 25 April, 2017 at De Indian Public School, Sector – 24, Rohini which was organised by Rachna Sagar Educational Publishers. Dr. Prasun has been teaching for 26 years and is associated with media channels like ‘Doordarshan’ and ‘Zee Salam’. He has also written many books and poems. This workshop was attended by Ms. K. R. Mehta, Ms. M. Madan and Ms. R. Vyas, Hindi teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. Grammatical rules were explained in very easy manner by Dr. Vinod. He recited beautiful poems and stressed on teaching grammar in a playway method and gave some useful tips.
Economics Workshop - (22 April 2017)
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On 22 April, 2017 an Economics Workshop was organised by True Friend Publications and Gyan Sagar Publications in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh for Economics teachers taking Classes XI and XII. The workshop was conducted by eminent speaker and scholar, Mr. J. P. Goel, Associate Professor, Head of the Deptt. of Economics (Retd.) Hindu (Post Graduate) College, Sonepat, Haryana.

The recent changes in CBSE syllabus were discussed and classroom problems too. Our Principal Ms. A. Aggarwal had the honour to launch a book ‘Must Numericals in Economics’ written by Mr. J. P. Goel on numericals related to Micro and Macro Economics. This workshop was attended by over 170 teachers from different schools of Delhi.
Workshop on Importance of Guidance and Counselling - (20 April 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Workshop on Importance of Guidance and Counselling : Click to EnlargeA workshop on ‘Importance of Guidance and Counselling’ in Modern Day Education was conducted by ICTRC (Institute of Counselling Training Research and Consultancy) on 20 April, 2017. The workshop was held in Modern Public School, Vasant Vihar and attended by Ms. R. Sukhija, Ms. Rooma, Ms. K. Madan and Ms. K. Anand, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The speaker, Dr. V. S. Ravindran (a renowned educational psychologist and trainer, presently the Director General of ICTRC) highlighted the role of a School Guidance Counsellor and specified the skills of a guidance counsellor to be a facilitator for positive change. He further threw light on ways a teacher can play the role of a counsellor and thus guide students.
Orientation Programme for Class VI - (15 April 2017)
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Reaffirming our commitment to the concept of providing quality education, St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh organized an orientation Programme for the parents of the middle wing Class VI on 15 April, 2017. The session began a welcome address by the Vice Principal, Ms. R. Anand who made the gathering aware of the changing scenario in education, the latest examination pattern, the culture and working atmosphere of the school. The Principal Ms. A. Aggarwal emphasized upon the pivotal role played by parents in the upbringing of children and in helping them to tide over the cares and concerns related to childhood.

Ms. Geetanjali Kumar, an eminent psychologist, gave parents valuable tips on how to provide them a conducive atmosphere for them to grow and prosper. In an interactive session, the expert answered the queries of the parents who actively participated in the brain storming.
Orientation Programme for Class IX - (15 April 2017)
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15th April 17 was a day well spent in deliberation about the right approach to handle students in the transformative years of their school life. St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh organized an Orientation Programme for the parents of Class IX on 15 April, 2017. The session began with a welcome address by the Principal Ms. A. Aggarwal who highlighted the need to handle the adolescents in a manner that would help them overcome the pressures that come with the lifestyle changes of today. Vice Principal, Ms. R. Anand, made the gathering aware of the change in the examination pattern and the approach everyone needs to adopt.

Ms. Geetanjali Kumar, an eminent psychologist, was also present and she gave parents some valuable tips on how to provide a conducive atmosphere for their children to grow and prosper. She also answered the queries of the parents who actively participated in the session.
Career Counselling Workshop - (13 April 2017)
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A career counselling workshop on overseas admissions / studying abroad was on 13 April, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh for students of Classes XI and XII. The speaker Ms. Nidhi Sharma (Product Head – North America) from PAC ASIA spoke about various undergraduate courses, career options and stages of planning a course/career abroad. They also made the students aware about various test scores, application process, scholarships and funding. Students queries were answered in the end of the session.
9th EduConvex Conference - (2017)
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The eminent panelists, Mr. D. C. Pant, Prof. M. M. Pant, Mr. T. K. Arunachalam, Mr. John Kerr spoke on the DNA of language and subject learning in schools and role of English in the industry perspective. The use of digital media in the virtual reality environment and use of augmented reality for specific purposes was stressed upon.
Workshop on Career Option - (1 March 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Workshop on Career Option : Click to EnlargeMs. S. Malik and Ms. H. Mutreja attended a career opportunities workshop organized under the aegis of Centre for Career Development at Alliance Franchise on 1 March, 2017. Mr. Jitin Chawla, an eminent educationist and career counsellor spoke about the high cut offs in Delhi University and various options available for ‘BPL’ i.e., Below the Coveted Percentage Line students in various other universities in India. Forensic sciences, degree in social work, careers in designing and hospitality industry were the careers discussed.

Mr. Gurpreet Singh Tuteja (Deputy Dean Student Welfare – Delhi University) spoke about the admission criteria in Delhi University and the weightage given to sports and ECA at the time of admission.
Comet Making and Rocket Launching Sessions - (10 and 13 February 2017)
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35 students of Classes VI to IX of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh participated in comet making activity held on 10 February, 2017. They used dry ice, mud, sugar and bleach and made their own comets with the help of resource persons from Zlife Education. They also participated in another activity held on 13 February, 2017 in which they made rockets which were launched with the mini launcher in the school premises. Overall students learnt a lot from these hands-on experiences.
Bully to Buddy - (31 January 2017)
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A workshop on Bully to Buddy was held on 31 January, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. Students from Classes VI to VIII along with some teachers participated. The speaker Ms. Aditi Kaur (Art Based Therapist, Fortis Healthcare) highlighted on types of bullying, impacts of bullying, role of a bystander and peer support. A multiple component model along with various activities to combat bullying were discussed.
C.B.S. E Workshop - (24 and 25 January 2017)
Ms. R. Chopra, Ms. R. Kohli and Ms. S. Arora, English teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a two day workshop organised by C.B.S.E. on 24 and 25 January, 2017. The resource persons, Ms. Arti Anil Lawand and Ms. Rajni Jaimini touched upon various topics related to teaching of English in Class X. Special focus was laid upon writing skills and long reading text which can be made interesting through activities.
Motivational Workshop - (14 January 2017)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Motivational Workshop : Click to EnlargeA Motivational Workshop of teachers was organised by S. Chand & Company Limited and conducted by Mr. Sandeep Wadhera (Youngest motivational guru in India who has transformed the lives of more than a lakh employees, students, etc. on 14 January, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh.

He promoted positive thinking and stressed on proper planning, layout for any task or goal that we want to achieve. It was a fun workshop and learning was done simultaneously. Teachers of Classes VI to XII attended this workshop.
Self Defence Workshop - (14 January 2017)
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A Self Defence Workshop was organised on 14 January, 2017 by Mr. Ashok Chugh (Taekwondo Coach in Delhi Police). Teachers of Classes VI to XII attended this workshop and learnt the various methods that can be used in Self Defence. With very simple maneuvers and presence of mind women can save themselves from attackers and snatchers. It proved to be an interesting and a good learning experience. All the teachers were motivated and displayed confidence in tackling such miscreants in future.
Cookery Workshop by Nestle - (14 January 2017)
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A workshop on Cooking was organized by Nestle on 14 January, 2017 for teachers of Classes I to V of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. It was conducted by Ms. Deepa Seth. Recipes demonstrated were Achari Paneer, Thai Noodles, Fruit and Nut Eggless Cake. It was a funfilled activity where everybody enjoyed tasting the delicious preparation and played Tambola and won exciting Nestle products.
Theatre in Education - (14 January 2017)
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A workshop on ‘Theatre in Education’ was organized by Pruquest Learning and conducted by Mr. Kuljeet Singh (a lecturer in English Literature and Director of Atelier) on 14 January, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. It was a very interactive and innovative workshop, emphasizing on the connection between theatre and teaching in a creative manner. Teachers from classes VI to XII attended this workshop.
Workshop on Phonetics - (14 January 2017)
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A workshop was organised by Headword Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd. for teachers of Classes I to V on 14 January, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The theme of the workshop was Phonetics and Dictionary Usage. Resource person Dr. Tara Chadha, former reader at SPM College, Delhi University emphasised on the use of correct pronunciation, intonation and voice modulation.
Hindi Workshop - (13 and 14 January 2017)
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A Hindi workshop was conducted on 13 and 14 January, 2017 by Dr. U. Pandey for Hindi teachers of Classes VI to X in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. All grammar topics were explained with examples and all doubts of teachers were cleared.
Yoga Workshop - (13 and 14 January 2017)
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A Yoga workshop was conducted for teachers of classes I to XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 13 and 14 January, 2017. It was a refreshing experience of toning one’s body.
Workshop on ‘Treatment through Occupational Therapy for Learning Disability’ - (13 January 2017)
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A workshop on ‘Treatment through Occupational Therapy for Learning Disability’ was conducted by Dr. Roshandeep Singh Bagga (Occupational Therapist, Director – Therapy for Ability) in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 13 January, 2017. It was attended by teachers of Classes I to V.

The speaker highlighted on multiple disabilities, thus throwing light on their characteristics and symptoms, further emphasizing on their treatment oriented remedies.
Workshop on Ingenious and Responsive Classroom - (13 January 2017)
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Teachers of Classes VI o XII attended an intensive workshop organized by Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd. conducted by Ms. Nitika Dutta Gupta on the topic ‘Ingenious and Responsive Classroom’ on 13 January, 2017 in St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh.

The workshop focused on the strategies teachers need to use to enable their students to learn and communicate effectively. It gave the teachers valuable tips on how to aim for raised self esteem and confidence in students.
 
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