Mini GVC Website Design Contest 2016 - (5 August to 25 November 2016)
Congratulations to the Secondary Team of our school for getting Gold Star Award for designing the website ‘MOSAIC’ working in collaboration with Meadowcreek High School, USA in the inaugural round of Mini GVC Contest – 2016. It was a 10 week contest which lasted from August 5 to November 25 2016. The team of our school was headed by the GVC Project coordinator Ms. Monika Uppal. A Gold Star Certificate was awarded to the school and a badge for the school website. The participants and the teacherIn charge were awarded with a Gold Award Certificate.In addition to that Give Something Back International Foundation, who sponsor GVC has provided sponsorship certificate for a child in Vietnam on behalf of our school.
The Secondary Team comprising of 18 students from classes IX - X of St.Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Janakpuri once again won the Gold Award for their website “A view from ‘My Home Window’ designed by them in the Global Virtual Classroom contest. This contest was supported and sponsored by ‘Give something back International’ (GSBI). The students exhibited creativity, collaboration, beautiful visuals & innovative use of technology in their website. The team was awarded a plaque, M.A. C and one year scholarship. The participants and the Incharge were awarded with a Gold Award Certificate & a letter of appreciation for the teacher coordinator Ms. Monika Uppal.
International Felicitation - (24 December 2015)
A moment to cherish . . . . . .
The International court of Governors of the Afro-Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Occupational Research and Development (ACCORD) endorsed the contribution of our school in the areas of cleanliness and Greening and conferred our institution with the ‘Clean and Green School Award 2015’. It was a moment of proud for our esteemed institution.
2015 Global Human Rights Protection Award - (December 2015)
Making a mark . . . . . .
Ms. Rama Sethi, Principal – St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Janakpuri was conferred with the coveted 2015 Global Human Rights Protection Award for her exceptional work in promoting a culture of respect for Human Rights amongst school students and teachers by the Indian Institute of Human Rights (16th World Human Rights Congress).
Global Virtual Classroom web-designing contest - (3 May 2015)
St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Janakpuri won Grand Prize in the Secondary School Category this year in the Global Virtual Classroom web-designing contest supported and sponsored by Give Something Back International (GSBI), Dallas, USA for their website ‘Rhyme & Rhythm’.
GSBI is a free educational website building activity that aspires to enable, empower and connect students around the world by integrating technology into classrooms.
The Team were awarded a plaque, Monetory Award Cheque and one year scholarship to educate a disadvantaged student for their outstanding accomplishments. All the participants and the teacher coordinator were awarded with a Gold Award Certificate and a letter of appreciation for the Teacher Coordinator Ms. Monika Uppal.
The students demonstrated creativity, collaboration , helping focus and innovative use of technology in their work and created an outstanding website.
A group of 21 students from our school participated in this contest to form a website in collaboration with Libery High School, USA and Liceo Guaileo Cesare, Italy. The participants are as under :
ISA - International School Award - (4 December 2014)
To promote Global citizenship, nurture the students & to strengthen the International dimensions, the teachers & students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Janakpuri got engaged with the ‘British Council International School Award’ Programme in the year 2013 - 2014. This journey completed in March 2014 and met the required standards. The school is accredited with the “British Council International School Award” for the period of 2014 - 2017. The Principal - Ms. Rama Sethi, the teacher co-ordinator - Ms. Archana Tyagi alongwith 12 members of the ISA Team were awarded certificates and a trophy. The coveted trophy was awarded in the Annual British Council School Awards Ceremony held at Hotel Kempinski Ambience on 4 December 2014. The learning journey for the teachers & the students was the biggest reward of ISA.
Outstanding Contribution for National Progress and World Peace - (17 November 2014)
Indian Society for Industry & Intellectual Development honoured Ms. Rama Sethi, Principal St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Janak Puri, with “RASHTRIYA SHIKSHA RATAN AWARD” in recognition of sterling Merit Excellent Performance and outstanding contribution for the progress of the nation & worldwide on 17th November 2014 at Speaker Hall, Rafi Marg, New Delhi.
GVC - Global Virtual Classroom (2014)
GVC - Global Virtual Classroom - an online collaboration learning project that fosters creativity, cross cultural understanding, helping others and teachers, IT and website design skills amongst students working together from around the world. Contest participants virtually collaborated with students in other countries to build and submit website designed around a prarocative theme.
The primary team of our school along with our partner schools -
Edgewood Elementary School, USA and Vozhensenskaya School, Russia won the special merit award for exceptional creativity. Our topic was ‘Holidays Around the World’.
GVC Secondary Team got a merit award for Exceptional Collaboration for their site “Friendship Beyond Culture”. The students worked in collaboration with Russia, Spain and got a participation certificate along with the teacher coordinators Ms. Monika Uppal and Ms. Rosy Marwah. The school was awarded with a Merit Certificate.
Primary Team of GVC too won a Merit Award
The Primary Team of GVC too won a Merit Award for ‘Special Recognition for Academic Excellence’ for their Website ‘Countries Comparison‘. A Software - ‘Pixie and Frames to your Classroom’ was given as a token of appreciation.
The Secondary Team of our school won a Merit Award for ‘Exceptional Collaboration’ and ‘Exceptional Helping Focus’.
The team comprised of :
1. Rishabh Arora : XI
2. Pranav Gaur : XI
3. Darpan Tikiya : X
4. Siddhanth Sharma : X
5. Arpit Arora : X
6. Meenakshi Sharma : X
7. Lavish : X
8. Anagha Chopra : X
9. Nitish : X
10. Abhishek Kar : X
11. Simran Kaur : X
12. Maaz Ahmed Khan : X
AEC Online Global Projects for the session 2012-13
Students have been working diligently on various beneficial online learning projects under AEC-NET. This year AEC Gold Award was awarded to the AEC Project Group for the project ‘A Magic Flight to Berlin’. Our students worked in consonance with their peers from Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Mongolia, Spain, Sweden, Portugal, Poland, Philippines and five other schools of India. The AEC Project Group also bagged ‘Merit Award’ for the project ‘Go Cyber Green’ where the students worked on various projects in collaboration with schools from Ireland, Malaysia, Portugal and India.
This is the second year of participation of our school in this contest at Secondary Level. Our school team comprising of 17 students from classes IX-XI along with the students of USA and CROATIA (our other two team members) created a website on the topic ‘GLOCAL CULTURAL HERITAGE’. Throughout the contest the students from all the three countries worked in close coordination to build a website that best meet the contest objectives.
The link to reach our website is : gvc1116.gvc11.virtualclassroom.orgGVC11-16 TEAM
St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Janakpuri, Delhi, India
AEC Online Global Projects for the session 2011-12
AEC Online Global Projects for the session 2011-12 were started with Greece, Singapore, Sweden and Ireland. The creative output of the students was appreciated for their project “Opps Apps” under the Video making competition and gor I Position in the category of “Present your Country” & II Position “In the School Life and Sports Category”.
The group of students of Class V of our school are actively participating in Asia Europe Classroom (AEC) project titled “Teddy Travels”. We are collaborating with schools from Spain and Czech Republic. This project aims at understanding cultures of other countries.
Two continents one classroom-learning beyond boundaries
Interlinking of European and Asian countries for educational exchanges in future is both timely and need hence forth. This need to evolve by balancing strategic and achieving knows how’s which leads to goals which present generations need to pursue to achieve new heights.
Under the aegis of “AEC-NET” Asia Europe Foundation, St. Mark’s School Meera Bagh organized a conference for high School teachers and educators from Asia and Europe at Hotel Lemon Tree - Gurgaon from 12th to 16th November 2010 to encourage and develop online collaborative learning projects involving groups of teachers and students. Our school was represented by Mrs. Archana Tyagi and Mrs. Sunita Hakku.
The key objectives of this programme were collaborative cross cultural learing exchanges among ASEM countries. The main aim was to encourage use of info communication technology (ICT) to develop innovative and interactive platforms for enhancing inter cultural learning opportunities therby opening the global doors beyond learning in the classroom.