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The Orientation Session for Global Young Changemakers Conference - (2022)
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Ms. Geeta Rajan, Head of International Affairs along with Ms. R. Chopra, Ms. M. Som and Ms. M. Madan attended The Orientation Session for Global Young Changemakers Conference.
International workshop on Equal Opportunity Policy for persons with disabilities - (2022)
Special educators and guidance counsellors attended an International Workshop on Equal Opportunity Policy for persons with disabilities.

The school guidance counsellors Ms. M. Kapoor, Ms. A. Malhotra and special educators Ms. S. Gupta and Ms. M. Sethi attended an International workshop on Equal Opportunity Policy for persons with disabilities. The three day workshop touched upon various topics like different disabilities, WHO ICF framework, and understanding invisible disabilities.

Rights and entitlements, accommodations, UDL and many more such issues were also discussed. The esteemed speakers ensured that all the queries and practical doubts raised by participants were addressed.
 
Sparkle with Debating Skills - (2020)
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Ms. R. Chopra attended an INTACH Workshop titled 'Sparkle with Debating Skills' organised by Pitambar Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd and Rising Sun Publishing Co. The resource person was Ms. Kiran Misra, a senior English Broadcaster at A.I.R and a visiting professor for Professional Communication, Mass Communication and Technical Writing in English at several institutes in Delhi NCR. The basics discussed in the workshop were to help the teachers to facilitate students with good debating skills.
Humming Bird International Level Olympiad - (2019-20)
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In the Academic year 2019-20, around 500 students of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh from Classes I to XI appeared in the Humming Bird Level 1 Olympiad in various subjects. The students bagged 19 Gold medals, 21 Silver medals and 13 Bronze medals in Level 1 Olympiad. 113 students qualified for Level 2 Olympiad. From the Primary section Harman Singh of Class II came First in the National Rank and became a proud owner of a Tablet as a prize in the Level 2 Olympiad.
Workshop for the Maintenance Staff - (2020)
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We at St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh pay a lot of attention to the maintenance services within the school premises. Keeping this in mind, a workshop for the Maintenance Staff was conducted by Domeste Q wherein they were taught the ways of maintaining cleanliness and proper hygiene in school. Correct ways of sanitizing the washrooms and premises were discussed. They were informed about the etiquettes they should adhere to while communicating with the parents, staff and students. They were also asked not to smoke or consume tobacco or any other objectionable item within the school premises. The drivers and conductors were informed about absence of sharp objects in the bus, speed regulations and rules to be followed when students commute in the school bus.
Orientation Programme on 'Cleanliness of River Yamuna' - (19 February 2020)
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Ms. M. Pathak and Ms. S. Kaur attended an orientation programme organized by SCERT on 19 February, 2020 at Thyagraj Stadium. The main theme of this programme was ‘Cleanliness of River Yamuna’ which is not only the most important tributary of the Ganga but also Lifeline of Delhi. There were speakers from Delhi Jal Board, SCERT, Department of Environment,Directorate of Education and Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited,who talked about pollution of River Yamuna,role of various government departments in making Yamuna clean and role of schools in this drive
Workshop on Intelligent Curriculum - (February 2020)
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Thinking proactively and dynamically to cope with ever changing life, is something one can’t do without. Just like our lives are so dynamic and inter disciplinary, so is education. With changing times nature of jobs are also altering. In order to give exposure to students about upcoming new courses and jobs, Ms. M. Kapoor from our school participated in a Workshop on Intelligent Curriculum: an industry outlook, organised by Shiv Nadar University. The two speakers. Col. Karunakaran (President, SNU) and Dr. Rajeev Singh (Associate Dean, SNU) emphasised on multi disciplinary education and upcoming universities offering range of dynamic courses. Along with this, information was imparted on newer jobs that might exist in future and how to prepare students for making relevant career choices.
Story Telling Workshop: 'In a Nutshell' - (February 2020)
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Ms. D. Maini and Ms. P. Manocha attended a story telling workshop - 'In a Nutshell' by Ms. Simi Srivastava from Kathashala at M. L. Bhartia Auditorium, Alliance Francaise, Lodhi Estate. It was a fruitful and enriching experience wherein the emphasis was on using story telling in a classroom set up and how stories are the bridge between reality and fantasy. The first rule of story telling is to narrate a story which you love or inspires you. Stories teach us to imagine and create. The key factor of the workshop was that the story should not have an abrupt ending and the story teller should know exactly when and how to bring the story to an interesting end. She rightly said, 'The end always leads to a beginning.' She emphasized on being childlike and believes that be it home, a classroom; stories spin their magic.
Workshop on Yoga - (15 January 2020)
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It is rightly said - ‘Yoga is the artwork of awareness on the canvas of body, mind and soul’. To help keep the teachers healthy in body and mind, St. Mark's School organized a workshop on ‘YOGA’ on 15 January, 2020. The resource persons, Ms. P. Sharma and Ms. B. Kaur performed and taught various yogic postures to the teachers. The trainers taught a number of asanas like Suryanamaskar, Padahastasana, Kapalbhati, Bhastrika, Bhramari, Pranayam and Shavasana. The expert trainers also informed the teachers about the benefits of incorporating yoga in their daily routine. A total number of 23 teachers of Classes VI to VIII attended the workshop.

It was a wonderful yoga session for the teachers who definitely got a whole range of solutions for their health issues and they felt rejuvenated after performing different yogic postures.
Workshop by Microsoft - (14 and 15 January 2020)
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The teachers of our school attended a workshop conducted by a team from Microsoft on 14 and 15 January, 2020 and learnt about the various tools of Microsoft O365 tools. All the teachers did the MIE certification during the workshop and were awarded with Microsoft MIE Badge. The aim of the workshop was to enable all the teachers with 21st Century Tools Microsoft Education Tools. The teachers earned a badge for the course “First step into Artificial Intelligence” on Microsoft Educator Community. Teachers were trained on code.org a game-based learning platform for understanding coding concept. During the training, teachers also did a hands-on for the topics covered during the days training.Workshop by Microsoft - (14 and 15 January 2020)
In-service Art Workshop for Teachers - (14 and 15 January 2020)
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Teachers of our schools attended an Art Workshop held on 14 and 15 January, 2020. The resource person for the workshop was Ms. Hema Mehra. She is a textile designer by profession and a certified artisan from the Ministry of Textiles, government of India, was associated with IIFT as an HOD few years back. Since 30 years she's been associated with the Pidilite Company as a Super Teacher Delhi. She has taught in national and international famed colleges and institutes.

The primary teachers were taught how to do painting on earthen pottery using glass paints and 3-D outliner. Teachers of Classes VI to VIII learnt the Mandala Art Form. The teachers found this art very relaxing and destressing. Teachers of Classes IX to XII were taught "Gond Art" in the workshop. Gond paintings are a form of painting from folk and tribal art that is practised by one of the largest tribes in India. This art is mainly from Madhya Pradesh but it is also common in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Odisha. The teachers learnt the art of colouring and designing the Gond paintings with the help of coloured highlighters.
Workshop on Empowering Mind Power - (14 January 2020)
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A workshop on Empowering Mind Power was conducted for the teachers of Classes I to VIII on 14 January, 2020. The resource person was Mr. Lucky Puchhrat, a senior consultant and empaneled speaker of ‘The Hindustan Times’. He is director of Mavericks India Solutions, a learning and development company. 60 teachers participated in this workshop.

Mr. Puchhrat has conducted so far more than 500 workshops and motivational lectures. He started his session by sharing habits of highly effective people and progressed towards how one can maintain focus and achieve his goals.

He inspired all the teachers by telling ‘Be in, what you do’ i.e. give your best to every work which you do. The session concluded with an interaction with the teachers on what they had learnt in the session and how they were going to apply it in their life.
Workshop on Teachers as Leaders - (14 January 2020)
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A workshop onTeachers as Leaders’ was conducted for the teachers of the Primary Wing on 14 January, 2020. The resource person was Ms. Monika Solanki, a Senior Consultant from “Times of India”. She is a certified NLP Practitioner and has over 20 years work experience in Training and Development in different industries. A total of 49 teachers participated in this workshop.

Ms. Solanki inspired us to focus that leadership starts with self by sharing the thoughts of Oprah Winfrey - “Don’t worry about being successful but work towards being significant and the success will naturally follow.” She started her session by giving us the qualities a leader should possess and progressed towards teaching us to find the relevance of E+R=O (Event + Response = Outcome). The session concluded with an interaction with teachers on problems emerging in the real classroom situations.
Motivational Workshop - (2020)
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A Motivational Workshop was conducted for 35 teachers ofour school by Mr. Saurabh Beniwal, apassionate trainer, motivational speaker, leadership consultant, counsellor and an Orator.

This workshop emphasized on the impact of stress on our life, the effect of our thinking on our body and mind, etc., and the very simple measures that can be taken by us.

It was indeed a very informative workshop that dealt with very basic but effective aspects of life.
 
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