IPSC Trust Leadership Development Workshop 2017
(27th June - 29th June)
IPSC Trust Leadership Development Workshop was held at Pinegrove School, Dharampur, Solan ,H.P from 27th June 2017 to 29th June 2017. 71 Delegates from 29 schools across the country attended the workshop. Mrs Ranjana Pathak and Mrs Radha Khanka represented Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya, Gwalior.The first day 28.06.17 began with Group Photograph followed by Inaugural session. CDR VK Banga, Chairman IPSC and Principal of the Mann school, Delhi began with the Welcome Address. His important message included that some leaders are born while others are nurtured. He also talked about qualities of a good leader which are willingness to accept challenges, to be able to convince, communication skills, make others follow you, thorough professional knowledge, honest to accept mistakes, optimism, approachable, rapport, risk ideas, sense of belongingness to your place-patriotism to your school.
Inaugural address was taken by Mr. Zahur H Zaidi, IPS (IG South Zone, H.P.) He said that education should prepare students to be future Leaders. An educator should respond to the changes in environment. He said that a good teacher is one who can understands his/her pupils and the pupils understands him/ her. Schools must provide a good learning environment. Education is all about Learning- facilitate learning. On Evaluation of learning he said that testing should be diagnostic and quantum. A good educator makes learning fun, brings out potential of each child, follows a unique process and makes learning more interesting, he creates favourable learning conditions. He emphasized on Query Based Education. He added that children should argue, debate, disagree, use their mind. We must develop and give chance for creativity and not standardise. Teachers must ignite curiosity, engage, provogue, innovate. Students should be prepared to make mistakes. Mistakes have to happen if the child thinks originally. A good teacher values morality. Children should be prepared to become Global Citizens. After a cross question by Mr. Mehta about Tradition and Modernity, Mr. Zaidi said that the role of a teacher is to acquaint the children with our value systems and give them the freedom to make a considered choice.
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The workshop was a highly enriching experience for all the delegates and the valuable lessons learnt will definitely help the participating future leaders prove to be true leaders igniting minds and preparing global citizens.