Workshop for Teachers on Life Skills held at KCPS

Kalpana Kapoor, renowned teachers' trainer addressing teachers at KCPS in Jammu on Saturday.
Kalpana Kapoor, renowned teachers' trainer addressing teachers at KCPS in Jammu on Saturday.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, May 13: Kalpana Kapoor, a vastly experienced teachers’ trainer with professional qualifications to her credit from IIM Ahmedabad and UK and with exposure to schools in Australia, Singapore, USA and England conducted a day-long workshop for the teachers of KC Public School today on the theme of Life Skills.
Currently based in Delhi, she is Director of Academics with a country-wide chain of schools and has long association with CBSE in terms of curriculum development and human resource training.
About 80 teachers of both senior and junior wings of KCPS attended her workshop conducted in the activity hall of the school.
Arti Chowdhary, Managing Director of the school, Dr. Ram Thakur, Academic Director, Amarendra Mishra, School Principal, Sofia Rana, Headmistress of Junior School and Sonia Thakur, Creative Head of the school also attended the workshop.
As a member school of the world-wide Round Square network of innovative schools, KCPS believes strongly in training its human resource to enable it to deliver quality education in accordance with the parameters of the six ideals of Round Square, namely, internationalism, environmentalism, democracy, leadership, adventure and community service.
The workshop on the main theme of Life Skills was split into sessions dealing with various aspects of the professional growth of school teachers with special emphasis on self-awareness and acquisition of Thinking, Social and Emotional skills.
Through various training tools like power-point presentation, interactive group activities and role plays, Ms Kapoor kept the teachers engaged in a positive manner and succeeded in instilling in them abilities, competencies and attitudes that would go a long way in implementing the school curriculum in terms of its objective to take the learning beyond the classroom and shaping the learners into responsible, committed and empathetic citizens of the new world order that has rightly been given the name of the ‘global village’.
At the end of the workshop, Principal Mishra thanked Ms Kapoor for sparing her precious time to train the teachers of KCPS and enhancing their skills and competencies through her highly effective teachers’ workshop.


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