Leadership Enhancement and Development



Workshop on Stress Management at TIHS

The teachers from The Indian Heights School attended an engrossing workshop on Stress Management under the aegis of CBSE Capacity Building Programme on February 29, 2020. The workshop aimed  to equip the teachers on coping mechanisms to deal with stress management. The resource person , Ms. Geeta Hiteshi, a seasoned psychologist and CBSE trainer apprised the faculty about Eustress and distress. While highlighting the importance of Eustress, i.e. positive stress, she suggested that it transforms stress into enhanced performance. The teachers also came forward and shared their experiences while explaining the sources of stress such as meeting deadlines, managing time, balancing work and home, etc. Teachers were introduced to various innovative methods for managing classrooms as they sportingly took part in group activities which involved case studies, role plays, presenting lesson plans, etc. The workshop concluded with the distribution of Certificates of Participation and Vote of Thanks.



CBSE Capacity Building Workshop on Life Skills

The Indian Heights School conducted an engaging Capacity Building workshop on life skills under the aegis of  CBSE on February 1,2020. The resource person Mr. Pankaj Munjal, well known capacity building trainer acquainted the gathering about various ways and techniques of developing and enhancing life skills among students across all age groups. The engrossing session attended by the teachers from primary to senior secondary level  highlighted day to day classroom situations and that how ten core life skills namely -  self- awareness, empathy, critical thinking, creative thinking, decision making, problem solving, effective communication, interpersonal relationship, coping with stress and coping with emotions can yield fruitful results when incorporated in teaching learning process. The workshop emphasized that a successful education lies at the core of creating an insightful and responsive individual. The rewarding session concluded and stressed to inculcate  life skills to ensure holistic development of a child.



Fit India Week

The Indian Heights School celebrated FIT INDIA WEEK with lot of enthusiasm, zeal and zest. The weeklong celebration culminated on December 21, 2019 with the entire teaching staff, admin staff and supporting staff participating in the activities. The pleasant day commenced with a Marathon run. School Principal Ms Archana Narain in her keynote address stressed the need on physical and mental wellbeing as the present-day sedentary lifestyle needs to strike a strong balance between health and stress.She flagged the run and declared the event open. Her exuberant presence motivated everyone to finish the marathon as she also participated in the run. After marathon, calm and relaxing Yoga and Meditation session rejuvenated the entire gathering performed various asanas like Surya Namaskar, Vrikshasan asana, Trikon asana, pranayama and many more. The highlight of the day was Zumba session where the electrifying music and rocking dance steps was cheered by everyone. To conclude the day was high on physical agility and mental fitness and was enjoyed by one and all.



Workshop on Capacity Building Program on History Class XII held at TIHS

As part of Capacity Building Program under the aegis of CBSE, a two-day workshop was conducted for class XII teachers in the subject of History on December 16-17, 2019 in the school auditorium. The CBSE Resource Person Dr. Ajay Kumar Jhashared relevant tips on how to incorporate important facts, value points and answers to questions from the textbooks. He suggested that the same be circulated to the learners. The two-day interactive session highlighted the importance of using different innovative teaching methodologies and acquainted the teachers about new marking schemes and objective-type questions. The training session was very informative and provided the teachers with additional skills to deal with teaching and tips on project work, map work etc.

 



TIHS conducted CBSE Teacher Training Programme

The Indian Heights School conducted CBSE ‘Teacher Training Programme’ through Hubs of Learning in collaboration with Sri. Aurobindo Society.



Interactive Workshop on Cyber Safety

“Technology trust is a good thing, but control is a better one.”

A highly informative and interactive  workshop on Cyber Safety was held on December 3, 2019 for the school faculty. Eminent Guest Speaker, Mr. Rakshit Tandon, who is a renowned Cyber Security Evangelist apprised the gathering about the core issues related to digitalized social media, its use and misuse and sensitized everyone present about cyber rules and laws.  The workshop was an eye opener, as the entire gathering gained knowledge about how to remain cyber safe and secure in our day to day life especially when using cyber based technology and gadgets.

 



Regional Level CBSE School Teachers’ Teaching Aid competition held at TIHS

The Indian Heights school under the aegis of CBSE conducted ‘CBSE Regional Level CBSE School Teachers’ Teaching Aid Competition’ on September 30, 2019. The event garnered an overwhelming response of 53 schools from Delhi and NCR.  The program initiated with Lighting of the Lamp ceremony.  The occasion was graced by esteemed panel of judges. The exuberant presence of Ms. Niti, Asstt. Sec. CBSE lend the day a resounding start.  The participant schools were judged based on originality and creativity, adaptability, ease of use, educational significance, professional appearance, presentation and demonstration. The day witnessed creativity at its best as the teacher displayed an array of teaching aids varying from jute sacks, spin wheel, paper mache, board games with interactive dice, power point presentations, old reusable items and discarded items. The teaching aids catering to all the subjects at all four levels, Primary, Middle Secondary and Senior outlined the use of innovative and out of the box teaching aids to make routine classroom vibrant and interesting.  The competition was fruitful to bring the teaching fraternity on one common platform to ring in the   awareness about conceptualization thereby unfurling their creative potentials. Out  of 53 participants 11 selected entries have been cleared regional level and will be competing at national level.



Capacity Building Program on Happy Classroom

The School conducted  a Capacity Building Program on ‘Happy Classroom’ on September 21,2019 under the aegis of CBSE. The CBSE Resource Person Ms. Sudha Acharya, Principal, ITL Public School emphasized on the need toincorporate happiness and positive emotions in the classroom. The interactive session highlighted the importance of ‘Happiness Quotient’. The thrust was on creating a happy class room and work with unbridled enthusiasm. Ms. Acharya laid stress onthe role of teachers as the most valuable resource of an educational institution, who not only impart curriculum but are also responsible for generating an enthusiasm for learning. The teachers of the school attended this informative workshop. The training session equipped the teachers with the methodologies, that promote an environment to creates a safe and caring classroom.



Capacity Building Program on Happy Classroom

The School conducted  a Capacity Building Program on ‘Happy Classroom’ on September 21,2019 under the aegis of CBSE. The CBSE Resource Person Ms. Sudha Acharya, Principal, ITL Public School emphasized on the need toincorporate happiness and positive emotions in the classroom. The interactive session highlighted the importance of ‘Happiness Quotient’. The thrust was on creating a happy class room and work with unbridled enthusiasm. Ms. Acharya laid stress onthe role of teachers as the most valuable resource of an educational institution, who not only impart curriculum but are also responsible for generating an enthusiasm for learning. The teachers of the school attended this informative workshop. The training session equipped the teachers with the methodologies, that promote an environment to creates a safe and caring classroom.



Cyber Security and Hygiene

Technological advancements are taking our world with a storm of revolutionary change, turning the youth to become digital and global citizens of tomorrow. With every change there are some measures required to be taken to safeguard ourselves from harm and to maintain cyber hygiene. To understand the depth of cyber safe and the importance of cyber security, the school organized a workshop for mothers and women employees of our school on July 27, 2019. The sensitivity of the issue was reinforced by a renowned cyber expert Mr. Rakshit Tandon. He is a cyber consultant with CBI and is associated with various government bodies as an expert cyber cell resource. He has won several accolades including Global KaramveerChakra award. He enriched the session by discussing common concerns of fraudulent emails, phising, hacking, sexting and cyber harassment. The real-life examples and demonstration of cyber hacking helped the audience understand the grave issue related to unsafe use of internet and phones. The session empowered women to take the importance of cyber hygiene and aid in spreading awareness about it to the young generation.