CAREER COUNSELING SESSION BY IEDUCATIONALIZE AT DPS RANCHI
DPS Ranchi in collaboration with Ieducationalize, a leading career counseling consultancy, organised a one hour resourceful webinar on 20th Jan’2022 at 01:30 pm via Zoom meeting platform for the students of classes XI and XII.
The webinar enriched and informed the students about an all new perspective about ways of crafting careers in times of COVID-19, to understand the research and knowledge skill sets, analyse the future job markets and consider the threats before going global opportunities.
The session was divided into three parts. The first and the second part presented by Dr. Ashish Kumar ( a finance and strategy professional having 24+ years of diverse experience ) and Mr. Ritesh Kr. Jaiswal ( Head Admission Mahindra University).
They threw light on the dos and don'ts before selecting the right career for them. They shared about 20,000 plus career updates and told about the financial support to the students in the time of COVID-19.
The session culminated with an interactive Question-Answer session where students came up with relevant questions making the webinar further enriched and resourceful.
DREAMS BRING US TOGETHER : RAHUL KUMAR (STATE TOPPER JEE ADVANCED) AND VAISHNAVI (STATE TOPPER GIRLS CATEGORY JEE ADVANCED) EDIFIED THEIR JUNIORS
DPS Ranchi believes in accelerating the dreams of its students with the fuel of motivation. And this time the motivation came from the IIT JEE Advanced qualifiers of our very own school.. The school organised a three day webinar series with them starting from 26th of October to 28th of October via Zoom meeting for the students of class XI (for students of PCM ).
The first leg of the session began at 2pm today for the sections E, F and G today.
The resource persons were our very own students ; Rahul kumar, JHARKHAND TOPPER in JEE ADVANCED, Vaishnavi Jharkhand( STATE TOPPER JEE ADVANCED) and Mrinal J Anand.
It is noteworthy that JEE ADVANCED did not happen suddenly. These trailblazers have excelled in different prestigious Olympiads and competitions like SMTE ,KVPY, RMO etc since the onset of their dreams.
This interactive session was meant to give them the insight of their experience as an IIT aspirant thereby giving a right direction to their preparation.
This was then followed by a short Question Answer Session where the appearing candidates asked all their queries regarding the much coveted national level entrance examination.
Which books? Best Author? Coaching classes or school? How to balance? When to start? were some popular enquiries made by the students.
Overall it was an insightful and helpful session for the students and will definitely prove instrumental for them in realising their dreams with right direction and renewed energy.
SUCCESS BREEDS SUCCESS : WEBINAR WITH RAHUL KUMAR - IIT JEE TOPPER OF JHARKHAND AND STUDENT OF DPS RANCHI
DPS Ranchi knows to cater to the motivational appetite of its students and so in order to enthuse the young IIT aspirants of the school right at the onset of their success journey, the school organised an informative and candid interactive session with Rahul Kumar ( State Topper of the most coveted IIT JEE Advanced Exams in 2021) for the students of class IX via Zoom meeting at 3:30 pm on 22nd October 2021.
He started off by sharing about how he prepared for this most coveted entrance exams and tried to tell everything one would want to know about his success feat . This was then followed by a "Question Answer Session" by the students.
They asked him a range of questions starting from Which time did he prefer to study? , How did he manage his social and virtual life along with studies? to questions like When did he start? Which books did he choose ? What was his motivational drive ? How helpful were coaching institutes? etc.
Students were indeed swelled with pride to have the topper of the province from their school and made the most out of this webinar by clarifying all their doubts , confusions and queries .
The best thing that Rahul Kumar shared was importance of attending school along with coaching classes. He said that keeps you charged , motivated and updated. Also he emphasized on the importance of self honesty for such examinations. An aspirant must be true and honest to his own efforts and assess himself with utmost sincerity.
It was overall an enriching and motivational experience for the students . The response was so positive that the school will definitely try organising more such sessions in future as well.
DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL RANCHI HOSTS SPIC MACAY’S “ANUBHAV – 3” AS A PART OF AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV
Being the vanguard of student's comprehensive growth and endorser of opportunities for them to experience the cultural and traditional values that India has preserved in various forms for ages, DPS RANCHI is proudly hosting the SPIC MACAY 2021 workshops for
These are a part of ANUBHAV - 3, scheduled from 10 October to 14 October 2021 on Virtual Platform. Timings for the same is 09 am - 12 noon IST. The VISION and MISSION of DR RAM SINGH (PRINCIPAL) is to groom GLOBAL LEADERS. Hence, in the able guidance of teacher-co-ordinators from the school, DIPSITES of RANCHI will shoulder the responsibility of co-ordinating the whole event.
Spearheaded by Padma Shri awardee, Founder Dr Kiran Seth,Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) is a 44 year old people's movement that works to make education more holistic by increasing student exposure to various aspects and values hidden in India's beautiful heritage. ANUBHAV - 3 is an intense cultural immersion experience for students, a celebration of India's 75th year of independence, Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Kathak Work-shop will be mentored by Pandit Rajendra Kumar Gangani who is a renowned Kathak Guru of Jaipur Gharana, notable for his innovative style. He is an indefatigable experimenter, having choreographed several group compositions and dance dramas to standing ovations and rave reviews. Among the numerous awards and accolades, he has won, are the 'Sangeet Raj', 'Shastriya Natya Shiromani', and the prestigious 'Sangeet Natya Akademy Award' which was bestowed upon him in 2003 by The President of India, Hon'ble Shri A P J Abdul Kalam.
Whereas, Hema Devi will be piloting and steering them through the Madhubani Painting Work-shop. A passionate Madhubani artist turned entrepreneur, Hema Devi is truly an inspiration for women empowerment. She has worked diligently on her skills and her sheer dedication has made her A CELEBRATED RECIPIENT OF THE NATIONAL AWARD IN 2016.
Dr Ram Singh, the honourable Principal of the school, asserted that DPS Ranchi has been serving as a conduitof all the requisite supplies for the holistic growth of the students.
I.I.M.U.N. RANCHI: ORIENTATION SESSION AT DPS RANCHI
DPS Ranchi in collaboration with I.I.M.U.N. conducted an Orientation Session via zoom meeting on7th of October at 5 p.m for the students , parents and teachers of classes VI to VIII . The agenda behind this orientation session was to let the students get a first hand information straight from the organisers about what can they expect from the conference thereby settling all their queries regarding the session.
I.I.M.U.N has been organising such sessions since many years for enhancing public speaking skills among students and to enable the students learn leadership qualities .
The webinar started with the speech of Mr Prashant Nagpal who with the help of a video demonstration informed the students about the entire idea behind virtual I.I.M.U.N.
Starting from virtual opening ceremony to virtual rooms for debates, virtual cultural museums, libraries , music stations, social networking with friends and other speakers ; students can get an access to everything once the register for the programme.
This concert will be held on 18th and 19th of December this year.
The session was further taken ahead by Ms Kavleen Kaur Maidratta who through a Question-Answer session settled all the participation related queries with the students and shared important links for further queries about the concert.
Overall the session
was quiet explanatory and served its purpose of enlightening children about the
significance of public speaking in their personality development.
"BBC YOUNG REPORTER" WORKSHOP IN DPS RANCHI
In recent years , the field of mass media and communication has evolved into a partially interactive concept which touches every aspect of human life.
So realising its importance in our lives and its popularity as a course ,BBC News World Service in collaboration with DATA Leeds ,under the expertise of its trainer Ms Rashmi Verma ( Senior Assistant Professor of Communication at CUJ ) organised a Media Education Workshop under their media literacy project " BBC YOUNG REPORTER" for students of class IX in DPS Ranchi on 27th August ,2021 at 12:30 pm via Zoom meeting platform.
Ms. Rashmi Verma , who has been actively engaged in mass media and print publication for many years , conducted a very informative and engaging session on topics like fact-checking and misinformation.
The session focused on the need to evaluate the sources of news and information for their authentication , on having a proper 'Media Diet' out of the huge 'Information Deluge' and right selection of the available online content.
In the age of Social Networking ,everyone has turned into a publisher and that calls for a responsibility of careful and cautious skimming of news by every individual .
Overall , it was an insightful and interactive session.
WEBINAR ON ROLE AND OPPORTUNITIES IN ARMY AS A CAREER
In order to commemorate the 75th Independence Day and to enthuse the children with the spirit of Service Before Self, DPS Ranchi organised an inspiring and edifying webinar on "The Role and Opportunities in Army as a Career" on 12th August, 2021 at 1:00 pm via Zoom Meeting platform. The keynote speaker of this enriching session was Captain Shrishti Rani , an alumnae of DPS Ranchi (2010 batch) and it was attended by around 100 interested students from classes Xth , XIth and XIlth .
Captain Shrishti Rani, who is presently serving as an officer in Indian Army posted at Dipatoli(Ranchi), qualified the CDS (Combined Defence Services) Exam ,2015 with an AIR rank 06 and had served in several insurgency areas before being posted to Dipatoli.
With such a huge success in the most aspired career in Indian Army , Captain Shrishti Rani proved to be the best person to facilitate the children with the first hand information of how to apply for some coveted exams like NDA ( conducted by UPSC) , CDC ,CAPF, AFCAT, IAF etc. , their eligibility criterias, preparation related ideas, GD and interview related queries and questions related to psychological test and physical test . All such doubts were lucidly explained by her through a video presentation.
It definitely won't be wrong to say that Captain Shrishti Rani not only provided a complete guide to get admitted into the Indian Army but also very efficiently jacked up the passion of serving the nation among young children before the Independence Day .
DPS RANCHI ORGANIZES ACT SMART WORKSOP FOR IT'S MIDDLE WING STUDENTS
On 30 July CSRBOX (a CSR advisory firm that acts as an enabler for a collaborative ecosystem in India between Corporates and NGOs) hosted a very insightful and inspiring Webinar for the Middle Wing of DPS Ranchi. The eminent Resource Persons for the event were-
• Dr Rashi Saboo (Dental Surgeon and a Public Health Professional)
• Ms Bidya Jha (Social Worker and member CSRBOX)
Dr Rashi Saboo initiated the discussion by dragging the focus of the students on up-skilling themselves on the following
i. Handling Peer Pressure
ii. Cleverly saying NO in uncomfortable situations
iii. Understanding friendship and its role
Students were immensely benefitted by watching the videos offered during the webinar and could relate to the depicted real life situations. In the moduled quizzes they expressed their opinions about how to avoid unwanted situations which arise due to peer pressure. Further, they analysed the pros and cons of friendship too.
This high- yeilding webinar concluded with a formal Vote of Thanks.
VIRTUAL TOUR OF NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART , NEW DELHI AT DPS RANCHI
DPS Ranchi organised a virtual tour of NGMA ( National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi) in collaboration with its Assistant Curator , Mr Argha Ganguly on 31st July at 11:30am for the students of class XIIth via Zoom Meeting Webinar.
Mr Argha Ganguly who is presently serving as an assistant curator at NGMA ( Masters in Fine Arts from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata) has been engaged in conducting workshops, webinars and story telling sessions for different age groups ( teachers as well as students) in order to evoke their interest in the collections kept at NGMA.
He made them have a floor wise and wing wise visit of the campus taking note of popular sculptures kept in the campus, the exhibition hall,the auditorium at the old and new wing respectively.
The meeting proceeded with an artist-wise showcase of paintings (using oil technique and water colour ) discussing their highlights one by one .He made the children just by sitting at their homes , have an access to the popular paintings of notable painters kept at NGMA via virtual medium.
He further added about how these paintings are kept intact and maintained through restoration techniques at the NGMA for the longevity of these art works .
He talked about their intricate details of these paintings and how they are helpful in telling the stories of those times.
Painting ,he said, is a visual language and Museums are Visual Library which can be viewed by people to experience the true feeling of the environment of those times.
The webinar therefore
was an enriching session for students to know more about such museums. During
the pandemic ,when moving around is restricted especially for students , this
virtual tour came as a fresh breath of air to revive the artistic fervor among
the students .
EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING WORKSHOP AT DPS RANCHI
Considering the constant queries and confusions coming up in the minds of young students, DPS Ranchi organised a webinar in collaboration with Karan Consultant ,a leading career guidance and counseling centre in Gurgaon on 29th July 2021 at 12:30pm via Zoom Meeting to ( its students of classes XI and XII )in clearing the clouds of ambiguity and confusion.
The session was divided into three sections.
The session began by a complete comprehensive presentation by Mrs. Meenu Bhargav from Karan Consultant ( Post Graduate in Psychology from Jodhpur University , P.G Diploma in Educational and Vocational Guidance from N.C.E.R.T Delhi in 1985 ) . She spoke on the changing environment and new age pedagogy . She informed children about the NEP ( New Education Policy ) which has finished the rigidity of streams promoting the emphasis on thinking skills.
She said that it is the right time for students to do research on good Universities based on their recognition and ranking .
She urged children to identify their field of smartness as every child is differently abled and has his or her own smartness quotient.
She talked about new and emerging fields of career like computer language trainers, personal care ,yoga ,gym, system analyst, software developers , FinTech ( finance and technology ) which are new emerging job sectors as well.
This was followed by the next speaker, Ms.Kavita from Student Aid Publications( a 27 years old Publication House dedicatedly making best Career and Competition Guides ). She enlisted a few good books that her publication house published for the preparation of entrance exams, their bestseller being the one which has a detailed account of available courses in different colleges and universities, with their entrance exam details.
Such sessions not only inform the students but also widen the door of opportunities available for them in the world outside the school boundaries.
A WEBINAR ON FUTURISTIC CAREER OPTIONS FOR XII GRADERS WAS ORGANISED BY DPS RANCHI
On 23rd July 2021 IEDICATIONALIZE hosted a Webinar on FUTURISTIC CAREER OPTIONS IN THE TIME OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC for the XII Graders of DPS Ranchi.
The Speakers of the Day were :
1. Mr. Shyam Kumar, Associate Director, Outreach & Career Services. A postgraduate in HR with over 15 years of experience in the areas of Recruitments, Campus Placement, Training, Key Account Management & Admissions.
2. Mr. Pratik Acharya, Atria University, Bengaluru. Having associated with Career Bodies in India and Abroad with best of liberal education group in UGC India , he is passionate about bringing right and updated information in front of all the students who seek to understand support in terms of streams/ career choices.
The session was very informative with the following key points:
• Crafting Careers in times of Covid -19
• Research and Knowledge Skill Sets for
• Job Market Analysis
• Global Opportunities & Threats to be considered before selecting
• 20,000 plus Careers update Shared by Higher Education Department of Germany
•Financial Support to the students in time of Covid by Corporate and HED of Germany.
The overall experience was a wholesome one and the take-away from the sessions, incredibly worthy. DPS Ranchi continues to keep up the innovation quotient even in the times of the global pandemic, staying abreast with the state of the art technologies and trends in contemporary scenario.
GLOBAL UNIVERSITY FAIR 2021 AT DPS RANCHI
In order to promote the agenda of nurturing its students and make them future ready as Global Citizens, DPS Ranchi hosted its next series of Global University Fair 2021 for the students of classes XI and XII on 24th July at 5pm in the evening via Zoom Meeting.
Many renowned national and international universities congregated under one roof so that they could facilitate the students with the first hand information regarding higher education abroad.
Seven renowned universities and around 100 students registered their presence in this fair. The participating universities were University of Arizona , University of Victoria, Essec Business School , University of Queensland, GUS Global (Pearl Academy )and BML Munjal University.
The Meeting started with a short introduction of the respective universities followed by one to one interactive sessions in the breakout rooms where students were freely asking questions regarding eligibility criteria, minimum percentage, scholarships, courses available, placements ,jobs offered etc.
All their confusions because of the delayed results under ongoing pandemic were resolved right away by the representatives of the university. Students were intrigued to learn about the educational prospects, courses and internship jobs that these Universities offer.
Grade XI students were given an opportunity to enlighten themselves with the world class educational options enabling the students to be acquainted with a plethora of nationally and internationally acclaimed universities.
Their presentation and interaction was very detailed and comprehensive.
DIPSITE TAUGHT DIPSITE "THE IMPORTANCE OF EXTRA CURRUCULAR ACTIVITIES IN A STUDENT’S LIFE"
An INCISIVE and INSIGHTFUL webinar was organised by DPS RANCHI on 3rd July, 2021 for STD VIII students. Mr.Vaibhav Chitlangia ,the Resourse-person and alumnus of DPS Ranchi who presently is working in one of the leading law firms, begun with how CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES stimulate CREATIVE THOUGHTS and improve SOCIAL and ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS. Elaborating further about its benefits, he added that passionate PARTICIPATION in CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES, in fact, REVAMPS BRAIN-FUNCTIONING of a child . Underscoring the value and significance of reading books he also recommended books like 'The Secret Book 'and 'Rich Dad and Poor Dad'.
The SECOND WEBINAR in this series was conducted on the same day for the students of STD VI. Topic for this Webinar was "HOW TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL IN ONE'S LIFE". Some key elements in the webinar included the RIGHT USE OF TECHNOLOGY, ACCEPTING FAILURE AND LEARNING FROM THEM etc. He appreciated and acknowledged DPS Ranchi for providing a plethora of extra curricular activities apart from academics. Both the sessions had an INTERACTIVE SESSION (Q/A) at the end with the objective to quench the queries of prying participants.
It was indeed an enriching experience for all the participants. It was one of the several efforts made by DPS RANCHI to instill a sense of CONFIDENCE in the students and make them realize the IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS and EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
DPS RANCHI ALUMNI ORGANISED AN ENLIGHTENING WEBINAR ON WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT FOR IP/ COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS OF STD XII
Aiming to help students understand the basics of web development, a two day Virtual Brainstorming Workshop was conducted on the 15th and 17th of July by the alumni of DPS Ranchi-
They currently are pursuing their B.Tech from IIT Tirupati and BIT Patna.
The students were guided how to go from no prior coding knowledge to crafting their own websites. They were taught that the best way to upskill in this field is to work on web development projects.It also aimed to help them understand the industrial work culture and skills in demand .
It was also demonstrated how to look for resources and work on remote desktop like ‘Github’.
The students appreciated the contents that were discussed as they got an idea how to create web pages which would definitely improve their career prospects in the respective field.They showed keen interest in attending more workshops like this in future.
DPS RANCHI ORGANIZED A WEBINAR ON " ANXIETY AND STRESS MANAGEMENT AND CONCENTRATION LEVEL ENHANCEMENT" FOR THE MIDDLE WING STUDENTS
The students of STD VI-VIII got benefitted by an edifying and enlightening webinar organised by the school.
The resource person for the webinar was Mr.Acharya Pawan, the renowned Learning Coach and Public Speaker. He came up with Research- backed and Expert-recommended tips on how to improve concentration and focus in kids.He explained the reason for this by analyzing the Iron Property (distraction level) and the Magnetic Property (good concentration level) among students.
He also laid stress on passive revision to increase photographic memory and retention power in children.
He further, emphasized on the importance of physical activities and conscious counting to become fast learners.
On the whole it
turned to be a very informative and beneficial session
AN ILLUMINATIVE WEBINAR ON "PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT " WAS CONDUCTED BY DPS RANCHI FOR CLASS VII STUDENTS
THE GUEST SPEAKER MS.PUJA IYER ENLIGHTENED THE STUDENTS OF STD.VII ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT IN TODAY'S WORLD. MAKING THE SESSION MORE INTERACTIVE, SHE ENGAGED THE STUDENTS IN DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES TO DERIVE MAXIMUM BENEFIT OUT OF THE SESSION. SHE SHARED VALUABLE TIPS ON BOOSTING SELF-CONFIDENCE AND LAID SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON "PUBLIC SPEAKING" AS A WAY OF ENHANCING SELF-CONFIDENCE.
SHE REMARKED THAT IT SHOULD BE AN INTEGRAL PART OF A SCHOOL'S CURRICULUM. HER MOTIVATIONAL SPEECH BUBBLING WITH POSITIVITY DEFINITELY HELPED TO ENTHUSE CONFIDENCE IN THE YOUNG DIPSITES. TOWARDS THE END, SHE ADDRESSED VARIOUS QUERIES OF THE PARTICIPANTS IN AN OPEN QUESTION ANSWER SESSION. THE SESSION CAME TO AN END WITH VOTE OF THANKS BY THE COORDINATOR OF THE WEBINAR.
Ms. ANJANA OM KASHYAP, AN ALUMNA OF DPS RANCHI (FIRST HEAD GIRL), INTERACTS WITH STD XI STUDENTS
"Today you lead the SCHOOL, tomorrow you will lead the WORLD".
DPS Ranchi hosted an INTERACTIVE SESSION for the new batch of STD XI with Ms ANJANA OM KASHYAP, the very first HEAD GIRL of the phrontistery. The Session was scheduled on 25 May 2021 with 750+ participants.
The Session began with a warm welcome speech by the honourable Principal of the school, Dr Ram Singh, wherein he acknowledged the Guest Speaker by mentioning her contributions.
Ms. Anjana is a trail-blazer in the field of Journalism and is currently working as EXECUTIVE EDITOR of the TV News Channel Aaj Tak. She inspired and motivated the new breed of DPS Ranchi by sharing her success story. She expressed how apart from academic achievements one should harness other life-skills like leadership, debating etc. She strongly believes in expanding the horizons by breaking barriers. Asserting that one should not be confined by the prejudices which serve as shackles, she adduced how she fought against the gender bias in her professional life.
In her sheerly inducive speech she empasised on DETERMINATION and PERSEVERANCE playing pivotal role in getting success. She continued by saying that the youth of today should be innovative and enterprising apart from being industrious.
She cleared the doubts and answered to the queries of the students with her inherent prudence. The session was a very productive and successful one. Vote of Thanks brought a conclusion to it.
1400 STUDENTS, PARENTS AND TEACHERS PARTICIPATED IN THE FOUR DAY ONLINE YOGA DRIVE ORGANIZED BY DPS RANCHI
YOGA IS GIVING US NOT ONLY THE PHYSICAL STRENGTH, BUT ALSO MENTAL BALANCE AND EMOTIONAL STABILITY TO CONFIDENTLY NEGOTIATE THE CHALLENGES BEFORE US.
With the aim of giving the students not only best education, but also good health, DPS Ranchi organised a special Online Yoga Programme from 28th April to 1st May, 2021 in the present wake of pandemic situation.
Accordingly, 4 sessions per day were organised. The classes were taken by the Yoga Teachers of the school. These classes were not only for the students but also for the parents as well as for the teachers. The sessions were based on different breathing practices, pranayama with few stretching and deep relaxation (Savasana) which would help to reduce the severity of the present health problems.
The programme, overall, was a very productive and beneficial one as 1400+ students, parents and teachers got benefitted. The enthusiastic participants demanded for many more such sessions and expressed how they were appreciative of the School's concern for its students' overall growth and development.
DPS RANCHI HOSTED A WEBINAR ON STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR CLASS IX STUDENTS
In order to motivate and give top-notch counselling in this pervasive situation of pandemic , a webinar of one hour was conducted by DPS Ranchi for students of class IX on 24th April, 2021 at 11:00am . Ninety students from different sections of class IX registered their enthusiastic presence in it.
The session was presided over by Mrs. Naaz Khan, a renowned counsellor. The topic of the webinar was 'Stress Identification and Stress Management'
Mrs. Naaz discussed about the various types of stress that students generally face during their teenage .The main concern of their stress being long hours of online classes, the distractions faced during online classes and to some extent the fear of meeting their parents' expectations.
Then she came up with productive suggestions to overcome such mental stress. According to her, self-love, self-confidence and positive thoughts and focus on one' goal play an important role in reducing mental stress.
The webinar turned out to be effective, interactive and helpful in reducing stress.
DPS RANCHI HOSTED A COUNSELLING SESSION FOR CLASS X STUDENTS
Adversity is inevitable but difficulties or misfortunes should not keep us from achieving our goals and finding the happiness we are trying to seek in our work and in our life.
In keeping with this idea an Interactive session was conducted for the students of class X ( ten). Ms. Naaz Khan who is.a renowned counsellor was invited by DPS Ranchi to motivate the children.
The focus was mainly on how the children coping with the present situation. Children pointed out how much they were missing the interaction that took place during physical classes .Questions like how to overcome fear or how to deal with issues like generation gap were also taken up. Ms. Naaz encouraged the children to be free and frank with their parents and also motivated them to think positive. She also pointed out that we should not allow the sense of fear to overpower us or rule us.
On the whole it was a very interesting session and the children felt that such a session was very much needed at this hour.
"GRATITUDE IS THE MOST EXQUISITE FORM OF COURTESY"- JACQUES MARITAIN
A virtual session on 'How to be thankful' was conducted for Class II of DPS, Ranchi on Saturday, by Mrs. Ritika Lakhotia, an Influencer and Soft Skill trainer. In an exceedingly immersive session, the spirit of gratitude and appreciation was instilled in the young ones. In the session Mrs. Lakhotia conferred about how important it is to be grateful in life for everything the Almighty has blessed us with ; how Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
Making the session more gripping a thanksgiving game was planned for the little ones, in which they actively participated and spoke about all the things they are thankful of in their life. They relished the session and learnt about the feeling of gratitude.
Dr. Ram Singh,
Principal, DPS Ranchi, praised the session and asserted that we should develop
an attitude of gratitude and should appreciate everything in life.
DPS RANCHI ORGANISES A WEBINAR ON INTEGRATING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ACROSS PEDAGOGIES
An Online Awareness and Capacity Building
Programme for teachers of Classes VI to IX on Artificial Intelligence was
organized on 3 April 2021 . The session introduced the Integration of
Artificial Intelligence across Pedagogies at the secondary level. The online
awareness session covered topics such as introducing AI to students, jobs
related to AI, Why AI etc.
Teachers from IT and Language Departments enabled teachers to guide their students in a better way by integrating AI with various subjects.
The overall experience was a wholesome one and the take-away from the sessions, vastly worthy. DPS Ranchi continues to keep up the innovation quotient even in the times of the global pandemic, staying abreast with the state of the art technologies in contemporary education.
DPS RANCHI ORGANISED AN INSIGHTFUL WEBINAR ON NLP FOR CLASS NURSERY CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS
Learning NLP is like learning the language of our own mind. Neuro Linguistic Programming(NLP) is the study of excellent communication ; both with ourselves and with others. The very informative session organised on 17.02.2021 ( Wednesday) was presided by The Sagar sisters , Ms. Manesha and Ms. Nidhie ; Licensed NLP Practitioners and trainers ( NFNLP, USA). They are the founders of the organisation *KEY TO YOU*, which is created for the sole purpose of empowering individuals in order to bring excellence in all aspects of life.
Dr. Ram Singh ,
Principal DPS RANCHI, appreciated the session stating that NLP helps us develop
our logical , emotional and intuitive intelligence, which are particularly
useful to survive and thrive in the world today
BLESSED ARE THE CURIOUS, FOR THEY SHALL HAVE ADVENTURE
Delhi Public School,Sail Township, Ranchi, organised a virtual DOODLING SESSION for the tiny tots of Nursery on 13th Feb,2021.
The webinar was presided by KANUPRIYA SINDHU, a prolific blogger and founder of a children's e-magazine ,'KIDDINGLY'. An alumna of HAAS Business School, UC Berkeley, Ms.Kanupriya is a digital strategist by profession and currently heads the Product & Growth function of leading EdTech startup.
The session was quite creative and fun-filled and would prove itself the best in nurturing the tiny creative minds leading towards the world full of artistic talents.
Dr.Ram Singh, Principal Dps Ranchi emphasized that in today's scenario such creative skills are of utmost importance as they teach and train little minds to be creative and happy in their own tiny world.
Delhi Public School , Sail Township ,Ranchi conducted a webinar on 'GLOBAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES' in accountancy and finance for the students of classes 9 and 11 on 3rd February,2021.
The career counselling session was hosted by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) which is a global body for professional accountants. The presiding resource person was Mr.Krishan Mishra , Head North & East India , ACCA . He was accompanied by Mr.N Muralidharan , the moderator for the session .
The webinar started with an interactive warm up session for the students which included – recognition of few brand signs and The Why? Game . The Why ? game is a collection of lateral thinking exercises which was quite innovative and interesting .
ACCA in India is working with 97+leading universities and colleges like
1. Christ University (Bangalore, Delhi NCR)
2. Birla Institute of Management Technology(BIMTECH )
3. Symbiosis (Pune) etc.
ACCA is a globally recognized degree , providing international qualification while in school.
Foundation in Accountancy (FIA) is programme in which students of class 9 to 12 can enroll to earn an international qualification at the age of 12 to 18 years .The curriculum of ACCA & CBSE on these three subjects are very similar.
Thus, the session was quite interactive , informative and beneficial for the beginners who are to set their career goals towards professional accountancy. The students were given an insight about the ample opportunities in this area across the globe . The session wound up with a formal vote of thanks .
DPS RANCHI ORGANISED A WEBINAR ON SUCCESS HABITS, TIME MANAGEMENT AND HOLISTIC WELLNESS
This COVID 19 situation has brought diverse and disparate challenges along with it. Undoubtedly, the deleterious effects of the PANDEMIC are SYNERGISTIC rather than ADDITIVE and have influenced the Children and Adolescents adjustments in a cascading fashion. It has affected the dynamics of almost every field. Hence, it has become imperative to fortify the youth by equipping them with crucial and obligatory life-skills so that they could manoeuvre themselves to success with ease and gusto.
Keeping this in mind DPS RANCHI organised an EDIFYING webinar on Success Habits, Time Management and Holistic Wellness on 29 January 2021 for Class XI students. The webinar, which was hosted by T|L|N THE LEARNING NETWORK, was conducted on CISCO WEBEX PLATFORM. The Learning Network [T|L|N] is a learning & development venture based in Ranchi with primary focus in life-skills training and competency enhancement programmes for school going students and working executives.
The strings of the work-shop were pulled by the presiding mentor Dr Chinmoy Kumar, the Founder of The Learning Network. An avid researcher and educationist, Kumar has over 20 publications to his credit. He has presented as a Plenary Speaker at various forums and has also conducted several workshops for students and executives. Currently, he teaches Human Resource Management at IMS, Ranchi University.
The intent and objective of the exercise was to help the students to identify the key success traits of the high performers, find reasons to stay motivated under adverse situations and environments, improvise upon time management and build effective personal routine, help understand the importance of wellness and personal hygiene from a long-term perspective and harbour a hard-working attitude and a growth mindset.
Dr. Ram Singh, Principal DPS Ranchi, emphasised that in today's scenario concurrent developing of these requisite life skills with the subject skills are of vital importance as combinedly they will pave the path to ADVANCEMENT AND ACHIEVEMENT. Further, he added that the repercussions of COVID-19 on children and adolescents mental health are multidimensional hence workshops of the kind have become a compulsory requirement as they help to mar the adverse effects by building OPTIMISTIC MINDSET.
WEBINAR ON DENTAL HYGIENE AT DPS RANCHI
DPS, Ranchi organised an insightful webinar on Dental Hygiene on 21.1.21( Friday) for the students of class Prep. On this occasion Dr. Nitu Singh a skilled Dentist and an eminent personality in the field of health and medicine presided the session.
She shared her views on the importance of oral health and it's effect on overall health and practices necessary to have healthy teeth. The little ones talked and learnt about the importance of dental care.
Dr. Ram Singh, Principal DPS, Ranchi appreciated the innovative step and stated that the young citizens should have the knowledge and practices necessary to maintain dental hygiene.
" Start your morning with a SMILE
A SMILE can solve any problem."
DPS RANCHI ORGANISED A DELIGHTFUL WEBINAR ON STORYTELLING FOR CLASS NURSERY CHILDREN
Bringing alive the language learning and creating an immersive experience, the Storytelling session held on 19.01.2021( Tuesday), was mesmerising to the core.
Ms. Richa Sinha, who presided the event, is a certified , performance storyteller ; equipped with a Diploma in Storytelling ( Kathalaya, Bangalore ). She is the Founder of The StoryMunch, a theatrical venture in Jamshedpur. Her latest project has been, *Katha Parab*, the first Jharkhand Storytelling Festival.
The little munchkins, listening to the story presented by Ms. Sinha sat dumbfounded and enjoyed thoroughly the magic unfolding before their eyes.
Dr. Ram Singh, Principal DPS RANCHI, asserted that stories engage our curiosity, emotions and imaginations; and provide new perspectives too.
DPS RANCHI CELEBRATES “NATIONAL MATHEMATICS DAY”
There was a jubilant celebration of National Mathematics Day on December 22, 2020 at DPS Ranchi on the Virtual Platform to recognize and celebrate the works of Srinivasa Ramanujan, an Indian Mathematical Genius also known as the Man who Knew Infinity.
The webinar was presided by the Mathematical Legend from Jharkhand, Dr K C Prasad [Ex HOD Dept. of Mathematics, Ex Director Academic Staff College Ranchi University and Ex Regional Co-Ordinator NBHM] along with the Man with the leading edge, Dr Ram Singh, Principal DPS Ranchi.
The ingenious PRMO aspirants from the school were facilitated and inspired by the Guest speaker sufficiently. Mr. Prasad explained to the students how Mathematics can prove to be ground breaking.The sagacious Guest speaker also encouraged them to love challenges as Mathematicians should love to try unsolved problems. Students as well as teachers were engaged in several mind-bending activities.
Dr. Ram Singh, the enterprising and industrious Principal of the institution, explained the significance of the day and said that students should take inspiration from Srinivasa Ramanujan who though did not receive any formal education yet made Important Contributions to the field of Mathematics. He further added that THEY SHOULD SUBTRACT LIMITATIONS AND ADD POSSIBILITIES TO THEIR LIFE TO MULTIPLY THEIR CHANCES TO SUCCEED.
DPS TEACHERS ATTEND AN INSIGHTFUL WEBINAR ON “NEWS AND INFORMATION LITERACY”
A very edifying and insightful webinar was organised on 19 December 2020 at DPS Ranchi for the teachers of classes VI to VIII. It was hosted by Factshala- Indian Media Literacy Network and was co-ordinated by the HOD, Department of English; Delhi Public School Ranchi. The presiding Resource-person Mrs Rashmi Verma [Senior Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, National University; Jharkhand] commenced the webinar cum workshop with an orientation video to make the objective and aim perspicuous for the participants.
With the ppt presentation the trainer elucidated some of the disastrous effects of fake information and clarified the definitions of Misinformation, Disinformation and Propaganda and guided the teachers how to protect themselves from these things. . She also mentioned some provisions of Indian Penal Code for safety and made the participants acquainted with a few Google apps which can be downloaded to verify the authenticity of any news or photograph released on social media.
Dr Ram Singh, Principal DPS Ranchi appreciated and acknowledged the advantages of such workshops. Further he advocated them by saying that they could be used as fortification tools in this time of crisis.
*DPS RANCHI ORGANISED AN INSIGHTFUL WEBINAR ON MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS FOR THE MOTHERS OF CLASS NURSERY CHILDREN*
As the corona virus pandemic sweeps across the world, it is causing widespread concerns , fear and stress ; all of which are natural reactions to the uncertain situation that everyone finds themselves in. To provide psychological support and assistance in these unprecedented times to the mothers of the youngest Dipsites, DPS Ranchi organised an engaging session presided by *Ms. Preeti Sinha* (Masters in Clinical Psychology, International Diploma holder in guidance and counselling ). *Ms. Sinha is working as a volunteer counsellor under the initiative , MANODARPAN*.
MANODARPAN is an initiative of MHRD to provide psychosocial support to students and is a wonderful step taken towards Prime minister's vision of AtmaNirbhar Bharat.
Addressing the mental health concerns of our little ones , Ms. Sinha briefed the mothers that their children may be experiencing unhappiness, anxiety or fear; and they have to play a pivotal role in maintaining mental well - being of their kids.
*Raise the praise to nurture self esteem in kids* was the main topic of the session.
Dr. Ram Singh,
Principal DPS Ranchi appreciated the innovative step ; and stated that
improving mental health of our children will enhance the productive potential
of our youngest citizens.
"EVERY PROBLEM HAS A SOLUTION" : DPS RANCHI CONDUCTS AN ENLIGHTENING WORKSHOP ON VEDIC MATHEMATICS FOR STD 3 STUDENTS.
"Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations and algorithms : it is about UNDEDRSTANDING."
An online workshop on 'Vedic Mathematics' was organized at DPS, Ranchi for the students of Std 3 on 18th December. The motive of the workshop was to instill more interest into the students for Mathematics, simplify the complex calculations and make them aware about the alternative methods of solving the Mathematical sums in a faster way.
The workshop was conducted by the Resource-person Ms. Arti Anand who is having 10+ years of experience in the field of Vedic Mathematics. She illustrated how Vedic Mathematics which is a collection of Techniques/Sutras, can be used to solve mathematical arithmetic in easy and faster way. With some innovative and interesting skills of problem solving, she gave interesting tips to calculate and learn tables easily.
Principal Dr. Ram Singh, remarked that conducting these sort of programmes through which the students get benefitted has always been the priority of DPS Ranchi. Through such workshops we can develop skills among students according to their interests.