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The world is coming together to combat the unprecedented challenge of Covid-19.We are thankful to the parents who have donated the books . We also request the parents who have not been able to donate the books (only text books not notebooks or workbook) of the last session which are in good condition for the underprivileged. Kindly hand them over to the school guard by 30th May. Your effort is appreciated.

    Ritsumeikan University, Japan
     
    A team of 15 students of classes 11 and 12 along with their Japanese language teacher, Mrs. Vandana Jain attended a webinar on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 organised by Ritsumeikan University, Japan. The main undergraduate programmes (English medium) conducted at the university are:
    GS Major – Global Studies Major, Department of International Relations, College of International Relations 
    JD Program – American University - Ritsumeikan University Joint Degree Program, College of International Relations
    CRPS Major – Community and Regional Policy Studies Major, Department of Policy Science, College of Policy Science
    ISSE Course – Information Systems Science and Engineering Course, Department of Information Science and Engineering, College of Information Science and Engineering
    GLA – College of Global Liberal Arts
    The topic of the webinar was “Application Handbook 2021- An Introduction and Deep Dive!”
     The duration of the webinar was about 40 minutes, followed by 20 minutes of Q/A round.
    The resource person, Mr. Jeremy explained about the application process and also guided students  by giving a few tips to make a successful application.

      WEBINAR ON WRITING IMPRESSIVE LOR

      Cialfo  hosted a Webinar on Tuesday May 12, 2020  on the topic 'Letters of recommendation-  real butter/cheese of the application!' which was attended by our teachers Mrs.Shruti Mishra, Mrs.Manisha Sen, Mrs. Anindita Banerjee and Mrs.Annapoorna Siddhartha.

      It was conducted by Ms.Amrita Ghulati - Assistant Director, Global Education and Strategic Programmes, Ashoka University, India.She focussed on one of the most critical parts of the student's application for admission - Letters of Recommendation.

      Key takeaways of the session were:

      -Letters of recommendation can help bring 'alive' the applicant to the admissions committee.

      -Understanding the power and impact of this component of the student application, places huge responsibility on the shoulders of the counselors.

      - explore some ways to strengthen those shoulders to execute this task more smoothly.

      The Webinar encouraged the teachers to

      make the process of writing LOR collaborative, fun and hopefully more manageable and meaningful.

      [6:24 PM, 5/13/2020] Mrs Annapoorna Siddhartha: Sir, this is the report of a webinar, approved by the Principal.Pl upload it on web.

        WEBINAR ON HINDI LANGUAGE TEACHING
        A webinar on Hindi Language teaching was organized by Mrs Manju Sharma of Madhuban Publishers on 2nd May 2020 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. It was attended by three Hindi language teachers of Arwachin International School, Mrs Deepika Chawla, Ms Poonam Batra and Mrs Shuchi Kaushik. The webinar provided various innovative ways of Hindi Language teaching (especially for classes 1-5) along with ideas for creating interest in the language among students. The teachers also discussed the problems that they face in day to day classroom teaching. The resource person, Mrs Manju Sharma provided innovative solutions for the problems shared. The webinar was interesting as well as informative.

          Webinar on Emotional Intelligence

          Indus Training and Research Institute (ITARI), Bangalore, organised a webinar on Emotional Intelligence of teachers on May 2nd, 2020. The speaker was Ms. Mala Palani.
          The times are turbulent. Various ways have been developed to engage students using different technologies. This is also a time for deep reflection and to up skill ourselves so that we are ready to face whatever challenges lie ahead.
          The hands-on webinar was to help 21st century teachers to understand their new roles and strategies to approach learning. It was solely conducted to share best practices and pool the available resources to constructively engage and enhance the classroom learning roles.
          Ms. Mala Palani stressed as the need of high EI required by a teacher to balance her emotions as well as cater to the changing needs of learners and ways to approach learning.
          She explained about Emotional Intelligence which is an indispensable leadership skill for teachers. They need to have an ability to monitor their emotions to study its impact on their students and their learning which empowers them to bring laser sharp focus to education. With the world going more and more complex, teachers often fail to govern their emotions which lead to overwhelming consequences. She shared many strategies to deal with emotions for better adaptability, leadership and collaboration.
          Many teachers of Arwachin International School attended this highly informative webinar. 

            To fight against corona do Fitness workout

            Many countries are now under lock-down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. While we are stuck inside, it is important for us to understand the need of keeping active, fit and healthy for our physical and mental well-being.

            Keeping this in mind, the Physical Education Department of Arwachin International School, has come up with a great initiative of conducting live fitness sessions every Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m through the school's Facebook page for the children and their parents. It has been welcomed by the students who join the session in huge numbers.

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