A workshop on Capacity Building on Life Skills was held on May 11, 2019 at Delhi Public School, RK Puram for the teachers of DPS, Vasant Vihar and East of Kailash.A total of 82 teachers participated in the day long workshop which started off at 9 am and went on till 4:30pm.
The Vice Principal Dr.Renu Nayar felicitated the CBSE Resource Persons Ms Kalpana Kapoor and Ms Akanksha Arora as well as delivered the Welcome Address. The workshop started with an ice- breaking activity to familiarize the participants with the theme. Each participant was to draw something on the board and relate to the same.The activity based on individual drawings led to a healthy discussion on one’s personality traits.
The sessions were divided into Pre and Post Lunch sessions. The pre lunch sessions were based on Perspective Building on Life Skills and Transacting Life Skills .There were a number of thought-provoking activities based on the themes which helped teachers getting to know themselves better and managing their emotions well. Each activity was carried out in a detailed fashion and participants were given a holistic understanding of the different skills to handle specific situations.
The post lunch sessions were divided into Integrating Life Skills with Other Subjects and Familiarization with Life Skills through Activities. The teacher’s hand out was used for the activities and its objectives. The workshop, also, aimed at cultivating livelihood skills beside life skills.Moreover, the workshop was largely designed to facilitate teachers to further regulate their classrooms and an insight on self- awareness.
The workshop concluded with the distribution of certificates to the participants by Ms Kalpana Kapoor and Ms Akanksha Arora.