Delhi Public School, RK Puram hosted an interactive workshop for History teachers of Delhi &NCR on 8th August 2015.The event was co-ordinated by Ms. Padma Srinivasan, Head of the Department of History under the patronage of the Principal, Dr. D R Saini.
Mr.DT Sudharsan Rao, Joint secretary and In-charge, (Academics & Training) CBSE, gave the keynote address. The programme comprised of interactive sessions to facilitate the teaching and learning process.
The first session, ‘New approaches the teaching of History’ was addressed by Prof. Malay Neerav, Joint Dean, Delhi University &faculty at St. Stephens College.
In the next session was about “Project work in History” and was dealt by Mr Sandeep Sethi, Education Officer, CBSE. He advised the participant teachers to make the project , a fun activity for the students.The teachers were divided in to groups to plan out projects.
In the 3rd session, teachers brain stormed and listed out the topics which were challenging and which most of their students found difficult to study.
The last session was a face to face interaction with Ms.Sugandha Sharma, Associate Professor/Additional Director & Incharge (Research and Innovation), CBSE, about the anomalies in class IX and X question papers, difficulties and challenges faced by the examinees and the examiners during board examinations and ways to deal with them.
Ms.S.Sharma congratulated all the teachers for their sincere effort and hard work which resulted in excellent results in History Board Exams in recent years. She attributed it to the introduction of project work in the subject.
The workshop concluded with the valedictory function and the teachers were given certificates by Ms .Sugandha Sharma.