‘Updation of Teaching Methodology’ – a Business Studies workshop

The Business Studies Society of Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram organized a workshop on the Updation of Teaching Methodology for teachers on 13 May 2014. Over 97 teachers from renowned schools of Delhi and the NCR were present. The chief guest for the occasion was the New Zealand High Commissioner designate, Mr. Grahame Morton. Dr. P.C Jain, the Principal of the Sri Ram College of Commerce was the Guest of Honour. The other speakers on the occasion were Mrs. Meena Goel, the Principal of the Nav Hind Girls Senior Secondary School who has been in the curriculum committee of the CBSE for the last 20 years; Mr. Sandeep Sethi, Education Officer, CBSE, who trains and mentors teachers at the Training Resource Centre (TRC) and Ms. Bhuvana Ravi, the Director of Abhay Capital Services Pvt. Ltd. The guests were warmly received by the Principal, Dr. D.R Saini; and the Head of the Department of Business Studies, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra along with her team of teachers. Also present were the Vice Principal, Mrs.Shobha Mehta; Mrs.Pushpa Agarwal, Vice Principal, DPS Shiksha Kendra; and Headmistress, DPS R.K.Puram, Mrs.Anita Singh.

The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp followed by a soothing performance by the Indian music choir. The students of DPS Shiksha Kendra presented an energetic dance which received a huge round of applause from the audience.

The first speaker for the day, Ms.Meena Goel shared her views about the new pattern of the paper introduced by the CBSE. Addressing the gathering, the Guest of Honour, Dr. P.C. Jain talked about how a principal transforms a school and how teachers make a difference in the quality of life of students. The third speaker, Mr.Sandeep Sethi, discussed the 20 marks project which has been introduced in the Business Studies curriculum this year. The teachers from the various schools presented short skits on the topic-‘Principles of Management’. Finally, the last speaker for the day, Ms. Bhuvana Ravi, shared her views about equity markets and the type of investors in the market.

The workshop proved to be a fruitful one for all as everyone carried back home a box full of memories to cherish.