Students of class XII attended a workshop on Study and Exam Skills conducted by Ms Kriti Munjal, Clinical Psychologist, Fortis Healthcare. The focus of the session was to make the students aware of what should they do to achieve what they plan. Ms Munjal told the students that exams are like life skills and they should take exams as a routine and not a special occasion. The students were made aware of ways to avoid procrastination and improve their concentration. Furthermore, they were given tips on effective reading. The session ended on a high note where students shared their concerns and cleared their exam- stress related doubts.
Students of class XII explored the opportunities to pursue their higher studies in the USA and Canada. Representatives from University of Guelph, Canada and Columbia College, USA made the students aware about the programs available there and the procedure to apply. An open session was also organized for the students where they asked their queries and cleared their doubts.
Beginning with Chemistry, a number of workshops were organized for Class XII students, which provided coverage of the entire syllabus in a nutshell including the exam tips and strategies to prepare for Board exam. The subject experts discussed not only the examination pattern, but also the marking scheme followed by the board. The first session was conducted by Mr S.K. Munjal, Chemistry expert and mentor. The workshop for Business Studies was conducted by Mr. Tapan Pathak, for Physics, Biology and Computer Science by Mr. Sudhanshu Bajaj, Ms. Lisha and Ms. Gurmeet respectively.
KIIT World School organised a talk by Mr Parvez Sagar, Senior Assistant Editor, AajTak, on the occasion of National Journalism Day. The session was graced by Dr Sangeeta Bhatia, Principal, Dr T. P. Singh, Director Academics and Mr Anshuman Kamrah, Management Executive. Mr Sagar shared the history and development of journalism from pre independent times to the modern day, highlighting the transition from newspapers to digital media. Focusing on the role of news on radio, he shared interesting facts like the declaration of India’s indepdence was broadcast on BBC. He also talked about the revolution brought by internet in the field of media and journalism, bringing the world closer to our homes. Addressing the students, Mr Parvez Sagar urged them to read newspapers to enhance general knowledge and linguistic capability.
He delved into the nuances of making of news stories, editing and broadcasting of the same. Mentioning the fact that media is the fourth pillar in a democracy, Mr Sagar pointed out the importance of free press and the need of disseminating accurate information. The talk was followed by an interactive session where students asked their queries and received meaningful insights. He also dispelled many myths related to fake news and cautioned the audience to verify the facts before sharing the news on social media. The session concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr T. P. Singh.
KIIT World School organised a theatre workshop for the students so that they understand the nuances of roleplay, expression and enacting with emotions. The workshop was conducted by alumni Vansh Mangla. The workshop began with an introduction to the theatre. Students gained knowledge about the types of theatre and how theatre is involved in their routine life. They were apprised about various aspects involved in theatre-like confidence, courage, imagination, etc. The transformation of imagination into reality with the use of creativity was taught to students. After this, students were divided into groups and were asked to prepare any form of roleplay on any topic. This helped them enhance their confidence, courage, imagination skills. A quality performance was delivered by the students. They also received feedback for their performance.
Math-E-Mania, The Mathematics Club of KIIT World School organized a Workshop on ‘Involvement of Mathematics in sustainable Development Goals’. The Workshop was conducted by the trio Jiya, Rishit and Jaspreet of class VIII, IX, and X respectively. They presented a PPT on Sustainable Development and explained the problem of pollution due to increasing industries and infrastructure and provided solutions in the form of ecofriendly houses, roof top gardens, rainwater harvesting etc. It was followed by the discussion around the topic. The students shared their views and ways about how they have started working for sustainable development goals. Two parents volunteers (Mother of Tanisha Vig of class VI and Mother of Vaibhavi of class VIII also attended the workshop and shared their view points on the issue and appreciated the students for their keen interest.