A research paper presentation and exhibition of learning resources by Early Years team of Manav Rachna International Schools was organized by Faculty of Education, Manav Rachna University. Enthusiastic teachers displayed resources on Literacy, Numeracy, Hindi and GES. The keynote speaker at the event was Prof. Padma Yadav from NCERT who shared the concept of Samagra Shiksha. The event witnessed the august presence of Dr. Amit Bhalla, VP, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI) as the Guest of Honour, who shared the role of teacher as a facilitator in the digital world. Mrs. Deepika Bhalla, Executive Director, MRIS-14, Faridabad was the Chief Guest for the event. She encouraged the teachers to create libraries for Early Years.
Our Founder Visionary Dr O.P. Bhalla was fondly remembered at the event as his vision of creating synergy between schools and higher Education Institutes is being implemented. Mrs. Sanyogita Sharma, Director-MRIS and Faculty of Education, MRU shared that learning outcome based curriculum has been followed at MRIS since its inception in 2006 as would be proposed by New Education Policy 2018.
Eight teams from Manav Rachna International Schools in Gurugram, Faridabad, and Noida presented their papers based on the role of enabling environment, circle time, cognitive learning, performing and visual arts in effective learning at Early Years. The papers presented by the teachers were based on best practices and case studies from their everyday classrooms. It all summarized into a child centered constructivist classroom at Manav Rachna International Schools, which was greatly appreciated by the experts. Introducing InnPra (Innovative Practices) at Early Years was also the part of discussion.
Dr Babita Parashar, HoD, Faculty of Education committed to facilitate avenues of research based teacher education at all stages of school.