The curriculum envisages individualized learning acumen and seeks to explore the potential of students in acquiring substantial acknowledge and skills through academic rigors. With greater academic orientation and research skills in core academic areas, students would evolve as judicious young adults with a sense of real self-estimate having true values and principles.
In-House Teachers’ Training on Strengthening Assessment and Evaluation was organized by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Sahodaya School Complex, Ranchi, on 30th July 2023 at Bridgeford School. Around 17 schools participated in this session. The training session was inaugurated by Dr. Ram Singh, Principal , DPS, Sail Township Ranchi and President of Sahodaya School Complex, Ranchi, along with Mr. P.S. Kalra, Principal ,Vikas Vidyalaya and General Secretary of Sahodaya School Complex, Ranchi.
Mr. Amit Singh, Principal , ODM Sapphire Global School, Ranchi, was the resource person for the training. The session commenced with the Lighting of the Lamp, followed by a welcome song performed by the school choir. Mr. Ram Singh addressed the teachers, motivating them to upgrade themselves to cater to the needs of the changing times. Mr. P. S. Kalra also encouraged the teachers and appreciated their keen desire for learning. Mrs. Seema Chitlangia, Principal ,Bridgeford School, presented plants as a token of honour and appreciation to the Honourable Principals .
The session turned out to be interesting and engaging .
Following schools participated in the training session :-
Delhi Public School, Lala Lajpat Rai Bal Mandir Sr Sec School, Guru Nanak Higher Secondary School, DAV Public School Dhurwa, Bridgeford School Tupudana, G & H High School, Vikas Vidyalaya, Ursuline Convent School, Khalari, Cambrian Public School, SaraswatI Shishu Vidya Mandir, Dhurwa, Tender Heart Sr Sec School, L A Garden High School, R B Spring Dale Public School, Sharda Global School, South Point Public School, Calcutta Public School, Ormanjhi, Seven Stars Academy, R.T.C. High School Buti.
The scholastic areas are as follows:
(i) Languages include Hindi and English .The curricula in languages focus on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and, hence, develop effective communicative proficiencies.
(ii) Social Sciences (Geography, History, Economics and Political Science. Learners appreciate and value everyone’s right to feel respected and safe, and, also understand their Fundamental Rights and Duties and behave responsibly in the society.
(iii) Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics etc.)
(iv) Mathematics includes acquiring the concepts related to number sense, operation sense, computation, measurement, geometry, probability and statistics, the skill to calculate and organize, and the ability to apply this knowledge and acquired skills in their daily life.
We acknowledge the 21st century need for mobility, flexibility, and alternate pathways to learning and self-actualization. we are transitioning from the rote learning theory based education system to concept based education system. we are bound to promote Holistic education as well As “each student’s holistic development in both academic and non-academic spheres”.
We’ve already shifted assessment gears to a Diagnostic approach from content based assessment to a competency based with the ongoing emphasis on transforming assessment of optimising learning and the holistic development of all students in tandem with the environment .The focus is on regular formative and competency based learning and on assessment for learning, testing of higher order skills analysis ,critical thinking and conceptual clarity , multimedia assessment through multiple choice questions to reach the top bracket of Bloom’s taxonomy, learning through reasoning, storytelling ,podcasts, puppetry etc. Report cards are becoming 360 degree holistic progress cards that will give comprehensive feedback on skills and capabilities with the focus and 21st century skills ,scientific temperament and evidence-based thinking, creativity and innovativeness, sense of aesthetics and art ,oral and written communication, health and nutrition, physical education, wellness, fitness and sports ,collaboration and teamwork, problem solving and logical reasoning coding and computational thinking, environmental awareness, water and resources conservation etc.