Video Conference with a School of Ukraine - 26th October 2016
“Technology is best when it brings people together”
A video conference was organized in the on 26 th October 2016 where the students interacted with students of Ukraine on the topic Faith, Values and Community through the platform of Generation Global . Technology plays a crucial role in the transformation of society. It is instrumental that video conferencing impacts students' success and motivation to learn. Synchronous conferencing enhanced teaching and learning by exchanging and sharing experiences and opinions, posing questions and discussion, giving and receiving feedback. The students explored new understandings presented by the students on the other side. The response and enthusiasm of students demonstrates the importance of this issue within the community. The insights provided through these findings support a better understanding of global issues. A number of benefits were linked to the project. From the students' perspective, they were able to discuss the problems of their community .
Learning beyond boundries - Visit to Partners Schools in U.K
It was a matter of great pride when Mrs. Minoo Bhatia, Co-ordinator at Secondary Level and Mrs. Sonali Chopra, Co-ordinator a Nursery Level visited the partner schools, St. Bedes and Wade Deacon High School, U.K. The visit was very enriching as teaching pedagogic and learning styles were exchanged to facilitate young learners with innovative classroom conditions so that the students are groomed and are equipped to be the confident global leaders of tomorrow.
Video Conferencing with Father Henry Carr Secondary School, Canada - 23rd May 2013
In order to provide the students a Global platform, the school has initiated this program in collaboration with Tony Blair Foundation which has come into existence to establish peace, harmony and brotherhood among the people of the world irrespective of any caste,creed, religion, views or countries etc. The students at MAPS had video conference with the students of Father Henry Carr at Canada exchanging their views on the same. Many more such programs will be organized ahead.
Connecting and Learning
The School was a proud host to delegates from St. Bede's Catholic Junior School, UK. Madam Faith Tiernan, Deputy Head Teacher, and Madam Steph Llyod Green, Art Teacher visited the school premises and exchanged the teaching pedagogies with the School. They interacted with the students and staff members to learn more about the activities and learning in the school. Ideas and thoughts were shared for future collaborative projects to be undertaken in the future so that the partnership remains sustainable and soars greater heights.
Principal visits U.K. under Exchange Programme
To take the partnership a step ahead for better collaboration, the Principal visited the partner school St. Bedes Catholic Junior School & Wade Decan High School, UK under the Exchange Programme sponsored by British Council and paved the way for a better and constructive use of education for global understanding. They discussed about the proposed projects for the next session and how the children can be made to be more inclined towards a better partnership with each other through a no. of collaborative projects.
The perpetual effort of the school to maintain peace and harmony reached its peak when it won the ”GOLD AWARD” by the organization ”FACE TO FAITH”, renowned for its contribution in the field of involving the students, the leaders of tomorrow, for this noble cause. The school feels proud to be one of the recipient of the most prestigious award for remarkable performance in video conferencing with students of other schools across the globe and promote peace in the prevailing era of violence and terror for sustainable grown of the nation.
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AWARD (ISA)
Glorious moments raised their head at Mount Abu for its exemplary achievement in receiving the INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AWARD (ISA) from British Council highlighting the strenuous effort of the school in incorporating international dimensions in curriculum, thus globalizing the present trend of education in the school and equipping the children with enhanced skills to compete with the ever changing world. The school feels highly privileged to have become one of the leading institutions under the able guidance great visionaries, the chairman of the school Sh. D.N Arora and the Principal Madam Jyoti Arora whose consistent hardwork and determination always act as a source of inspiration for all to proceed ahead with pride and confidence.
The Principal received the ISA Award at a special ceremony held in Kolkatta.The award is a benchmark for school's continuous endeavors in establishing an international ethos in the school premises which is an imperative requisite in today's globalised world
VISIT TO CHINA
It was indeed a great privilege for the Principal of the School to be a member of the CBSE delegation team to China from 25th October to 1st November, 2013 to observe the teaching of Mandarin language in schools in China and interact with teachers willing to come to India to teach the language .
The visit proved out to be a new enriching experience as it gave a wonderful platform to know more about the culture of the country . The visit provided the opportunity to see the classroom-teaching, laboratories play fields and the methodology of teaching the Chinese as well as English language which will surely help to enhance the ties
It was undoubtedly a wonderful programme which helped to bring the two nations closer through educational practice and can lead to newer trends in the education field.
Delegates from Wade Deacon High School, UK - 21st October 2013
It was a matter of great pride when the delegates from UK School, Wade Deacon High School visited the school premises. The delegation consisted of Ms. Michele Bacon, Deputy Headmistress, Ms. Phil Noone, English Teacher and Mr. Mathew Camvell, Physical Education Trainer. The visit strengthened the partnership and gave the school a chance to collaborate with International peers. The visit provided a platform where educators and learners could explore global issues, tackle challenges and get prepared to wor in global economy.
Video Conference with SMAN 5 Dipansar Secondary School, Indonesia - 2nd August 2013
The Students of Mount Abu School were fortunate enough to get the privilege to be involved in video conference with SMAN 5 Dipansar School of Indonesia organised by Tony Blair Foundation. The feeling of being connected to the other students across the globe instilled in them an extra ounce of zeal and they shared their views about what in the school community attracts them, how faith is perceived and culture is followed by others. They helped the students to know about the culture followed at Bali and inculcated in them the respect for other religions.
Multi Point Video Conferencing - 31st July 2013
The Students of Mount Abu School had a novel experience of being provided with an International platform to put forth their views in the form of multipoint video confrence organised by Tony Blair Foundation with three other Schools namely DPS Rohini, D.A.V, Pushpanjali Enclave and Salvan Public School, Rajender Nagar on 31st July, 2013. With boundless curiosity and wondrous thrill they discussed about all Indian festivals in a session of about one and a half hour. This helped to add to their knowledge about mythological stories behind various festivals and provided new dimensions to their creative and analytical skills
UK Delegates visited the School
Whatever the mind can believe , it can achieve”
It was a moment of great pride and honour when Ms. Angela Paget, Head Teacher and Ms. Faith Tiernan, Deputy Head Teacher of St. Bedes Primary School, Widnes, U.K. visited the School premises under the mutual exchange programme supported by British Council. The visit facilitated a better understanding and helped the children get more awareness about the world around.
The interactive session of the delegates from U.K with the staff and students of Mount Abu Public School provided a platform for enriched learning that unleashed the potential of learner that would surely facilitate effective leaning in both the institutions.
Proud recipient of internationally acclaimed SOE Global Education Award 2012
Its a matter of great honour and pride for the School being awarded " an Outstanding School of the Year Award" under SOE Global Education Award 2012 for its extra ordinary work in the field of education taking into consideration its infrastructure, facilities provided to the students, curriculum, a wide range of International activities and awards won by the school.
Learning beyond the boundaries
Learning beyond the boundaries is always an embodiment of high intellectual charisma that kindles the spirits to move ahead with glory. The school provides international approach in education through the active participation in ISA Programme, an initiative by British Council . The programme recognizes the exceptional practice in adding an international dimension to school curriculum. The process of working towards the recognition provides a framework that identifies school's priorities for international work. The activities approved by British Council's team of scholars enabled students of the school appreciate and value diversity of cultures and an ability to relate to global issues pertaining to sustainable development
VISIT TO JAPAN UNDER JENESYS PROGRAM 2014
we are proud to announce that Akshay Anand, one of the student members of the Eco club of the School participated in Jenesys Program 2014 sponsored by the Japanese International Corporation Centre (JICE) in collaboration with the Department of Environment, Govt. of NCT, Delhi, India . He visited Japan under this program. Under the program, the Japanese Government undertook a new youth exchange program between Japan and Asian countries to revitalize the Japanese economy and promote global understandings on Japanese Values and Environmental issues. The entire program took place at Fukuoka, Japan. The trip was from 26th May,2014 to 3rd June, 2014
Ms Kate Harris and Peter from Oxford University Publishing House
"Diversity is the widening of the mind and the spirit." The School was a proud host to Ms Kate Harris and Peter from Oxford University Publishing House, The visit facilitated mutual understanding of the countries pedagogical methodologies and provided an in depth appreciation of the way the educational institute work here.
Japanese Delegates showcasing their skills
To inspire, empower and train the young minds about the expertise available across the globe, a workshop by Japanese Delegates was organised for the holistic and sustainable development of the members of the school. It provided them with the zeal to explore global horizons and broadened their outlook.
Bridging the Gap through JENESYS — JAPAN EXCHANGE PROGRAMME
School got a chance of international recognition when one of its students, Sonam Bajaj got selected for the JENESYS programme, combined initiative by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. Of India and Central Board of Secondary Education, for promoting the exchange programme with Japan .Her visit and interaction with the students abroad will help in exploring the world beyond the country and broaden her horizon. The experiences with the students all across the country will help in implementing better practices of education so that the students can be made the better leaders of tomorrow.
Manan Singhal of class X was also the proud young scholar to visit Japan under the programme of Jenesys in the Nov Batch 2012, He was one of those children who got selected for the programme on the basis of academics and performance in co-curricular activities .The students had a wonderful time exchanging the school curriculum with each other and knowing more about the culture and tradition of the country. They were taken for the visit to the important tourist place whereby they could learn the beautiful culmination of language and culture. The visit to the land of rising sun was indeed a splendid one and proved out to be the best way to enhance ones knowledge about the world outside.
VISIT BY EMINENT EDUCATIONISTS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE
Ms Mitchell and Ms P.Noone from Wade Deacon High School , U.K.
Aiming at strengthening the bond between Indian and foreign schools by understanding the educational system and culture in each school, MAPS had the privilege of hosting the delegates Michele Bacon, Deputy Head Teacher, Wade Deacon High School and Philomena Noone, Incharge, Student Council, Wade Deacon High School from United Kingdom. It was a great opportunity for the students and the faculty of the school to learn and share more about each other's system of education.
Winning laurels at World Peace Festival
We feel proud to inform that the School bagged 3rd Position in the Poster Making Competition "Confluence 2012- The 13th World Unity & World Peace Festival" organized by CITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL, LUCKNOW where in 77 schools participated at National & International Level.