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Pre primary visits Sunder Nursery

Pre primary visits Sunder Nursery

A Spring excursion to Sunder Nursery was held for the students of Pre-Primary on 12th March 2019. It was a fun filled journey by bus. Sunder Nursery is a heritage park adjacent to the Humayun’s Tomb . Less crowded than the old favourite, Lodhi Garden, the park is home to many rare trees such as the Pink Cedar, Chukka and Popoi. It provides a wide variety of flora and fauna. Our students visited the Sunderwala Burj, Sunderwala Mahal and the Lakkarwala Burj. When you step into the park ,the first monument you see is the Sunder Burj. Stroll inside and...

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Teacher workshop on incorporating the performing arts as a teaching aid

Teacher workshop on incorporating the performing arts as a teaching aid

A workshop on the performing arts was conducted for the teachers of The Foundation School on 7 March. 2019 by Ms. Richa Jain. The objective was one of seeking to engage students in a creative process whereby academic,social and emotional outcomes are successfully achieved. Rhythm and sound, one of the essential elements of all creation cannot be ignored and allowed to limit the development of a child. Art forms cater to all kinds of learners. It may be noticed that even the so called ‘back benchers’ develop confidence if given an opportunity to express themselves as an...

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Class 1 visits Sunder Nursery- “Creating an ecological facet”

Class 1 visits Sunder Nursery- “Creating an ecological facet”

Educational excursions is extremely important for students to explore and discover new knowledge outside the classroom. On 16th February, 2019 we visited the Sunder Nursery with the primary interest of showing students a heritage site where a sustainable environment has been created by inspiration from the traditional Indian concept of harmony between nature, garden and utility. 70 students attended this excursion accompanied by 3 teachers. This site is a well-maintained and picturesque garden – a vast green space in the middle of the city with resplendent trees, a sparkling lake, 15...

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Skype interaction with a teacher in Hungary

Skype interaction with a teacher in Hungary

Nothing can be better than a skype session to upgrade and equip teachers with more resources to extend their classrooms beyond their campus and reach out to the world regardless of the geographical distances. Ms. Dondi from Hungary a primary school teacher and Microsoft Innovative Educator did the honours to host a skype session on ‘Using Skype in the Classroom to Enhance Learning’with the teachers of The Foundation School on 28 February, 2019. The session began with an introduction by both ends. Games, as we all know entices any child. It can...

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Art Competition at The Hungarian Cultural Centre

Art Competition at The Hungarian Cultural Centre

The Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre held its annual On-the-Spot Children’s Painting Competition at the Embassy of Hungary, on 12 February 2019. The event commenced on the lush lawn of the embassy on a bright and cheerful Tuesday morning at 9.30 a.m. The competition was open to children of 5 to 16 years. The theme was Hungarian folktales- a common heritage of mankind that reflect the moral values of human beings, their struggles, wisdom and the eternal victory of good over evil. The event began with a story telling session in Hindi of three Hungarian folktales- ‘The Mayor’s...

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