CBSE principals update strategies and tools
25 May 2017 - 9:43
The principals and senior leadership teams of 14 Indian schools in Qatar affiliated with CBSE had a one day session on ‘Strategies and Tools to Monitor Active Learning in the Classroom’ in Birla Public School under the aegis of Qatar Chapter.
‘The world is dynamic, constantly changing and evolving. In order to keep pace and contribute to this dynamic world, students need to develop competencies and dispositions relevant to succeed in this ever changing world’ said Asllesha Thakur, the chief resource person at the seminar.
The sessions took a look at paradigm changes in the 21st century and its impact on schools.
“The only way that students can be prepared to face the future is by teaching them skills of learning to learn. This necessitates the use of “active learning” methodologies’ opined Thakur.
The session delved deep into the fact that learning is an interactive process. She gave four of the strategies for active learning in a classroom. Participants in groups analysed ways in which they could monitor active learning in the classroom and realised that feedback and revision was a reflective partnership between the school head, the teacher and learner.
Asllesha Thakur is a passionate educationist who specialises in setting up schools, transforming schools, teacher training, implementing language acquisition programmes and innovative early childhood programmes. She is a trained school accreditation assessor from NABET.