The Gaudium School, Hyderabad

First of its kind Teaching & Learning Program in the Best School in Hyderabad


The Gaudium has the distinction of being the first school in Hyderabad (and therefore the best school in Hyderabad!) to introduce STEM – a hands-on, integrated learning program popular in the USA, UK and East Asia.


Broadly activities can be called as Scholastic and Co-Scholastic Activities. The Gaudium lays equal emphasis on both kinds of activities.


STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Traditionally, these have been taught as separate subjects with each having different textbooks and practical exercises. The STEM program integrates all these subjects along with technology to provide a hands-on, holistic approach to learning. STEM combines these areas because the skills and knowledge in each discipline is essential for student success and the fields are deeply intertwined in the real world.


A proper curriculum is set for each grade where the child gets to work on at least 10 projects a year. Each lesson plan is designed to better understand the concepts taught in the class room using hands-on and experiential activities – not without reason we are the best school in Hyderabad.


जब मैं अपने विद्यार्थियों को शिक्षा प्रदान कर रहा होता हूँ |

जो आनंद एक किसान को अपनी लह-लहाती फसल को देखकर आता है, व्यापारी को अपना व्यापार फलित होते हुए देखकर आता है, माता-पिता को अपनी संतान को सफल होते हुए देखकर आता है|उसी आनंद की अनुभूति मुझे तब होती है, जब मैं अपने विद्यार्थियों को शिक्षा प्रदान कर रहा होता हूँ | क्योंकि शिक्षा अर्थात् ज्ञान ही इस संसार में सुख का आधार है | बिना ज्ञान के साधन होते हुए भी हम सुख प्राप्त नही कर सकते | जिस प्रकार Aeroplane होते हुए भी यदि उसे चलाने का ज्ञान नही है तो हमें क्या लाभ | इसलिए समाज व देश के लिए ज्ञानदाता शिक्षक की जिम्मेदारियां बढ़ जाती हैं|

 मुझे चाहे विद्यार्थियों से आदर मिले या ना मिले, हर-हाल में मेरा कर्त्तव्य है, कि  मैं अपने ज्ञान और शक्ति के अनुसार अधिक से अधिक प्रभावशाली शिक्षा प्रदान कर, अधिक से अधिक जिम्मेदार नागरिक तैयार करके देश व समाज की सेवा में रत रहूँ|  एक आदर्श शिक्षक को विद्यार्थियों में भेद ना करते हुए, अपना पराया ना देखते हुए, अधिक से अधिक ज्ञान प्रदान कर परोपकार अवश्य करना चाहिए –
 कहा गया है –
              अष्टादश पुराणेषु व्यासस्य वचन द्वयं |
              परोपकाराय पुण्याय पापाय पर पीडनम् |
- Naveen Sharma, The Iconic School

When I teach, I am like a ... जब मैं अपने सबसे अच्छे रूप में अध्यापन कर रही हूँ


जब मैं अपने सबसे अच्छे रूप में अध्यापन कर रही हूँ , तो मैं अपने आप को एक 'सच्चे मित्र' के रूप में देखना चाहूँगी । क्योंकि मित्रता एक ऐसा रिश्ता है , जो जन्म से  नहीं होता, बल्कि हम उसे अपनी पसंद से अपनाते हैं। हम अपनी वे सभी बातें जिन्हें अपने माता-पिता से शेयर नहीं करते, वे सभी अपने मित्र के सामने निसंकोच प्रकट करके अपने आप को तनाव मुक्त कर लेते हैं । सच्चा मित्र आँखें बंद करके हर जगह अपने मित्र का साया ही नहीं बनता, बल्कि उसका हमराह और रक्षक बनकर सदैव उसके साथ खड़ा रहता है। मित्र की सही बात पर समर्थन करता है तो गलत बात पर उसका विरोध भी करता है। गलत आदतों, गलत विचारों और गलत तरीकों से उसे सचेत और आगाह भी करता है। अवसर आने पर दीप की तरह प्रज्वलित होकर उसका पथ- प्रदर्शन और पथ- संचालन भी करता है । सही दिशा का ज्ञान कराता है। सही बात पर समर्थन करता है, तो गलत बात पर उसके विपरीत भी जाकर उसे प्यार से सही-गलत की पहचान कराता है ।जो निष्पक्ष होता है। सुख-दुख दोनों ही परिस्थितियों में सदैव हर हाल में अपने मित्र के साथ खड़ा रहता है। जो कभी भी अपने मित्र का विश्वास नहीं तोड़ता। सीखने में उसके मौजूदा ज्ञान, कौशल और अनुभवों में वृद्धि करके नए दृष्टिकोण को प्राप्त करने में उसकी मदद करता है। बातचीत की यह प्रक्रिया सीखने में मुख्य भूमिका निभाती है, क्योंकि इससे छात्रों को उनके विचारों को स्पष्ट रूप से प्रकट करने की प्रेरणा मिलती है ।आपसी बातचीत के द्वारा उन्हें नई बातें सीखने में मदद मिलती है । छात्रों की बातचीत का उपयोग उनकी समझ और प्रगति के मूल्यांकन के एक साधन के रूप में करके उसके अनुसार अपनी अध्यापन योजनाओं में बदलाव करता है।अपने नियमित कक्षा शिक्षण के दौरान भाषा सीखने का आकलन कैसे करें? इस पर विचार करता है । हमेशा अपने छात्रों को बोलने और सुनने के अच्छे नमूने देने की कोशिश करके स्पष्ट रूप से बात करके स्वस्थ वातावरण का निर्माण करता है। उत्तर देने वालों के साथ दृष्टि संपर्क बनाकर  प्रश्न पूछकर उनके उत्तरों के माध्यम से उनकी रुचियों को जानता है और उन्हें उसे व्यावसायिक रूप से अपनाने की प्रेरणा देकर उसकी सफलता सुनिश्चित करता है।
- Kalpana Jain, educator at The Iconic School

Why you should sign up for the Professional Learning Program (PLP)?

LFIN Professional Learning Programme (PLP) is an extended and profound learning experience that immerses members in a model of inquiry and problem-based learning. Staff members work collaboratively to gain knowledge to solve significant student learning problems in their schools. We seek to understand individual members' needs and then assist them in meeting objectives through a collaborative learning environment and with the support of experienced coaches. The training programme comprises of Workshops, Webinars, Staff Exchange with partner schools, eLearning and finding solutions to not only teach but learn and help the school deliver better. The PLP is based on the philosophy of 'Schools Can Change', developed by Lick, Clauset and Murphy. The Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) take charge of their own learning by establishing Whole-Faculty Study Groups (WFSGs) and Action Teams

Why should I sign up?

An element of collaboration: I feel educators at The Fabindia School know the importance of collaboration and enjoy taking their learning forward while collaborating. - Rajeshree Shihag

During my three years PLP I learnt many new methods of teaching and learning process.
I learnt to work with groups to enhance the quality of teaching by sharing the ideas and thoughts. I learnt to start using technology and internet for the better students learning outcomes. It made me quite confident in writing articles and sharing my views and ideas in the groups. - Kusum Sharma

After successful completion of three years of Professional Learning Program, I feel more confident as an educator transformed from a teacher equipped with Core Values (Soft skills) and use of technology for personal upliftment and enrichment of mind and soul. - Ajay Vijayvargi

Three years of Professional Learning Program has enriched me with qualities like -collaboration, understanding and other skills, helped me in using technology more freely and with ease. - Sharmila Vijayvargi

After successful completion of three years of PLP, I feel more confident. I have learnt to use technology freely and comfortably. I am able to upload posts on the blog. Writing articles, reading books, sharing views and ideas have helped in the enrichment of mind, qualities of collaboration and other skills that I can use during my teaching in classes and outside. - Bharti Rao   

Three years of PLP has increased my confidence level a lot. I have improved my IT skills and communication skills. It has enhanced qualities like writing articles, working in groups, and qualities necessary for teaching and understanding students and finding solutions to their problems. - Prerna Rathod

During my three years  PLP I have learnt to use more technology and work on the computer. I can understand and solve the problems of my class more easily. I learned to make presentations, stories and to work in cooperation with the group. - Kusum Dangi

In my three years of PLP, I became more confident and used the opinions and views of the groups in my teaching. I have learnt to use more technology and work on the computer. I have learnt to become more patient. - Rajeshwari Rathore

During three years PLP I  have learnt the importance of technology in my life and how it is useful for me. I feel more confident.It helped me to improve my interaction with teachers as well as students. - Suresh Singh Negi

In my three years of PLP, I have to use technology and work on the computer. I learnt new teaching methods to apply in my classroom.I can understand and solve my problems very easily.I learn to work with cooperation. I became more confident. It helped me to improve my interaction skills. -Usha Panwar

During my three years PLP I have learnt to use technology and I became more confident. I learned to make Presentations and to work with cooperation. I learnt to write articles and work in groups. - Aysha Tak

During my three years of PLP, I became confident to share my views in the groups and feel confident to speak in the assembly. I learnt to write articles and improved my skills in information technology. And these skills I have started using in the classroom for better learning outcomes of the students. - Usman Gani

I have become a Multitasking person by doing all the work like teaching students, reading books, writing articles and researching new topics. It has also made me confident in interacting with colleagues and senior students. - Kavitha Devda

Professional Learning Program in our school has encouraged me to connect the teaching with real-life situations. My confidence level for presenting views and ideas has improved and  It helped me to think the need for changing the way of teaching. - Byju P. Joseph

After the completion of three-year PLP, I have improved many skills like reading , writing, technology, teamwork and value-based teaching techniques. It helps me more in the classroom and daily life situations. - Urmila Rathore

तीन वर्षों की  PLP के पश्चात् मैने स्वयं में आत्मविश्वास महसूस किया।  समूह में काम करना , नवीन तकनीक का उपयोग करना तथा प्रस्तुतीकरण करने में दक्षता प्राप्त हुई।  विभिन्न विषयों पर लेखन करके अपने लेखन कौशल को भी विकसित किया है।- कृष्ण गोपाल दवे       
                                                                               
After completing two years in PLP I have increased my confidence level. Earlier as I was new in this profession I was unable to explain topics, views which I wanted to share with students as I was dealing with thirty different types of brains I was not confident that will I be able to explain them or not but know I am that confident that I can easily go in class and explain my topic. I learnt how I can explain a topic to slow learners and the smarter how to deal with both types of students at the same time. I can easily express my views. I have started using teaching aids in classrooms. - Ishu Chouhan.

In my 5 months, PLP has improved me very much. It made me more confident. I learn to use technology in a better way. It gave me new-  new teaching aids to improve my teaching. I learn to work in a group and write articles and write-ups. Krithika Rao

After completing three years of PLP, I feel that I have become more responsible towards my work. It increased my confidence as well as knowledge. It taught us how to work in a group with collaboration and unity. It gave us ideas to make our classroom more effective. - Monika Vaishnav
   
दो सालों में पीडीपी (PLP) के दौरान मैंने समूह में अपने विचार साझा करने का तरीका सीखा।मैने स्वयं में आत्मविश्वास महसूस किया। साथ-साथ में मैंने अपने लेखन कौशल को भी विकसित किया है। - Jaffar Khan   

In my two years of PLP, I have become more confident, more technology savvy. I have become more innovative and to work as a team. It has made my teaching more effective. -Tarun Mishra.

The Fabindia School, Pali- GSP Changemaker school 2017-18


Green Schools Programme (GSP) is an environmental audit carried out by students and teachers in schools. The GSP Audit goes beyond awareness activities and focuses on action and impact while facilitating environment education in schools. To know more about the programme, please visit our website - http://www.greenschoolsprogramme.org/ The Fabindia School, Pali, Rajasthan was one of the changemaker schools of 2017-18.

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