JKPS took an initiative in order to make the campus an “ anger free zone ” . Workshops were conducted on 17th January 2020 for the students and staff respectively. An interactive workshop was conducted by an eminent motivational speaker , Mr Ashwani Kumar Sharma in a bid to bring about positive change in the children. The students were given some important tips to control their anger in day to day situations, their queries were also addressed.
Subsequently , another workshop was conducted for the staff of JKPS . The session was addressed by Mrs. Vandana Tandon, an eminent speaker. Some valuable tips were given to the teachers on how to manage their own anger as well as that of the students . They were also guided to recognise what triggers anger and how to communicate feelings to others before a situation escalators. Overall it was a good experience for both the teachers and the students.
As a part of regular Teachers ’ Enrichment Program, JKPS organised a two day rigorous training program on 9 and 10 January 2020. The objective was to equip the facilitators both mentally and physically so that they are geared up to take the upcoming challenges and thereby becoming better mentors to the students. The program included yoga and guided meditation sessions, introspective session on “ Finding Flaw to Recreate ” and Identifying students with SLD conducted by Ms. Gurleen Sawhney and Ms. Jyotsana Wadhwa. Ms. Phillipa from TRANZIUM conducted an interactive session on ‘ Positive Body Language ’, in communicating with students.The topics like ‘ New Technology for Teachers ’ by Mr. C.P.Nayak and techniques of class room management by Ms. Jyotsana Bhardwaj from Envision India. These range of meaningful topics made it worthwhile.
A session with parents of class 1 was conducted on 21 December,2019 in the school auditorium by School Counsellor Dr.Gurleen Sawhney and Special Educator Mrs.Jyotsana Wadhwa. School Counsellor encouraged the parents to develop a bond with their children and also motivated them to share their feelings. She also encouraged to use technology in a positive way. Special Educator highlighted the problems faced by young ones in terms of reading and what different strategies could be used to overcome the problems related to it in grade one. She also discussed the benefits of regular reading for children.
JKPS takes regular initiatives to help the students know themselves better. One chooses the work by his /her interest. JKPS invited Directorate of Naval Education for interaction with students on 17th December 2019. Lt. Commander S D Shukla and the team created awareness amongst the students about the Indian Navy and its multifarious role and functions. The interaction included presentation, a short tele-film and question and answer session for the students . They also imparted the knowledge about the equipment they use, courses for different streams and much more.
JKPS was honoured to have them and the students were enlightened by the session.
To introduce the students to the world of work, JKPS took an initiative for class 10 by organizing a career guidance program “EXPLORE” by Envision India Eduservices. Initially an orientation session was organized to provide relevant information to the students. After the enlightening orientation session, a psychometric test was organized for all the students to help them analyze their aptitude and interests. The psychometric test was held on 15 October 2019 to help the students make their choice as per their aptitude. A comprehensive profile was developed through those tests. One to one counselling sessions were held on 8 November and 10 December 2019. These sessions helped to facilitate decision making on subject and career choice. It also helped students and parents to understand and interpret the results thus helping students make informed choices. It was an opportunity for the students to make a wiser choice in respect of their career.
JKPS organised a session on 2 September in the school auditorium by Mrs Alka and Mr Himanshu from Institute of Company Secretary. They enlightened the students of class 12 about the 3 levels of the course. The experts explained the students the practical aspects of different professions.
A session for the parents of class 3 was addressed by School Counsellor and Special Educator in the school auditorium on 31 August, 2019. Topic for the talk was “ Transition Time”. School counsellor discussed about subject teacher system and being particular in bag packing according to required time- table. She also encouraged parents to communicate to develop “Expression, discipline and decision making skills”.
Special educator briefed about the change in assessment pattern in class 4. She also highlighted the importance of developing comprehension as well as oral skills among children at this stage, by sharing few tips to enhance their potential.
An Orientation Session for students and parents of class X, on scope of Streams and Current trends, Psychometric Analysis and importance of aptitude testing was organized on 16, September 2017. The session was conducted by Mrs. Jyotsna Bhardwaj a renowned consulting psychologist and a career counselor.
Anjuman Bains Counsellor from Samvedna Society addressed the group 4 staff on overall comprehensive concerns on "Skill Development".. She conveyed v nicely in an interactive way (Hindi language) about the way they should communicate and their body language and hygiene issues..Concerns regarding sexual assault were also taken up and showing responsible behavior .
Mr. Talwar resource person from Pearl Academy and a post graduate from NID was invited to J.K.P.S. to address the student of class XII, she motivated them to discover their own potential, she has also acted in some films like Slumdog Millionaire, Patiala House etc. She made the students feel about themselves and explained them that everyone is capable and has potential to do whatever they want.
Counselling department of JKPS organised a session for the commerce students of classes 11th and 12th. Mr. Ritesh discussed about various courses opportunities after taking commerce. He narrated the students to go for careers of their interest. Also narrated stories of successful people in different carriers to relate.
As the crucial years of life for the students of class lX-X have arrived they must start thinking about their future. So, a session was conducted on 2nd August 2016 by Mr. Mani Bansal, an ex jaspalian and a representative of Future Edge. He encouraged the students and gave them tips and tricks to master certain topics and guided them to have a correct approach towards their goal in life. Questions were asked by them which included logical thinking and practical sense, students got an experience of narration in study pattern, Also they learnt the correct way to approach for exams.
Mr. Satnam Singh was invited to talk to commerce students of class 12th. He told about career opportunities after class 12th.
JKPS invited Mr. Pulkit and Mr. Atul to talk about career opportunities after taking science in class 11th. They talked to class 11th students about various medical institutes and also on how the merits are calculated for taking admissions.
New session for class 11th started. Principal Sir addressed all the students of 11th and motivated them for the new session and a different phase of life and academics.
The school counsellor also conveyed the message Every students has the potential through an interactive activity conducted with students.
Every students has the potential
Mr. Vivek was invited to talk to students of commerce of class 11th. He conveyed with the help of PPT about different opportunities available to them after taking commerce in class 11th.