Jammu, November 24 | Department of Elementary Education, NCERT, New Delhi in collaboration with Department of School Education, Jammu today organized a workshop on the publication of NCERT magazine ‘Firkee- Bachhon ki’.
The three-day workshop organized through State Institute of Education Jammu was aimed at eliciting the creative genius of the children through different activities, which included creative writing, drawing, poetry as well as storytelling.
A total of 150 students from different government schools of Jammu division participated in the workshop. Selected works of these children will find a place in the next issue of the magazine published half-yearly by NCERT New Delhi.
Interacting with the resource persons, Director School Education Jammu, Anuradha Gupta appreciated the efforts of the Head, Integrated School Language program at NCERT, New Delhi, Usha Sharma, who was an expert resource person for the programme, for providing such an opportunity for the students to showcase their talent.
She stressed on the need for improving the functional aspect of language literacy among children and encouraged teachers to adopt such innovative practices in their own teaching as well, so that related competencies of the children can be raised.
Jaswinder Kour, Dr Urfana, Kiran Sharma and Nikhat Yasmeen were the resource persons. The workshop was coordinated by Dr. Usha Sharma and co-coordinated by Dr Sarita Sharma.
Free copies of ‘Firkee’ magazine were also distributed among the children during the workshop.