Jamshedpur, August 11: The three days Teachers Training Workshop on Lions Quest: Skills for Adolescence organized for the teachers of Vidya Bharti Chinamaya School, Telco concluded. It was attended by thirty teachers of the school who are taking classes from Class V and above.
Lions Quest Programme which has the recommendation of UNICEF ad WHO is going on in 87 countries across the globe. In Jamshedpur this has been implemented in 20 plus schools since 2005.†
Attending the Valedictory session Vipin Sharma, Principal of Vidya Bharti Chinamaya School narrated her experience and the present scenario and the challenges being faced by the students today. With the change in the family set up and increasing access to different avenues, threats to have got manifold.
If the student who are not provided proper guidance by the parentís or by the teachers then the chances are that they will get lost in the competitive world, lose confidence and thrust.††Student today are very talented and given an opportunity they can do miracles. She appreciated the Lions Club members for providing them the tools to handle the students for taking up the good cause.
Teachers attending the workshop shared their feedback on the workshop and importance and usefulness of Lions Quest Programme for todayís adolescent.
The workshop they all felt have made them realize their goal both as a teacher and as well as a parent. They said that they have become now more familiar and conscious with the feelings and sentiments of todayís adolescents which are going to help them understand them better and build a cordial relationship with the students more as a friend and counsellor rather than just a teacher.
ManishaGhanti, Senior Trainer, Lions Quest and the resource person for the workshop found the group of teachers to be very participative and hope that students will be able to get access over the SFA programme into their schools. Past District Governors Nalini Mukherjee, Anand Choudhary shared the different service projects programmes being conducted by Lions Clubs International world wide.
Rajnish Kumar, First Vice District Governor who initiated this programme in Jharkhand and Eastern part of the country shared the different success stories and how this programme has brought them the students together with the parents, teachers and the community at large.
All the participants were awarded the international certificate. Lions assured their full cooperation to the teachers and the school management for the success of Skills for Adolescence programme.
Vinita Shah, Region Chairman, Coordinated the programme along with Madhav Lakhotia, Distict Chairperson, Lions Quest. Valedictory function was attended by Prakash Singh, Cabinet Secretary, Lion Purabi Ghosh, Lion Stota Dasgupta and Lion Katy Malegamwala.