News : Basava International School

KLE Society celebrates its centenary

The Sankalp Sahodaya Inter School Symposium, ‘The Quest’, was conducted at BASAVA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, DWARKA on Saturday 31st October, 2020.The event was spearheaded by the Student Council members of the school. The Quest, an inter school symposium, hosted by Basava, is a cherished annual event for all the senior students of Sankalp Sahodaya group of schools. Despite the pandemic and the long spell of lockdown, it took place virtually. The Quest tries to put important social issues in perspective and see them through the eyes of senior students who are about to enter the adult world. This year the participants were given the opportunity to assess with empirical data the possibilities that digital learning offers with a bias towards the upper-income groups leaving out a vast majority of underprivileged children. The topic, therefore, was: Digital Learning: An Equalizer or a Divider in the Time of the Pandemic? – chosen by Dr, MANIMALA ROY, PRINCIPAL, BIS.

17 schools from Delhi took part in the event where they shared their views regarding the present scenario and with the help of the case studies, they portrayed it quite well. The event was graced by the Chief Guest, Mr.Chandra Bhushan Sharma, who is a Professor of Education at the School of Education, IGNOU, New Delhi. The Jury members included Ms.Sakshi Jain an entrepreneur who started "Insperante Arts and Designs, Mr.C.P. Ghosal - Former teacher of English at The Oriental Seminary, Kolkata and Mr. Malay Kumar Chakraborty, founder and President of Pahal Social Organisation.

At the end of the symposium, the jury members along with the Chief Guest, shared their experiences and gave valuable tips to the young generation. PAHUL SACHDEVA and YASH AWASTHI from ITL PUBLIC SCHOOL, Dwarka bagged the first prize followed by ANANYA BATRA and PRAJAKTA from QUEEN'S VALLEY SCHOOL in the second position. The third position was bagged by PRANJAL DILER and HARDIK TALWAR of SRI VENKATESHWAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL. The event concluded with the vote of thanks and the participants were forwarded the E-CERTIFICATES. The Symposium brought out the fact that DIGITAL LEARNING is gradually placing its impressions in the minds of the people.