In the 21st century world, where geographical borders have receded and internet boom has facilitated an easy exchange of ideas, it has become imperative to expose our students to the global cultural landscape.
At BBPS Dwarka, we believe in nurturing global citizens who have value their indigenous traditions, while seamlessly becoming a part of the international community. Students are provided with excellent opportunities to interact with their peers from across the world and are encouraged to embrace the ideals of diversity and cosmopolitanism.
School organized an E-conference session with MODERN SCHOOL LANUS, BEUNOS AIRES, ARGENTINA as a part of Climate Action Project operated by TAG (Take Action Global) which was attended by Mrs. Divya Grover, Project Incharge along with 7 students from grade X. The global initiative has not only encouraged students to become environmentally conscious but also gave them an opportunity to interact with a broader community and learn about their country and best practices.
Bal Bharati Public School, Dwarka firmly adheres to the maxim, 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam'. The school strives to forge global connections and embeds international Dimension in outlook and curriculum through cultural exchanges, seminars and virtual dialogues. The school has been a part of reputed international projects such as UKIERI , Connecting Classrooms Programme and winner of International School Award 4 times in succession . As the lead collaborator for Commonwealth Connections Project , the school facilitated multidimensional cultural exchanges among Indo British cluster of schools . The school led the cluster dialogue and ironed out all possible stumbling blocks to ensure a cohesive healthy cluster partnership. The school initiated Indo British classroom connect, cultural, sports ,yoga exchanges and leadership training with British athlete Mentor Jenny Wallwork . The school won Grant of 3050 GBP for cluster partnership project which entailed crosscultural learning of British Musical by Indian Schools and Indian Bollywood dances by students in Birmingham schools . British Council extended full support to this initiative by releasing additional grant to facilitate visit of UK Theatre Artist to New Delhi to provide Face to Face training to Students in all six schools to perfect the Art of staging a musical theatre production.
BBPS DWARKA BAGS 3050 Pounds GRANT FOR COMMONWEALTH CONNECTIONS - INDO UK CLUSTER PARTNERSHIP
Commonwealth connections project received a grant of 3050 Pounds from British Council for promoting cross cultural learning of sports and arts. Plethora of activities undertaken were as follows:
- Commonwealth Athlete mentor session by Jenny Wallwork
- Yoga Exchange
- Capacity building of music and dance teachers.
- Face to face training session by UK theatre artist Joseph Junkere
- Culmination event : Collaborative musical theatre production “Wicked” at British Council
Creating Resilient Temperament in Students(20th May, 2022)
- Ms. Sandhya Kakkar, Vice Principal; Ms. Neha Budhiraja, TGT Social Science and Ms. Sital Patro, Assistant Teacher, Science with 9 changemakers from the school participated in two-hour digital dialogue.
- Jenny Wallwork, a former Commonwealth Badminton Champion, shared her inspiring story and experiences with the changemakers. She motivated students to build their physical and mental faculties and resilience.
A CPD session was organised by British Council under project Commonwealth Connections on 25th and 28th May, 2022. Ms. Neha Budhiraja, Ms. Rohini Gautam, Mr. SK Mishra, Mr. Jung Bahadur Gurung and Mr. Abhishek participated in an interactive session with artist Joseph Junkere for making Western Theatre fun and interactive for students. 25 teachers from six cluster schools were part of the session, with BBPS Dwarka as the lead school.
Course of Action:
- Preparation of outline of the workshop to be conducted in the month of July, 2022
- Planning for performance by Joseph Junkere
- Classroom activities to foster theatrical skills before artist’s arrival
- Building blocks to Western Theatre
GLOBAL CONNECT PROGRAM WITH UNIVERSITY OF WALES
Students of BBPS and University of Wales, UK held animated online discussion on multilingualism, reservations, Special needs and examination system in India and New Education Policy 2020.
GLOBAL CONNECT PROGRAM WITH PONZAH SCHOOL POLAND VIA FLIPGRID
Students of Class XI and XII engaged with their peers from Ponzah School, Poland via Flipgrid, to discuss the changes in their routine due to Covid 19. They uploaded videos and answered questions on what it is like to be at home and how they were coping with the pandemic.
|S.No||Name of the Project||International Exchange Countries||Topic|
|1||EC-22 Online Indo Japan Exchange|
(AUGUST 8 TO 11, 2022)
|Japan, India||Poverty, Racism and Climate Change|
|2||Global Classroom Exchange Program initiated by With The World Japan (October 8, 2022)||72 Countries||Equality, Empathy and Global Dialogue|
|3||India-Malaysia Eco-Schools Collaboration (September 30, 2022)||India, Malaysia||Environmental Initiatives|
GENERATION GLOBAL SCHOOL VISIT
Dr. Ian Jamison, Head of Education & Training, Tony Blair Institute Generation Global along with Fiona Dwinger, Tony Blair Institute Project Manager, London Office, interacted with students and teachers to discuss :
- Experience of being a part of Generation Global
- Challenges faced by them
- Benefits of joining Generation Global
Visit of Delegation from Spain
As a follow up of an exchange visit to Spain, Mr Haru Mehra (Director, Le Frehindi, Paris), Hector Greciano, Deputy Director of International School Buitrago and Cesar Lorento, Coordinator of International Activities visited the school to interact with children and forge new bonds of friendship.
Generation Global Activities
|1||Video Conference on Culture, Beliefs and Values||25th March, 2022||•MTsN1 Kota Malang-Indonesia|
•Birla Vidya Mandir, Nanital
•Bal Bharati Dwarka from India
|2.||Video Conference on The rights of girls and women||25 March, 2022||•MTsN1 Kota Malang-Indonesia|
•Bal Bharati Dwarka from India
|3.||Rights and inequalities||07 April,2022||• PrepaTec -Mexico|
•Bal Bharti Dwarka from India
First Generation Global Teachers' Videoconference
Generation Global organised the first video conference for teachers all over India on 8th April 2020. 20 teachers from different schools shared their experiences, challenges, and best practices with other peer teachers. Ms Rohini Gautam and Ms. Sony Devatwal participated from our school.
Following was the proposed agenda
- Opening round of sharing: What is it like to be you, Wherever you are, right now? How are you feeling and how has this situation affected you personally?
- Enquiry: What challenges are you facing as a teacher?
- Any strategies, tips, recommendations for other peer teachers who are on this VC?
- Reflection: How can we all go forward from here? Closing with one thing you are thankful for in this moment.
Second Generation Global Teachers' Videoconference
Generation Global organised the second video conference for teachers all over India . 20 teachers from different countries shared their experiences, challenges, and best practices with other peer teachers. Ms. Neha Buddhiraja participated from our school.
Areas for Dialogue
- Sharing both personal and professional experiences of the pandemic with peers
- Sharing what you would like leaders to know about your experiences and whether it has changed how you think about education
- What you would like to learn from your global peers about what has and has not worked regarding remote learning
- What help do you need/require?
Launch of New Website Demo Session by Generation Global
Sony Devatwal, Ms. Hema Gupta, Ms. Neha Buddhiraja attended the demo session of the new teacher portal for ultimate adventure generation global new portal.
Ultimate Dialogue Adventure Demo Session by Generation Global
4 Teachers from the School attended the Ultimate Dialogue Adventure Demo Session of the new website https://adventure.generation.global , launched by Generation Global in which Ms. Shruti Sharma , Generation Global Co-ordinator gave demo of the different sections of the website.
GENERATION GLOBAL OUTSTANDING AWARD
The school has been conferred with Generation Global Outstanding Award for promoting respect and faith for diverse communities through school activities.
GENERATION GLOBAL EDUCATOR AWARD
School Principal was conferred with the prestigious Generation Global Educator Award (Gold Category) for exemplary commitment in embedding dialogue in the learning community and transforming youth to become responsible global citizens.
INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS’ AWARD
Rohini Gautam, T.G.T. English won the Generation Global Educator Award in the Silver Category. The award acknowledges her efforts to inspire young learners to become responsible global citizens.
GENERATION GLOBAL EDUCATOR COURSE
Rohini Gautam, TGT English, created a video showcasing the endeavours of the school in preparing its students for video conferences, conducted by Generation Global.
GENERATION GLOBAL TEACHER'S APPRECIATION CERTIFICATES
Following teachers from the school received an appreciation certificate from Generation Global for participation in Generation Global Activities.
Ms. Sony Devatwal
Ms. Rohini Sharma
Ms. Neha Buddhiraja
Ms. Neerja Marwah
Ms. Hema Gupta
LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FROM THE DIRECTOR OF GENERATION GLOBAL
- Moksh B. Mohan (2019-20), Ragini Sharma(2020-21) and Yashika Kumar (2020-21) received Letter of Recommendation from the Director of Generation Global for volunteering as Alumni Moderator.
- They engaged students in meaningful dialogue with their online global peers.
GENERATION GLOBAL SCHOOL ALUMNI MODERATORS
Students from all over the world apply for the post of Generation Global School Alumni Moderator every year. Some of our most meritorious students have earned this distinctive privilege.
Through such a reputed platform, students acquire the experience of engaging with a global community of students and teachers and get an opportunity to pioneer a pedagogy of dialogue and supervise and build a portfolio of skills in the relevant field.
Our alumni moderators have appeared in radio and print media, talking about their experiences and representing the program to a wider public.
The selected students will receive the following
- Training on the Generation Global Dialogue model;
- IT training related to the online community;
- A dedicated member of staff to mentor, supervise and build a portfolio of skills in the field;
- Experience of engaging with a global community of students and teachers;
- Experience in a pioneering pedagogy of dialogue.
- Potentially, there may be the opportunity to represent the programme in the Media. In the past, alumni moderators appeared in radio and print media talking about their experiences.
- At the end of a successful volunteer year participants will receive:
- A certificate of participation.
- A letter of reference, signed by the Head of Education at TBI, outlining your experience.
Alumni Moderator 2021-22
Moksh B. Mohan
Alumni Moderator 2020-21
Aditya Raj Mehrotra
List of Video Conference
|Date of VC||Theme||List of Schools with country name|
|July 07, 2023||Digital wellness||Bal Bharati Public School, Dwarka, India|
Independent students from Indonesia
|April 17, 2023||Climate Change||Bal Bharati Public School, Dwarka;|
City Montessori School, Lucknow,
Independent students from Mexico.
|May 09, 2023||Identity and Belonging||Bal Bharati Public School, Dwarka;|
Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura,
Independent students from UAE and Armenia
|May 15, 2023||Rights and Inequalities||Bal Bharati Public School, Dwarka;|
Independent students from Armenia
|May 20, 2023||Rights and Inequalities||Bal Bharati Public School, Dwarka|
(Inter- Class) on Face to Faith week
|May 24, 2023||Social Media and Fake News||Bal Bharati Public School, Dwarka, India|
Harlen Renaissance High School, USA
CMS Mahanagar, India
|29-08-2022||Video Conference On Education|
|26-08-2022||Video Conference On Wealth And Poverty|
|13-06-2022||Video Conference On The Rights Of Girls And Women|
|02-06-2022||Video Conference On Health And Well-Being|
|28-01-2022||Video Conference on Culture, Beliefs and Values|
|27-01-2022||Video Conference on Education|
|21-01- 2022|| |
Video Conference On Identity And Belonging
|•Bal Bharati Public School, Dwarka, Delhi|
•Unison world school, Dehradun,Uttarakhand
•WHS Memorial School, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
•CMS Mahanagar, Lucknow, U.P
|13-12-2021||Climate Change||Participant Countries:- Italy, Egypt|
|02-12-2021||Rights and inequalities||1) St Monicas - Australia|
2) Myrhorod General English - Ukraine
3) SMP Islam AL Azhar 32 Padang - Indonesia
4 )Cambridge School Noida-India
5) City Montessori School-India
|20-10- 2021||Climate Change||Participant Counties:- Indonesia, Australia|
|30-08-2021||Article 18- Freedom of Belief|
India- G.D. Goenka Public School
Indonesia (Individual Candidates)
|27.08.21||Fake News and Social Media||Australia & Indonesia|
|11-05-21||Education for Global Citizenship||Partner School- City Montessori School, Chowk, Lucknow (India)|
Lead School Mangaon (India)
Al Azhar Senior Islamic High School 3 Jakarta (Indonesia)
|07-05-21||Human Rights Day||Punahou School, United States|
|29-01-21||Human Trafficking||Vidya Devi Jindal School, Hisar|
|26-01-21||Hate SpeechHuman Trafficking||New Rainbow Public School, Ghaziabad|
|20.11.20||Human Trafficking||Cambridge School, Indirapuram branch|
|18.11.20||THE RIGHTS OF GIRLS AND WOMEN||PREPA TEC CAMPUS CIUDAD DE MEXICO (MEXICO)|
|2.11.20||THE RIGHTS OF GIRLS AND WOMEN||APEEJAY PITAMPURA (DELHI)|
|13.08.20||ESSENTIALS OF DIALOGUE: FAITH, VALUES & COMMUNITIES||SMA NEGERI JOGOROTO (INDONESIA)|
|11.08.2020||ESSENTIALS OF DIALOGUE: Festivals||New Rainbow Public School,|
COVID-19 TEAM BLOGGING
During the COVID-19 pandemics students of BBPS Dwarka participated in Generation Global Big Question How has the pandemic made me think about education differently? The event was centered around the theme Art of Expression.
Participation in Ultimate Dialogue Adventure
- Shatakshi Mehrotra of class X-D has participated in ADVENTURE GENERATION GLOBAL DIALOGUE . Her dialogue is selected on the Ultimate Dialogue Adventure
- Students participated in the Generation Global Team blogging projects. Following badges are earned by the students
ATE TOPIC Nov- Dec 2020 POWER OF NARRATIVE Nov- Dec 2020 FAKE NEWS AND SOCIAL MEDIA Nov- Dec 2020 CULTURE, BELIEF AND VALUES Nov- Dec 2020 HATE SPEECH ONLINE Nov- Dec 2020 RIGHTS AND INEQUALITIES Nov- Dec 2020 RIGHTS OF GIRLS AND WOMEN Nov- Dec 2020 CLIMATE CHANGE
Learning DOJO:- Beginner Level Chirag (X-D), Satakshi Mehrotra (X D), Mannat ( X D)
Dialogue Amoeba:- Shatakshi Mehrotra (X D), Mannat ( X D)
Participation in the GG student advisory group:
Rhythm Arora of Class X B was selected as a volunteer to be a part of a student advisory group. A team of 10 students participated in two sessions with Generation Global team and discussed the pros and cons of the generation global system. Students gave them various creative suggestions for a better system, which were then incorporated into the GG platform.
Rhythm Arora of class X -B achieved the title of ‘Dialogue Anteater’ and earned 23, 354 points in her journey at Generation Global. She earned these points through maximum participation in the Ultimate Dialogue adventure.
SDG Dialogue Series
Punya Garg (X A) and ALABHYA (IX B) participated in a dialogue series on SDG No. 1: No poverty and SDG No. 10: Reduced Inequality. Our students shared their views, responded to other students’ perspectives and lastly reflected on their new learning on the topic. They explored the ways in which these issues are shaped and impact their own life along with the communities. The following questions were discussed:
- What experience have you had with the inequality in your own life or community? What was the impact on you?
- What influences shape issues of inequalities in your own community and country?
- What actions do you take to reduce inequality in your own community?
- What needs to be done to meet the targets for reducing the inequalities within and among countries by 2030?
UN Global Summit On SDG 13&14- Save Our Green Turtles (May 7 2023 To May 9 2023 )
Ernie Sarangaya from Turtle Organisation, Philippines shared the current status of green turtles and the challenges faced by them. Students from more than 16 countries participated in the global event and proposed various awareness and conservation campaigns to counter threats such as habitat loss, pollution, and poaching.
Face To Faith Week (May 15thto May 24th,2023)
Face to Faith brings students of diverse cultures from 19 countries together using digital technology. School celebrated the essence of collaboration and unity in Face to Faith week, through various activities based on Art Integration:
- Hand painting: Interpersonal relationship
- Logo Designing- Digital Citizenship
- Poster Making- Human Trafficking
- PPT Making- Digital Citizenship
- Video Conference- Rights and Inequalities
British Council Core Skill Training Workshop
- Ms. Suman Chawla and Ms. Chandeep Marwah from British Council trained 42 teachers in implementation of 21st Century skills in classroom. The educators were guided to transition from didactic form of teaching to student centred pedagogies.
Premier League Primary Stars Programme (FEBRUARY 22 & 23, 2023)
- Premier League Primary Stars in collaboration with British Council organised a session on “Learning with Fun” at Chhatrasal Stadium, New Delhi. The session was attended by sports faculty.
- Teachers from all over the country participated in the workshop. The session aimed at imparting both theoretical and real life application of sports principles.
T4 Communities (FEBRUARY 11, 2023)
School faculty participated in T4 communities session conducted by Ms. Jasmine Frans, community manager, where she explained about various self-paced professional development opportunities available through T4 teaching app.
International Earth Day Celebrations (APRIL 2 & 3, 2022)
International Earth Day Celebrations took place in the form of a virtual global meet of 26 Schools from 10 countries. The school participated in the event by presenting a video on Earth Day along with Power point presentation on school’s endeavour towards realization of SDGs by Ms. Hema Gupta, with her two students - Punya Garg (X A) and Kavya Garg (VIII C).