BBPS, NTPC Sipat Bestowed With The Prestigious Isa Award By British Council for the second time
The year 2016-17 has marked a milestone year for the school. We bagged the prestigious International School Award (ISA) by British Council for the second time in a row.
BBPS, NTPC Sipat Bestowed With The Prestigious Isa Award By British Council
The year 2013-14 has marked a milestone year for the school. It has bagged the prestigious International School Award (ISA) by British Council. It is the 1st school from Bilaspur and 4th school from Chhattisgarh to have bagged the award. This year the school imbibed International and Globalization in its regular curriculum. The year brought a new dimension to global outlook in its classroom. The ISA is a benchmark set for school by British Council to incorporate Internationalism successfully in their school curriculum.
The year long activities saw students holding 10 projects covering 20 overseas countries. The school had successful collaborative partnership with Little Flower School, Jamesdhpur, Zakiganj Boys School, Bangladesh and Ysgol Gyfun Gywr, Wales, UK. They also did online projects and online interaction with students of overseas school. Beside ISA BBPS also participated in a few international project by British Council like participating in online debate with of BBC with hundred of schools around the world. The successful completion of ISA was possible through complete dedication and disciplined team work of teachers and students. Coordination of all the stakeholders of the school was also a big reason for the award . The new session brought international laurels for the school with the hope that entire session brings a new vision of excellence in the school curriculum .
VISIT OF TEACHERS FROM UK
Mr. David Donald and Mr. Nail Moorzani - the teachers from UK visited the school to interact with the students. The students and the guest teachers exchanged information about the two countries. Students asked various questions including the condition of economy in Britain after BRExit. Mr. Nail being a story teller told a horror story to students on their demand. A Cricket match was also organized for them. The delegates had a healthy interaction and story telling session with the students.
Teacher Exchange Programme
The Bal Bharati Public School, NTPC Sipat experienced a wonderful opportunity to host 3 days ‘Teacher exchange programme’ arranged by British Council. Teacher exchange programs serve as a cultural learning experience for teachers as a means for expanding and enriching an educator's pedagogical expertise. Teachers gain opportunities to share the strengths and best practices of each other’s education systems, and provide their partner’s School with unique cultural perspectives.’ Students Exchange Programme ’ build knowledge of each other’s country, people, culture, and language, and acquire the global awareness and skills highly essential to survive and work successfully in the 21st Century.
Mrs. Tanja Reiser Malling (German language teacher) , Pia Tabea (Student)and Margit Malia(Student) were the delegates from Germany and Richard William Fulloway (International Politics and English teacher) and Daniel Tiernam Lean (International Politics and English teacher) from UK, visited the school where they were welcomed traditionally with garlands . Special assembly was conducted which began with the Lighting of lamp by the esteemed guests followed by Welcome Song by School Choir Group and Welcome Speech by Mr.Shalabh Nigam (Principal, BBPS, NTPC Sipat). Students from Classes III-VII presented mesmerizing dance performances on Ganesh Vandana , Bhangra and Skating dance. The tiny tots of school i.e. the students of Montessori also gave spectacular dance performances along with 'Bridal Fashion Show'. The students were dressed in their traditional attractive attires representing Indian Brides and grooms. The delegates had a healthy interaction with the students of Montessori and classes VI-XII. The 3 day programme was concluded by ‘Indian Food Festival’ and Cultural events presented by Members of Staff of Bal Bharati family. The ‘Indian Food Festival ‘ was honoured with gracious presence of Mr.V.B.Fadnavis (Executive Director,NTPC Sipat) .The school also presented Memento to the delegates followed by vote of thanks proposed by Mrs.D.Ghosh (PGT English).