Study Hall Educational Foundation’s Vidyasthali School in Malihabad organized the Convocation Ceremony on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Chandroo Kevalramani of the Kevalramani Foundation was the chief guest on the occasion. The principal of the school Anusha Sharma proposed the welcome address said that it was a matter of great pride for all the teachers and parents to see the students graduating and scoring marks above 85%.
The founder of the school Dr. Urvashi Sahni thanked Chandroo Kevalramani for his continued support to the Vidyasthali School and further talked about how quality education creates democratic equal citizens.
Several cultural performances were also held on the occasion. Song renditions, salsa dance and classical dance were some of the highlights of the show. Parents of Vidyasthali students also took the stage and thanked the teachers and administrative staff for creating and nurturing a school which provides high quality subsidized education to children 55 villages spread across the Malihabad area.
The highlight of the event was when Chandroo Kevalramani also dedicated the newly constructed building to the Vidyasthali School. This building could only be erected due to the untrammeled support of Mr Kevalramani.
|Vidyasthali Convocation 2017|
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- In case, any kind of food spoilage is detected by us, we will notify the parents and provide something, on request.
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Taking India’s Daughters Campaign 2017 to the rural areas of Lucknow, the Study Hall Educational Foundation’s Vidyashali School in Mahilabad organized an Awareness March against child marriage on May 17, 2017. The students of Vidyasthali participated in the march which started from the school and covered thoroughfare areas neighboring village Saliamau.
A street play – Bal Vivah Ghulami Hai - against child marriage was also staged at four different locations during the match.
Over 200 community members signed the petition against child marriage as part of the signature campaign.
This awareness march was preceded by a series of critical dialogues with the Vidyasthali students to build a deeper understanding of the detrimental social norms and to question malpractices like child marriage. Post these discussion children prepared placards and banners to take out in the community and also drafted the script for the street play which was staged during the march.
The procession made stops at local mosques and temples collected signatures of Faith Leaders on a pledge against child marriage.
Vidyasthali School celebrated Earth Day on May 1, 2017. During the event, Vidhyasthali students participated directly or indirectly in raising awareness about the environment. Competitions were held in the field of art (poster making) and Rangoli, Hindi and English poem, elocution with the theme of earth.
Dr. Urvashi Sahni, President of Studyhall Educational Foundation, met Dy CM Dinesh Sharma and discussed the state of primary and secondary education in Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Sahni, who is also a member of the Rajasthan chief minister’s advisory council (education), appraised Sharma about how administrative reforms in Rajasthan had lead to the migration of 10 lakh students from private schools to government schools in Rajasthan.
Prof Sharma showed the keen interest in knowing how the change was brought about in Rajasthan. He said that the current Yogi government was determined to bring about positive changes in primary and secondary education and he would like to discuss this further.
To this, Dr. Sahni explained that integration of primary and secondary school, reducing teacher vacancies, rationalization of teacher appointments based on the need of the school, a collection of accurate school data through a technology portal, Shaala darpan, along with increasing teacher accountability were among the major factors for change.
As a follow up of the meeting, Dy CM Dinesh Sharma suggested that he would like to arrange a presentation before the chief minister Yogi Aditynath and table her suggestions to chalk out the roadmap for educational reform in UP.
She also presented a memorandum to stop child marriage in UP as part of the India’s Daughters Campaign being run by the Study Hall Educational Foundation.
The Study Hall Center for Learning organized its 4th Annual Art Competition on 14th April 2017, where around 350 students of various schools like CMS, LPS, Jaipuria, Police Modern School and many others across the city have participated. It was held grade wise where various topics related to social issues like Domestic Violence, Clean India Green India, Rio Olympic etc were allotted. The epitome of creativity and imagination was witnessed. Saad Khan of City Montessori School achieved 1st prize in senior category Arnav from Seth M.R Jaipuria and Harsh from Centre For Learning Owned 2nd prize, Naincy From Prerna Girls School achieved 3rd prize, Kamini from Vidyasthali and Navya from CMS won consolation prize. In Junior Category Amhad of Study Hall School Grabbed 1st Prize, Nivedita Singh Of Seth M.R Jaipuria and Aarav from Study Hall Won 2nd Prize Kushagra and Nandini From Study Hall received 3rd Prize and Naseema of Gyan Setu- Non Formal Education Centre received consolation prize respectively.
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The convocation ceremony of Vidyasthali School in Kanar, Malihabad was a perfect occasion for the students to showcase their talents and achievements, and they did not disappoint.
Very well scripted plays which focused on gender issues and other social evils were staged. The ‘Experience Sharing’ session where the graduating students talked about how they had gone on to achieve milestones was a real eye-opener. This was followed by a session where the parents also took to the stage to talk about how Vidyasthali School was providing quality education in a rural area like Kanar, Malihabad. Group songs and dance performances also livened the mood.
Magsaysay award winner Sandeep Pandey urged the students not to indulge in corruption once they go on to become educated and independent individuals.
Joint director (education) and principal of DIET in Lucknow Ms Lalita Pradeep praised the students and added that they had been successful in presenting a very professional stage show. She also congratulated Dr Urvashi Sahni for setting a high quality school in a rural area.
The programme concluded with the felicitation of the graduating students.