Unlike many educational institutes in Bangladesh, Delhi Public School (DPS STS) Dhaka has continued its education through distance learning during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To keep students productive and stress-free during quarantine, DPS STS Dhaka will carry on its online activities during the summer holidays.
Latterly, for Mother’s Day, DPS STS had encouraged the pupils from Grades 1 – 4 to write down one word on an A4 size paper to explain their mother. A collage has been created, and also the video was posted on the school’s official Facebook page. Rabindranath Tagore birth anniversary celebration was also done with the pupils. The educational institute also organized online Photography Exibition for students of Grades 5 to 12. There have been several online Games like Boggles, Guess the Brands, Mad Hunt etc. arranged for the pupils and played on their online classroom. Contests like Cookery, online show & tell, Jingles etc. also are being arranged.
Similarly, the administrators, together with the teachers, have prepared various activities the students from all Grades. These activities will help the pupils to develop communication skills, memorization, sharpen spelling skills, appreciation about the world, increase general knowledge, and lots of more.
The school has also designed activities that both pupils and guardians have to participate in together. These activities will increase the engagement between the students and parents. Letters of appreciation and certificates will be given to the participants and the winners.
On this occasion, Madhu Wal, Principal, DPS STS School Dhaka, said, “For the enforcement of social distancing, children are stuck at home and unable to go out for fun. Hence, we decided to arrange several activities to make summer holidays fun for both students and parents. The activities will also be able to develop certain skills among students.”
DPS STS School Dhaka is not only organizing online activities, but also organizing online stress management programme for both the students and the guardians. Several regular online training and noteworthy webinars are also going on for the teachers during this summer vacation. A professional yoga session by the yoga instructor Ms. Ms. Mustafika Akter Bithi has been arranged as well for all the students and parents.
Madhu Wal, added, “Everyone is under stress due to the pandemic. Hence, it is mandatory to manage stress, so it doesn’t harm our daily lives and growth. To help the teachers, students and parents to manage stress, we are excited to arrange a stress-free online workshop.”
Moreover, all the students’ activities conducted during the summer holidays will be posted on the school’s official Facebook page.