Aparna world school, Jharsuguda promoted by Aparna foundation , organized a unique 2 day learning extravaganza “ The Learning KIVA” ‘ 2016, for students, parents and the community. The fest was inaugurated on 13th February with the lightning of the lamp, saraswati vandhana in the presence of various international key note speakers on parenting, storytelling & Puppetry. The show stopper of the event, a 3D mobile planetarium was installed in the school campus based at Buxi chowk, for everyone to witness various shows on planetary movements, secrets of the earth, panchatantra movies etc. for the children. The annual fest included paperkraft and calligraphy workshops, puppetry workshop and parenting workshop for all age groups. Various school in and nearby Jharsuguda participated for the workshops and had encouraged children and teachers to be a part of the event. Fulfilling its commitment towards society at large, Aparna World School also invited under-privileged children from Asha Kiran, a school for mentally challenged children and from “School for Deaf &Dumb children” from Jharsuguda. These children have thoroughly enjoyed the Planetarium show and left with a beautiful smile on their faces.
Parenting workshop on child first marked the beginning of a movement in perception change in the parents towards their children which in turn will help in the growing better children for the future. Parents witnessed various simple yet effective practical concepts introduced to them which can help in understanding the child on various planes of brain development. Mr. Syed fazil, addressing the parents presented various real life experiences and scenarios by which they can relate well with their child and make them more receptive, sensible and compassionate humans.
All the workshops were conducted without any registration charges. The parents and community members appreciated the efforts of the school to provide a platform for the students to witness such rare events being organized for the upliftment of the society as a whole.
Aparna is committed to provide similar learning experiences to its students, staffs, parents and the community of Jharsuguda regularly to ensure such learning’s become a part of their regular life skill development and continues value addition.