Jalandhar, October 19 (YP Bureau)
Golden Arrow Division of the Indian Army successfully hosted a two day Western Command Principals Meet of Army Public Schools on 18 & 19 October 2012.
Officiating General Officer Commanding Vajra corps welcomed the gathering comprising Principals and eminent educationists. He emphasized the importance of providing quality & technology based education to wards of Army Personnel and civilians studying in Army Public Schools all over India. The Chief of Staff, Western Command, lit the lamp formally signifying the commencement of the programme. The inaugural address was delivered by the Chief of Staff of Vajra corps who updated the gathering about the various AWES activities being conducted.
The aim of the seminar was to provide the Principals a forum to share their experiences with their counterparts. The two day seminar included several thought provoking presentations & brain-storming sessions on various aspects of education which proved immensely beneficial to the delegates.
The speakers included eminent entrepreneurs who have distinguished themselves in the field of education. The topics ranged from “The Improvement of Communication Skills of Teachers & Students”, to “Teacher’s Empowerment” & “World Class Schools – A Way Forward”.
A rolling trophy was also awarded to Army Public School Noida for excellent performance in the academic session 2011-12.
General Officer Commanding, Golden Arrow Division, delivered the closing address where he expressed optimism that Army Public Schools would maintain their reputation for excellence in all spheres.
The seminar concluded with an open forum in which all the delegates were invited to share their perspective on various issues.