G20 CBSE STATE-LEVEL SUMMIT-2023
In Indore, a CBSE state-level G-20 summit took place at Daly College, with the participation of approximately 470 students, 160 teachers, and 350 CBSE school principals from various parts of the state. This two-day summit, centered around life skills, mental health, safety, and well-being, was organized by the Board in collaboration with the Indore Sahodaya Schools Complex & Expressions India.
During the inauguration of a life skills exhibition set up by students from Indore schools, CBSE Director of Academics, Dr. Joseph Emmanuel, emphasized the importance of embracing educational changes. He highlighted CBSE’s efforts in conducting workshops and sessions across the country to facilitate this transformation.
At the event, students were divided into groups based on their interests, participating in six activities: Quizzing, Yuva Sansad, Musicals, Rhetorics, visual arts, and Nukkad Naatak. These activities were designed to address topics related to mental health, life skills, and lifestyle issues.
The involvement of Shishyans in the summit was particularly noteworthy. They actively participated in diverse activities that not only showcased their talents but also their commitment to addressing important issues. Their presentations, performances, and discussions reflected a deep understanding of these topics and a genuine passion for positive change. The engagement of students from various schools and backgrounds added a richness to the summit’s discussions and activities, promoting a sense of unity and shared purpose.
One of the standout features of The Shishukunj International School, North Campus’s participation in the summit was the exceptional exhibits centered around the theme of “Balancing Study and Leisure Time.” These exhibits were not only well-researched but also creatively presented, offering innovative solutions and thought-provoking insights into this important aspect of student life. The exhibits addressed various facets of achieving a balance between academic pursuits and leisure activities. They explored strategies for time management, stress reduction, and the promotion of overall well-being among students. These exhibits were not just informative but also highly practical, offering actionable advice for students, teachers, and parents alike.
The students’ presentations and displays demonstrated a deep understanding of the challenges students face in managing their study time and leisure activities. They emphasized the importance of striking a healthy balance to enhance academic performance while maintaining mental and emotional well-being.
The participation of both students and teachers in the summit marked a remarkable journey of learning, collaboration, and inspiration. This gathering was not just an event; it was a platform that nurtured holistic development and ignited a passion for addressing crucial aspects of education and well-being.
Throughout the summit, students showcased their talents, insights, and dedication to topics ranging from life skills and mental health to the fine arts and civic engagement. They left an indelible mark with their creative exhibits, spirited performances, and thoughtful discussions. In doing so, they demonstrated their potential to shape a brighter, more compassionate future.
For teachers, this summit was a powerful learning experience. It provided opportunities for professional growth, the exchange of best practices, and a renewed commitment to supporting their students in diverse ways. The workshops and discussions underscored the importance of adaptability and empathy in the classroom, empowering educators to become even more effective mentors.
Above all, the summit was a testament to the collective strength of the educational community, where students, teachers, and administrators came together with a shared purpose. It reinforced the idea that education goes beyond textbooks, encompassing life skills, mental health, and holistic development.
It is evident that the CBSE State-Level G-20 Summit at Daly College was a resounding success. It not only celebrated the achievements of our students but also instilled a sense of responsibility and purpose in shaping the future of education. The learnings and experiences gained from this summit will undoubtedly continue to resonate in the hearts and minds of all participants, inspiring positive change in the educational landscape.