PHOTO 1 (General group photo):
On the weekend of May 25th, the 5th Floor of Dempo House was transformed into a vibrant learning laboratory as Dempo Vishwa Gramshala invited its entire faculty from two DVG campuses to a three day intensive Teachers’ Training Workshop and First Annual DVG General Meeting and Banquet. Partnering with two professional Trainers from the Adhyayan Foundation, DVG organized and hosted a weekend residency workshop for all participants, with morning and afternoon intensives and plenty of fun, sharing, group work, networking and pedagogical innovation.
Director of Education, Mr. Gajanan Bhat addressed participants, recommitting to this crucial public/private joint venture to enhance and enrich rural education in Goa.
Banquet Keynote Speaker, veteran educator Dr. Narayan Desai, interacts with young DVG faculty Stakeholders. Dr. Desai’s talk was a provocative invocation of the need for change and new perspectives in Indian education.
DVG Faculty Stakeholders and Adhyayan Foundation Trainer, Ms. Jayanthi Nayak, during one of the many exciting group work experiments.
Participants enjoying a refresher emphasizing kinesthetic learning and expression. The weekend was full of inspiring take-aways for classroom application.