Wednesday 27 February 2013


21st - 22nd February 2013 at Award Training Centre, New Delhi

A two day YES Training Workshop was organized at NAA office, New Delhi on 21st and 22nd of February 2013. The workshop was attended by Award leaders of Delhi Public School, Ghaziabad (UP); Yadavindra Public School, Patiala, (Punjab); The Indian Public School, Dehra Dun (Uttarakhand); Amity International School, Gurgaon (Haryana); JMK International School, Pathankot (Punjab); Guru Nanak Public School, Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi (Delhi); and Pathways World School, Gurgaon (Haryana).

Bivujit Mukhoty, Programme Manager along with Mr.Vivek Gaur, Ms.Jaya Tiwari, Ms. Surabhi Vaidya and Ms. Manya Gugnani facilitated the training to the delegates.

The workshop spread over two days was organized for training and developing mentors and volunteers to augment their potential as Award Leaders with enhanced skills and to help in exponential growth of the Award Programme in India. The workshop was an opportunity for the Award Leaders and Managers to engage and network in further social commitments.

The workshop comprised various theoretical and practical sessions for the participants. It unfolded challenges and opportunities, lessons and interesting activities for the participants, mentors, volunteers and leaders. The participants were introduced to the philosophy and the framework of the Award. The four sections of the Award - Skill, Physical, Recreation and Adventurous Journey, were effectively demonstrated through activities. This also provided a hands-on learning experience for all the participants.  Ankit Durga, a Gold Award Holder discussed the benefits of the Award and shared his experience through a presentation.

What is a YES model? How to effectively run the Award? What is the Brand Pack? What is the role of a volunteer and an Award Leader? All these questions were very effectively answered at the end of the workshop.  Click for workshop photos

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