The International Award for Young People, India organized an Award Leader training workshop at the Award Training Center, New Delhi on 28th and 29th July, 2016. The objective of the workshop is to make the potential Award Leaders from the participating schools or Open Award Centres develop a comprehensive understanding of The Award Programme and how it functions.
The two-day workshop was attended by 24 participants from different institutions across India, including Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad; Dikshant International School, Haryana; NAZ Foundation, New Delhi; The Doon School, Dehradun; Amity International School, Gurgaon; Kothari International School, Noida; Sunbeam School, Varanasi; Calcutta International School, Kolkata; The Indian Public School, Dehradun; Takshila Educational Society, New Delhi; Partap World School, Punjab; Mayoor School, Ajmer; MGD Girls School, Jaipur; Sangam School of Excellence, Bhilwara; Great Rocksport Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi; Vidhyashram International School, Jodhpur and DLF Public School, Sahibabad.
The workshop began with an ice- breaking session where the participants introduced themselves and shared their expectations from the workshop. This was followed by an introduction to the Award, and sessions on its philosophy, framework, benefits of the Award and how a volunteer can play a crucial role in the Award programme. The participants were given in-depth knowledge regarding the four domains of the programme i.e. Skill, Service, Physical Recreation and Adventurous Journey and also the Residential Project for the Gold Award Programme. Furthermore, they were made familiar with the technical aspects of the programme, which included Risk Management and Brand Pack.
The workshop delivered by Kapil Bhalla (National Director), Bivujit Mukhoty (Programme Manager) and Priyank Kumar Gupta (Head IT & ORB) included interactive and fun sessions to engage with the Award Leaders. The programme concluded with the presentation of participation certificates to the participants by Kapil Bhalla. Click here for pictures