On 8th and 9th May, 2019, a team from NAA, IAYP comprising Mr. Kapil Bhalla - the National Director, Mr. Bivujit Mukhoty – the Programme Manager and Ms. Pallavi Gill – the Programme Ofiicer conducted an Award Leader Training Workshop at ATC, International Award for Young People, Shahpur Jat (Delhi). A total of 17 Award Leaders from institutions such as Kings College (Rohtak), Amity International School (Saket), Tula’s International School (Dehradun), The Mann School (Delhi), Pathfinder Global School (Pataudi), Doon International School (Dehradun), St. Mary’s School (Safdarjung), Ryan Global School (Mumbai) and organisations such as Infinite Journeys Pvt. Ltd., CASP Delhi and NAA were present. The purpose of the workshop was, essentially to welcome the Award Leaders into the journey of the Award Programme and to remind them of the important role that they, as guides and motivators, play in shaping the future of young adults pursuing the Award.
The workshop commenced with an ice breaking session followed by an introduction about the Award Programme. The team threw light on the philosophy of the Award, its journey and its framework. They went on to explain its various facets that include Service, Skill, Physical Recreation and Adventure. They also elaborated upon risk management, stressed the benefits of the Programme and touched upon the Residential Project for the Gold level of the Programme. What followed next was a review session and discussion about the levels of the Award Programme. The session concluded with a film highlighting the Award’s achievements and its impact.
Such workshops are stepping stones in IAYP’s stride to build aware and able young people who can make productive use of their capabilities.