JAMMU: A three day workshop on ‘Theatre and Education’ concluded on Monday at J&K Police Public School, Miran Sahib here.
According to a statement issued here, the workshop was conducted by Delight Sarah William, an alumnus of St. Stephens’ College and a theatre personality emerging on the national landscape of artistic domain.
“The school strives to train not only the young minds but also the teachers to meet the needs of the students to shape them into better human beings,” the statement said.
Her 16 years of theatre experience, the statement said, has exposed her to the hub of theatre in India where she has performed critical performances and has been highly rated by the art critics. “She has worked in Step by Step School, Noida and has two years’ experience at National School of Drama, New Delhi,” it added.
The workshop was based on the role of drama in making the classroom experience fun-filled, innovative and creative for the learners keeping their myriad cognitive and emotional needs in mind.
The workshop emphasized on the importance of empathetic and innovative teachers in the life of a student. The workshop was based on including drama tools to the normal class room teaching in various subjects’ viz. languages, Social Science, Activity Period, etc. It was an enlightening experience for the teachers who got a chance to reflect upon their teaching strategies. Certificates of participation were distributed to the teachers to encourage them.