A firm believer in education and a well known diplomat, scholar and above all a teacher, Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan gave us a reason to celebrate Teacher's Day on 5th September every year. It is the same day he was born which is celebrated across countries, marking him a tribute for the contribution he has made to the society. Teachers look forward to celebrate this occasion no less than the students. It is a day for every student to honor his teacher and acknowledge them for all that they have learned in life. Their efforts need to be recognized as they too need encouragement and accreditation for shaping up the future of every individual. Mother's Pride and Presidium was no less in doing the same. The teachers and the support staff celebrated Staff Entertainment day on the occasion of Teachers Day on 5th September 2012. The department heads & their teams from the support office enjoyed their stay at the Sita heritage Resorts in Manesar. For the rest of the staff, there was a choice; some chose to have a thrilling experience on the water rides at Jurassic Park in Sonepat whereas others opted to go to a famous Bolloywood movie - Joker at the Pacific Mall. At the branch level, the teams went to Kingdom of dreams, Art of curry, Pratap garh Farms, Damdama Lake depending upon their choice and preferences. Also, each of the teacher and staff were given a special Teachers Day Mug as a part of the Teachers Touch campaign initiative as a token of affection. This was a day to make every teacher feel special about themselves and to acknowledge and recognize their dedication. In all, everybody rejoiced the day and cashed lot of fun making it memorable.
Fused with enthusiasm and pride, a team of 30 delegates from Presidium Group of Schools participated at the recently held World Education Summit (WES) 2012, the world's premier platform on 'Education Thought Leadership'. Mrs Sudha Gupta, Chairperson of Mother’s Pride and Presidium and renowned Parenting expert was invited as speaker at the prestigious event. Here, Presidium was conferred with the jury’s choice award as ‘Best Training Provider’ for ‘Bachelors in Transformation of Secondary Education (BTSE)’ at the second edition of World Education Summit on 23rd July, 2012. BTSE is the teacher’s training course with the objective to equip aspirant teachers with commitment, knowledge and skills to effectively achieve the construction of the articulated objectives as they interact with students in the classroom. The award was presented at the glittering ceremony held at Hotel Le Meridien, as a part of the two-day World Education Summit 2012 being attended by leading education leaders and policy-makers from across the globe. Presidium participated as track partners in the event and gave our contribution in the form of discussion and deliberations on a wide range of pertinent issues related to Education. The World Education Awards have been instituted with the aim of felicitating and acknowledging unique and innovative initiatives in the field of education globally. The key note address was given by the Chief Guest - Shri E Ahamed, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Government of India. The event witnessed the largest gathering of education leaders from across the globe. The platform became grand with the presence of eminent personalities in the summit such as Dr Ravi Gupta, Convener, World Education Summit 2012, Dr MP Narayanan, President, Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS); Prof SS Mantha, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AITE); Prof VS Ramamurthy, Former Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India; Shigeru Aoyagi , Director and UNESCO representative to India, Bhutan , Maldives and Sri Lanka; Dr Pascal Chazot , Elected Member of Parliament in France was also present amongst others. All in all, Presidium glorified at the event winning one of the most reputed awards in the country aiming to become a global leader in the education domain.
Swara Anand from Gurgaon-57 won Gold Medal in Brain O Brain ABACUS District Level - Sarthak Tuli from Ashok Vihar won a bronze trophy in the Chess Competition organized by D.O.E at Chattrasal Stadium. Presidians from Gurgaon 57 bagged 3 bronze medals in Gymnastics Championship. Also, Dhruv Bajaj from Dwarka-16B bagged 12 medals (11 gold & 1 silver) in Swimming Championship Zonal Level - Birupaksh Chaudhary of class III from Dwarka-16B won excellence award in Vocal Music. He was awarded by Sh.Sudhanshu Bhauguna who is the Guru of Kailash Kher. Inter School - Presidians from Ashok Vihar Branch bagged IInd Position in Inter School English Group Song organized by Indian Heights School. Presidians from Indiarapuram secured 2nd & 3rd position in Inter School Show n Tell and AD making competition (Respectively) hosted by Amity – Noida. OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS FOR PRESIDIUM Also, 4 children from Ashok Vihar branch have reached the Pre-Quarter Final of Delhi State Table Tennis Championship. Along with that, Presidium got an opportunity to watch a live Basket Ball Championship at Dhyanchand Sports Complex in which national level players participated. Standing by the ideology of creating Leaders for tomorrow, Presidians have once again hoisted their flag high.
For the first time in Presidium convocation ceremony was organized for the Bachelors in Transformation of Secondary Education (BTSE) at Hotel Radisson Blu in Paschim Vihar. It was a grand spectacular event that witnessed huge gathering. The ceremonial event was special as it celebrated completion of first session of BTSE. There was electrifying theatrical, musical and dance performances by future teachers. Their passion, commitment and zeal were clearly visible and appreciated by all. At the end of the event, they were rewarded with certificates and mark sheets as token of appreciation for hard work and dedication put in by them all throughout the year. Also, at the event cake cutting ceremony was held to celebrate recent recognition of Presidium. At World Education Summit (WES) 2012, Presidium was conferred with the jurys choice award as Best Training Provider for Bachelors in Transformation of Secondary Education-BTSE. Highlight of the event was when Mrs Sudha Gupta, Chairperson of Mothers Pride and Presidium shared her vision with everyone. It was truly inspirational. Young graduates also shared their experiences and narrated their journey from BTSE to Presidium. Along with that, audio-visual on Teachers Touch was shown to everyone, which laid emphasis on creating value of teachers as they are pillars of transformation in society. The ceremony concluded with sumptuous food and celebration with dance and music. Indeed, it was an inspirational day that will be remembered by all for long.
It was a remarkable journey for Presidians, who visited NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) in USA. A group of more than 100 students became a part of this scientific escapade where they learned and explored extensively about Space Science through this educational tour. The trip provided them oodles of excitement and fun, a chance to understand culture and diversity of another country and opened wide doors of educational opportunities for them. Students spent three days at Kennedy Space Centre, where they got opportunity to learn about NASA, the past, present and future of space exploration. The main highlights were up close tour of NASA launch and landing facility. Also, they witnesses rocket launches and learned about robotics and GPS devices. They even got a chance to meet veteran astronauts. Children also got the opportunity to explore iconic locations visiting famous sights such as – the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Disney world, Universal Studios, Niagara Falls, Times Square, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and Museum of Natural History. To sum it up, it was a very engaging and educative tour with lot of memorable moments captured and cherished, which will be treasured for long.
11 Presidians participated in 2012 Intercontinental Gen. CHOI cup for taekwondo championship at Algon QUIN college WOODROFFE Campus, OTTAWA, CANADA. With 14 teams participating from other countries , USA, UK, PERUTO RICO, PERU, ARGENTINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, TAIWAN, GREEN LAND, UAE, IRAN, CANADA, INDIA. Presidians made the country proud by winning 12 medals- 2 Gold, 3 Silver & 7 Bronze.
To commemorate the occasion of International Dance Day celebrated on 29th April all across the world, Presidium organized an event by SPIC MACAY (Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth) which seeks to conserve and promote awareness amongst the youth through classical arts. There was a special performance by Sh.Rajendra Gangani, a famous Kathak artist followed by an interactive question and answer session. The children already overwhelmed by the performance came up with endless questions depicting their arousing interest in our Indian dance forms. The credit for organizing such a fabulous event goes to our Rhythm of the Soul dance academy which aims to give our children every opportunity to explore the hidden dancing talents in them and provide them with right guidance and platform to showcase those talents. All the children were inspired and mesmerized by the entire event.
Goafest 2012, Indias biggest advertising award festival was held from 19th to 21st April 2012 hosted on the Zuri White Sands resort in South Goa. This year, Goafest talked about the magic of advertising and looked to celebrate the metamorphosis of an idea through the theme- Lets talk magic. The ever growing journey of awards and accolades continued when Out of the Box won Silver Metal for the innovative design of The Signature Magazine, created for Presidium. Out of the Box was also bestowed with Silver in Print category and Out of home category for the ad campaign The Curious Case of Children, created for Mother's Pride. The campaign also won Bronze Metal in the design category and Direct/Dimensional Mail Category. The night was cheerfully filled with celebrations to caress the zeal of the winners. Out of the box has remarkably shown its unbeatable and incomparable advertising skills for Mothers Pride and Presidium. They have always stunned the recipients by their innovative and out-of-the-box ideas. Their successful branding strategy has reflected the motto of the brand in the righteous way. The team of Out of the box is filled with skilled and creative professionals who have proved themselves every time and now. We congratulate the entire team of Out of the Box and Mothers Pride & Presidium for this remarkable achievement. Congratulations!!!!!
Celebrating the culmination of a year of amazing work, Marvel Group hosted the awards party at Siri Fort auditorium to acknowledge the wonderful efforts of all the people who have made a difference. The red carpet welcome to the guests was nothing less than an all celebrity Oscar’s award party. Walking on the red carpet already gave an idea of the Big Bang in stored for the day. Much like every year, the enthusiasm amongst the staff was commendable and gave a new spirit into the aura of the auditorium. The cheerleaders with their props and whistles and our wonderful comparers made sure that the audience was entertained and engaged. Presidium is a school where teaching is about nurturing the Leaders of tomorrow and while catering our students, our teachers and staff members play a precious role. This is the time to rejoice all the efforts and appreciate their work. The event started with an interesting presentation by honorable Mrs Sudha Gupta educating all present about the growing graph of Marvel Group in various avenues of education, hospitality, healthcare, infrastructure and more. The aims and visionary of the group is much to applaud for and gave a proud feeling to everyone associated with it. The event continued with the awards and accolades on various segments such as business, academics, administration, IT, accounts, and more. Also the individual brands under Marvel Group such as Adiva, Sparsh and The Knowledge Tree were equally awarded for their efforts to extend the Marvel family to various levels. • Best branch trophy Presidium in All around performance came to Ashok Vihar branch. • Best branch trophy Mother’s Pride in All around performance came in the kitty of Punjabi Bagh. • Best branch trophy Junior in All around performance was awarded to Narela branch. There were several awards for Star performers, Best Profiles, etc, etc. Our anchors kept the momentum and brought a new thrill with their engaging conversations. All this was accompanied with the breathtaking performances by our talented dancers from different Presidium and Mothers Pride branches, which raised the entertainment quotient manifolds. The best dance performance trophy came in the kitty of Mothers Pride Deepali branch. Stage was set for the Fashion Show organized by The Knowledge Tree training academy which brought the spirits of everyone to a new high the beautiful divas walking the ramp made the event a success. The healthy competition shown by the participants made it difficult for the judges to decide the winner. No wonder How can you choose beauty, when every woman is beautiful her own way. The judges chose Miss Knowledge Tree- as Priyanka Joshi from Punjabi Bagh It was all the more special for our aspirants at The Knowledge Tree, it was also the convocation day for the current session and their education with ‘The Knowledge Tree’ training academy; and it was time to step into the world of their own with the learning and skills acquired in the academy. It was another league trained and set free to bring about the transformation of education. Everyone was awarded with their certificates by Mrs Sudha Gupta who profoundly looked proud at our uniquely trained batch. Everything was beautifully taken care of from decorations to arrangements and as the humongous celebration came to an end, it left the memories of another beautiful evening in the lives of many and raised the hopes for many more to come.