Quarterly Trust Activity Report (September, 2018)


Details July Aug Sep
1) Exact date of PTM: PTM -21st September ,2018

No home visits

2) Frequency of PTM: Once in a quarter
3) Number of children whose parents attended the PTM’s: Parents of  90 wards were present
4) Major discussions and agenda of the PTM’s: Quarterly assessment test performance and slow learners test performance were shown to the parents and a Counseling session on Menstrual Hygiene with parents was organized at IRMET premises.

The PTM came to an end with the conclusion that the progress of the students depends on the joint effort of parents and teachers.


Exposure Visit

  1. Name of the Event: Visit to Wrestling Academy 
  • Total No. of Participants (Teachers/ Children):10 girls with 1 teacher
  • Date: 9th of Aug, 2018
  • Time: 9.30am to 3.30pm

Description-Students from our trust with Smile Foundation team went to Yogeshwar Dutt’s wrestling academy, Sonipat. Students had a great time interacting with Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt at his ‘akhada’, where they not only attended wrestling sessions but also promised to make their country proud.

  1. Name of the Event: A well spent day with star cast of “Satyamev Jayte”
  • Total No. of Participants (Teachers/ Children):20students with 2 teachers
  • Date: 10th of Aug, 2018
  • Time: 11.00am to 2.00pm

Description- Well known cinema stars John Abraham and Manoj Bajpai and debutant Aisha Sharma interacted with students of IRMET at Le Meridien Hotel and spent some quality time with them. The film has provided a wonderful platform to the underprivileged children of Smile Foundation to share a scene with the cast – John and Aisha, in the famous “Paniyo Sa” song.

Teacher Training

Exact date of meeting: 30 & 31st August 2018

Frequency of meeting: two day workshop

Number of teachers who attended: 5teachers

Timing: 10.00am to 4.00pm

Venue- Smile Foundation Office, Green Park, New Delhi

Major discussions and agenda of the meeting: A capacity building program on Mathematics for primary classes was conducted by Smile Foundation on 30th & 31st July, 2018. The Resource Person- Mr. Syed Sattar discussed different methodologies of teaching Mathematics in primary classes. The training specifically focused on exploring newer and interesting approaches to teaching Mathematics with the aim to bring qualitative changes in teaching methodology of this subject.

Review of Meeting: Every participant was actively involved & shared their different ways of teaching & developing lesson plans which covered almost every topic. A few samples of lesson plans were also given to all the participants. Giving importance to the individuality of every child, different strategies for diverse learners through lesson planning and teaching methodology were discussed. Overall, it was a very good experience which helped us in learning better ways of teaching mathematics and creating interest of the students for the subject

Follow up of Mathematics Teachers Training Workshop

  • Exact date of meeting: 14th & 15th September 2018
  • Frequency of meeting: two day workshop
  • Number of teachers who attended: 5teachers
  • Timing: 10.00am to 4.00pm
  • Venue- Smile Foundation Office, Green Park, New Delhi


English Follow up Teachers Training Workshop

  • Exact date of meeting: 30 & 31st August 2018
  • Frequency of meeting: two day workshop
  • Number of teachers who attended: 5teachers
  • Timing: 10.00am to 4.00pm
  • Venue- Smile Foundation Office, Green Park, New Delhi

Major discussions and agenda of the meeting: Agenda of the workshop was to discuss the further steps of  Remedial Program LEAP for the primary students for 90 days and train teachers for the same. The training was carried out as scheduled at Green Park , New Delhi. It commenced with address by Ms Gargi Kapoor, National Manager, Mission Education. 

Review of Meeting:  The training was based on Phonics using multi sensory methods to introduce letter sounds through ‘Story line’ action for each sound. Emphasis was laid on enhancing Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing skills of the children through activities like Role Play, Narration of Stories, Reading Comprehension etc.

  • Learning Styles (Visual, Auditory and kinesthic0 in a diverse classroom were discussed and activities and games were conducted by the Resource Person. Brain Gym exercises were carried out by the participants.
  • The representatives from various NGOs shared their ideas and thoughts to hone    their teaching skills. It was an interactive forum where all participants shared their ideas and problems faced by them in respective NGOs.
  • Overall, it was an enlightening and enriching experience.

Celebrations and Events

  1. Name of the Event: Independence Day Celebration
  • Total No. of Participants (Teachers/ Children):40students and 6teaches
  • Date: 14 August, 2018
  • Time: 1:00pm to 3.00pm

Description: IRMET celebrated Independence Day with zeal and spirit befitting the occasion. Students of class IV & V recited patriotic poems. The poems described the valour of Rani Laxmi Bai and paid homage to the efforts of the numerous freedom fighters of India.  The highlight of the program was the enactment of the Indian freedom struggle by the students of the primary section. It urged students to value the freedom we have secured after the sacrifices of many. Students also danced to the song ‘Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani’.

Extra co-curricular Activities

  1. Story telling Session – One of our volunteer Ms. Shuchita conducted one day storytelling session on 2nd July, 2018 at IRMET for VI to VIII class.  The students were enthralled with her storytelling ability and thoroughly enjoyed her dramatic performance and originality. The simplicity of her program was what impressed us the most.  To be able to hold the children’s attention for two hours without any props is an incredible feat.
  1. Career Counseling Session- A career counseling session was organized on 7th of July for the students of VIII to XII .The session commenced with a power point presentation on the subject by Col. Jaspal Singh who gave an insight into the role, value system, life style, benefits and emoluments of the Indian Army officer. He also covered various types of entry schemes including those for women. The students were very inquisitive and asked questions related to planning and preparation for becoming an Army Officer, difficulties being faced as an Army Officer, characteristics of successful officer, family life of an Officer etc.
  1. Name of the Event: Counseling session  on Menstrual Hygiene with parents
  • To No. of Participants (Teachers/ Children): Parents of 90wards and 11 teachers
  • Date: 21st September2018
  • Time: 2:00pm to3:00pm 
  • Venue: Ina Raja Trust Premises

Description:  IRMET organised an interactive programme in association with Ms. Pratiksha, which gave an insight into the importance of health and hygiene during the special days of the month. It cleared a lot of myth about the menstrual period. They taught girls and their mothers that menstrual changes can be handled by getting regular exercise, eating a healthy diet, limiting caffeine intake, and reducing stress. They gave a multimedia presentation on how to use and dispose off sanitary napkins.  They stressed the importance of incorporating healthcare and hygiene issues in school curricula so that girl students may be aware of the necessary actions at the right time and overcome the shyness in sharing those with parents. The girls feel empowered after the workshop.



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