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International Youth Award

International Youth Award

Homerton Grammar School, Sector 21A Faridabad, participated in an Award Leader Training workshop recently organised by The International Award for Young People, India at the Award Training Center, New Delhi to guide the potential Award Leaders, i.e. teachers of schools, institutions, etc., about the philosophy, framework and functioning of the Award Programme. The programme is run by The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award International Association (IAA) based in London. The International Award for Young People (IAYP) is the most adaptable and successful youth empowerment program. The purpose of the programme attended by the teachers is to help them be Award leaders with the purpose of youth development and inclusion. It identifies hard issues and challenges associated with youth. The workshop was conducted over two days, with about 14 participants from different institutions across India including Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh to name a few. Two teachers, Mr. Giriraj Singh and Mrs. Marisha Jain Nagpal represented Homerton Grammar School, Faridabad at the IAYP Award Training. The workshop began with the participants introducing themselves to the group and what drove them to attend this workshop. This was followed with a brief introduction of the Award, its philosophy, advantages and how the volunteers can play an important role in the Award Programme. The participants were given detailed knowledge regarding the four sections of the Programme i.e. Skills, Service, Physical Recreation and Adventurous Journey and also the Residential Project for the Gold level. In addition to that, they were made aware of the risk profiles and its management. The potential Award Leaders were made thorough with the guidelines and framework of The Award Programme before implementing in their own institutions. The workshop delivered by Mr. Kapil Bhalla (National Director) and Mr. Bivujit Mukhoty (Programme Manager) included interactive and fun learning sessions to engross the Award Leaders. The workshop concluded with the presentation of participation certificates to the participants by Kapil Bhalla, National Director of the programme.

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