To understand the diversity in classrooms, St. Claret School, Jalahalli, organised a programme for its teachers recently. Srikanta Swamy, additional director, Centre of Research, Christ University, was the resource person. The programme focused on the significance of accuracy in teaching, equipping students with strategies that will help them face challenges in life.

Mr. Swamy provided information to teachers on how to improve the performance of slow-learners and update communication skills. Teachers were also provided tips to deal with problematic children and build a positive attitude.

They participated in activities that helped them cultivate young minds through effective learning.


Students of Ganga International School and PU College, Nelagadaranahalli, showcased their talents to win prizes at an inter-school painting competition held on the theme environmental protection. Two high school students won the first and second prize at the competition in which students from over 100 schools participated. A programme to felicitate the winners was held. Honorary president Ganganarasiah felicitated the students and applauded them for their achievement.

Orientation programme

CMR National PU College, HBR Layout, held an orientation programme for first PUC students to mark the beginning of the new academic year. Sabitha Ramamurthy, president, CMR Jnanadhara Trust and Bhaskar Reddy, director, CMR Jnanadhara Trust, felicitated the toppers of second PU in both the science and commerce streams on the occasion. Ms. Ramamurthy spoke about the importance of planning in life. She told students to plan to achieve their goals. She said CMR had been declared a university this year and would start functioning in this capacity from 2014. Further, she spoke about the future plans of the group that would help students not only complete their courses successfully but also help them achieve their much sought-after careers.