Shishuvan celebrates Librarians Day in honour of Great Indian Librarian Padmashree Prof.Dr S.R.Ranganathans’ 124th Birth Anniversary , by hosting a “Seminar on Excellence in School Education : Role of Libraries” on 12th August 2016 (forenoon, 9.00 am onwards).
· Different perspectives on Excellence in Education vis-à-vis School Library Service would be elicited by way of a four pronged presentations by Students, Teachers, Parents and Librarians. The presenters representing the above four would focus on their role in the process of achievement of Excellence in School Education.
· Focus of presentations would invariably on Best Practices.
· Prof.Coomi Vevaina (Professor of English – Mumbai University) a renowned Educationist and author of the much acclaimed book, “What Children Really Want” would grace the occasion by delivering a lecture on the topic.
· Shishuvan Reading Programme
· Seminar Resolutions
Who should participate?
Students, Teachers, Parents Librarians and any other who have genuine interest in School Education and School Libraries.
Participants in the event will get to know the nuances of Achieving Excellence in School Education – Vis-à-vis Role of Libraries. Functional and State of Art Libraries are backbones of vibrant and successful schooling. ‘School Libraries globally are envisioned as a force for the enhancement and improvement of Teaching and Learning throughout the School community for Educators as well as for Students (IFLA/UNESCO School Library Manifesto, 1999).
No Participation fee. Participation by application / registration. Fill in the form. Sign and send a scanned copy by email. Bring along the original on 12th August 2016.
Librarians who would like to speak/make presentations on the seminar theme may get in touch with the organizers.
Shishuvan English Medium School,
426, Shraddhanand Road, King’s Circle, Matunga Central, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400019. Shubadra Shenoy, Principal, Organizing Director; Neha Chheda, Executive Director, Member – Organizing Committee, Jamila Merchant, Librarian (PR), Namrata Manglani, Rajashekhar Devarai, Chief Librarian, Organizing Secretary.