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Govt school to organise sci-expo
Students of Class 3 to Class 7 of Bellandur Government School are putting together a science exhibition on March 6, 2010.
The event marks the culmination of a three-month long science education programme that was conducted every week for an hour by the Anubhava Science Foundation (ASF).
The focus was to help children understand the role of science in everyday events. Students were introduced to topics by discussing everyday phenomena.  The exhibition will have science experiments and models on concepts like light, air, matter and plants. For details on the initiative, visit www.anubhavasciencefoundation.org

Working for a cause
The students and teachers of Trio World School added more meaning to Valentine’s Day by collecting funds for Haiti earthquake victims. The community service group of the school organised a sale, where students sold candy and roses in the week leading up to Valentine’s Day. They also held a ‘Bake sale’. The team raised a total of Rs 15,000 for the relief fund.

Graduation day
Final year students of CMR National Public School celebrated Graduation Day on February 16, 2010. Dr Sabitha Ramamurthy, president, CMR Jnanadhara Trust, urged students to work in areas of social relevance. CMR Group chairman K C Ramamurthy administered the graduation oath to the students.

Graduation day at Brigade School
The Brigade School celebrated Graduation Day for the fourth batch of class 10 and class 12 students on February 12, 2010. Rajeev Gowda, chairperson of the Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore, was the chief guest. Other invitees included M R Jaishankar, managing director, Brigade School, Githa Shankar, chairperson, Brigade Foundation and members of the governing council of the Brigade Foundation.
Rajeev Gowda, after lighting the lamp, addressed the graduating batch with a speech on courage to confront every challenge in the future.

More power to the girls!
WOMAN POWER: Prof Armaity S Desai, chairperson, UGC  National Consultative Committee,  inaugurates the trainers’ workshop at Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian College.Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian College recently organised a UGC-sponsored  trainers’ workshop on ‘Capacity building of women managers in higher education’. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof Armaity S Desai, chairperson, UGC National Consultative Committee.
“The glass ceiling has to be shattered and women must be more visible in many areas, especially in higher education,” she said during the inauguration of the workshop. The guests of honour were Dr Amita Prasad (IAS), Director General, Administrative Training Institute, Mysore, and Rev Nirmala Vasanthakumar, President, CSI Women’s Fellowship. They spoke about the potential of women, the challenges and risks at the workplace, gender bias, etc. Dr Joyce Sunder, principal and local coordinator, Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian College, welcomed the gathering and emphasised the need for gender justice and empowerment of women.

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