Friday, 30 June 2017

Nirmala Niketan, Churchgate - Students Session

 Nirmala Niketan, Churchgate 
 Students Session 
30th June, 2017

40 BSW students of Nirmala Niketan College attended a session conducted by Fr. Leon Rodrigues.
The session focused on one's direction in life. Where are we heading? Do we have a goal in life?
With the help of a number of life examples and personal interactions the students  were able to understand that our life has meaning. They were able to gauge that life has been when we desire to make the world a better place.
The session ended  with a vote of thanks.

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Holy Mary Convent School, Bhiwandi - Students Session

Holy Mary Convent School, Bhiwandi 
 Students Session
The Avec Team organized a value education session for the students of Holy Mary Convent School.
The Session was taken by Fr. Leon Rodrigues, who gave a talk on the meaning of life and that life is beautiful and worth living even after the various hardships we go through.

The  session started with a short prayer service and words of welcome. The students were very interactive during the session.The group discussion session was enjoyed the most. At the end of the session a vote of thanks was given by a student.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Loretto Convent, Chembur

Loretto Convent, Chembur
14th June 2017

 Fr. Leon Rodrigues sdb and Fr. Cleophas sdb along with Rochwyn Fernandes went to Loretto Convent, Chembur to give a session to the teachers.

Mr. Rochwyn conducted the meditation for the teachers to help them calm down before the input session.

Fr. Cleophas conducted the first session entitled 'Brain based Learning'. He helped the teachers understand the theoretical side of teaching through apt method and techniques.

Fr. Leon conducted the session after the break and focused his attention on the practical side of education. Through discussions and active involvement of the teachers he helped understand the nuances of the educating method.

Saturday, 10 June 2017

Sacred Heart High school, vashi - Teachers orientation

Sacred Heart High school, Vashi 
 Teachers orientation

10th June 2017

Fr. Leon along with Mr. Rochwyn Fernandes went to Sacred Heart High school, Vashi to conduct a teacher's orientation programme this morning.

Mr. Rochwyn began the session by asking the teachers to place their lives in God's hands. He then led them through a meditation.

Fr. Leon Rodrigues, the New Director of the AVEC then began with his sessions. He helped the teachers get in touch with themselves. He asked them 'why' they were into this profession? He helped them understand that theirs is a vocation and not a profession.

He helped the teachers understand that there is a difference between teaching life and the curriculum.