The First Phase of project began in five NDMC Schools & covering 600 students of Class 6 with a survey of present emotional status of these students.
Conducted by two youngsters of Shri Ram School, Apoorvi Bharat Ram & Nakshh Kohli with their team, under guidance of renowned Psychologist Dr. Shelja Sen of Children First, students participated in survey enthusiastically.
In the 2nd phase, a two-day Teachers Training Programme was conducted by experts, Deeksha Gulati, Pooja & Kunal of Ayurgyan Nyas in N.P. Boys Sr. Sec. School, Mandir Marg, New Delhi on 7th and 8th May 2019.
25 NDMC teachers, who will be ‘the Champions of the Project,’ in five NDMC Schools, participated in the workshop. The workshop laid the foundation for initiating Emotional Wellness Index Project in Schools.
It was aimed at providing the teachers with scientific & systematic method to first learn about their emotional and social wellbeing & then impart this knowledge to the students.
We are hopeful that the widespread advancement of student emotional well-being will definitely produce more socially responsible citizens, better prepared to work together to build communities, nations and, a better world.
The Third & Final Phase of The Project — “The Wellness Index” got started on 18th & 19th July 2019, with Teachers Orientation programme, Profile Survey of class 6th & 7th Students and Distribution of MY BOOK OF RESTRAIN – The workbook of 'Ethics of Constraint' to all 600 students of five participating NDMC schools.
An orientation programme for teachers was conducted whereby the teachers were explained the Procedure, Methodology, Tools & Schedule to conduct the Project on lines of Universal Ethics Education Curriculum, an UNESCO agenda of Global Citizen Education. It will help cultivate character and ethical discernment in children. Facilitators also encouraged teachers to develop their own activities, keeping ethos of universal ethics intact while transacting the modules. The Orientation Programme encouraged teachers to create a conducive learning environment that will encourage emotional well-being of the students and the teachers, as well.
The Workbook of Ethics of Constraint distributed to the students would enable them to Know and Understand EMOTIONS and in RESTRAINING them through regulations & to incur MINDFULNESS to develop restrain for CREATING a CARING CLASSROOM.
Sleepwell foundation wishes to empower students with such intervention so that they become kind, compassionate & mindful in their thoughts & action.
In short, they become Emotionally Well.