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2017

18/01/2017 - 03/01/2017 - Tutor Training program at diksa.

The program was well received and the feedback from the trainees was very encouraging. The feedback was as follows: "The course content was very exhaustive covering all the major areas of remedial teaching. The theory sessions were smoothly interwoven with relevant practical teaching experiences with individual supervision.All the teachers of diksa were very friendly and approachable when we went to them with our doubts.There was an atmosphere of openness and sharing."

04/03/2017 - Mrs.Sudha Ganesh conducted a workshop on 'Specific Learning Difficulties' for the teachers of Sri Sivaswamy Kalalaya Senior Secondary school,Chennai

28/03/2017 - Students of diksa went on an educational tour to the Government Museum,Egmore,Chennai.

03/2017 -04/2017 - diksa conducted a series of interactive sessions for counselors in March /April 2017. The theme was the relevance and effectiveness of MLE or Mediated Learning Experience in a counselling context. It was attended by a team of experienced counselor.

The program highlighted the effectiveness of complementing the emotion based approach of counselling with the cognitive approach of MLE. Cognition and emotion are basically two sides of the same coin.

Feedback from the counsellors " What I have taken back from these sessions-- The importance and value of learning through a mediator in our daily lives and our interactions with our family, the way it gives structure to our counseling approach, the cognitive deficits list is very useful and gives clarity in setting goals for our clients".

12/04-13/04/2017- Children of diksa attended a craft workshop conducted by Mrs.Indirani. The workshop's focus was on recycling house hold wastes and creating useful articles.

04/2017 -diksa centre for Cognitive Enhancement for Young Adults was launched.
The goal of this cognitive enhancement program is to equip the individual with the necessary cognitive skills to handle various life situations (personal and professional) independently and effectively. The program will help the young adult to set realistic goals and achieve success with a feeling of competence and optimism.

04/2017 - diksa Centre for Excellence in Math was launched.
diksa has worked with experts to develop many hands-on activities to help children visualize and understand math concepts and practice procedures & skills in a fun way. This approach has helped remove the general math phobia and replace it with confidence and enthusiasm to do math. Leveraging this expertise,'diksa Centre for Excellence in Math' was launched

05/2017 - conducted a one of its kind math workshop,'Math is Easy' to build concept mastery for primary school children. The workshop involved a systematic, structured and sequential approach to build math concepts through practical hands on lab activities using simple daily use materials. It was attended by children from various schools.

Parents feedback about the math workshop.

*The course was well planned..and it really helped my son understand the basic concepts.My son wants to attend your next workshop.

*For the first time in so many years, I didn't sit with my daughter to complete her homework.She did the homework independently and she was happy. She even tried to explain what she learnt.

*My daughter said that the teachers explained all the concepts very patiently and she felt comfortable. She was able to understand the concepts easily.

* My children came out smiling after three hours of doing math every day.