‘Creating the space to explore’

Mr Manish Rao and Ms Shalu Madan attended a workshop, “Creating the space to explore, experiment and express” held at Vasant Valley School on 9th May.The workshop was conducted by Ms. Renuka Taneja.

The workshop emphasized the importance of giving the child freedom to explore. Various slides showing research evidence on art as pedagogy were shown. They emphasized on the importance of art and craft as a core curriculum for the holistic development of the child. It also stressed on the importance of expressing gratitude as gratitude leads to happiness which in turn leads to success.

There were various activities in between the session like a gratitude sharing session, making an artwork with clay, role play etc. which emphasized the importance of art in education.