Model Elections

Students casting their vote

Students casting their vote

A good education system must necessarily go beyond classroom academics and incorporate learning and understanding values and behavior which lead to good citizenship. RDF’s Social Awareness Program was conceptualised with this aim in mind & Kalleda School conducted ‘Model Elections’ to understand democracy, electoral processes and voting. Students of Classes 5-10 participated in the elections to elect the Head Boy and Head Girl. The School Headmaster acted as Chief Election Commissioner. A detailed process modeling actual elections was created. Through this process, students learnt the value of their vote, they deliberated on qualities of a right leader, they understood what makes a good leader and develop healthy competition – all lifeskills essential in the 21st century. 350 students cast their vote and elected the right candidates for their role.  completion of the election the results announced after three days. The process accentuates RDF’s core values of Educate, Engage and Empower!

 

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