Re-‘awards’ for RDF!

Congratulations! RDF Rollakal High School is Warangal’s Number 1 Co-ed Day School in the Education World India School Rankings 2016. The Education World India School Rankings Awards were conferred on all 4 RDF schools in different categories for 2015-16!

For the past eight years Education World has been publishing the annual Education World India School Rankings with C fore — the well-known Delhi-based market research and opinion polls agency. Education World rank over 1000 of India’s most high-profile schools on 14 parameters — Teacher Welfare & Development, Academic Reputation, Competence & Commitment of Faculty, Sports Education, Individual attention to Students, Value for Money, Parent Involvement in school activities, Infrastructure provision & Maintenance, Leadership/Management Quality, Community Service, Internationalism, Co-curricular Activities, Life Skill Education, Pastoral Care.

Based on meticulous evaluation of schools, the 4 RDF schools won top ranking in the following categories –

Redlawada School– Student Committees: Grooming in Leadership Qualities

RS Mess Committee serving dentsstu

RS Mess Committee serving students

The Student Committees aim to put responsibility for the school’s key operational aspects right into the hands of the students themselves. The committees are set up with consensus between students and teachers. The day to day running and overall management of each committee is done by the students, with supervision and mentoring by a teacher.

In Redlawada, the committees have shown a high level of efficiency and care in the areas of Water Management, Neatness, Sports & Games, Discipline and Dining & Mess Management. The smooth running has demonstrated leadership capacities in its student leaders, team cooperation and good delegation, along with community engagement within and outside their school – all qualities that are necessary in life.

Rollakal School – Warangal’s Number 1 Co-Ed Day School and School Management Committee

Kindergarten Co-ed group in RoS

Kindergarten Co-ed group in RoS

 

The School Management Committee in Rollakal School was recognised for its professional management of crucial school function areas, such as consistent and regular check on school administrative accounts, review of school examination reports, supervision and implementation of farm activities, which have been instrumental in the school’s development. The diligence towards maintaining a high level of monitoring and feedback has also helped improve the quality of education.

Kalleda School – Recognition for Innovative Educational Activities

Primary School Reading Program in KS

Primary School Reading Program in KS

Being the first RDF school, Kalleda School has always been the first to pilot and initiate new programs, for students and teachers alike. Therefore over the past two decades, it has executed several innovative learning programs in English, Math, Science, Computers, Reading/Library, Sports, Art and other extra-curricular activities, which have then been replicated in other RDF schools. The teachers have also been diligent in getting trained and employing each new activity in the school. We are all very pleased with this great accomplishment for the very first RDF institution.

Matendla School – Award for Innovative Language Enhancement Activities

The Matendla School team is a great example of being receptive and open minded to new ways of teaching and learning. The team has come up with novel ideas to improve English language and communication skills. The infectious ‘Coin Game’ and ‘Radio Station’ have won appreciation and praise for their ingenuity.

Students manning the Radio Station in MS

Students manning the Radio Station in MS

For the ‘Radio Station’, students from various classes, by turn, write content and make important as well as fun announcements each day that help improve their writing, speaking and anchoring skills. These include News for the day – from an English daily, G.K. questions and ‘Do you Know’ quizzes to build knowledge and Thought for the day for motivation. Important information like academic announcements, achievements and forthcoming events are also relayed by each team.

In the ‘Coin Game’, each student is given a coin at the start of the day. If a student overhears another student speak Telugu, the coin is handed over to the student who has ‘caught’ them. The student with the maximum coins at the end of the day is the ‘winner’. With a sense of playfulness about it, the game has caught on with everyone, teachers included, with many students striving to speak in English and trying to win the maximum number of coins.

The Education World India School Rankings Awards 2016 will be conferred at The Leela Ambience Hotel, Gurgaon, Haryana later this month.

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