IDS Culmination for Class IX and XI December 2020
“Overconsumption and overpopulation underlie all our problems today”, said Jacques Vyes, and rightly so.
Urbanisation, has led to many new unbelievable feats that have been achieved by humans, but these successes have come a very high cost. Development and technical advancements at neck break speeds has led to unbalanced economic growth, has adversely affected people’s well-being, and resulted in environmental degradation. Sensing the immediate need of the hour, to create awareness and instil a sense of responsibility in the future generation, K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K-II organised an informative and eye opening presentation on the challenges of Sustainable Development, titled ‘Use Of Alternate Sources of Energy Across Countries’ on December 24, 2020. This virtual presentation was part of the school’s IDS ( International Dimension in Schools) Programme organised by The British Council. It aims at embedding international dimension in school curriculums.
K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K-II has been a proud recipient of the prestigious IDS accreditation for three consecutive years. This year, the school adopted seven different projects. The main project was a collaborative one with France on, ‘Clean and Green Resources’. In this particular stream of project, the students studied and researched about the methods and initiatives taken by India, France and Indonesia to switch over to cleaner and healthier sources of energy eg, solar, wind etc.
The presentation began with the welcome of the Chief Guest Professor RB Singh, Guest of Honor Mr. Fredrick Rouselle and the lighting