Monday, January 24, 2011

BIS #2236 PARENT-YOUTH-TEACHERS INTERACTION

Ambrose Pereira sdb
JANUARY 24, 2011: About hundred and forty parents and youth were present for the Parent-youth-teachers interaction held at Don Bosco on January 22, 2011 at 9am. The topic dealt with by School Board chairman, Collin Ruquebatu was: ‘Helping children achieve- amidst challenges’.

Mr. Collin highlighted some elements of student success and highlighted the challenges students face in society today. He outlined tips according to Kathy S Hulley that will assist parents and teachers guide their sons, daughters and students.
Earlier, School Rector, Fr. Ambrose Pereira sdb welcomed the gathering and encouraged the students to get their hands dirty, but have a clean heart and mind. He stressed on qualities most needed in the industry today, “Hard work, honesty, dedication, commitment and punctuality are most needed in the country today”, he said. He appreciated the efforts of the Principal and the teachers to prepare the school for the new Academic Year 2011. He also announced that scholarships will be awarded at the end of the year for those who have been excellent in their performance, attitude and behavior.

Ms Camari Bainivalu, principal outlined the need for all the students to be clearly focused while they are at the Institute. “The school will do its best to ensure that education takes place. The parents and guardians should ensure that the child has the necessary ambient conducive to education”, she said.
Don Bosco Technical Institute runs five full time courses and several short courses. All courses are open to both boys and girls who are technically inclined and are ready to make a change.

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