St Mary's holds a seminar on Early Child hood Care and Education (ECCE)-the foundation of learning.The seminar focused on the need of developing an activity oriented curriculum for the cognitive, emotional and Psychomotor skills of kids at foundation level. The Resource persons were: Mrs Dapsy Vaz, Mrs Helen Carnelio,Mrs Savitha, Mrs Prathiksha, Mrs Anusha and Mrs Naina.The Resource persons expounded the creative possibilities of implementing play way based, inquiry based , flexible and multifaceted curriculum at foundation level learning. The pedagogical frame work of many novel educational activities such as Roleplay, Riddle game, Colouring, Collage , Action song , Story telling were discussed and demonstrated by the Resource Persons. Principal Rev.Fr.Johnson Sequeira being the moderator of the seminar emphasized the need of evolving rationally more effective methods of teaching at foundation level to sharpen the social capacities of kids and make the learning experience an enjoyable one.
The seminar was organized at Mother Teresa hall and more than 75 teachers participated as delegates.The seminar was excellently coordinated by Vice Principal Mrs Rita Quadros.