Students participated in the Generation Global Video Conference held on January 29, 2020 where they engaged in discussion with schools from India and Pakistan.
The topic of discussion was- “Identity and belonging”.
The theme of Identity and Belonging is about children developing a positive sense of who they are, and feeling that they are valued and respected as part of a family and community. ... Belonging is about having a secure relationship with or a connection with a particular group of people.
Students shared their views while adhering to all the rules of cross border interaction and displaying acceptance, open mindedness and reflection skills.
Schools which participated in the video conference were-
1. Delhi Public School GBN
2. Syed Pannah Ali Shah Model School
3. Mahatma Azhagar Koil School
4. Podar World School, Sherkhi
The participating students asked questions from each other and there were some agreements and disagreements at some points as well .
The students shared their thoughts and experiences with great respect towards each other, they showed they were very proud of their communities and traditions and spoke about their identity in a very enthusiastic way. At the same time the number and quality of questions which were asked showed great evidence of empathy and understanding as well.
It was a great learning experience for them to express their opinion on the topic. They were very excited and confident during the event .