WorkCamp volunteers for the overall development of children through informal education
Published on: 04/02/2018
Education is one of important part of our life. It helps to make our future better because it is and always will be very important in building a strong foundation in one’s life. But for the overall development of children, textbook education is not enough for them; most of the school only gives an importance to the academic courses. So, it is necessary to do something extra activities so that the children will be develop their learning skills and be creative. Thus VIN has been conducting different children program for the betterment of the children since a years. So, this year also VIN is conducting the program for the overall development of children.
The program is for the children who are studying at grade 4, 5, 6, and 7. And the training is happening at kali Devi secondary school, Kavresthali and the class will last for 7 days. The classes for children started from 2nd February, 2018 and will continue till 9th February, 2018. The children are being trained by the volunteers of Taiwan along with the help of local volunteers. The class will be focusing on both theoretical and practical knowledge but the priority will be given more to practical. This extra class is conducted for the children in order to inspire them to be more creative, interpretive, and communicative. The class mainly focused on providing knowledge and skills about science, art and life skill education to the children.
The volunteer is and will be experiment the different science activities so that the children will develop learning process and enhance her\ his skills and talent. The volunteers will be doing different art and life skills activities as life skills helps children developing their communicating skills and it helps them to be more expressive. The children who are having problem expressing his\ her feeling verbally can express their ideas through art because art means communicating ideas, feeling, and solution in a way other than verbally. It encourages children to explore, ask questions, and think critically. Also the art will strengthen their problem solving skills and teaches students how to interpret, criticize and soon.
The first class which started on Friday was about science and its experimentation which was knowledgeable and skillful. The children loved it very much; they were happy to learn and show their interest to experiment the activities. And the coming next class of art and life skills will be more fun, creative, knowledgeable, skillful and innovative to the children. However, these kinds of activities are necessary in the life of children because it makes them confident, improves their abilities to concentrate, communicating skills and improves their problem solving skills.