Shivalik Public School continued on its journey towards training the teachers by bracing them with latest technologies and competencies as it was the seventh day of the ongoing training program. The school Director Mr. D.S. Bedi motivated  the teachers to work towards their  professional growth. The day began with beautiful rendition of school shabad and prayer to the almighty as all the branches of the school joined.  It was followed by a positive thought which reiterated the motto of unity as strength. Mrs. Rupinder Brar, Principal Shivalik Public School, Sector 78, Mohali spoke about the art of storytelling giving a twist to the ancient tale of the slow and steady winning the race into how the slow tortoise and the fast hare can collaborate and learn so much together. The faculty was apprised by eminent guest speakers. Dr. Davinder Singh, Vice Chancellor, Chandigarh University delved upon understanding the application of the National Education Policy 2020. He stressed upon the pivotal role schools play in building the foundation for Higher Education. Thereafter Mr. Kiranjot Singh and Mr. Divneet Singh also from Chandigarh University, talked about building Happy Classrooms where children learn and engage in joyful experiences and teachers act as facilitators. They also shared tips on dealing with Generation Z and alpha who learn in their own way and encouraged the teachers to use differential teaching techniques like Graphic Organisers, Flipped learning for catering to varied learning styles of the 21st century students. Dr. Gunwant Kaur Brar, Professor, Shivalik Institute of Education and Research shared her thoughts on addressing and resolving mental health issues at workplace and among children.  This was followed by teachers from Shivalik Public School, Sector 78, Mohali deliberating upon ideas around Competency and Inquiry based learning and assessment.  Teachers also shared their schools best practices. Mrs. Gurkiranjeet Nalwa, Principal Shivalik Public School, Chandigarh emphasized on implementing a Bagless Day in the schools. The day culminated with a reflection on the concepts  discussed focusing on their application to make teaching and learning effective.