To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan has decided to organize events on ThinkQuest for students from Class 3 to12.
All Kendriya Vidyalayas are invited to participate in the competition and to bring to life in their campus the creativity, versatility and genius of Tagore and aspire for a whole new level of innovation and performance.
Objectives of organizing the program are to
• bring Tagore closer to the younger generation and help them explore the contemporary relevance of his ideas, values and philosophy.
• kindle interest in the work of Tagore as a novelist, poet, painter, playwright and musician par excellence.
• be inspired by Tagore’s humanism, nationalism and internationalism that symbolizes modern India’s quest for human solidarity in a plural world.
• celebrate the brand of music and writing Tagore pioneered and take it to the world.
• pay tribute to Tagore the greatest cultural ambassador of India by befriending the global human outlook for world peace and progress.
• urge youngsters to think, rationalize and articulate as effectively as Tagore did thereby nourishing creativity and leadership in school campuses.
• effectively use ThinkQuest for collaborative learning and for authoring content for a global audience.
• optimize use of library and computer lab resources in every Vidyalaya as they form the basis of effective participation in this program.
• identify and reward talent among students.
• motivate participation in ThinkQuest International Competition’2011 as a spin- off of skills and understanding gained by working on this project.
The following competitions are to be organized on the platform of ThinkQuest.
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