One of the most anxiously awaited occasions in any school is its annual day. It is an occasion to celebrate the achievements of the school, students and the teachers. Deepalaya School Kalkaji Extension organized its annual day function on 21st October, 2016. Every member of the school including the students, teachers and staff members contributed to celebrate the occasion. Ms. Reva Nayyar Former Secretary to Ministry of women and Child Development, Director, Essel Foundation and Chairperson of Baal Sahyog was the chief guest. Ms. Nayyar has been supporting a few children from the school. Not only this, she has been generous enough in adopting a project for educating 400 children in North-West Delhi and children enrolled at Deepalaya School Kalkaji Extension.
Recently the Education Department, Haryana gave permission for addition of classes for higher studies. Even though, the application for recognition till classes 10th and 12th is yet to be moved, the school is gearing up for fulfilling the statutory requirements and compliances. In view of this, during the month of June, 2016, assessment of 24 teachers working with Deepalaya School, Gusbethi was done on three parameters – Authenticity of educational testimonials, demonstration in classroom and personal interview. External members were also invited to have an unbiased opinion. Out of the 24 teachers, only 8 were found to be eligible to continue with the school as per guidelines of Education department. 13 were put on Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) based on the demonstration. These teachers were retained with an assurance that they shall be given inputs and helped with Instructor Led Learning intervention to improve their performance to the required level.