With the breakout of the global pandemic and its subsequent consequences having schools and all other institutions shut down, there has been an all-out suspension of student development in terms of emotional connectivity, social interaction and creativity. Without an organized learning ambience, students’ reading habits too have taken a hit. Holed up within the same surroundings and accommodating to the unfamiliar circumstances, the emotional and mental wellbeing of the learner is bound to incur some deficit. The Indian Community School, Kuwait has therefore devised creative and original conceptions to steadily adapt with the shift to the online platform. With this in mind, the school is organizing an online MCQ examination – a historic & unique one – the first of its kind in Kuwait to stimulate & energize the spirit and vitality of the students.
This initiative planned by the Indian Community School, Kuwait is In‘Quiz’itive 2020– an online objective examination on the subject of environmental awareness and Covid-19 which is free of cost. The medium of examination is English. The quiz is open to students all across Kuwait, going beyond the Indian community and welcoming students from American, English and Bilingual schools in Kuwait as well. The school expects participation from around 15,000 students. This MCQ examination is divided into 3 categories: Juniors (12 to 14 years of age), Seniors (14 to 16 years of age) and Super Seniors (16 to 18 years of age). The examination will be held on Tuesday, 09th June 2020 with a duration of 25 minutes and 30 questions per category. The timing of the exam is as follows:
Category 1: Junior: 2.30 pm to 2.55 pm
Category 2: Senior: 3.30 pm to 3.55 pm
Category 3: Super Senior: 4.30 pm to 4.55 pm
Special Certificates of Excellence will be awarded to students who score above 90 points; and Certificates of Merit will be conferred upon students scoring higher than 60 points. All other participants will be presented with Certificates of Participation. Certificates to all participants will be generated & can be downloaded or sent to their registered Email IDs immediately after the examination. Registration for the quiz begins on 4th and ends on 8th June, 2020. Students can register themselves through www.icsk-kw.com.
The online examination is entitled “The hunt for the smartest minds”, engaging students to work through their boredom into making associations between the pandemic and its repercussions on the environment. Ultimately, students become aware of their roles in the environment and the methods of renewal achieved by the earth to safeguard nature.
The Indian Community School, Kuwait has long stood as the epitome of academic excellence and has been a beacon of light within the Indian community pioneering the field of Education through novel projects and innovative concepts. ICSK has taken measured efforts to provide students with activities that can be accomplished from the comfort of their homes. The school now holds regular virtual classes with students and teachers logging into online classrooms. Students also have full access to their notes, the school library, and many activities online. Students are also tested on their knowledge through carefully developed evaluations and online tests. The school has collaborated with industry experts to organize multiple online seminars for the students, staff and even for parents, to help cope with the contemporary circumstances. The most notable online achievement by the school is its virtual Senate election and Investiture, where students voted for their representatives online. The elected student leaders took their pledge online and stepped into their new positions through an impressive and earnest virtual investiture ceremony. The school is also planning a Virtual Talent Hunt Programme to give students a platform to display their artistic talents. A virtual Summer Camp for children is also going to be organized by the school to make the most of the kids’ time with fun activities, games and workshops – all from the comfort and safety of their homes.
ICSK solicits your earnest cooperation in undertaking its various enterprises and expresses sincere gratitude in making its endeavors successful.