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Celebrating the Spirit of Labour: International Labour Day 

 

 

As the world commemorates International Labour Day on May 1st, it’s a time to honor and acknowledge the invaluable contributions of the working class and laborers who tirelessly strive to build a better future for all. Originating from the Labour Union Movement in the U.S., this day holds significance in putting an end to exploitation and advocating for fair treatment of workers worldwide.

 

The theme for International Labour Day 2024, “Social Justice and Decent Work for all,” resonates deeply with the core values of respect, equality, and dignity for every individual. It serves as a reminder that every human being deserves to be treated with care and respect, regardless of their occupation or social status.

 

 

 

At The Khaitan School, this important day was celebrated with fervor and compassion, as students from classes 6 to 8 came together to organize a series of events aimed at raising awareness and sensitizing their peers about the significance of International Labour Day.

 

The celebration kicked off with an enlightening session on the history and significance of Labour Day, where students learned about the struggles and triumphs of the labor movement and the importance of advocating for social justice and decent work conditions for all.

 

 

 

Following the awareness session, students actively participated in various activities designed to express gratitude and appreciation towards the laborers and support staff of The Khaitan School. Grade 7th and 8th students organized an Awareness Campaign, spreading awareness about the rights and dignity of laborers, while 6th graders engaged in Thank You card making, crafting beautiful tokens of appreciation for the hardworking individuals who contribute to the smooth functioning of the school.

 

The culmination of the day’s events saw heartfelt gestures of gratitude as students distributed the handmade cards to the housekeeping staff and supporting staff of The Khaitan School. Each card was a symbol of recognition and appreciation, conveying the students’ deep gratitude for the dedication and hard work of the laborers.

 

 

 

 

Through these acts of kindness and appreciation, The Khaitanians demonstrated their commitment to recognizing the efforts of all laborers and honoring the dignity of labor. The celebration of International Labour Day served as a poignant reminder of the importance of solidarity, compassion, and respect for every individual, regardless of their profession or background.

 

As we reflect on the words of wisdom, “There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something,” let us continue to recognize and celebrate the invaluable contributions of the laborers around us, not just on Labour Day, but every day.

 

 

 

 

In conclusion, The Khaitan School’s innovative parent engagement program has successfully fostered stronger connections between home and school, enhancing the holistic learning experience for students in classes 3 to 5. By leveraging the expertise of parents and creating opportunities for real-world learning, the program has not only enriched students’ educational journey but also nurtured a sense of collaboration and partnership between home and school. As John Dewey aptly reminds us, education is indeed life itself, and initiatives like these exemplify the school’s commitment to providing students with a truly enriching and transformative educational experience.

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