A workshop on Exam Success Secret & Stress Relief (ES3R) was organized by SLIIT-faculty of Business & SLIIT- Kandy Center on 2nd of July 2013 at Dharmaraja Collge Kandy. This is the 2nd in a series of workshops to be conduct in schools island-wide.
The workshop was conducted by Dr. Theekshana Suraweera, Dean/Faculty of Business & Dr. Samantha Thelijjagoda, Head/Department of Information Management, SLIIT Malabe Campus.
The main objective of the event was to improve the understanding and practice of learning and study skills, supplemented with stress release games and activities that would reduce stress among the school children. 10 teachers including the section headmaster & around 250 students participated at this event.
Activities such as Mind Mapping, Time Management, Creative dress up using Newspapers; Therapeutic Hand Massage & Rhythmic moves were among the events which caught up the attention of the many students and teachers.
Few of the comments made by the students & teachers about the workshop:
“The event was well delivered and interesting”,
“The workshop was valuable for us in learning:,
“Excellent programme. We learn new things like Mind Mapping & hand massage therapy”,
“Group activities are awesome.. Specially dress up in news papers & rhythmic dancing”
Feedback from the students reveled that they enjoyed the workshop while they gained knowledge. Students & teachers of Dharmaraja College thanked the SLIIT Team for organizing this ES3R workshop which gave them the opportunity to relax their minds for couple of hours and learn new study skills.