Bridging the Digital Divide

sewa-pionneers-award-logo-banner-500x217It was a unique and satisfying experience, on a pleasant Saturday morning, for the support staff at Our Own English High School Fujairah when a group of young sparks trained them in the use and the usefulness of digital technology.  The project, named ‘Bridging the Digital Gap’ is one of the unique SEWA programmes to have been selected from around the globe. It is one of the School initiatives shortlisted to be honoured with a Sewa Pioneer award at the Portcullis House, London, UK on 24th June, 2015.

The winners will be felicitated at a celebration to congratulate the nominees of the Sewa Pioneers Award for participation in Sewa Day 2014 by:

Barry Gardiner MP, Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP, RT Hon Keith Vaz MP, Bob Blackman MP, Gareth Thomas MP, Steve Pound MP and Shailesh Vara MP.

 

A Huge Congratulations goes out to the following SEWA DAY     Volunteers who were the wings beneath this wonderful initiative! Truly you are all winners! Well done for ‘Bridging the Digital Gap’ @ OOF:

Students

12 A

  1. BETTY BIJU VARGHESE
  2. NIHARIKA DUTTA
  3. PRIYANKA PAWAN BHATLA
  4. NAAZNEN DHILLON
  5. KAASHVI KOTHARI
  6. SOUMYA BALIJEPALLI
  7. RIFAH MOHAMED
  8. TANNI ROY CHOWDHURY

12 B

  1. MOHAMMED ZEESHAN
  2. VAIBHAAV SRINATH DEV
  3. VIGNESHWAR MUTHUKUMAR
  4. ROHAN PARDESHI

10 B

  1. DIPTANSHU SHEKHAR
  2. VIGNESH VIJAYAN

S4 D

  1. RIDA SHAHID
  2. AMRITHA VARSHA
  3. ALLA MOHAMED

Lead Teachers:

  1. Simon Samuel
  2. Neez Hashim
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About Himmat S. Dhillon

Himmat S. Dhillon is an educator based in the U.A.E. After residing in Dubai for a little more than a year, he moved with his family to the eastern-most emirate to continue his quest for knowledge and to revel in its environment, culture and traditions. Formerly, he was the Principal of Gandhi School, Jakarta. He is fascinated by all things Batik, Nusantara and the intricate rhythm of the Wayang Kulit!It is his ambition to visit all the islands of this beautiful archipelago! He is passionate about the seven Emirates, the desert, mountains, the sea, education, Nature, culture and Indonesia. He is passionate about the local as well as global culture and is fond of exploring his environs. He is fascinated by flora and fauna, folklore, batik, gamelan and the traditions of the UAE. He is a certified Life Guard as well as certified to teach I.B. Diploma classes. Educated at The Lawrence School, Sanawar and The University of Delhi, he elected to teach at The Doon School, Dehra Dun, India. He thoroughly enjoyed his stint working as a Housemaster, and, later, as the Head of The Department of English at The Doon School until 2008. Prior to entering education, Himmat has worked as an Editor with HarperCollins. A life-long learner, he has learnt most when he decided to move out of his comfort zone and truly challenge himself!
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