National Youth Festival: Celebrating Youth Aspirations
UNFPA in partnership with NCERT organized a Youth Festival on Adolescence Education Programme from 28-30 January 2015.
The festival, which was attended by 60 students and 60 teachers, was a culmination of on-the-spot creative writing and poster-making competitions, which were organized across 1,095 Kendriya Vidyalayas, 595 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas and 20 regional centres of the National Institute of Open Schooling. The theme for the creative writing and poster making competition was The School of My Dreams or Education of My Dreams.
Students between age 13-15 years participated in the competition while open school learners enrolled at the secondary level.
The three-day festival felicitated students for their creative expression and organized skill enhancing workshops for all to promote youth leadership and co-create schools as positive spaces.