Co-Curricular / Work Education

Work Education

Work education forms an indispensible part of the school curriculum. At Shalom Hills, it refers to meaningful and purposeful manual work organized as an integral part of the learning process, resulting in either goods or services, useful for the community.

Physical facility, trained staff, well developed curriculum are present throughout the year for the smooth conduct of the work education programme in the school. The course is delivered through a variety of instructional methods and tools. Workshops, training sessions, industrial visits, camps, community involvement, tie-ups with NGOs, collaboration with outside resources, and guidance from experts are important features of this programme.


  • To acquaint students with productive and socially useful activities in the community.
  • To know about tools and equipment necessary for production of goods in the community.
  • To understand the process of planning and organizing work.
  • To understand the need for skill based and technologically advanced society.
  • To develop skill for greater productivity and application of learning to problem-solving.
  • To develop respect for manual work.
  • To understand dignity of work.
  • To inculcate socially desirable values like self-reliance, helpfulness, tolerance etc.
  • To develop awareness about socio-economic problems and society.

Evaluation of work education

Evaluation is done with reference to teaching experience and learning objectives. Various tools and techniques are used for evaluation. The process as well as product is also considered for evaluation. Various evaluation tools like observation, feedback form, group discussion, written test, report, practical exercises, and checklist are used for the same.

The goods produced under work education programme are assessed with respect to

  1. Utility
  2. Durability
  3. Aesthetics

Various indicators are used for assessment and are recorded. Furthermore, teachers keep a systematic record of each and every child's performance.