The registration for the competition will start on 20/09/2021 to 9:00 p.m. on 25/10/2021. Late entries will not be accepted.
Each school can register only once for the competition.
The school name, address, contact teacher’s name, email and telephone must be clearly specified in the form.
Registration quota – The registration is limited to 50 schools on a first-come-first-served basis.
These 50 schools will be comprised 2 groups:
Group A: Local Regular Primary Schools
Group B: Special Educational Needs Schools
The registration results will be notified by email to the successful schools as well as announced on the competition website: https://tellatale.teacupp.com
The competition is school-based and the participants of the competition must be the students of one of the successfully registered schools.
2. Competition Format
For all the participating schools, a 60-minute online briefing-cum-orientation session will be arranged on 30/10/2021. The briefing- cum-orientation will be arranged in two sessions: Morning from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Afternoon from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The briefing-cum-orientation sessions will be for the school teachers and academic staff involved detailing the format, process and guidelines of the competition followed by a teacher’s workshop on using storytelling and story writing techniques.
It will be followed by a Q & A session.
There will be three rounds in the competition:
Round 1 – Preliminary- Story writing (intra-school)
Round 2 – Qualifier- Story narration (intra-school)
Round 3 – Final- Storytelling (inter-school)
Two online workshops will be held to prepare the students for the competition.
First workshop for individual schools before the Preliminary Round on story writing.
Second workshop students participating in the Qualifier Round on story narration.
The second workshop will be an essential prerequisite to enter the Qualifier and the Final Round.
Participating students of both groups will be put into one of the following categories based on their grades independently: