‘Per­mata pro­gramme good for na­tion’

New Straits Times - - News / Issues -

PADANG TERAP: The Per­mata Pro­gramme, a brain­child of the prime min­is­ter’s wife Datin Seri Ros­mah Man­sor, is a suc­cess, judg­ing from its par­tic­i­pants’ ex­cel­lent achieve­ments.

Ed­u­ca­tion Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said pi­o­neer stu­dents of Per­mata Pin­tar Col­lege launched six years ago had not only com­pleted their un­der­grad­u­ate stud­ies at a young age, but were pur­su­ing their grad­u­ate and doc­tor­ate stud­ies.

He said the na­tional ed­u­ca­tion pro­gramme for gifted stu­dents was a holistic ed­u­ca­tion pro­gramme with con­ti­nu­ity,

“Per­mata pro­gramme gath­ers chil­dren with ex­cep­tional po­ten­tial in aca­demics.

“The pro­gramme is ben­e­fi­cial to the coun­try,” he said.

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