School holds third ICT Car­ni­val

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KOTA KINABALU: The no­tion “knowl­edge is power” is es­sen­tial as the global econ­omy is in tran­si­tion to a knowl­edge based econ­omy, and as such ex­po­sure to ICT from an early age can help de­velop our chil­dren’s knowl­edge, creativ­ity and in­ter­est so they can achieve their full po­ten­tial.

“With the guid­ance from teach­ers and par­ents, we can nur­ture our chil­dren’s knowl­edge and in­ter­est through the use of ICT, thus lay­ing the foun­da­tion for their suc­cess in the fu­ture that will en­able our chil­dren to con­trib­ute to so­ci­ety and the na­tion.”

Parti Ber­satu Sabah (PBS) deputy pres­i­dent cum Sus­tain­able En­ergy Devel­op­ment Au­thor­ity (SEDA) Malaysia chair­man Datuk Dr Yee Moh Chai said this dur­ing the clos­ing and prize giv­ing cer­e­mony of SK (C) An­glo-Chi­nese School 3rd ICT Car­ni­val.

“The use of in­ter­ac­tive mul­ti­me­dia pro­grams en­hances the stu­dents’ learn­ing process, and as can be seen dur­ing the school’s ICT car­ni­val, stu­dents use their ICT knowl­edge to show their creativ­ity through the nu­mer­ous com­pe­ti­tions or­ga­nized by the schools to en­cour­age stu­dents to par­tic­i­pate and fully uti­lize the school’s ICT fa­cil­i­ties,” added Dr Yee.

Dr Yee said the use of mul­ti­me­dia pro­grams also helped boost the teach­ing ef­fi­ciency of teach­ers that en­able stu­dents to achieve their full po­ten­tial.

Dr Yee also con­grat­u­lated and praised the school as its ICT pro­grams were given due recog­ni­tion by the Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion Malaysia when it won the the Na­tional level ICT Lead­er­ship Award 2016 (Anugerah Kepimp­inan Te­knologi Mak­lumat & Ko­mu­nikasi Na­tional) and the Best School Re­source Cen­tre Award (pri­mary school cat­e­gory) in 2016.

Also present dur­ing the func­tion were Ke­tua Peno­long Pen­garah BTPN Sabah Jane Cana­sius James (rep­re­sent­ing Suhailee Haji Ah­mad, Ke­tua Peno­long Pen­garah BTPN) Kota Kinabalu Ed­u­ca­tion Of­fi­cer Umin Hj Sadi, Ke­tua Unit Mak­lumat & ICT PPD KK Mohd Idremz­izan Bin Idris, Par­en­tTeacher As­so­ci­a­tion pres­i­dent Danny Tan Yu Yuan and the school head­mistress Ong Kooi Huong.

Dr Yee (left) with Umin (sec­ond left), Ong (third left) and other guests watch­ing a ro­botic demon­stra­tion by the stu­dents.

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