Australian university students in Brunei for SMARTER attachment programme

|     Ishan Ibrahim     |

A GROUP of 12 students and two coordinators from the Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia arrived recently in the country for a three-week attachment programme with Society for the Management of Autism Related Issues in Training, Education and Resources (SMARTER) Brunei under the New Colombo Plan of the Australian Government.

This is the third batch of students from the university who have participated in this programme since 2015. The delegates were welcomed by Malai Haji Abdullah bin Malai Haji Othman, the President of SMARTER Brunei and members of the administration staff.

On their first day in the Sultanate, the Australian delegates attended a workshop/attachment programme at SMARTER Brunei in Kampong Sungai Hanching. The delegates were also joined by 13 officers and staff from the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

Delegates are briefed by Malai Haji Abdullah bin Malai Haji Othman, the President of SMARTER Brunei. – ISHAN IBRAHIM