| Azaraimy HH |
THE Ministry of Education held the Students Entrepreneurship Development Expo (SEDEx) as part of efforts to meet the goals of National Education System for the 21st Century (SPN21) while encouraging students to venture into business.
This event aims to instill confidence in students to display their products-of-choice either in school or public. During the launching ceremony yesterday, Tan Lian Lian, Director of Schools’ Inspectorate and Chairman of SEDEx 2014 said, “This is the third SEDEx event since its introduction in 2012. This year, students are showcasing a variety of products including arts, handicraft, inventions and food products, among others. We hope that the students can develop their skills and creativity through their inventions. A total of 35 schools joined the expo, comprising 27 primary schools, five secondary schools and colleges.”
The guest of honour was Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Datin Paduka Hajah Adina binti Othman, who is a strong advocate of the development of youths in the country, including the promotion and inculcation of entrepreneurship spirit amongst youths.
SEDEx also hopes to inculcate strong business discipline and teamwork while introducing financial management in everyday life to students. Also in attendance were Tutong District Officer, Wardi bin Haji Mohammad Ali and several members of the Legislative Council.