| Faza Suraj |
THE Student Entrepreneurship Development Expo (SEDEx) was organised with the aim of promoting students’ products as a sign of acknowledgement towards their creative outcomes other than using them as a source of income and indirectly giving them opportunities to conduct business network with other participating schools to exchange ideas and share experience.
This was stated by the chairman of the event, the Acting Director of the Curriculum Development, Zulkifli bin Haji Muhd Yusuf, during the launching ceremony Wednesday.
Twenty-two schools participated in SEDEx 2014, which was organised by the Ministry of Education for schools from the Belait District at the vicinity of the Gerai Tudung Saji in Kuala Belait.
The guest of honour who officiated the event was the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof.
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, launching the event as the Acting Director of the Curriculum Development cum Chairman of the event, Zulkifli bin Hj Muhd Yusuf looks on. PHOTOS: FAZA SURAJ
Some of the students posing for a photo with the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs
Students of Bukit Sawat Primary School presenting handmade bamboo products to the deputy minister as gift
Students in animal costumes posing with the deputy minister
Face painting at one of the booths
Awang Zulkifli added that out of 22 schools, 12 are of the primary level, five from secondary level, four private schools and one vocational institution. The products and activities showcased included paintings, handicrafts, food and beverage, as well as quiz activities and Best Booth Award for different categories of primary, secondary and vocational levels.
After the launch, the deputy minister visited the booths accompanied by the officials and committee members.