IN CELEBRATING 100 years of formal education in Brunei Darussalam, the Parent and Teacher Association (PTA) at Datu Ratna Haji Muhammad Jaafar Primary School held its 24th Teacher’s Day event, yesterday.
The ceremony began with the launching of a mini gallery by the guest of honour, Cikgu Haji Jumaat bin Haji Tudin, Former Headmaster of Kiarong Primary School from 1972 to 1983. The Chairman of the PTA Council, Awang Haji Hazman bin Haji Ahmad Murad and Headmaster, Haji Muhd Nikman bin Haji Muhd Isa also attended the event. The Choir Club then sang the national anthem followed by a recitation of the Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat.
Chairman of the PTA Council, Awang Haji Hazman bin Haji Ahmad Murad highlighted in his speech that such activities aim to display the gratitude of parents, guardians and students to teachers who have worked tirelessly to build a brighter tomorrow. This event also aimed to motivate teachers to improve their skills.
Various stage performances by Kindergarten students, a story-telling competition and a slideshow, among others were also held. Certificates and prizes were presented to teachers in recognition of their services.