Educational visit sheds light on special education programme

|     Lyna Mohamad     |

A DELEGATION comprising 12 teachers and an officer from the Kelantan District Education Management in Malaysia made an educational visit to the Sultan Sharif Ali Secondary School (SMSSA) in Kampong Salambigar on July 27.

The visit was aimed to find out the benchmark management for special education.

Accompanying the delegates were officers from the Ministry of Education’s Department of Schools, Special Education Unit, and Public Relations Unit.

The visit began with a welcoming remark by SMSSA Principal Danny bin Mohd Aimi who touched on the school’s background and highlighted the benefits of the visit to both parties.

He expressed the hope that the best practices can be shared in the management of special educational facilities and operational system of both countries.

The delegation from Kelantan District Education Management in Malaysia in a group photo with Sultan Sharif Ali Secondary School staff. – SMSSA

Meanwhile, the head of the delegation Zahariah binti Ismail expressed her happiness for the opportunity to visit Brunei and take part in collaborating, sharing ideas and knowledge, and building relationships among teachers and students in the special education programme.

The visit proceeded with a sharing session on best practices with speakers SMSSA Special Education Coordinator Mohd Ruzaimi bin Mohd Saifullah and Special Education Teacher Rohasmawati binti Abdullah from Kebangsaan Panji Secondary School in Kota Bharu Kelantan.

The delegation had the opportunity to tour the facilities and observe how the special education programme is carried out.

One of the highlights included a cooking presentation by students from the pre-vocational programme.