The Ministry of Education (MoE) through the Science, Technology and Environment Partnership (STEP) Centre coordinated the participation of students and teachers to a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) competition in conjunction with Southeast Asian STEM Education Fair and Exposition 2023 organised by Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) STEM-ED Regional Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.
The two winning groups of students were from Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Science College (MSPSBS).
The first group with ‘Pigeons Problem’ project were Muhammad Ikhwan Safwan @Afi bin Haji Othman, Awangku Md Eljaz Mateen bin Pengiran Md Khairul Nizam, Muhammad Irfan Ali bin Haji Hasrol Bahri and Awangku Nur Amir Bazli bin Pengiran Amir Faisal. It was also awarded ‘The Most Interesting Project’ award.
The second group presenting ‘Bird Problems in MSPSBS’ were Nur Amirah Batrisyia binti Abdul Aji, Nur Ameerah Batrisyia binti Mohd Redwan and Nur Afifah Bazilah binti Haji Khairul Hazmi.
The students were supervised by Haji Eddy Masirwan bin Haji Dolah, Syazana binti Haji Ismail and Mohammed Raymie bin Haji Othman.
The two groups produced posters, reports and videos highlighting pollution caused by birds settling in the college and solutions using STEM methods.
They also took part in lectures, workshops, forums and student project presentations.
The competition was aimed at enhancing the students’ skills in problem solving using (STEM) skills.
MoE representative STEP Centre education officer Dr Andery Lim was present during the prize presentation ceremony.