Wednesday, February 21, 2024
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Two-day scout course closes

James Kon

The Brunei Darussalam Scout Association (PPNBD), through the Brunei-Muara District Scout Training Team and National Scout Training Team held a virtual general information course for 1102 Rover Scout Crew of Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA).

According to course leader and Temburong District Assistant Scout Commissioner and Secretary of National Scout Training Team Skip Ronnie bin Siabu, the course was held to update new rover scout and future scout leaders on the latest development in the scout movement and encourage them to be more active and knowledgeable in carrying out their duties in their troops.

Some 30 participants comprising rover scout members and 1102 Rover Scout Crew UNISSA learnt the scout mission and vision, scout methods and history on the development of scout.

Talks on the national scout movement, the world and its structure as well as the parts of the scout movement (scout sections), scout leader training scheme and awards as well as proficiency badge award scheme and other societal issues were also held.

Scout trainers Zainudin bin Haji Ishak and Junaidi bin Haji Hussin facilitated the course with assistance from Brunei-Muara District Scout Commissioner for Training section and Cub Scouts section Ritchie bin Siabu, Brunei- Muara District Assistant Scout Commissioner for Girl Scout section, Anita Goh Ai Lian, Ronnie bin Siabu, and Belait District Assistant Scout Commissioner for Training section Mohammad Sharin bin Haji Suhaili.

The course concluded with a question-and-answer session, course evaluation and highlights from the first lesson.

National Scout Chief Commissioner Haji Badar bin Haji Awang Ali was present, joined by UNISSA 1102 Rover Scout Leader Dr Mohammad Alif bin Haji Sismat, Brunei-Muara District Scout Commissioner Pengiran Supri bin Pengiran Haji Hashim and Temburong District Scout Commissioner Jurkarnain bin Haji Husin.

Participants during the course’s closing ceremony. PHOTO: PPNBD