BINTULU: The Linkages dan Networking Programme with Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Labang Hulu Sebauh was held recently to help transform the school environment into a better teaching and learning environment.
Several activities are in the form of donations in conjunction with the 45th anniversary of Bintulu Development Authority (BDA) and 60 years of Sarawak Merdeka were held on Monday.
BDA Assistant General Manager in Planning and Property Services Prie Nyangan said the programme aims to improve students' academic achievement through the sharing of new knowledge in learning and improving the quality of the school environment.
"All these benefits are based on the goal of creating a holistic and balanced future generation," he said when officiating the programme themed 'Spirited, Resilient and Sustainable Society'./p>
According to him, the collaboration programme between various government agencies and schools is important to establish close ties or consensus in the implementation of similar activities.
Thus, BDA has contributed necessities to SK Labang schools to improve the quality of teaching, learning and quality of education, among them the 55-inch Android TV along with Njoi packages, chairs, tables, bookshelves, mini-stages and reading materials.
It was followed by a talk on environmental sustainability awareness by the Natural Resources and Environment Authority (NREB) and information sharing from Universiti Putra Malaysia Bintulu Campus (UPMKB) on wildlife.
There was also a colouring competition for the school's students themed 'Sayangi Bumi' by the Department of Environment (DOE) Bintulu Branch and the sharing of chicken pie cooking skills by BDA staff with teachers and the Parent Teachers Association (PIBG) SK Labang.
In addition, tree planting activities were also held to create positive impacts in line with the BDA Strategic Plan Towards Low Carbon Industrial Hubs in addressing climate change through carbon dioxide absorption, improving air quality, reducing erosion and creating other habitats.
A total of 10 saplings of local species from the belian type (Eusideroxylon Zwageri) and six landscape trees from two species of doa trees (Bucida molineti) and sangkakala trees (Tabebuia pentaphylla) were planted around the school area.
A spokesman for UPMKB said the involvement of stakeholders such as BDA, UPMKB, NREB and DOE can boost the school ecosystem to realize the Malaysia Education Development Plan 2013-2025 initiative.
"It can help reduce the gap in terms of basic infrastructure facilities in the face of the challenges ahead for rural schools.
"A total of 200 participants are actively involved in this program consisting of students, teachers of SK Labang, BDA, JAS, NREB and UPMKB," he said.
Date of Input: 14/08/2023 | Updated: 15/08/2023 | lanz
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