Better teachers with English@CLiC

15 Feb 2016 / 17:20 H.

KUALA LUMPUR: Teachers from various primary and secondary schools in Sentul here recently attended an English@CLiC pilot program organised by Sentul Raya Sdn Bhd (SRSB) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL).
The programme was organised to upskill English teachers with 21st pedagogical skills and eventually improve the proficiency of the students in English.
In a statement issued, it said the bigger vision is to enhance the employment opportunity of the younger generation of underpriviledged community in Sentul and uplift socio economic status of the Sentul community, impacting 420,000 urban poor families and over 20,000 students.
The inaugural program saw the participants being guided on teaching tips and 21st pedagogical skills by expert trainers from International Languages Teacher Training Institute as well as the use of Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) platform.
The English@CLiC program is a workshop that focuses on uplifting English and will culminate with an awards ceremony for the participating teachers, schools and students. Prizes will be handed out to schools besides teachers and students who perform best throughout the program.
The grand prize will be the RM100,000 Frog Classroom for one primary school and one secondary school respectively, courtesy of FrogAsia and YTL Foundation.
CLiC has been acknowledged as a successful 'blue ocean strategy' collaboration between the private and public sectors, with the vision to help Malaysia become a country with high income and greater public well-being.

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