Zambry Lauds Education Department’s Effort


ipoh echo issue 140, Perak Education DepartmentChief Minister of Perak, Dato’ Seri DiRaja Dr Zambry Abd Kadir praised Perak Education Department’s effort in organising a mind-mapping workshop exclusively for students from the Kinta Valley. Over a thousand school-going children attended the 3-day workshop named “EZLEARN2U” held at the Ipoh Town Hall from March 22 to 24.

The programme, according to the organisers, was in tandem with the advancement made in the field of education. “I hope the introduction of this mind-mapping strategy will help improve students’ understanding of Science and Mathematics,” said Zambry in his opening remarks. “These well-rounded students will be an asset to the nation in the era of globalisation,” he added.

In an earlier speech, Deputy Director of Education, Hj Mohd Idris Ramli remarked that the programme would be extended to cover other subjects such as Islamic Studies, Moral Education, Bahasa Malaysia and English.