Kuala Lumpur:  University College Fairview UCF, fresh from conducting its maiden 21st century education professional development programme at SJKC Sam Chai and SJKC Bercham, Ipoh, will soon be training selected affiliated schools of UCF across Malaysia for the next 8 months under a structured programme schedule.

SJKC Sam Chai and SJKC Bercham are among the first in Malaysia to benefit from this public and private collaborative initiative. In addition to the structured programmes for all their teachers, the collaboration also includes engagement with parents and students of the Affiliated Schools via Parent Forums and 21st Century Science and Math SAM Club.

UCF is one of the three institutions of higher learning in Asia that is recognised by International Baccalaureate Organization IBO to offer professional development programmes that leads to IB certificates in teaching and learning. Moreover, UCF is among 35 universities worldwide that has such recognition from The University of Melbourne in Australia, University of Bath in U.K., UCLA in United States, University of British Columbia in Canada and University of Hong Kong in China.

UCF is a member of Fairview Education Group that owns 4 IB World Schools located in Kuala Lumpur, Subang Jaya, Johor Bahru, Penang and one IB candidate school in Ipoh.

Fairview International School Kuala Lumpur, is the country’s first and largest International Baccalaureate IB World School that offers all the three IB programmes with the Primary Years Programme, the Middle Years Programme, and the IB Diploma Programme under one roof.

With the trust and confidence of IBO, Fairview International School is more than just another IB World School.  It is a network of IB World Schools with an ability to develop professional IB teachers for not only IB World Schools globally but also for other schools and educational institutions. Fairview will continue to champion these best practices of 21st Century Education for schools in Malaysia and regionally as part of its corporate vision.