31 March 2021 (Wednesday) – FRIM conducted a Workshop on Refinement of Teachers’ Training Module Related to Biodiversity for the ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation into Public Education System through Training of Teachers’ Project yesterday at Licuala Meeting Room as well as via virtual conferencing.
FRIM has been appointed as the executor for the pilot project initiated by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) and funded by the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB).
|Noor Azlin speaking at the workshop.||Group picture of organisers, the participants and Noor Azlin (seated, middle).|
The workshop was chaired by FRIM Deputy Director General (Operations) Dr Noor Azlin Yahya, who is also the Project Leader, and joined by 27 participants.
The aim of this workshop was to refine the ‘Module for Teachers’ Workshop for Incorporating Learning about Biodiversity Conservation into the Malaysian Education System’, which was developed by the Technical Working Committee Members who also served as the module development group through earlier discussions.
Yesterday’s programme once again gathered the group comprising representatives from KeTSA, Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE), Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN), Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia (FDPM), Fisheries Department Malaysia (DOF), Alumni of Yayasan Teach for Malaysia (TFM), RESTORE Malaysia, Yayasan Hijau Malaysia (YHM) and Malaysian Nature Society (MNS).
|From right: Kamaruzaman, Norsham Suhaina and EE Research Officer Naimah Che Long during the discussion session.||The workshop held at the Licuala Meeting Room.|
The discussion and presentation of the teacher selection criteria by the MOE Training Programme Standards Compliance Unit Chief Assistant Director, Kamaruzaman Abdul Rahman, formed the main contents of this workshop.
Also present were FRIM Environmental Education Branch (EE) Head Nik Azyyati Abdul Kadir and Ecotourism Branch Head Norsham Suhaina Yaakob.