KUCHING: Sarawak Skills and the Sri Aman District Education Office plan to work closely on producing world class students.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between both parties to pave the way to initiate various joint programmes to prepare students in Sri Aman for a wide range of global careers.
The MoU was inked at the closing of a skills camp participated by more than 200 students from SMK Simanggang and SMK Sri Aman from Aug 26-28.
The camp was organised by the Sarawak Skills Development Centre (Sarawak Skills) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Innovation and Talent Development and the State Education Department.
During the three-day programme, instructors from Sarawak Skills conducted the theory and practical sessions on electricalmwiring and smart farming concepts.
“Our Ministry emphasises the need for students to be agile and flexible in today’s fast-paced digital and technological world,” said Deputy Minister for Education, Innovation, and Talent Development II (Talent Development) Datuk Francis Harden Anak Hollis.
“In line with the Sarawak Post Covid-19 Development Strategy 2030 (PCDS 2030), students would need to acquire industry-relevant skill sets, including knowledge of how to harness IR 4.0 technologies, to contribute to the transformation of Sarawak’s socio-economic landscape,” he added.
Also present during the closing ceremony were Dr. Les Met, Deputy Director (Learning Sector), Sarawak Education Department (represented Datuk Dr. Azhar Ahmad, Director of Sarawak Education Department), Sudirman Suratin, Director of the Department of Skills Development (JPK) Sarawak, Mohamad Lela Alamsah, Principal of SMK Sri Aman, and Boo Mee Lian, Principal of SMK Simanggang.