On November 4, 2023, a Training of Trainers (TOT) Programme on River and Water Education for teachers from the Green Educator’s Workgroup (GREW) was conducted at Penang Botanical Garden. A total of 9 teachers from various schools in Penang participated in this programme, which ran from 8:45 am to 12:45 pm.
GREW is one of the main partners and supporters of WWP in the ‘Negalitres for Schools Programme.’ The primary objective of this ToT programme was to train GREW teachers to become facilitators in their respective schools, creating a multiplying effect of educators who are trained and passionate about river and water education, ultimately benefiting the students in their respective schools.
30th November 2022: Green Educator’s Workgroup (GREW) teachers, Headmistress Madam Yeoh Guan Lean who was trained in the Training of Trainer’s Programme, and a fellow teacher Ms. Leow Siew Ping from SJKC Shih Chung Cawangan, Cikgu Lee Bee Choo from Han Chiang High School, Headmistress Pn. Liew Siat Jin from SJKC Kampung Jawi has successfully conducted river and water education programmes for their respective schools.
21st November 2022: Green Educator’s Workgroup (GREW) President, Mr. Khou Jerome from SJKC Union, has successfully conducted a physical river and water education programme for a total of 43 students and 4 teachers on 17th of November 2022. This is the second session of the river and water education programme conducted for SJKC Union, the first one was conducted virtually by Dr. Hong Chern Wern on the 16th of April 2022 due to the government’s restriction on Covid-19.
4th November 2022: Green Educator’s Workgroup (GREW) teachers, the headmistress of SJKC Yok Eng, Madam Tan Ming Teng and Cikgu Norshila Binti Abdul Mutalib from SK Convent Green Lane, have successfully conducted river and water education programme for their respective schools. Madam Tan Ming Teng conducted the programme on the 7th of November 2022 for the whole school which was a total of 261 students, and 24 teachers, while Cikgu Norshila Binti Abdul Mutalib managed to conduct on the 3rd of November 2022 involving an overall number of 25 students.
4th November 2022: Green Educator’s Workgroup (GREW) teachers, Cikgu Dhanalaksmi from SMK Abdullah Munshi and Cikgu Ong Soon Yeong from SJCK Pulau Betong, have successfully conducted river and water education programme for their respective schools. Cikgu Dhalaksmi conducted the programme on the 2nd November 2022 involving a total of 294 students, while Cikgu Ong Soon Yeong has managed to conducted two sessions which was on the 26th September 2022 and 17th October 2022 involving an overall number of 58 students and 11 teachers.