On the 15th of September 2022, a Training of Trainers (TOT) Programme for teachers of for Green Educator’s Workgroup (GREW) took place at SMK Pulau Tikus. A total of 14 teachers from different schools of Penang participated in this programme, held at the ‘Mind Mastery Centre’, hosted by SMJK Convent Pulau Tikus.
GREW is one of WWP’s partner in the ‘Negalitres for School’s Programme’. Thus, the main objective of this programme was to train the teachers from GREW so that they can be facilitators in their respective school, thus creating multiplying effects of educators who are trained and passionate in river and water education.
2nd September 2022: Water Watch Penang has conducted “Negalitres for Schools” education programme at SJKT Ladang Malakoff participated a total of 123 students ranging from standard 1 to standard 6 together with 11 teachers.
Mr. Linges Navamney, the alumnus of SJKT Ladang Malakoff and the secretary of Water Watch Penang (WWP), was the day’s facilitator. The whole session was conducted in the Tamil Language Since which is the primary language at this school. Mr. Linges started with an introduction to WWP’s history and aims, as well as initiatives such as river preservation and conservation efforts, an annual water quiz, World Water Day celebrations, and so forth.
1st September 2022: A water education programme, the “Negalitres for Schools” Programme was held by Water Watch Penang (WWP) on the 1st September 2022 at Penang Free School. The education session was participated by a total 30 students ranging from Form 2 to Form 5 from Kelab Pencinta Alam.
The education session was initiated by Dr. Hong Chern Wern, the Executive Manager of Water Watch Penang (WWP) who is also an old free. He first started by welcoming the students’ participation. He then continued with the organization’s vision and mission, activities that the organization has been involved in such as online/on-site training programme for educators, water treatment innovation programme, water advocate exhibition and etc.
27 August 2022: Water Watch Penang (WWP) hosted a water education programme, the “Negalitres for Schools” Programme, on the 27th of August 2022 at SMK Kampong Selamat. A total of 64 Form 4 students and 2 teachers from the school along with Cik Fatin Habsah Binti Ahmad, the Senior Assistant Environmental Health Officer from Majlis Bandaraya Seberang Perai.
25 August 2022: Water Watch Penang (WWP) has conducted water education programme in three schools: SJK(T) Ladang Changkat (19 August), SK Batu Ferringhi (24 August), and SJK(C) Shih Chung Cawangan (25 August).