Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Hari Professionalisme Pengetua dan Guru Besar Sekolah-Sekolah WPKL

FrogAsia recently held an introduction to Frog for all Headteachers, Assistant Headteachers and Frog Admins of schools in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur. A total of 1,000 of our esteemed participants gathered at J.W. Marriott KL to attend the Hari Professionalisme: Pengetua dan Guru Besar Sekolah-Sekolah WPKL conference. 

1000 Headteachers, Assistant Headteachers and Frog Admins from schools across Wilayah Perseketuan Kuala Lumpur. 

The day began with an opening speech by YTL Comms Executive Director, Dato' Soo Keng Yeoh, followed by a speech from the Pengarah Pendidikan Jabatan Pendidikan Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, En Abdullah bin Mad Yunus. His speech set an encouraging tone for the day as he addressed Headteachers as CEOs of their schools and emphasised on how important it is for everyone to have transformed minds when it comes to changing the scope of education in Malaysia. 

FrogAsia's Head of Transformation, Elizabeth Lopez, talks about preparing students for jobs that have yet to exist.

FrogAsia's Head of Transformation, Elizabeth Lopez, then introduced new concepts of teaching with education technology and how it is so important that educators recognise that they are equipping the next generation for jobs that are yet to exist. 

Participants listen to new concepts of education during the main session of the conference. 

Participants then headed to their designated breakout sessions where they were given an introduction to the Bestari experience which includes the use of Chromebooks and their 1BestariNet Yes IDs, the Yes portal, the Frog VLE, the FrogStore, Google Apps and a collection of best practices in teaching and learning from local schools around the nation. 

Headteachers, Assistant Headteachers and Frog Admins getting a feel of the Bestari experience through the Google Chromebook at a breakout session. 

SMK Tinggi Setapak's Assistant Headteacher, Puan Salbiah bt M Nor explores the use of the Frog VLE and Google Apps on the Google Chromebook. 

After a hearty lunch, participants gathered back at the main auditorium to hear inspiring stories from three schools as their Headteachers and Frog Admin shared their best practices with Frog. SMK Kiaramas' Frog Admin, Pn Normazlina bt Yaacob, shared about how their school encouraged students to use Frog by holding a Frog Buzz Week full of fun Frog VLE-related activities. 

SMK Convent Bukit Nanas' Assistant Headteacher, Puan Chee Poh Kiem, talked about the success of her school's Site-Making Competition and how she encourages every teacher to use their yesMail by communicating important matters only through that channel.

SK Bukit Damansara's Headteacher, Puan Zarinah binti Jamil, shares her school's journey with Frog. 

SK Bukit Damansara's Headteacher, Puan Zarinah binti Jamil, shared her school's journey with Frog and reminded us that the role of the Headteacher is to embrace the use of Information Technology in schools as well as to monitor its progress and to remember to give recognition to students and teachers who show outstanding performance both in attitude and skills when it comes to implementing education technology. 

Dato' Yeoh Soo Keng presents a token of appreciation to Pengarah Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, En Abdullah bin Mad Yunus. 

The conference gave Headteachers the opportunity to meet, share and learn from each other as well as be inspired by one of our nation's key leaders in education as he shared his vision for Malaysian schools beginning with a target for all schools in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur to have a 100% login rate to the Frog VLE by the end of September 2013. 

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