Focus in the Education Strategy
His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam says based on the fact that the world is constantly changing and developing, the demand on human resource capacity is more challenging, thus implicating also on the definition of a teacher's excellence.
Stresses Students' Competence
In the titah, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam also stresses students' competence. His Majesty points out that the country's participation in the Programme for International Student Assessment, PISA, is also a challenge to the level of the teachers' capacity.
Reminds the Teachers and Parents to Be Good Examples
On the morals of the students, His Majesty reminds the teachers and parents to be good examples to the young ones. In this regard His Majesty stresses that the students' good morals are more important compared to academic achievements and thus should not be neglected. In the titah, His Majesty emphasises that teachers are directly responsible for the students' moral development. Their role is not only to enrich knowledge resources but also to be examples to their students.
27th Teachers' Day Celebration
The climax of today Teachers Day celebration was the presentation of the Teachers Day Awards to 27 recipients. His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam presented the awards.
Exhibition in Conjunction with 27th Teachers' Day
The exhibition in conjunction with the 27th Teachers' Day Celebration showcased the achievements and contributions of teachers for the success of the students in various levels covering the latest programmes and a number of proud achievements at the national, regional and international levels. His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam viewed the exhibition at the Lobby of the International Convention Centre in Berakas.
Importance of Teachers
Every individual have their respective potential and as a teacher, need to hone and nurture the individual potential according to their inclination in the field of academic, technical or even other skills. Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs, recipient of the Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Education Award shared his experience in an interview with RTB at the 27th Teachers' Day celebration.
Celebrating the New Year of Hijrah 1439
The Hijrah or Migration of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wassalam impacted tremendously on Islam in such aspects as the da'wah or propagation as well as the brotherhood and Shi'ar or eminence of Islam. The Hijrah had hidden blessings that should be learnt as guidance for the future generations. The matter was highlighted in the special talk this afternoon during the new year of Hijrah 1439 celebration organised by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and departments under it.
Borneo Unity Ride 2017
More than 20 motorcycle riders from the Tutong N.E.W No Limit Riders, NNLR Association and N-NINE Bikers Club, the largest motorcycle club from Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia who joined the Borneo Unity Ride 2017, this morning continued their journey towards Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
More than 200 Government officers and staff attended the Tahlil ceremony for the late parents of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Dipertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien and Al-Marhumah Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit in conjunction with the 24th Civil Service Day. The ceremony took place at the Royal Mausoleum this afternoon.
Donations for Fire Victims
Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah today donated a total of twenty one thousand, five hundred dollars ($21,500.00) to two families whose homes were involved in fires in the Brunei Muara District recently. The recipients were victims of fires in the Lambak Kanan National Housing in Mukim Berakas 'B' and Kampung Sumbiling Lama in Mukim Kianggeh.