The Special Education Unit, Ministry of Education has organised the "Anak Adalah Anugerah," AAA Self Identity Camp the first of its kind for 33 special needs students from 14 secondary government and private schools. Yesterday a Cultural Night for the camp was held. Present was Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Education.
The 3-day camp is aimed for the special needs students to achieve equality through the camp which promotes equality for special needs students by encouraging leadership, socialisation, teamwork and self-confidence through camping activities. Students comprise of various categories such as those who have autism, speech and learning problems. It is hoped that the camp can further strengthen the "Anak Adalah Anugerah" or Child is a Gift motto and raise the public's awareness on the importance of all party's involvement in supporting the needs and learning assistance of the special needs students.