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Graduates are encouraged to practice life-long learning


News and Photos: Saerah Haji Abdul Ghani

SUNGAI KEBUN, Thursday, September 27. - Graduates or students should ensure that learning progress does not stop after graduation, they need to keep learning something new. 


Head of the Civic Village Programme of Brunei Darussalam for the Second Time in 2018, Awang Mohd. Abdul Hafiz bin Saidi said that at the presentation of certificates to the participants of the Civic Village Programme held at the Multipurpose Room, Sungai Kebun Sports Complex.


According to him, for a post-graduate degree is advisable to open their mind to try something new because of this kind of programme is very useful for each other's experience as well as add value to them.


"We have a lot of knowledge about the functions and roles of the government and so on, as well as to provide us with knowledge to deal with the work atmosphere someday," he said.


He added that there are many experiences, new life morals they acquire through a six-day programme especially in terms of self-reliance, independence as well as being able to adapt to the group in a short time.


In terms of experience, they also gain knowledge in communicating and motivations, as well as obtaining various information on Brunei's less-known government agencies through briefings.


Dayang Ummi Laila 'Aqilah binti Abd. Mutalip as the Assistant Head of the Programme Team, said that she joined the programme because of the interest in the activities carried out.


The programme, she said, gave a lot of knowledge, especially through interaction with government officials and staff, as well as knowing how to work with the government, procedures through interview sessions and how to deal with negative things in work.


"I recommend to other graduates to participate in this programme as it can open the mind of participants to explore the knowledge beyond our scope," she said.


Acting Information Director, Awang Mawardi bin Haji Mohammad presented certificates to the participants of the programme.


Also present was the Acting Deputy Director of Information, Dayang binti Haji Noorashidah Aliomar and Information Officer, Hamsah Hajah Dayang binti Haji Datu Kerna Jaya


A total of 50 graduates from local institutions such as Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB), Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA), Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (KUPUSB) and foreign diploma from Egypt, United Kingdom, Australia and Malaysia.


Earlier, the Acting Director of Information in Dialogue Session with participants also shared various experiences, as well as describing the characteristic of a good public services.

Created at 08/10/2018 11:52 by Mohammad Armie Hj Untong
Last modified at 08/10/2018 11:57 by Mohammad Armie Hj Untong