The Seri Mulia Sarjana School, with its Eco Bin (EB) product, was crowned champion of the Brunei Entrepreneurship Education Scheme Convention, BEES 2-point-0. Co-organised by the Ministry of Education, the Brunei Shell Petroleum Sendirian Berhad, and Universiti Brunei Darussalam, UBD, the competition's final took place yesterday morning at Manggis Mall.
Prizes were presented by Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs. Second place went to the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit Girls Arabic Religious Secondary School with their product, Ahsanul Qalansuwah, followed by St.George's School with its Mr.Bin product. The competition is a program that aims to instill and enhance entrepreneurial thinking as well as skills among secondary school students, by using systematic approaches that highlights three important elements namely, entrepreneurial thinking, knowledge on entrepreneurship, and pragmatism in innovation and sustainability.
Among those in attendance were; Datin Paduka Doctor Dayang Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Md Salleh, Permanent Secretary for Core Education at the Ministry of Education, Dayang Nadia Lee Siew Hoon binti Abdullah, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Core Education at the Ministry of Education; Awang Roslan bin Haji Tajaah, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Finance and Administration at the Ministry of Religious Affairs; Dayang Hajah Anis Faudzulani binti Haji Dzulkiflee, Acting Deputy Permanent Secretary for Higher Education at the Ministry of Education; and Awang Haji Serudin bin Haji Timbang, Acting Deputy Permanent Secretary for Policy and Religion at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
Source: Radio Television Brunei