TAWAU: Kidzania Go programme should be held in every district in Sabah and Sarawak to benefit more schoolchildren.
Deputy Education Minister 1, Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching said, the programme which incorporates the two elements of education which are proficiency in English language and raising awareness schoolchildren about job opportunities, thereby enabling new dimension in the field of education.
“This programme is not only entertaining, but also accord instructions which motivate the students to achieve their ambitions,” she said in her speech at the district level Kidzania Go Launching Ceremony at SJKC Yuk Chin Hall, yesterday.
“The programme is about giving a various interesting experiences to the schoolchildren and school teachers through interactive activities, held in a relaxed and attractive environment within the school compound,” she stated.
Malaysia and Singapore Kidzania Governor Susanah Abdul Rani said that since the programme had benefited more than 500,000 schoolchildren from 575 schools in the peninsular since it started in 2013.
“The programme is one of Kidzania Go’s greatest achievement; it being held in East Malaysia for the first time and we hope that all participants will gain knowledge and be inspired by this programme” she said.
The role-playing activities held in Kidzania Go, include career-based characters such as law practitioner, news anchor, producer, magician and doctor among others.
Kidzania Go programme is a theme park based on education and entertainment specifically designed for schoolchildren aged four to 14 years old to complement their outdoor activities.
About 3000 schoolchildren and 96 teachers from 46 schools in the district joined the programme scheduled to run for six days starting yesterday.-Sayangsabah