Kicking off the fourth quarter of the school year, Five schools from the Cluster one area of schools attended the accelerated learning workshop as part of an initiative to help students to better prepare themselves for the upcoming exams that is just around the corner.
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien collage Principal, Pg Hj Zahari Pg Hj Ahmad said that the workshop program is part of SOAS’s enhancement program to help enrich student’s study skills and techniques.
He said that the workshop targets secondary four students, to give them year’s preparations for their ‘O’ level exams. He explained that SOAS has also invited cluster schools in SOAS’s enrichment programs so that the schools and students will be able to be involved with SOAS’s programs in helping students to achieve their potential.
139 secondary four students from Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Collage, Sultan Mohd Jamalul Alam Secondary School (SMJA), Menglait Secondary School, Raja Isteri Girls High School (STPRI) and Sultan Hassan Secondary School, Bangar Temburong had attended the one day workshop initiated by the counselling Department of SOAS Collage, held at SOAS Collage auditorium.
The objectives of the workshop were to set positive self beliefs about studying and success. Unsing a mind map as an effective tool in studying, applying whole brain concepts in learning and apply accelerated learning concepts in studying.
The workshop was conducted by Puan Mohani from Malaysia, where she explained that ,in each human brain there are an estimated one trillion brain cells. The human mind encounters and assimilates an astonishing amount of knowledge on a daily basis, unfortunately in today’s fast paced information age we can often experience information overload. Hence for students having an effective method to study is crucial. The workshop program will introduce some simple, effective ways to significantly decrease learning time.
At the end of the program the students will be able to use state management to encourage self study habits, set a positive self beliefs about studying and success, use mind map as an effective tool in studying. Apply the whole brain concepts in learning and also apply accelerated learning concepts in studying.