Elevating the Level of Education

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Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) recently organised its annual one day SPM Motivational Talk for 120 selected students from 4 secondary schools within Gelang Patah area. The event, held at Lecture Hall, Educity Multivarsity Complex, Iskandar Puteri was a joint-effort between PTP and Johor Bahru Education Department.

Alleviating the Level of Education
Participants taking notes and tips on how to score during examination

The programme equipped the students with learning techniques and motivated them to be well-prepared for the examination.

Marco Neelsen, Chief Executive Officer of PTP explained that through continuous engagement with Johor Bahru Education Department, the programme has been identified as a key enabler that will contribute towards bridging the socio-economic between the urban and rural communities.

“PTP 2017 SPM Motivational Talk is organised as part of PTP’s pledge in elevating the level of education within its surrounding community,” added Marco.

Rosilah Ahmad from Sekolah Menengah Tanjung Adang lauded PTP’s continuous commitment in assisting the local students to improve their overall academic and non-academic achievements.

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Mustapha Akbar Reza, GM of Engineering Division of PTP giving words of encouragement during the closing ceremony

Adib Bin Akhairuddin, a participant from SMK Gelang Patah said, “I learnt various tips and new skills throughout the programme. The activities were very enjoyable and insightful. I will definitely utilise and apply what I have learned and strive better for my studies”.

To date, more than 2,000 local secondary school students in Gelang Patah have benefited from such programmes organised by PTP.  Other educational initiatives are in the pipeline including the annual PTP English Development Programme, UPSR Motivational Talk, Distribution of schooling aid, PTP educational tour to PTP and many others.

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