The training workshop was conducted by the Director of the UTLC-UUM, who is also a lecturer at the SEML, Assoc Prof Dr Fauziah Abdul Rahim and assisted by assistants and fellow researchers.
The one-day training workshop aims to spread information regarding the affective mediation including the importance of emotional counselling to the participants which could positively affect their students’ engagement in the teaching and learning process as well as to share some important information about a project carried out with the Educational Technology Division (BTP), the Ministry of Education Malaysia.
Dr Fauziah mentioned that the training workshop is a continuation of the knowledge transfer project between UUM and BTP through the 'Literacy for Life: Creating Educational TV Programmes through the Affective Way' project. The project was initiated to integrate technology, knowledge and academic expertise for the benefits of the BTP members of community.
“We choose schools in Kubang Pasu district to start with, because we want to ensure that all teachers in schools around UUM to gain benefit from this exposure when the guidelines, methods and rubrics of this affective mediation can be applied and shared with their colleagues in their respective schools,” she said.
She added that this training workshop will also be carried out in all schools in Langkawi Island.
Translated by Nurul Nazifah Mat Noh
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