E-Blocks Presentation & Demonstration to MARA Education Foundation
Date : 10 February 2011
Time : 3.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue : Bangunan Medan Mara, 21 Jalan Raja Laut, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur 10 February, 2011 – At the event to introduce E-Blocks to The Mara Education Foundation (YPM) by The Oxford Center for Leadership (OXCEL) and Positivo Corporation, Brazil, its Chief Executive Officer Sharif Hamid said that the YPM will make available this electronic learning product to 64 Orphan Homes to assist the children in mastering the English Language. He said that the availability of the E-Blocks will be installed at the various orphanages mainly in the rural communities starting from March under the Anjung Ilmu programme.
According to him, E-Blocks the combination of a multimedia computer software and the effective teaching pedagogy will assist children aged 6 to 10 years old to learn English and Mathematics with the integrated use of attractive pictures, music, graphics, and co-dependent games.
He stated that clearly, E-Blocks is a well structured programme which emphasizes learning by doing, listening and reading."The main focus of YPM is to assist the children located in the rural communities that have limited access to high quality learning material in English and Mathematics." He said thatYPM believes that using E-Blocks will enable children to utilize their creative skills to learn English and Mathematics with ease.
In attendance were OXCEL’s Chief Advisor, Dato' Ghazali Yusoff; OXCEL Asia-Pacific CEO, Dr Saiful Bahri and Positivo Corporation International Sales Director, Mr. Juliano Fontes Fornasaro as well as OXCEL’s Chief Operations Officer Mr. Ernest Yeap and Positivo Corporation’s E-Blocks expert Carla Lucia Campos