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Petrosains Science Festival 2016 - Bridging the Gap: From School to the 21st Century Workplace

Description

Panelists will discuss what skills MCII partner organisations are looking for in young people to meet the demands of the future workplace.They will reflect on the skills gap, and share their vision for educational change in Malaysia - with a focus on how schools can better prepare students for future careers and necessary skills and competencies needed to be successful.


Audience: Youth & Adult


You can book your seats now at no cost. However, you're advised to purchase your daily Galleria admission (RM5) ticket on day of event. Entry is only allowed from the date/time on tickets purchased.


Speakers/Panelists:

Hanie Razaif- Bohlender of Dragonfire


Marques Jeevan Menon of Nation Building School


Fiona Liao of Prudential Assurance Malaysia


Deepa Pasupathy of YTL Foundation


Brian Tan of FutureLab


Moderator:

Elmarie Potgieter of Malaysian Collective Impact Initiative (MCII)


About MCII:

MCII is a collective impact organisation for education in Malaysia.Collective Impact is a framework for facilitating and achieving large scale social change. It is a structured and disciplined approach to bringing cross-sector organisations together to focus on a shared mutual outcome that results in long-lasting change. MCII strives to facilitate collaboration between stakeholders in education. MCII is a “backbone organisation” that brings together stakeholders and the community through a common agenda, shared measurement, continuous communications and mutually reinforcing activities.



About PETROSAINS Science Festival:

The Petrosains Science Festival is Petrosains’ initiative to provide a unified platform for communities in the fields of science and technology, such as the industry players and science academia, to come together for the common purpose of engaging and inspiring the Malaysian public, especially the younger generation, to the wonders of science and technology. The festival is similar to other such events held in major cities such as Edinburgh, Manchester, New York and Singapore, and is another step taken by Petrosains to play our role as a leading science centre and important supporting component to the country’s educational landscape. Through this Festival, we hope to further contribute to the popularizing of science to the public that combines the engaging and interactive Petrosains approach with the day-to-day relevance that industry and academia partners will bring.

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  • The event description was updated. Diff 2016-09-15 01:10:16
Fri Sep 16, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM MYT
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Venue
Talk Area, Galleria 3, PETROSAINS, The Discovery Center, Level 4, Suria KLCC
Tickets
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Venue Address
Petrosains, PETRONAS Twin Towers, Level 4, Suria KLCC, 50088 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Malaysia
Organizer
PETROSAINS, THE DISCOVERY CENTRE
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