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The Penang Grassroots-Science Story
Keysight “Festive of Hope” event at Penang Science Cafe!
ESTEEM (Engagement, Science, Technology, Engineering, English and Mathematics) programme has officially started on 31st January at Karpal Singh Penang Learning Centre.
Penang International Science Fair 2014 is proudly to be feature in STARMETRO. A two-day event at SPICE (formerly known as PISA). Various multinational corporation together with local SME ranging from a wide spectrum of industries are show casing the technology behind their products.
The first Mini Maker Faire in Penang will be having in Penang International Science Fair 2014! It is an event that initiated by Make magazine to “celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science and Do-It-Yourself projects”.
For more information: http://www.pscpen.com/maker-faire/
Penang YAB CM Lim Guan Eng chaired the press conference for the Penang International Science Fair, alongside with Penang Science Cluster C.E.O. Mr. Ooi Peng Ee to brief the press on the upcoming Penang International Science Fair, check out the links below to see the full coverage of the event!
For more information: http://on.fb.me/1wjJpck
PSC, FTC and SAMENTA signs MOU on the Vocational Skills Employment Program (VSEP) witnessed by YAB CM Lim Guan Eng,
The VSEP allows poor, vocationally inclined students the opportunity to work full time while studying for the Internationally recognised City & Guilds certification in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering or Mechatronics Technology. Course fees are sponsored by PSC and hiring company.
As shared previously, PSC is fortunate to have Madam Loh Geok Poh establish a scholarship fund to pay for the course fees.
For more information: http://www.slideshare.net/AdminPSC/mou-vocational-skills-employment-program
Congrats to David Chak and his SMK Taman Sejahtera students participating in Project ACE! PSC is proud to support David and his school.
The first Keysight iCipta Competition. Congratulations to the Winner!
Peng Ee receiving a cheque of RM$30K from Madam Loh Geok Poh for setting up a scholarship fund to help students in our Work Skills Study (WSS) Programme.
The WSS Programme, a joint effort by Fourier Technical Consultants, SAMENTA and Penang Science Cluster, assists poor, vocationally inclined students to pursue a City & Guilds Technical Certification while working full time in SMEs. This scheme benefits Form 5 school leavers (a technical career in front of them), parents (no need to worry about funding their child’s education) and SMEs (workforce stability).
Madam Loh Geok Poh is a strong believer in education. As poor as she was, selling economy rice in Rifle Range flats, she resourcefully managed to put some of her children through to a university education. The Loh Geok Poh Scholarship fund continues her efforts in education for those in need.
PSC salutes Madam Loh and thanks her for her donation. PSC also thanks Chow for setting this up.
Penang Science Cluster thanks Mr Heng Fook Main, MD of Ceedtec Sdn Bhd, for the donation of an overhead projector to be used in our Penang Science Cafe. Thanks Heng!
Berita Harian – First Rural Science Cafe at Kampung Mengkuang
The Star – New use for old building
SinChew Daily – Penang Science Café, More To Come
The Sun Daily – Green Robotic Challenge