Scout Leaders take higher adult leader training in Malaysia
For the first time, Persekutuan Pengakap Malaysia (The Scout Association of Malaysia) conducted a Course for Assistant Leader Trainers using English as the medium of instruction.
A total of 58 Scout Leaders from Brunei, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Maldives and Singapore participated in the recently concluded 37th Course for Assistant Leader Trainer (CALT) organised by Persekutuan Pengakap Malaysia (The Scout Association of Malaysia). The training was conducted at MAHSA International School in Kuala Lumpur on August 17 to 23.
Various interesting sessions were held, with topics ranging from Adult Learning Principles to Safe from Harm. The diversity of the participants from different Scouting backgrounds provided opportunities for lively exchanges of views and ideas, further enhancing the participants’ learning.
To commemorate the Wood Badge Centenary, an exclusive dinner was organised by the National Training Team during the course. The Chief Scout Commissioner of Malaysia graced the event together with state representatives from all over the country. The night ended with the guests linking arms, singing along to the song they held close to their hearts, the Gilwell Song.
After a memorable 7-day course, all the participants departed with everlasting friendships and newfound skills on their path to becoming Adult Leader Trainers.
With reports from Dr Ekbert Yong and Ms Lau Hooi Lin, Persekutuan Pengakap Malaysia