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Ishan Ibrahim | Borneo Bulletin Weekend Oct. 27,2018 Vol 23 No. 102

Some 37 delegates from the Philippines participated in training workshops from October 21-28 held at the Society for the Management of Autism Related issues in Training, Education, and Resources (SMARTER) Brunei EDGE Centre in Kampong Mata-Mata.

The delegates were from three different institutions and organisations in the Philippines, namely the Special Partners Assisting Remarkable Children (SPARC) Development and Support Centre, Special Education and Kinder of the Department of Education Manila and Adventist University of the Philippines.  Four of our students, Lychel Gabuco, Rosday Lazaro, Lemogang Ntswaneng, and Stel Getty Degaños along with Ma’am Michelle Collado, the Faculty SPED Adviser represented our University.

The workshop sessions provided them with experience and invaluable training in concepts in autism related issues.

Staff and management of SMARTER Brunei led by President Malai Haji Abdullah bin Malai Haji Othman provided the training.