HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS: Harness the power of thinking

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YOU have heard it before and you will hear it again.

It is because another whizz-kid in the mould of Steve Jobs will create something in his parents' garage and go on to be a technopreneur.

But if you need a little help to combine creativity and entrepreneurship along the way‚ take part in a New Straits Times' Newspaper-In-Education workshop next month.

The I'm A Technopreneur interactive one-day course for those aged 9 to 12 years old will help participants create a new idea for a prototype that can sell. Pupils can also have a taste of what it takes to be a chief executive officer.

Learn to translate ideas into outcomes at the Power of Thinking session for 13- to 17-year-olds.

Also develop inner strength in decision-making‚ learn leadership skills and boost self-confidence to head a team at the workshop held at Balai Berita‚ Kuala Lumpur.

On the exam front‚ Standard Six pupils can hone their English language skills and acquire the techniques to answer Papers One and Two at the two-day Ujian Penilaian Sekolah Rendah English workshop this school holidays next month.

Lower secondary students can learn to plan‚ draft‚ develop and revise a descriptive essay at the Ace Your Essays programme.

Participants will master the art of the argumentative and expository essays under the guidance of an English language school teacher.

There is also a creative writing section where students learn to use their imagination to make their essays stand out.

For enquiries or registration for the workshops‚ call 03-2056-9692/9615 (9am to 5pm, Mondays to Fridays)‚ email masturaelias@nstp.com.my or nymichael@nstp.com.my. You can also download the registration forms at http://niexus.nst.com.my/activity/school-holiday-workshop-form.jpg

Participants pay rapt attention

Teaming up to make it work

Putting theories into practice

Pupils get creative


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