What We've Been Up to...
A visit to Sri Inai School, Petaling Jaya.
Etika Siber Nasional Workshop, Marriott Hotel, Johor.
Global Ace Certification Trainer Workshop, Avillion Hotel, Port Dickson
Amongst the panel of judges for the grand final of the National ICT Security Discourse (NICTSeD), DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
A Workshop on the Baseline Study for Cybersecurity Awareness Amongst Students and Parents, Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Hotel, Penang
CyberSecurity Awareness for Educators (CCAsE) training
In Genting Highlands with teachers from Northern Pahang and Selangor states.
Journeyed on to Cyberjaya briefing teachers from Negri Sembilan and Southern Selangor schools.
In Melaka briefing teachers from Johor and Melaka.
In Perlis to brief teachers from this northern state on trends of approaches to teaching cybersafety.
Kicking off the briefing on trends of teaching cyber safety to teachers from selected schools in Perak.
Featured on a morning show addressing cyber ethics amongst online users
A panelist in discussing #FASIHDIGITAL at the Cybersecurity Forum “Fostering Digital Fluency in the 21st Century.”
A guest on BERNAMA TV “Ruang Bicara” addressing the topic of digital citizenship.
UiTM Campus Kuala Pilah
Shared my views on the roles of parents in equipping children with digital resilience at a panel session for the Seminar “Kesejahteraan Siber Dalam Keluarga Era Digital.”
Moderated a roundtable entitled “Tips for Teaching Digital Citizenship to Students”.
Facilitated CyberSecurity MALAYSIA NCEI Workshop attended by representatives from 20 ministries/agencies as well as tech companies and NGOs.
On the Role of
Shared some perspectives on the role of teaching assistants to a group of TAs at the GEMS International School, Tropicana Metropark, Subang.
Lending my thoughts on building aspirations and opportunities for increasing participation of women in tech at the Big Tulip Summit: Women Techblazers
Delivered a presentation for the panel session addressing "Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Boost Cyber Defence.”
"Developing Critical Skills in Postgraduate Study with Design Thinking" workshop at the Centre for Instructional Technology & Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang.
Focus group session to explore selected departments’ stakes in digital citizenship.
Delivered "Titles, Traditions and Business Etiquette's" at the Malaysian Danish Business Council Breakfast Dialogue.
Panel discussion on digital citizenship and cyberwellness at Digital Era Seminar
Participated in the Better Internet Conference in Singapore. Deepening the mission for establishing #digitalcitizenship through education.
Facilitated a digital education content
promotion workshop to key members
at the educational technology division
at the Ministry of Education Malaysia.
Featured amongst eminent panelists at the BIG TULIP SUMMIT 2018 discussing “Leading with Purpose and Posivity: Inspirational Leaders.”
Participated in the Openlearning conference and moderated a panel session on “Employability and Skills Development”.
Participated in the Smart University Summit discussing university transformation for industry 4.0 courtesy of the Malaysia Digital Education Association (MDEA).
School of Education
Featured in PENN GSE magazine by alumni Graduate School of Education.
GLOBAL ACE CERTIFICATION TRAINER WORKSHOP
JANUARY - An annual strategic planning session with CyberSecurity Malaysia on value adding current training programs and introducing new ones.
ETIKA SIBER NASIONAL WORKSHOP
FEBRUARY - Shared the concept and approach to the Etika Siber Nasional (in italic)/National Cyber Ethic Modules and gathered inputs to initiate development work for CyberSecurity Malaysia.
SRI INAI SCHOOL VISITATION
FEBRUARY - Interesting discussion on how the school innovated their teaching and learning approaches to cope with the constraints imposed by the pandemic.
CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS FOR EDUCATORS (CCASE) TRAINING
SEPTEMBER - Engaging nearly 300 public school teachers on how to develop and implement a cybersecurity awareness program for the whole school and classroom.
CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS WORKSHOP
OCTOBER - Providing inputs for the baseline study on the cybersecurity awareness of students and parents conducted by Universiti Utara Malaysia commissioned by CyberSecurity Malaysia.
NATIONAL ICT SECURITY DISCOURSE (NICTSeD)
DECEMBER - With the panel of judges assessing students’ performance as they debated on the topic of instilling digital citizenship amongst students.
BERNAMA TV “Ruang Bicara”
JANUARY 29 - Appeared on “Ruang Bicara” alongside CyberSecurity’s Lt. Col. Mustaffa Ahmad (Retired) discussing digital citizenship for CyberSecurity Malaysia National Cyber Ethics Initiative (NCEI).
video link: https://www.facebook.com/BernamaTV/videos/498429270815329/
FEBRUARY 12 - #FASIHDIGITAL for #cyberethics and #digitalcitizenship was the topic at hand at the Safer Internet Day #SID Forum. Alongside eminent speakers on cyber safety, topics of selecting effective tools and detecting fake news were unraveled.
Selamat Pagi Malaysia
FEBRUARY 10 - In conjunction with the Global Safer Internet Day celebration, building cyber ethics amongst online users became the most pertinent topic. This is even more urgent with the growing fake news on the pandemic.
CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MODULE - Kicking off the briefing session on the various approaches to teaching cybersafety modules to teachers from Perak schools.
CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MODULE - In Perlis to brief teachers from this northern state on trends of approaches to teaching cyber-safety.
CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MODULE - In Melaka briefing teachers from the southern states on the National Cybersafety and Awareness Modules with CyberSecurity Malaysia.
CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MODULE - Journeyed on to Cyberjaya briefing teachers from Negri Sembilan and Southern Selangor schools on the subject of the National Cybersafety and Awareness Modules with CyberSecurity Malaysia.
CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MODULE - In Genting Highlands with teachers from Northern Pahang and Selangor states.
Education Content Promotion
JANUARY 23-24 - Facilitated the digital education content promotion strategy workshop for key members of the education technology division, the Ministry of Education Malaysia. Emphasising the approach of leveraging social media and mapping the curriculum for a strategic approach for driving traffic to education platform.
Youth Cyber Wellness Seminar
MARCH 7 -#digitalcitizenship got a huge boost at the CyberSecurity Malaysia Youth Cyber Wellness in the Digital Era Seminar graced by YB Tuan Gobind Singh Deo, Minister at the Ministry of Communication and Multimedia Malaysia. Grateful for the opportunity to be a strategic partner and to be on a panel discussing #cyberwellness amongst youth.
Better Internet Conference
MARCH 11 - Participated in the Better Internet Conference in Singapore. Deepening the mission for establishing #digitalcitizenship through education. 21st century teachers should be skilled to weave #digitalcitizenship skills in teaching and learning for #cybersafety. #respect #responsible #netizens
MDBC Breakfast Talk
MARCH 26 - It was an extraordinary topic. Explored why we do things the way we do and the implications to business. Addressing #unconciousbias and building #empathy through an intercultural awareness talk to a delightful mixed of audience at the Malaysian Danish Business Council Breakfast Talk.#malaysiantitles #interculturalcommunication #business #culture #culturecompetence #interculturalawareness
Digital Citizenship Focus Group
Leading a focus group session to explore selected departments' stakes in #digitalcitizenship at Cybersecurity Malaysia.
Design Thinking Workshop
Helping graduate students to discover their research topics through a workshop "Developing Critical Skills in Postgraduate Study with Design Thinking" at the Centre for Instructional Technology & Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. #designthinking #usm #criticalskills.
Participated in the International Industry-Researchers Conference on Cyber Security 2019, 3rd – 4th July 2019, Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus, Malaysia. Delivered a presentation entitled “Emphasising Human Behaviour for a Sustainable Cyber Safety with Digital Citizenship” and participated in the panel session addressing "Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Boost Cyber Defence.”
Big Tulip Summit: Women Techblazers
Aug. 20-21 - Shared some perspectives on the role of teaching assistants to a group of TAs at the GEMS International School, Tropicana Metropark, Subang.
Prospectives - on the Role of Teaching Assistants
SEPTEMBER 28 - Shared some perspectives on the role of teaching assistants to a group of TAs at the GEMS International School, Tropicana Metropark, Subang.
National Cyber Ethics Initiative Workshop
OCTOBER 1 - Facilitated CyberSecurity MALAYSIA NCEI Workshop attended by representatives from 20 ministries/agencies as well as tech companies and NGOs.
EduTech Asia Summit, Singapore
NOVEMBER 5-6 - Moderated a roundtable entitled “Tips for Teaching Digital Citizenship to Students”.
Seminar #MYDIGITALH20 “Kesejahteraan Siber Dalam Keluarga Era Digital”
NOVEMBER 23 - Shared my views on the roles of parents in equipping children with digital resilience at a panel session for the Seminar “Kesejahteraan Siber Dalam Keluarga Era Digital.”
Coaching Design Thinking
MAY 22 - Coached a group of INTI university college students on their shared project. Applying the design thinking process, helped to crystallise ideas to distinguish problems from symptoms and identify a solution.
Coaching & Mentoring at INTI
JULY 24 - Completed the first group of students for design thinking coaching and mentoring at INTI International University Subang. Participated in the judging of 8 groups during the design thinking pitching competition. The process has helped them to crystallise their project problem, symptoms and the solution. Their solution included a fun app to educate and raise awareness on illegal fishing activity.
PENN Magazine Feature
Featured in the PENN Graduate School of Education magazine. For the full story, check out page 16 at this link:
TVET Asia Experts Forum
JULY 24 - Participated in the Asia TVET Experts Forum (ATEF) 2018 to uplift technical, vocational education and training with participants from . Delighted to partner with Lab Tech International for TVET. With Lab Tech’s chief, Steve McKee and team, Brad Ker and Shafiek Sultan at the event organized by #uthmjohor.
Smart University Summit
AUGUST 7 - Discussed characteristics of smart university towards digital transformation aligned with IR4.0. Malaysia Digital Education Association (MDEA) taking the lead in the discourse of university transformation.
Digital Citizenship Workshop
SEPTEMBER 4 - Facilitated a digital citizenship workshop with Cybersecurity Malaysia with key stakeholders.#digitaltrends marks the rising significance of #digitalcitizenship. Yet, not enough emphasis in education. Delightend to have had the opportunity to facilitate a #digitalcitizenship workshop with #cybersecurity Malaysia. A great start to scale #digitalcitizenship in education for #cybersafe and innovative #digitaleducation.
MSU Education Psychology : Learning Difficulty Conference
OCTOBER 4 - Presented “Disruptive Technology Disrupting Learning” to students and lecturers at the conference organised by Management and Science University (MSU) specialising in the field of education.
GEMS International School
OCTOBER 5 - Had rich and meaningful discussions on #digitization #teacherprofessionaldevelopment #assessmentforlearning #educationaltechnology. Delighted to be amongst those with the same view on the importance of balancing the business and the mission to deliver quality education for #Gemseducation
EDUTECH ASIA 2018
OCTOBER 8-10 - Connecting with educators and key players in the industry. Had an insightful discussion with Petri Karjalainen of Spinfy Oy and explored potential content areas for the 2019 edition with Sharon Roessen and Sophia Ku of Terrapin, the organizer. #designthinking #learningspaces #employability #futureskills
National Smart School Award
OCTOBER 16 - Attended by Ministry of Education officials, school leaders and teachers organized by the Educational Technology Division. Steadily steering the mission to build educators’ confidence and capacity. #education #coaching #mentoring #knowledgesharing #digitalcitizenship #educationaltechnology
OCTOBER 22-23 - A rare opportunity to moderate a session on commercialising social enterprises and held a masterclass at the AKEPT-WIEF SOCIAL ENTERPRISE FORUM 2018. Interacted with some established and tenacious social entrepreneurs. Quite a feat to secure funding, fulfilling funders’ requirements and making the social impact on beneficiaries.
OCTOBER 30-31 - Education remains the most critical and scalable channel to introduce digital citizenship skills. With Cybersecurity Malaysia engaging key agencies delivering education and teacher training. #wellbeing hashtag#pedagogy #digitalcitizenship
GEMS International School
NOVEMBER 7 - Convened the board of governors meeting for GEMS International School Tropicana Metropark. Interesting to note the differences between this GEMS school and its sister school in Pearl City, Penang. One thing they have in common though is the commitment to quality international education for their diverse community of students. #internationaleducation #pedagogy #gems
Design Thinking INTI
NOVEMBER 8 - “Project Mouse Trap” - a new group’s project idea for the #designthinking coaching at #Inti. The mouse trap, a product they insisted would solve the problems associated with rats. Human’s irresponsible attitude towards the environment is the main reason behind the pests. Killing the rats alone won’t address the root cause. Waiting in anticipation for their enhanced solution. #coaching #mentoring #projectmousetrap
NOVEMBER 26 - At the Open Learning Conference 2018 exploring “Scaling Quality Education.” Shared the perspective on disengaged digital natives and moderated a panel session on “Employability and Skills Development” with accomplished panelists Nora Abdul Manaf, Prof Mike Keppel and Sarah Sayoun. Loved the topics on micro credentials and shifting focus from CGPA. Now, how do we translate this conviction into action?
Big Tulip Summit
DECEMBER 3 - Featured amongst eminent panelists at the hashtag#bigtulipsummit2018 discussing “Leading with Purpose and Posivity: Inspirational Leaders.” Faz Kamaruddin, Norlida Azmi, Freda Liu, YBhg Datuk Sharifah Mohd Ismail, and YBhg. Dato Aliyah Karen. Shared the purpose of developing education focusing on educators’ capacity building. Highlighted the main challenge of the misconception of technology as the end in itself instead of the means to enhancing education. Closed with remarks on building positivity within ourselves noting the need for women to reflect upon themselves instead of pointing at extraneous factors, to remain focused and not overkill on multitasking and to include more men in decision making positions in forums discussing women development.
CIIDT International Conference USM Penang
DECEMBER 11 - Delivered a keynote at the International Conference on Creativity, Innovation, and Invention in Digital Technology #CIIDT The future of learning is about #networkedlearning, #learningspaces, and thinking design! That’s right “thinking design”- because #desighthinking is tough if many students can’t think in the first place.