Education during the Pandemic Forum

  To address the stigmas surrounding mental health issues, the Brunei Youth Council has organised a virtual forum with the topic ‘Education During the Pandemic: The Growing Mental Health Effects of COVID-19 to Educators and Students’.   Joining the forum was Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang … Read more

National Religious Programme

The Department of Islamic Studies, Ministry of Religious Affairs, held the online National Religious Programme for Arabic and Religious Schools simultaneously nationwide with 2 sessions.   The programme included the reading of Surah Yasin; a doa or supplication to seek protection from COVID-19 and Doa Peliharakan Sultan dan Brunei Darussalam. Among the schools holding it … Read more

Online Learning Method

  The current online learning method is indeed a necessity with the closure of all schools and educational institutions to curb the spread of COVID-19 epidemic in the country. The use of virtual learning is intended to ensure that teaching sessions can be continued. The new normal also requires the role of teachers or tutors … Read more

4th National STEM and Innovative Design Challenge 2021

The 4th National STEM and Innovative Design Challenge 2021 lowered its curtain with the winners’ announcement. The competition was organised by the Ministry of Education through the Science, Technology and Environment Partnership, STEP Centre.   Among those joining the virtual ceremony was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman, Minister of … Read more

Improve Teacher’s Welfare

  Teaching and learning methods that are carried out online due to the spread of COVID-19 in the country have had an impact on the mental well-being of teachers and school leaders. In this regard, the Ministry of Education through the School Leaders and Teachers Welfare Unit has implemented a counselling service called Talian Sejahtera … Read more

‘School Assessed Grades’ is comparable with Aboard Examination Bodies

The implementation of written examination for Brunei Cambridge GCE ‘O’,AS’,’A’ levels and IGCSE for October/November 2021 sessions will be replaced with the School Assessed Grades, SAG. The assessment methodology is an alternative evaluation of Cambridge Assessment International Education for countries that are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Acting Director of Examination, Department … Read more

Launching Of Environmental Education Tour Project

Brunei Darussalam is adopting a whole-of-nation approach through the adoption of the Brunei National Climate Change Policy, BNCCP, to achieve a low carbon and climate-resilient nation. According to Minister of Development, this requires policy adoption across different sectors, and commitment by all stakeholders through careful planning and implementation. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Ingenieur Awang … Read more

Technical & Vocational Education Scholarship Scheme Application Results

  The results of applications for the Technical and Vocational Education Scholarship Scheme, BPTV for the 2021/2022 Academic Session were released on 3rd October. The Ministry of Education in its Press Release informed that the results for the Scholarship Scheme can be obtained by browsing the official Ministry of Education website: ‘’.   Offer letters … Read more

Effective Communication Vital for Special Needs Student’s Learning

  Effective communication is importance to ensure special needs children can follow online teaching and learning, more so in this new normals.   According to Awang Eddy Fazlin bin Haji Amdan, Acting Head of the Special Education, Department of Special Education, Ministry of Education, cooperation from parents and guardians is highly important in together ensuring … Read more

5th ASEAN Plus Three Education Ministers Meeting

The Ministry of Education Digital Transformation Plan is a long-term strategy in implementing digital learning as a new normal in the education system in Brunei Darussalam. In supporting the strategy, the Minister of Education stated three main areas were given priority, namely; Educational Technology, Management Technology, and Enabling Policies and Infrastructure. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri … Read more

‘Mindtrex Academy’ Application helps to understand Children’s Learning

With the technology available today, online learning is no longer an uncommon thing. Mindtrex Academy believes that with the available technology, it is able to deliver quality learning content to the public in a more efficient way especially to students. This year, Mindtrex has launched an app called Mindtrex Academy to help students learn online. … Read more