KUALA BERANG – Ten Mode One Form Six Colleges will be set up nationwide within two years, making the total 20, said Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.
He said the colleges would be operating at the existing buildings and no new building would be built for the colleges.
“For example, the Hulu Terengganu Form Six College building was actually for Sekolah Menengah (SMK) Kuala Berang. The college has the same facilities like other schools, we just add student dormitories and halls, “he told reporters after opening the Hulu Terengganu Form Six College here today.
Also present were Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Jailani Johari, who is also Hulu Terengganu member of parliament; Kuala Berang assemblyman Datuk Tengku Putera Tengku Awang; Telemong assemblyman Datuk Rozi Mamat and Terengganu Education director Shafruddin Ali Hussain.
Meanwhile, Mahdzir advised the Social Welfare Department (JKM) to confirm on the documentation of the homeless children being placed at its welfare institutions to facilitate the process of school enrollment. – BERNAMA