Navigating the new normal in education

Many English teachers are tasked with teaching a large group of students that differ immensely in English language proficiency levels because for many students from the suburbs, English is either a 3rd or 4th language. This makes the language foreign, rather than a second language, to them. Apart from not being able to read and…

Details

The Journey of an Activator

Who are FINCO Activators? What do they do? These are some of the questions Activators get asked quite often. Nur Marina Abdullah shares her experience as a FINCO Mentor Activator for Pulau Pinang. 1. What is your role as an Activator? As a FINCO Mentor Activator, the central aspect of the role is to work…

Details

The Star: More to benefit

By REBECCA RAJAENDRAM MORE will benefit from the Financial Industry Collective Outreach’s (Finco) flagship programme for students. The first two programmes – Finco Reads and Finco Mentor – will be expanded to all states in Malaysia by 2021. Finco chairman Tan Sri Azman Hashim says they are confident to take the project nationwide to selected…

Details

My First Visit To Sarawak

It was exciting to find out I was going to visit an interior “kampung” most of my Sarawakian friends have not even visited before. We went on a 5-hour drive to SMK Beladin, passing green scenery and later hopping on a ferry to cross the river. I was a FINCO Mentor Life Aspiration Workshop facilitator…

Details

Bridging the Gap in Nabawan

By Audrey Fung, FINCO Reads Activator Sabah The FINCO Reads Activity Fair held in SK Salinatan, in the interior of Nabawan, Sabah, on the 27th of February 2019 was a great success. Our volunteers, Verginia Paulus(Maybank), Mathyleslie binti Eduward(Maybank), Sanimar Zul(SME) and Ramlan bin Osman(Bank Rakyat) went above and beyond the call of duty. SK…

Details

FINCO Programmes Go Nationwide

The National Launch of FINCO Programmes was held in SMK Padang Tembak, Kuala Lumpur on the 3rd of April 2019. The launch was officiated by YB Dr Maszlee Bin Malik, Minister of Education Malaysia and Tan Sri Azman Hashim, Chairman of FINCO and witnessed by members of the FINCO Board and Steering Committee, representatives from…

Details

Get In Touch – FINCO Activators

The FINCO Mentor and FINCO Reads are supported by activators who play a vital role by supporting FINCO schools and building relationships with stakeholders such as parents, communities, state education departments and volunteers. Introducing our FINCO Activators who work hard to implement our shared vision in each state. They work closely with the schools and…

Details