A VISIT FROM SMK TUN MAMAT

Montfort Youth Centre (MYC), has always been accepting individuals or organizations that wish to visit MYC with open hands. Recently, MYC welcomed a group of 30 students and 5 teachers from SMK Tun Mamat, where the students just finished their PT3 examination. The organizing teacher, Ms. Chee said she chose MYC as one of their educational visits as MYC is known as a leading skills institute which caters underprivileged youths. They were first introduced to MYC through a video clip and later, Mr. Razak, one of MYC coordinators brought them around the premise and briefed them about each department. The visitors later presented a souvenir as a token of appreciation to MYC and they also bought some tit-bits for the boys. MYC always feel privileged to host visitors as such.

VISIT BY THE PROVINCIAL SUPERIOR & PRIESTS AND BROTHER FROM BURKINA FASO AND SENEGAL

From the 24th – 27th of July, our Provincial Superior, Bro. John Albert was in Montfort Youth Centre for his Canonical visitation. The purpose of this visitation is to get together and spend time with Bro. Peter, staff and MYC students. He spent some time with MYC boys to see what they are busy at besides giving them the much-needed encouragement. Joining Bro. John was Fr. Eduord, Fr. Pascal, and Bro. Sambou Gervais from Burkina Faso and Senegal respectively who paid a friendly visit to MYC. They were taken around MYC, introduced to all the staff and given an insight into the vision and mission of MYC. A mass was held prior to the priests’ and brother’s departure and MYC feel privileged to host not only our Province Superior but also the priests and brother who came all the way from the African continent. MYC is very grateful for their kind gestures and words of wisdom given to the boys.

TALKS ON BLOOM’S TAXONOMY

All the teachers and student’s affair officers (SA) were involved in a 2-day training on “Bloom’s Taxonomy” which promotes higher forms of thinking in education, such as analysing and evaluating concepts, processes, procedures, and principles, rather than just remembering facts. All the teachers and SA had a better insight on how to handle students besides finding new techniques to make learning easier and fun. We would like to thank the trainer, Mr. Edmund Tay for taking his time to share this invaluable knowledge.

A VISIT FROM MONTFORT JUNIOR SCHOOL SINGAPORE

A total of 26 students and 5 teachers from Montfort Junior School came to visit Montfort Youth Centre (MYC) on 20th June 2018 as part of their learning trip. They were brought for a tour around MYC compound such as the roll call area, general maintenance workshop, motor mechanic workshop and etc. The young ones were very much intrigued to see how well the MYC youth maintain their school compound besides admiring the landscapes done by the previous year students. Before they left, they presented some handicrafts made by MJS students and also some cash donation for our MYC youth.

A VISIT BY ENE MELAKA SDN BHD

ENE  Melaka Sd. Bhd came to MYC to bring joy and cheer to our students. All the students of MYC received goody bags and red packets from Magnum and they were delighted.  MYC is grateful to Magnum for their continuous help and contribution. Thank you Magnum.

A VISIT BY A GROUP OF BIKERS

A group of superbike riders paid a surprise visit to MYC and spent some time with the students. They shared many experiences and advised the students to ride or drive their vehicles carefully when on the road. We thank all the bikers who came and showed great concern and effort to help our students.

TALKS ON ENTREPRENUERSHIP

Board member of MYC, Mr. Mark Pillai spent an afternoon giving a talk on Entrepreneurship to Year 2 students. This was his second session with the students. It was an eye opener for the students listening and interacting with him.  We thank Mr. Mark Pillai for his kindness in sharing with the students.

MONTFORTIAN EDUCATION CHARTER, MALAYSIA

Key personnel of MYC, MBT & MYTC attended a 3-day Montfortian Education Charter (MEC).  Bro. Dominic Yeo Koh sg. Supervisor of Schools, Singapore, was the speaker and Bro. John Albert sg. Provincial Superior of Province of Malaysia-Singapore was also present at the seminar. At the end of the seminar all three institutions brought home their Vision for the MEC to be implemented in their respective institutions.  The team will further study the Charter so as to pass on the Vision to the staff, youths and community on the 300 years legacy of Montfortian Education.

VISIT OF BRO. JOSEPH FROM ROME

Rev. Bro. KM Joseph sg., Assistant General of the congregation of Brothers of St. Gabriel, Rome, visited MYC for three days.  Bro. Joseph spoke to the students during his stay and met up with key staff to exchange views on the Montfortian Education. It was an expression from the heart of the Monfortian Education to reach out to the poor and underprivileged not just to enable them to be trained in skills but also to instil values in Character Formation.

VISIT OF TWO BROTHERS FROM INDIA

Bro. Prem and Bro. Vasanth from the Montfort School, India visited MYC from 3rd-7th May, 2017. The Heads of Department of MYC met with the Brothers to share and exchange their experiences. Bro. Director had earlier taken them around to introduce them to the staff as they visit the workshops. The Brothers also spoke and mingled around with the students.