The 1Bestari virtual teaching and learning programme is being implemented in over 90% of rural and urban schools in the state, said State Education Department director Datuk Jame Alip.
“Students in rural areas are enjoying better 4G Internet connectivity and a safer learning environment within schools with the 1Bestari programme by the department and YTL Communications,” he said.
He added that the programme would benefit over 500,000 students and 40,000 teachers from more than 1,200 primary and secondary schools in Sabah once it was applied.
“All students and teachers can get access to filtered information from a source, without having to worry about inappropriate content in the Net,” he said.
Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman, who launched the state 1BestariNet programme, urged students, teachers and parents to embrace technology in education and other development processes.
“This will enable us to compete with others globally,” he said....