Front row L-R : Cecilia D'Souza, Philip Lee (Chairman), Francis Tan, Sebastian
Back row L-R : Kelvins Kong, Alice Tan, Rose Solibun, Sonny Legada and Mario
Lahad Datu : Members of the Diocesan Education Commission convened at St Dominic's Church, Lahad Datu for their second meeting and formation session for 2014 on 29th and 30th November.
The meeting touched on five main items;
- proposed constitution
- roles and functions
- instrument of government
- constitution for alumni in mission schools
- government grants (Federal and State)
The formation session on the second day, 30th November covered the areas of the ethos, special character and traditions of Christian Mission Schools. The SBOGs must endeavor to preserve and maintain the identity of the mission schools at all times as mission schools are a valuable asset to the nation. All stakeholders; parents, staff and SBOGs are to collaborate to ensure the continuance of such traditions is upheld so that mission schools may continue to succeed in the field of education, pertinent to the development of the nation.
Commission members with Pn Wong (4th left)
Commission members visited St Dominic's Primary and Secondary Schools next to St Dominic's Church. Both schools have maximized the usage of the limited land area of some 2.8 acres. Many new structures were put in place in recent years to benefit the students and staff of both schools. On hand to brief the members were Puan Wong, the Principal of the Secondary School and Puan Seow, Headmistress of the Primary School.
Commission members with Pn Seow (4th right)