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|School Resource Centers: Quick Facts|
|Written by Fadzliaton Zainudin|
The School Resource Centres (SRCs) in Malaysia provide information and ideas that are fundamental to function successfully in today’s information and knowledge-based society. The SRCs equip students with information literacy skills and help them develop life-long learning habits, enabling them to be knowledgeable and responsible citizens.
Currently, there are 9,922 SRCs in Malaysia (7685 @ 77.4% in primary schools and 2,237 @ 22.6% in secondary schools). Where there is a school, there will be a school resource centre.
SRCs aim to provide a range of learning opportunities for both large and small groups as well as individuals with a focus on intellectual content, information literacy, and the learner. In addition to classroom visits with collaborating teachers, the SRCs also serve as a place for students to do independent work, use computers, audio-visual equipment and research materials; and also to hold special events such as thematic exhibitions and reading club activities.
The SRC programme is a collaborative venture in which the teacher-librarians, teachers, and administrators work together to provide opportunities for the social, cultural, and educational growth of students. Activities that are part of the school library media program can take place in the school library media center, and other SRCs’ linked facilities such as the audio-visual room, computer laboratory, and Access Centre and other special rooms set up by the schools.
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Hari Ini: 24 Apr, 2014