On 30th October 2018, Smart Reader® Worldwide, the leading early childhood education provider in Malaysia launched the Smart Student Management System (SSMS) and the Smart Kinder-Tech (SKT). Developed by certified and experienced professionals, the latest innovative schooling systems which will be incorporated in Smart Reader Kids® educational programmes in 300 centres nationwide. These systems feature tech-based applications that will revolutionise not only the learning environment but also the entire learning ecosystem, including the students’ well-being, safety, and progress in school.
The Smart Kinder-Tech programme is an amazing, fun, and interactive e-learning tool that incorporates technology to create a more conducive and stimulating classroom. The Smart Student Management System (SSMS) is an innovative system applied in Smart Reader Kids® centres, which offers a one-stop platform to access all information about your child including attendance, activities, and achievements at your fingertips. This new tech-based environment complements the international award-winning programmes at Smart Reader Kids®, a well-structured syllabus with a holistic focus on the development of cognitive, motor and social skills.
Dato’ Sri Dr Richard Ong, Chief Executive Officer of Smart Reader® Worldwide, Datin Sri Dato’ Dr K.H Wang, Group Executive Director of Smart Reader® Worldwide with the guest of honours during the Launch Of Future Of Education.
The grand launch was officiated by Yang Dihormati Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ir. Mohd Ariff bin Hanuddin, Deputy Head of Crime Prevention and Community Safety Department, Kuala Lumpur. It was graced by the presence of VIPs such as Dato’ Sri Dr Richard Ong, Chief Executive Officer of Smart Reader® Worldwide, Datin Sri Dato’ Dr K.H Wang, Group Executive Director of Smart Reader® Worldwide, Mr. Kevan and Mr. Keefe Ong, Executive Directors of Smart Reader Worldwide Sdn Bhd, Ms. Fariza Aida bt Mansor, Assistant Senior Director of Early Childhood Development Unit in Children Division of Department of Social Welfare, Mr. Mohamad Faizal Bin Anuar, Social Welfare Officer, Department of Social Welfare, KL branch, Mr. Shukri Salleh, Secretary General of Malaysia Franchise Association, Mr. Azrul Ezwan Ahmad Zaini, Manager of Construction & Business Services Section, MATRADE and Mr. Howard Wong Heng Hoi, representative from Active Learning Solutions Limited. Local celebrities such as Ms. Ayu Raudhah (Actress), Ms. Lavin Seow (TV host) and Mr. Aanantha Rajaram (Radio DJ) also attended to show their support to this significant launch.
During the launch, guests were entertained by multi-cultural performances by the young talents from various Smart Reader Kids® centres followed demonstrations of both systems through videos and sketch.
Local celebrities were given a tour to Smart Reader Kids® Kepong Business, From left : V. Gaury a/p R. Vellusamy, Senior Manager of Development and Operations Department of Smart Reader® Worldwide, Ayu Raudhah (Actress), Mr. Aanantha Rajaram (Radio DJ), Ms. Lavin Seow (TV host), Ms. Kalaichelvi a/p Alagendra, Director of Development, Operations, Marketing & Publicity Department, Smart Reader® Worldwide Sdn Bhd and Sahana Sivavas, Educator.
ACP Ir. Mohd Ariff bin Hanuddin was impressed by the efforts demonstrated by Smart Reader® Worldwide. He mentioned in his speech “Any lack of measures to ensure childcare safety will place innocent children’s life at risk. The children of today are the leaders of tomorrow, and it is our responsibility to provide them with the knowledge necessary to grow up to be noble, confident and productive citizens of the nation. With Smart Reader® Worldwide’s commitment towards the development of a conducive and safe learning environment for children, it is my belief that we can achieve this goal.” He also believed that while technology and the internet can represent harmful risks for children, if used in the right manner in a controlled environment as advocated by Smart Reader® Worldwide, it has the potential of creating interactive and engaging educational lessons.
Kevan Ong, Executive Director of Smart Reader® Worldwide supported this in his speech. He quoted “Early childhood education is extremely important as a child’s first learning experiences deeply affects their development. For this reason, Smart Reader® Worldwide has dedicated three decades in creating the best educational experience that will be able to instill the love and passion for knowledge in children.” He explained that the launch of the new tech-based environment will certainly complement the international award-winning programmes in Smart Reader Kids®, ultimately presenting a well-structured syllabus with a holistic focus on the development of cognitive, motor, emotional, and social skills to make Smart Reader Kids® truly every child’s dream school.”