Digital Learning Platform for Maxis eKelas

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(From left) Gokhan Ogut (Maxis CEO), Al- Ishsal Ishak (MCMC Chairman) and Raja Tan Seri Arshad (Maxis Chairman) visited eKelas showcase

Maxis eKelas Student Grant Award Ceremony “Anugerah Gemilang” was officiated by Encik Al-Ishsal Ishak, Chairman of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) at Menara Maxis on 27 March 2019. eKelas education programme was made possible by Maxis’ partnership with MCMC, with over 9,000 students connecting through the programme.

What is Anugerah Gemilang?

Anugerah Gemilang is a student grant scheme launched in August 2017 under Maxis eKelas. It is designed to recognise the eKelas students who have shown the most progress in their studies. All Maxis eKelas students who have been participating in the eKelas programme at Pusat Internet under Maxis’ care are eligible to apply for the Anugerah Gemilang eKelas Student Grant. Eligible students can apply online and submit their final school exam results for the previous and current year, which are then evaluated by Maxis. The first application for the student grant was opened to students in November 2017, with the first award ceremony held in March 2018.

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Congratulations to the Anugerah Gemilang recipients. Photo credit to Digital News Asia

At this second installation of the Anugerah Gemilang eKelas ceremony, 25 eKelas students were awarded for their academic achievements. Four students were presented with a cash contribution of RM1,200 and a school starter pack each, while 21 received RM600 and a school starter pack each. 

The criteria to win Anugerah Gemilang eKelas awards is students have to show the most progressed in their studies by achieving a minimum of one grade improvement in any 2 or all 3 of the subjects taught in the eKelas programme: English, Science and Mathematics, based on their mid-year exam results as the base assessment and final year exam results or PT3 results for Form 3 where improvement was recorded.

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Al-Ishsal Ishak great to see the portal bring students from different states into a single platform to discuss their studies and projects together

What is Maxis eKelas?

Maxis eKelas aims to unlock the potential and improve the academic performance of students in rural communities in form of after-school digital learning initiative which brings learning enrichment in a fun and vibrant way and provide access to quality education content, in line with the Malaysian School Syllabus.

eKelas Portal comes in 4 features, shown through “Kalau Nak Tahu, eKelaslah!” showcase:

  1. Live Tuition
  2. eKelas Portal
  3. eCikgu
  4. Activity Based Learning

Maxis eKelas students starts from Primary 6 up to Form 5, were exposed to experiential learning with competitions and group projects also motivational sessions by Maxis’ own young and brightest talents.

eKelas Portal helps the students to new ways of learning connecting the students to experienced teachers via:

  • Live tutorial sessions
  • Group projects
  • Videos
  • Competitions

Besides, eKelas Portal also helps to build the confidence among students with fun and engaging activities such as motivational talks and holiday camps.

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(From left) Gokhan Ogut, and Al-Ishal Ishak looking at digital learning platform developed by MU DOT MY PLT

We were awarded to join the special occasion as a rewarding journey in effort of bringing the digital learning closer to the community. MU DOT MY PLT started to involve with Maxis eKelas in late 2016 by improving the technologies of eKelas Portal development, live streaming and consultation.

WordCamp Kota Kinabalu 2019

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The first ever WordCamp  in east Malaysia!

WordCamp Kota Kinabalu 2019 was organised by WordCamp Kinabalu Team at Grand Borneo Hotel, Kota Kinabalu on 9th of March 2019. As a global event, WordPress community around the world joined the WordCamp to boost and enhance their WordPress knowledge. 

The first WordCamp in Borneo able to assemble about 99 participants including speakers, organisers and sponsors whose enliven the WordCamp. Session include talks and also after-party session where WordPress enthusiasts build professional network among the businesses, marketers, developers, designers, entrepreneurs and SEOs.

8 local and international speakers were invited to share their valuable tips and secrets of developing a terrific website using WordPress during the WordCamp. Our trainer, Sam, was one of the invited speaker for the WordCamp Kinabalu 2019 with the topic of Top 10 Trending WordPress Designs in 2019. 

Topics of WordCamp Kota Kinabalu 2019

  1. Lawrence Chau
    How To Build Website With WordPress
  2. Sam Suresh
    10 WordPress Design Trends of 2019
  3. Niels Lange
    WP-CLI Hacks
  4. James Hunt
    The Location Independent Developer
  5. Sanjay Willie
    10 First Steps To Secure Your WP Assets
  6. Muhammad Johan Jaafar
    Aku Buntu! Perlukan Design Baru Tapi Bagaimana?
  7. Matt Jaworski
    The Future Is Now- The Importance Of Upgrading To PHP 7
  8. Vince Aggrippino
    Can I Make Money With WordPress?
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Speakers getting ready to show up
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Thanks to the sponsors of WordCamp Kota Kinabalu 2019

In a nutshell, the event was successful. Everyone was taking part, get to know each other. Some of them designing for next collaboration, discovering next potential speakers and sponsors, figuring another WordCamp event for another time at another place. 

Take a peak on these photos from WordCamp Kota Kinabalu 2019!

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First WordCamp Cebu 2019

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The first ever WordCamp was held at Cebu, Philipppines on 2nd of March 2019. The WordCamp Cebu successfully organised by WordCamp Cebu 2019 Team at Bayfront Hotel Cebu,  gathering around 280 participants learning various topics related to WordPress. 15 speakers from around the world giving bulk ideas about WordPress to the audience. 

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Participants from worldwide joining the First WordCamp Cebu 2019
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Sam taking over the stage at Philippines

Our trainer, Sam participated as speaker with topic ‘Technical Insights for WordPress SEO’.

WordCamp Cebu 2019 gathered many WordPress users including developer, designer, business and blogger from different countries around the world.

Topics range from development, blogging, SEO, marketing and many more. 

The Cebu City

About Cebu, Cebu is one of the most well known tourism spot especially  to Koreans. Main reason of many Koreans hanging around Cebu is the English learning cost is cheaper compared to  Europe country besides the closest tropical region to Korea. Thus, many Korean products, for example Korean ice cream (Binggrae), can be found scattered around Cebu stall and mall.

The currency in Philippines is cheaper compare to our country which is currently 100 PHP equals to 8 MYR and Cebu is known as the second most affordable city to live in Philippines. 

Something worth to note at Cebu;

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What are the differences between In-House and Public Training?

What are the differences between In-House and Public Training?

In-house training is conducted at your business premise for your groups only (Not in your house literally). The course content can be customized and training can be project based (subject to prior approval).

Public training is conducted at our computer lab on a fixed date for public. The attendees comes from different organizations and background. The course contents are fixed and cannot be customized.

Look at this table for a comparison between public and in-house training;

Accordance with requirements of your organization => As per your requirement

All participants must be from the same organization => Your participants

Feature

Public

In-House

Private In-House

Minimum No of Participants
1 pax
1 pax
1 pax
Maximum No of Participants
No maximum
Maximum to 35 pax
Maximum to 20 pax
Price
Per Pax
Per Day
Per Day
Date
According to MU DOT MY PLT calendar
Can be chosen by your organization
Can be chosen by your organization
Location
MU DOT MY PLT (Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur)
Conducted at your premise
MU DOT MY PLT (Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur)
Topic Syllabus
Predefined course contents by MU DOT MY PLT
Accordance with requirements of your organization
Accordance with the requirements of your organization
Meals & Refreshment
Provided by MU DOT MY PLT
Provided by your organization
Provided by MU DOT MY PLT
Computer & Materials
Provided by MU DOT MY PLT
Provided by your organization
Provided by MU DOT MY PLT
Organization / Participants
Accompanied by various organizations
All participants must be from the same organization
All participants must be from the same organization

Public

Minimum No of Participants
1 pax
Maximum No of Participants
No maximum
Price
Per Pax
Date
According to MU DOT MY PLT calendar
Location
MU DOT MY PLT (Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur)
Topic Syllabus
Predefined course contents by MU DOT MY PLT
Meals & Refreshment
Provided by MU DOT MY PLT
Computer & Materials
Provided by MU DOT MY PLT
Organization / Participants
Accompanied by various organizations

In-House

Minimum No of Participants
1 pax
Maximum No of Participants
Maximum to 35 pax
Price
Per Day
Date
Can be chosen by your organization
Location
Conducted at your premise
Topic Syllabus
Accordance with requirements of your organization
Meals & Refreshment
Provided by your organization
Computer & Materials
Provided by your organization
Organization / Participants
All participants must be from the same organization

Private In-House

Minimum No of Participants
1 pax
Maximum No of Participants
Maximum to 20 pax
Price
Per Day
Date
Can be chosen by your organization
Location
MU DOT MY PLT (Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur)
Topic Syllabus
Accordance with the requirements of your organization
Meals & Refreshment
Provided by MU DOT MY PLT
Computer & Materials
Provided by MU DOT MY PLT
Organization / Participants
All participants must be from the same organization

WordPress Meetup KL Jan 2019

In sensing the importance of developing WordPress Web and WordPress Theme during Contributor Day at WordCamp KL 2018, KL WordPress Workshop Meetup was successfully scheduled on 26th January 2019 at KDC Tech Mahindra Cyberjaya, gathering around 80 participants from new to experienced WordPress users from various reputed organizations. Hosted by Sam Suresh, the workshop consist of two sessions. 

In the first session, WordPress Website Development using Elementor, conducted by Sam Suresh, participants were shown the steps on installing and developing WordPress Website on their own laptop and published to web hosting as the website completely created.

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Actively contributed participants during developing WordPress Web session by Sam Suresh
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Eager gaining knowledge, some participants need to suit themselves because no more seats available

The workshopWhile another session more focused on developing WordPress Theme by using popular framework and customizing plugins, conducted by David Wang, WordPress Consultant and Trainer.

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Participants on WordPress Theme session by David Wang

The workshop was followed by some networking among participants, quizzes and prizes. Participants looked active and enthusiastic during the quiz session regarding the WordPress application.

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Participants lively answering the quiz
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Delighted winners of the day
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Groups of participants actively expanding professional network.
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Participants of WordPress Meetup KL January 2019

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Who will be charged on SST?

Who will be charged on SST?

All MU DOT MY PLT customers including Non-Malaysian Customer having the billing address registered in Malaysia will be charged 6% Service Tax, in accordance to the Service Tax Act 2018 for the proportion services render after 1st August 2019 which the payment has been made prior to the service delivery.

When will the SST effective?

When will the SST effective?

SST implementation at MU DOT MY PLT effective 1 August 2019. Training and services provided by MU DOT MY PLT will include SST at a standard rate of 6% which will be on the invoice issued from 1st August 2019 onwards.

For more information on the SST, please visit the Royal Malaysian Customs’ website to check on our SST registration status.​

Name of Business: MU DOT MY PLT
SST Registration Number: B16-1907-3200001

What is SST?

What is SST?

SST is Sales and Services Tax that has been implemented in Malaysia.

SST comprises two legislative acts: the Sales Tax Act 2018, levied on taxable goods that are imported into, or manufactured in Malaysia; and the Service Tax Act 2018 on selected prescribed service providers. The components of SST are a sales tax of 10% and a service tax of 6%.