PETALING JAYA: ELS Language Centres Malaysia (ELS) has launched the ELS Schools Partnership Programme, a RM70,000 sponsorship programme that will benefit students from 60 schools throughout the country.
Vice-president of operations at ELS Language Centres, Robert Brander, said the aim of the programme is to provide wholesome reading materials to help students strengthen their reading habit and improve their command of English through activities in print and on the Internet.
He said the centre is pleased to reinforce its initiatives in helping local students to improve their English and that the programme will establish a close relationship with schools, teachers and students to develop their English proficiency.
“Each ELS centre, with a total of six centres nationwide, is partnering with 10 schools, providing them with copies of the Just English Magazine (JEM), as well as encouraging students to enhance their reading habit and improve their English,” he said.
According to him, each selected school is provided with 50 copies of JEM, a graded reading approach to develop students’ reading skills, and a 24/7 online English software licence valid for six months. — Bernama