On 8th May 2015, the Bidayuh Community Outreach Program 2015 was successfully carried out in SK Kujang Mawang, Serian. The program, a collaboration between the Dayak Bidayuh National Association (DBNA), Institute of Teacher Education Batu Lintang Campus (IPGKBL), Institute of Teacher Education Campus Rajang (IPGKR) ALUMNI and SMK Tebakang ALUMNI, was the first of its kind which gave an opportunity for lecturers and association members involved to share experiences and knowledge for a common cause – to motivate participating parents and their children to prioritise education in their future endeavour.
On 24th April (Friday), a one-day educational program, a collaboration between IPGKBL and DBNA was carried out at the Batu Lintang Teacher Education Institute (IPGKBL). The program aimed to give exposure to rural secondary schools students on the career as a teacher, which was coordinated by Mr. George Diie, a lecturer from the institute itself and also the assistant secretary of the DBNA Education Sub Committee. A workshop on English proficiency was also included in the program to create awareness on its
CHIEF MINISTER DATUK PATINGGI TAN SRI ADENAN SATEM ANNOUNCED SERIAN AS THE NEWEST ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION IN SARAWAK.
CHIEF MINISTER Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem made the announcement at the Pesta Birumuh 2015 held at Serian Mini Stadium, which was met with rapturous applause and cheers by the audience who had anticipated the good news.
He said Serian’s elevation into the 12th division is well deserved by the people of Serian particularly the Bidayuhs who make up the majority.
“The date 11th April 2015 is a historic day for Serian because it will be a division.About 10,000 people from all walk of life turn up to watch the historical event.