第五届 “陈嘉庚精神奖” 受奖人
The 5th Tan Kah Kee Award Recipient
日期 Date：06.10.2018 (Saturday)
地点 Venue：吉隆坡暨雪兰莪中华大会堂 Main Hall KLSCAH
Tan Kai Hee; Tan Yew Sing; Tang Ah Chai; Tan Sri Dato’ Lim Kuang Sia;
Datuk Wira Low Hop Bing; Dr Wong Kum Peng
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr.) Yeoh Tiong Lay
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr.) Yeoh Tiong Lay was born in Klang, Selangor in 1929. He held several key positions in construction and commerce industry, schools and universities. He was conferred honorary doctorates and honorary chancellors by several prominent universities home and abroad.
Tan Sri Yeoh had served in the Board of Governors of Hin Hua High School for more than 50 years, during which; he and his wife, Puan Sri Tan Kai Yong, and children donated more than twenty-million ringgit. At the funeral, the family donated more than ten million ringgit to NGOs, charitable organizations and schools of various races as his final wishes. This reflects his deep passion for education.Soon after his passing, his family set up “Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay and Puan Sri Tan Kai Yong Charitable Funds” of more than fifty-million ringgit to provide a sustainable support for Hin Hua High School, SJK(C) Jalan Davidson and Selangor Kim Mooi Association.
Tan Sri Yeoh also fully supported the education development in his ancestral homeland, Kinmen where he donated more than twenty-million ringgit for the development of National Quemoy University. His family has also pledged to provide continuous support to the university.Tan Sri Yeoh had dedicated his energy and attention to advancing social harmony and national progress. He took up important positions in various state and private community and charitable organizations. Under his Chairmanship, YTL Foundation has supported many educational initiatives and awarded numerous scholarships for tertiary education with the goal of providing opportunities for young talent in the country.
Tan Sri Yeoh’s family has always emphasized the importance of education and stressed the value of modesty, unity and sincerity. It is through his personal words and deeds that, he was and will remain the model for putting to good use and giving back to society what he received from it.
受奖人丹斯里拿督斯里杨忠礼短片 Video Introducing of the 5th Tan Kah Kee Award Recipient
MySkills基金会由Pasupathi Sithamparam律师于2011年发起，在该会旗下开办技职培训中心(Primus Institute of Technology)，让印裔少年学习一技之长、发掘自我潜能。MySkills基金会致力帮助的对象为高风险印裔少年，如来自贫困或破碎家庭、具有不良嗜好、面临辍学及缺乏获得平等教育机会等问题，通过技职培训及身心发展辅导课程的双策略，让他们重拾对生命的热忱与信心，不至于误入歧途。
In year 2011, Pasupathi Sithamparam, who is a lawyer, had initiated the MySkills Foundation. With its establishment of Primus Institute of Technology, the Indian youths are given an opportunity to be equipped with right skills, as well as to develop their self-potentials. MySkills Foundation is geared towards transforming At-Risk Youths, who came from dysfunctional or poor families background, who are engulfed with bad habits, school dropouts, and inadequate of academic exposure etc. It is through the dual strategy of vocational skills training and emotional intelligence cultivation, that the At-Risk Youths are able to regenerate their passion and confidence in life, and subsequently transform their lives to betterment.
As the At-Risk Youths are from poor family backgrounds, in order to allow them to focus in their studies, the institute benefits the students by offering low school fees, and even zero school fee, and provide them with accommodation. The primary medium of instruction in the institute is Tamil, Malay and English are used as secondary languages. It is through the mother tongue education, that the students are able to build up confidence in learning, as well as to acquire practical skills.
Despite the short history of the foundation establishment, the team has demonstrated a commendable spirit in the development of education, which corresponds the core value of the spirit of Tan Kah Kee.
受奖人MySkills基金会短片 Video Introducing of the 5th Tan Kah Kee Award Recipient
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