For the past two weeks Hidayah Amin, a Media Producer from the Educational Technology Division at the Ministry of Education, Singapore has been placed with Ultralab (1990-2006) to collaborate and continue the long standing relationship between the Ministry and Ultralab (1990-2006).
Malcolm Moss and Matthew Eaves of Ultralab (1990-2006) hosted the visit. Malcolm is working with Hidayah on a collaborative international project bringing schools worldwide together to investigate issues, the output will be a DVD of creativity.The mission of the Educational Technology Division is to ‘Be the champion and catalyst in harnessing educational technologies to enhance educational processes in schools’.
Hidayah has been in contact with Matthew since the evolution of the Input CBBC project which was a BBC/Ultralab (1990-2006) project between 2002-2003 to investigate the future of childrens television. The pilot took place across the North of England.
Hidayah spent her first week at The BETT Show in London. Hidayah’s second week was spent at Ultralab (1990-2006) working on various projects, on Thursday the team headed to Colbayns high school in support of the schools transition into ‘Media Arts’ specialist status. Friday was spent at BBC Television Centre in London, meeting our friends in BBC Schools and touring Television Centre.
On flying in from Egypt Hidayah now heads off to France before returning to her post in Singapore.