Health + Education
Education ... Bringing Promise to Remote Communities
20 November 2009: UNICEF correspondent Steve Nettleton reports on efforts to provide Penan mothers a basic education to encourage them to promote schooling for their children.
Literacy for Orang Asli Preschoolers
2 September 2008: UNICEF correspondent Steve Nettleton reports on the Reach out and Read program to improve children’s opportunities for education, starting in pre-school.
Folklores Enrich Education for Orang Asli Children
31 August 2008: Introducing ethnic folklore into the curriculum is helping to reduce dropout rates among the Orang Asli children in Malaysia, reports UNICEF correspondent Steve Nettleton.
Early Warnings for Autistic Children
2 April 2008: UNICEF correspondent Steve Nettleton reports on how the UNICEF supported program to develop warning tools has helped give a mother hope for her autistic son.
Promoting a Passion for Reading in Island Schools
29 February 2008: UNICEF correspondent Steve Nettleton reports on the Drop Everything and Read program to improve school attendance among indigenous children in Malaysia.
Early Childhood Education for Orang Asli Children
10 May 2007: UNICEF correspondent Steve Nettleton reports on KEMAS and UNICEF efforts to enhance parenting skills and bring formal early childhood education to the Orang Asli children.
Sarawak Village Health Promoters
26 May 2006: Lydia Lubon reports from Malaysia about the Village Health Promoters who provide basic health care to indigenous children and their families living in remote parts of Sarawak.