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COUNTRY PAPER –

PERSATUAN PANDU PUTERI


MALAYSIA
PREPARED BY:
GRACE TAM & NASIYAH ISNIN
22 MARCH 2007
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON YOUTH VALUES DEVELOPMENT
INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CENTRE, KUALA LUMPUR
1. PROGRAMME
• Mission
• Vision
• The Girl Guiding Programme
• Internationality
• UPS Signature Programme Volunteerism
• Community Service Projects
• Scientific Creative Thinking Series
OUR MISSION
To develop girls and women of caliber
through internalization of girl guiding
knowledge, skills and values to
benefit the society and country
OUR VISION
Persatuan Pandu Puteri
Malaysia (PPPM) aspires
to be a dynamic and
effective organization for
girls and women as well
as to promote an image
of quality in line with its
programme that equips
girls and women of today
to be responsible leaders
of tomorrow.
GIRL GUIDING PROGRAMME FOUNDATION

PERKEMBANGAN DIRI, GAYA HIDUP SIHAT


SAHSIAH DAN INTELEK HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
DEVELOPMENT OF SELF,
PERSONALITY AND INTELLECT

MINAT DAN HOBI KHIDMAT


HOBBIES AND INTERESTS SERVICE
WE EMPHASISE

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT


INTERNATIONALITY
• Member Organisation of the World Association
of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)
• WAGGGS provides a high-quality non-formal
educational programme
• Girl Guiding / Girl Scouting Programme -
dynamic, flexible and values-based training in
life skills, leadership and decision making
• Enable Girl Guides and Girl Scouts to be
responsible citizens through teamwork, service
and action in the community
OUR MISSION

“To enable girls and young women to


develop their fullest potential as
responsible citizens of the world”
OUR VISION
“To be a growing worldwide Movement –
the voice of girls and young women
who influence issues they care about
and build a better world”
THE GIRL GUIDING /
GIRL SCOUTING METHOD
• Commitment through the Promise and Law
• Progressive Self-Development
• Learning by Doing
• Teamwork through the Patrol System
• Service in the Community
• Outdoor Activities
• Active Cooperation between Young People and
Adults
• Symbolism
• Persatuan Pandu Puteri Malaysia is one of three
WAGGGS Member Organisations selected to participate
in this pilot project
• Phase I: 2004 – 2006
• Goals:
– Increase membership of girls and young
women by 20%
– Increase 3000 adult volunteers
– Increase competencies among volunteers
– Increase commitment towards
volunteerism
– Maintain profile of PPPM as leading NGO
for girls and young women in Malaysia
• Phase II: 2007 – 2010
– Focus on sustaining membership growth,
maintaining profile, volunteer programme
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS
• Makes a lasting difference
• Provides positive and ongoing impact
• Benefits person doing it – as well as others
• May be done by PPPM members or organized by PPPM
members with other community volunteers OR organized
by others, PPPM plays significant role
• Demonstrates that Girl Guides value service
• Can contribute to higher profile & recruitment for members
and volunteers
• Sustainable
HOSPITAL SERVICE
• Every October during World
Children’s Day
• Provider: Ranger Guides, Leaders,
Volunteers
• Recipient: Patients at Pediatric
Ward, family members, hospital staff
• Service carried out for a duration,
before or after the official date set by
National Ranger Guides Council
• Activities:
– Be Friends
– Story telling, singing, games, coloring
– Painting mural at ward
– Setting a mini library or play centre
LIDS FOR LIMBS
• 2003 – 2006
• Provider: All members, volunteers,
public
• Recipient: Members of the public
who need artificial limbs
• Collection of ring tabs from soft
drink cans.
• Ring tabs are sent to the
Prosthesis Foundation in Thailand
• Experts use them to produce parts
of artificial limbs
• Clinics held in Penang with
collaboration with other NGOs to
provide service and free limbs to
those in need
PEACE PACKS
• Phase I: 1990s
• Phase II: 2003 – 2004
– 4,851 Peace Packs sent to
children in Iraq
• Phase III: Ongoing
– Local – victims of calamities &
disasters
• Each pack contains:
– Stationary, Toiletries, Message
from Contributor
FLAG ETIQUETTE
PROGRAMME: AWARENESS &
FLAG CARE
• Launched in June 2006
• Provider: All members and
volunteers
• Recipient: Public – Malaysian
society, and the Nation
• Objectives:
– Instill patriotism and love towards our
flag among members of the
Association and the community
– Raise awareness towards flag
etiquette
– Establish a Flagkeepers Team to
continuously educate and promote flag
etiquette throughout the country
FLAG ETIQUETTE
PROGRAMME: AWARENESS &
FLAG CARE

• Services we offer:
– Collect old, worn and
damaged flags to be
retired
– Raise awareness on
flag care and ethics
– Organise courses on
flag care and ethics
ENVIRONMENT: KOTA
DAMANSARA COMMUNITY FOREST
PARK
• 2006 – Ongoing Partnership
• Malaysian Nature Society &
Friends of Kota Damansara
• Utilise the forest in a proper
and correct manner
• Take part to preserve,
conserve and protect the
forest
• Values of Environmental
Education & Conservation
Awareness
SCIENTIFIC CREATIVE
THINKING
• Started January 2007
• Empowering Potential
Consultancy
• Enable girls and young
women to develop their
fullest potential, be more
open and adaptive to
changes, look at things
from difference
perspectives and be
creative in a responsible
way
2. VALUES IDENTIFIED / DEVELOPED

• The Promise
• The Law
• WAGGGS’ Core Values
• WAGGGS Repositioning
• Scientific Creative Thinking Series
THE PROMISE
I PROMISE ON MY
HONOUR, TO DO MY
BEST, TO DO MY
DUTY TO GOD, KING
AND MY COUNTRY
MALAYSIA, TO HELP
OTHER PEOPLE AT
ALL TIMES, AND TO
OBEY THE GUIDE
LAW
THE LAW
1. A Guide’s honour is to be trusted Trustworthy
2. A Guide is loyal Loyal
3. A Guide’s duty is to be useful and to help Helpful,
others Volunteerism
4. A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every Friendly
other Guide
5. A Guide is courteous Courteous
6. A Guide is a friend to animals and conserves Kind, Love to
the environment nature
7. A Guide obeys orders Obedient, Respect
8. A Guide smiles and sings under all difficulties Perseverance,
Determination
9. A Guide is thrifty Thrifty
10. A Guide is pure in thought, word and deed Integrity
WAGGGS’ CORE VALUES
• Progressive
• Recognition of a Spiritual Dimension
• Open to All
• Global Commitment
• Responsibility
• Equal Opportunities
• Service Mindedness
• Sustainability
• Integrity
• Voluntary Commitment
• Environmentally Conscious
(Extract from WAGGGS’ Ways of Work, Doc. 2a, presented & accepted at WAGGGS’ 29th World Conference, Canada, 1996)
WAGGGS’ REPOSITIONING
• June, 2005 – 32nd
World Conference,
Jordan
• Programmes &
activities
– CHALLENGE
– FUN
– ADVENTURE
– FRIENDSHIP
OUR ADVOCACY MESSAGES
OUR RIGHTS,
OUR RESPONSIBILITIES
SCIENTIFIC CREATIVE
THINKING SERIES
• Creative • Integrity
• Open-minded • Respect
• Adaptive • Positive
• Responsible • Perseverant
• Teamwork • Self-esteem
• Caring • Courageous
• Sincere • Passion
• Determined • Brave
• Confident
3. FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE
SELECTION OF VALUES

• Fundamental
Principles
• Repositioning of
WAGGGS
FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES
• Defined at the 21st World Conference in Canada,
1972
“The essence of Duty to God is the acknowledgment of The essence of Duty to God encompasses all world
the necessity for a search for a faith in God, in a faiths represented in the World Association.
Supreme Being, and the acknowledgment of a Force
higher than man, of the highest Spiritual Principles.”

“The essence of Duty to Country is the acceptance of The essence of Duty to Country takes account of the
the concept of responsibility to the communities in which individual’s responsibility as a member of her
we live.” community.

“The essence of Service is the acceptance of the The essence of Service has expanded to include
practice of helpfulness to others.” projects of mutual aid, co-operation with other
organisations, exchanges of ideas and personnel – all
made possible by improved means of communication.

“The essence of the Law is: Duty to others and to the The essence of the Law illustrates the response of the
Brotherhood of Man; Self-discipline; Respect for all World Association to more recently identified problems.
living things.” Today “respect for all living things” includes all that
concerns human life, such as environmental problems,
drug abuse and sexual responsibility.
WAGGGS’ REPOSITIONING
• Global survey
• Early 2005
• Questionnaire
• 6,000 members, 100
countries
• Adolescent Health
issues important to
girls and young
women
• Seven Key Messages
4. EXPECTED OUTCOMES

• Values needed to be
RESPONSIBLE
CITIZENS of the country
and of the world
• A Girl Guide is expected
to be independent,
responsible, respect
others, has high
integrity, and volunteers
her service to contribute
to the society.
EXPECTED OUTCOMES
• Increased commitment towards volunteerism
• Increased competency among volunteers
• Increased professionalism and integrity in the
organisation, members, volunteers and staff
• Management, members and volunteers be
more open and adaptive to changes that are
necessary from time to time
• Girls and young women empowered to take
lead and speak out
• Members and volunteers care about and take
action towards issues that affect them
• Members and volunteers share with others
about the good values brought by girl guiding
and invite others to join the Association
5. APPROACH & METHODOLOGY

• The Girl Guiding / Girl Scouting Method


• Scientific Creative Thinking
• Working with Partners
THE GIRL GUIDING /
GIRL SCOUTING METHOD
• Commitment through the Promise and Law
• Progressive Self-Development
• Learning by Doing
• Teamwork through the Patrol System
• Service in the Community
• Outdoor Activities
• Active Cooperation between Young People and
Adults
• Symbolism
COMMITMENT THROUGH THE
PROMISE & LAW
• Baden-Powell established four signposts to start
Guides and Scouts
– Character
– Handicrafts
– Health
– Service
• Encouraged development of the whole person
– Spiritual, moral, physical, mental, social, intellectual &
emotional
• Voluntary acceptance of the ideal and spirit
• The Promise & Law are worded specifically for
each age group
PROGRESSIVE SELF-
DEVELOPMENT
• The Movement provides
alternatives and opportunities
• The Girl Guide / Girl Scout
chooses her route & proceeds
with her chosen activities at
her own pace, exercising self-
motivation & freedom of choice
– Progress individually
– Learn to interact successfully
– Develop own imagination &
creativity
LEARNING BY DOING
• Stimulating activities & challenges
• Encourage individual to contribute
to the best of her ability to ensure
success of group’s activities
• Girl Guiding / Girl Scouting
encourages girls and young women
to go out into the world and make a
positive contribution towards its
future
• Examples:
– Brownie’s Good Turn
– Senior’s Service
TEAMWORK THROUGH PATROL
SYSTEM
• Patrol – “A small natural group
of six to eight under the
leadership of one of themselves
where each individual has an
indispensable part to play”
• Encourages formation of
friendships, self-expression, and
the development of joint and
individual responsibility
• Instilling a spirit of cooperation in
the young
• Peace & democracy in action
SERVICE IN THE COMMUNITY
• Involvement in own
community
• Responsibility towards
community through
service projects
• Local, national and global
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

• Contact with nature


• Self-sufficiency
• Determination
• Discover the
tranquility & harmony
of nature
• Appreciation
ACTIVE COOPERATION BETWEEN
YOUNG PEOPLE & ADULTS
• Adult guidance
• Adults work side by
side with young
members in a
system of
cooperation
• Dispel the illusion
of the generation
gap
SYMBOLISM
• Sense of group membership
• Overcome barriers of language
and culture
• Symbols:
– World Trefoil
– World Badge
– World Flag
– The Motto – “Be Prepared”
– The Good Turn
– The Left Handshake
– The Sign of Salute
– The World Song
SCIENTIFIC CREATIVE
THINKING
• Experiential learning
– Science of creative
thinking
– How to be creative
– Ways to avoid
– How to develop
– Random entry
• Fun-filled games and
activities!
WORKING WITH PARTNERS
Partner Project / Area Contribution
Ministry of Youth and Sports Administration - Annual grant for administration
Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC) HIV/AIDS Badge - Trained 23 trainers in HIV/AIDS
Curriculum - Developed module for trainers in
HIV/AIDS
- MAC trainers and volunteers
monitor trainers from time to time
Malaysian Nature Society / Friends of Environment / - Raising awareness among
Kota Damansara Conservation members and volunteers to
preserve the Kota Damansara
Community Forest Park.
- Persatuan Pandu Puteri Malaysia
provides support and promote
their efforts.
Universiti Putra Malaysia (Department of Adolescent Health / - In progress of developing
Nutrition and Dietetics) Healthy Lifestyle partnership to develop modules for
adolescent health, healthy living
and making healthy food choices

Ministry of Youth and Sports / Anugerah Remaja - The Ministry and IYC trained
International Youth Centre (IYC) Perdana Rakan Muda Persatuan Pandu Puteri Malaysia
staff and volunteers to be Award
Leaders
- Provide advice and materials on
this programme

Empowering Potential Consultancy Scientific Creative - Provided free consultancy and


Thinking Series training on Scientific Creative
Thinking
6. MONITORING & EVALUATION

• Monitoring – Training Model


• Evaluation
• WAGGGS Audit
MONITORING
• Training Model –
2004
• Trainer monitor and
take follow up action
• Retain and facilitate
20% of participants
• Ensure training meet
its objective &
participants benefit
from it
EVALUATION
• Event Questionnaire
– Developed by the Points of Light Foundation,
Washington
• Quarterly Report
– Branches and National
• Narrative
• Documentation and Records – Hard & Soft Copies
• Crosswalk (Spreadsheet)
• Dashboard (Chart)
Objective 1. Increase membership through recruitment and retention
Activities Who When
Recruitment kits given out SPS Q 2004 2005 2006

1 NA NA 8

2 NA NA 15

3 NA 100 41

4 NA 29 0

Total 0 129 64
Posters given out SPS Q 2004 2005 2006

1 NA 3,300 1,550

2 NA 4337 2574

3 NA 888 3510

4 21971 585 285

Total 21971 9110 7919


WAGGGS AUDIT
• Every THREE years
• Three parts:
– Self-evaluation (standard set of forms)
– “Partnership Visit” – External Evaluator from
Asia Pacific Region
– Average of Self-Evaluation Grade and the
Partnership Visit Grade
WAGGGS AUDIT
• Areas of Evaluation
– Educational Programme
– Adult Training
– Membership
– Structure and Management
– Relationship to Society
– Finance
WAGGGS AUDIT
• Member Organisation
– More focused
– Able to keep track of its strengths and
weaknesses
– Improve itself
• Boosts Confidence
– Example: Persatuan Pandu Puteri Malaysia’s
Training Scheme received Accreditation in
2002, overall association received Grade “A”
in 2004
TO CONTINUE
GROWING…
WE NEED YOUR
SUPPORT
THANK YOU!