Youngsters with extraordinary intelligence are essential for constructing a nation, particularly for a creating nation like Malaysia. Sadly, for the previous decade, many have left Malaysia to pursue their training after being provided enticing scholarships by international prime studying establishments.
Likewise, 15-year-old Lim Wern Jie is one in every of them who has been recruited by the Nationwide College of Singapore Excessive College of Arithmetic and Science (NUSHS). Simply so , the establishment is a specialised impartial highschool that gives extremely accelerated arithmetic and science curriculum for tremendous good youngsters. In brief, you need to be an excellent child to get in there.
In line with Berita Harian and Sinchew, Lim first caught the eye of NUSHS when he developed his first iOS software on the tender age of 13 after studying from YouTube movies. The app is named Cellphone Safety Alarm and up to now, it has been downloaded by greater than 100,000 customers.
This enormous success has led him to develop 50 extra apps and a few of them even catered to the wants of individuals with disabilities. As an illustration, the ‘Private Diary’ app permits customers to simply key in content material and is pleasant to visually-impaired individuals.
After enrolling into NUSHS, Lim instructed Berita Harian that the establishment focuses tremendously on the training of science and know-how, which is precisely what he must additional develop his expertise. The syllabus there’s additionally far more superior than in Malaysia.
As an illustration, Lim mentioned that though he’s solely in his third 12 months at the highschool, he consistently must consult with books catered to increased degree college students. In reality, the reference books are sometimes on the identical par with those utilized by Type 6 college students.
Lim selected to simply accept the scholarship supply as a result of he’s keen about arithmetic and science. In addition to, NUSHS supplies a conducive studying atmosphere and a platform for him to attach with like-minded college students.
“The web connection right here (in NUSHS) is 4 occasions sooner in comparison with those in Malaysia and it’s cheaper as properly. What’s extra vital is that I get to additional discover my curiosity in mathematical topics reminiscent of physics, chemistry and biology,” Lim mentioned.
Quick web and a love for mathematical topics? Sorry, we will’t relate to any of that. 🙁
We hope that the Malaysian authorities can step up its sport in retaining gifted college students by providing higher scholarships and constructing extra gifted colleges for the gifted ones. Come again when you’ve graduated, our nation wants you, Lim!
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