When does registration start and end?
Teachers may register their school from 17th May to 4th September 2023. Students are advised to join the ELS Language Ambassador Award 2023 through the email invitation or https://elsaward.els.edu.my/ and sign in with their DELIMa account as soon as their teachers complete the registration.
I am a school teacher. How do I register my school?
Click here to view a quick guide on how to register your school.
I am a school teacher. Can my fellow teachers in my school also register for their Form 4 and Form 5 students?
Yes, they can. Click here to view a quick guide on how to register your students.
My students have received their invitation emails. If they join even after the school registration closing date, will this impact their online writing course work?
No, this will not impact their writing course work. However, students are advised to join immediately as soon as they receive their email invitations. The online writing lessons will only be available from 6th June until 15th September 2023 for students to complete if they wish to participate in the essay writing competition.
If I have 20 students registered for this course but only a few managed to complete the online lessons, will this impact their final participation result because the other schoolmates did not complete the lesson?
This does not influence or impact the individual student’s participation result.
How many students can join?
There is no limit to the number of students who can participate in the essay writing competition.
I am a student in a government school and I’m really interested to participate. How do I register?
You may ask your English teacher to register the school. You may download and print or email this flyer link to your teacher. Click here.
I am a student in a private school or private university, or I am enrolled in Form 6. Am I eligible to participate?
Only students enrolled in Malaysian government schools are eligible to enter. Students enrolled in Form 6, matriculation programmes, private or independent funded schools, private or public colleges or universities are not eligible to enter.
About The “ELS English Language Ambassador Award” Essay Writing Competition with ELS Language Centres
What is the “ELS English Language Ambassador Award” Essay Writing Competition with ELS Language Centres?
It comprises of a free online writing programme and an essay writing competition. To know more, please click here.
Are there any fees required to participate?
There is no entry fees required to register or participate in this competition.
Who is eligible to participate?
The competition is open to all students currently enrolled in Form 4 or Form 5 in Malaysian government schools. Students must also be aged between 16 to 18 years old in 2023. Students enrolled in Form 6, matriculation programmes, private or independent funded schools, private or public colleges or universities are not eligible to enter.
What is the age limitation for participation?
Students must be aged between 16 to 18 years old in 2023 and they must be a Form 4 or Form 5 student in a Malaysian government school. Students enrolled in Form 6, matriculation programmes, private or independent funded schools, private or public colleges or universities are not eligible to enter.
What are the technical/software requirements to participate in this programme?
If you are a new user, please check that you have the following:
- An up-to-date version of Chrome, Firefox or Safari is strongly recommended.
- A stable Internet Connectivity. Test your connectivity at: http://www.speedtest.net/. Do the testing at least 3 times to get a more accurate data.
Download: 2+ Mbps recommended; minimum 1 Mbps.
Upload: 0.5 Mbps.
- PC: Windows 8 or higher with latest updates installed.
- Mac: OS X 10.6 or higher with latest updates installed.
- Linux: Any recent distribution that has the supported browsers installed.
- iOS: Requires iOS 8.1 or later
- Android: Requires Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or later
Stable Internet access (not less than 1Mbps)
About The Online Writing Programme
When does the online writing programme begin?
The online writing programme will begin on 6th June 2023 and will end on 15th September 2023, 2pm.
How many lessons or exercises are there in the online writing course?
The writing programme is composed of 15 lessons on essay writing. Each interactive lesson will take approximate 25 to 30 minutes to complete.
There will also be online interactive activities and discussions led by an online coach in the SunagoLearn online community – a platform designed to facilitate experiential learning using games and activities that challenge participants while reinforcing their writing skills.
How do I check my general average grade?
You can check your general average grade under Lessons > My Courses.
How do I check my lesson progress?
You can check your lesson progress here.
Do the participants get a certificate for participation in this online writing course?
Yes, as long as participants complete all 15 lessons with a general average grade of at least 70% by 15th September 2023, 2pm.
About The Essay Writing Competition
When does the essay competition begin?
The online essay competition will begin on 1st August 2023 until 15th September 2023, 3pm.
Is it compulsory to enrol in the online writing course to participate in the competition?
How do I qualify for the essay writing competition?
Complete all 15 lessons with a general average grade of at least 70% by 15th September 2023, 2pm.
What is the deadline for the essay writing competition?
Students must submit their essays before or at 3pm of 15th September 2023 to avoid being disqualified.
What prizes will the winners receive?
The prizes are listed on this page: https://elsaward.els.edu.my/prizes
What do I do if I have any questions?
You may do any of the following: