Sunday, June 13, 2010


A picture is worth more than a thousand words, and its appeal either as a separate entity or as a complement to a verbal story, goes way beyond the strength of the words. It is not a question of pictures competing with words. It is a question of what combination of words and pictures that will most effectively communicate an idea to a reader.

This Training the Trainers Workshop aims to train academicians to provide them with better knowledge and skills for training their students. It also aims to provide practitioners of photojournalism an in-depth understanding of the power and value of photojournalism, combining many practical hands-on aspects of photojournalism together with theory.

REGISTRATION FEE (for Malaysian)

The registration fee per participant for the Workshop is RM2,100. for Malaysian participants. A discount of ten percent will be offered if there are more than one participant from the same organisation (inclusive of the first participant). This fee covers the tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments for the duration of the Workshop. Full payment or an official letter concerning your participation must be received in order to guarantee the participant a place in this Workshop. In the event that the registered participant is unable to attend, a substitute is allowed. However, a 70 % levy of the registration fee would be charged for those participants who either have registered but did not inform in writing to Aidcom, at least 3 working days, before the start of the Workshop that they are unable to attend or have registered but did not attend the Workshop. Please complete and return by fax / email the Reply Form attached. The closing date is 28th July 2010.


Overseas Participants are required to pay for their own airticket to and from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as well as accommodation. Lunch and refreshments during the workshop will be provided by the Organiser. They should arrive on 1 August 2010 and depart on 5 August 2010. As for accommodation, you may like to stay at the venue of the Workshop, Hotel Singgahsana, Persiaran Barat, Off Jalan Sultan, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (Tel: 603-79562100, Fax: 603-79542041, website: Aidcom is most happy to make the necessary hotel reservation on your behalf and payment will be settled by the participant. The single room rate is RM125.00 nett per room per night inclusive of breakfast. The Registration fee is US$700.00 (US Dollars) and payment is either by cheque to be posted to our address or by Telegraphic transfer.


The workshop will be held at Hotel Singgahsana, Persiaran Barat, Off Jalan Sultan, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. (Tel: 603-79562100, Fax: 603-79542041, website: The contact person is Ms Najah Sharina bt Zulkifli, Sales & Marketing Executive.

Our contact information is as follows:

Asian Institute for Development Communication (Aidcom),First Floor, 32 & 34, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1, Bangsar Utama 59000 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

Tel: (603) – 2287 0023 (hunting line); Fax: (603) – 2287 3023;

Email:; Url:

Contact Persons: Mr Hew Wai Sin or Ms Zel Leong (016-6382408)

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