Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Open House
- Other: Brain Skills Assessment
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
In conjunction of BAW, our centre gave away free brain skills assessment and had an open house so that people can walk-in for consultation or ask questions. We also gave out newsletter of BAW information and games. Participants were grateful and thank us for taking brain awareness seriously as we are the first centre in the city of Kuching to organize such event.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Fact Sheets
- Puzzles: Grades K-2
- Puzzles: Grades 3-5
- Puzzles: Grades 6-8
- Puzzles: Grades 9-12
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Lesson Plans
- New Puzzles/Games
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Because of BAW, people came to us for brain skills training. It was a great event especially when knowing a lot of people have a sense of awareness with what’s going on with their brain and to search for an answer (the underlying skills problem).
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Always be well prepared and have all the materials ready.
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