BESTARI ITE or bITE is a school social work programme tailored specifically for ALL students from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE). It encompasses activities that includes interactive group work sessions, workshops, casework & counselling, public education talks, focus group discussions, team building activities, mentoring scheme, creative thinking programmes, entrepreneurial thinking programmes, community service projects and  service learning programmes.

bITE aims to provide a holistic service to the ITE students and create more opportunity for all students to develop, grow and inculcate values such as lifelong and independent learning, have an entrepreneurial mindset and give back and share with the community.

Over the last 10 years (2002 to 2012), Project bITE has reached out and benefited more than 24,000 students while Project GEMS has benefited about 500 students at ITE Yishun, ITE Ang Mo Kio, ITE Tampines and ITE College East. Project FRENZ which was initiated in 2010, has benefitted 560 students from College East, College Central & College West.

Annually, 4PM presents the 4PM Bestari Outstanding Student Award to Malay/Muslim ITE students whom have performed exceptionally well academically and in co-curricular activities. A total of 45 awards are given out yearly.

If you love to be a friend, role model and mentor to your fellow friends and students, we need you as volunteers. You will be trained and briefed on how to provide positive interpersonal relations with your peers.

If you are an ITE student and wish to participate in Project bITE, contact Mr. Fadzli Amidon or Mr. Farhan Roslan at 6242 – 6288  (fadzli@4pm.org.sg or farhan@4pm.org.sg. Alternatively, you can also get in touch with us through your school’s student support officers.