COMING from a family of teachers, Alina Ali, 15, used to dream of becoming a teacher too. But as she gets older, she feels that it might just be a lot of hard work with not much reward. “When I was in primary school, I wanted to be like my mum, who teaches in secondary school. But now, looking at how stressed she is from all the work, I’m not so sure I want to follow in her … [Read more...] about Who wants to be a teacher?
Deputy education minister
KOTA KINABALU: The determination and commitment to teach children in Sabah and ensure that they are not left behind from getting good education has taken Sharin Aizrulidana Samsuri, 46, thousands of kilometres away from her hometown in Kota Tinggi, Johor for the past two decades. The preschool teacher at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Bukit Padang, here, said she continued to work … [Read more...] about From Kota Tinggi with love: A preschool teacher’s journey to educating kids in Sabah
DBKL also assures them that there will be no more talk of relocation Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has finally issued trading licences to seven elderly traders operating in Little India, Brickfields, whose stalls were seized in a pre-dawn raid five years ago. That seizure had kicked off a long-drawn bureaucratic struggle to get back their trading spots of 40 years. With … [Read more...] about Licences finally given to Brickfields’ elderly traders
A MEDIA report has revealed that the number of Malaysians working in Singapore increased from 195,072 in 1990 to 952,261 in 2019. Responding to the report, Penang youth and sports committee chairman Soon Lip Chee said: “We are keen to ensure that our talents remain in Malaysia by offering attractive job opportunities.” He said Penang Youth Development Corporation (PYDC) … [Read more...] about In a bid to keep local talents
Teachers share how they stimulate tech-savvy pupils’ minds with creative and innovative lessons TEACHERS often shoulder enormous responsibility as educators and with the Covid-19 pandemic, they face new challenges in keeping their students engaged, especially with home-based teaching and learning (PdPR). To commemorate Teacher’s Day, StarMetro spoke with three teachers who … [Read more...] about Keeping students engaged