Having a newborn baby is a momentous occasion but for some fathers, the joy and excitement are sometimes lost in the flurry to get things done in the short amount of time granted through paternity leave allotted by companies. IT executive Nur Danial Ibrahim, who welcomed his first child – a baby girl – on April 14, said a seven-day paternity leave allotment for the private … [Read more...] about Dads welcome more paternity leave days
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THE passion for education has spurred many dedicated teachers to reach out to their students since the movement control order (MCO) started on March 18. It is now almost two months since schools closed, with most students attending classes from home. Dedicated teachers have been keeping themselves and their students occupied with lessons that do not require them to meet in … [Read more...] about Teachers learn a thing or two about conducting online classes for students
Ferdinand Marcos Jr is set to become President of the Philippines and Sara Duterte, the daughter of the current President, Rodrigo Duterte, is set to become Vice President. Foreign investors are expected to resort to a wait-and-see approach since the President-elect has not made his economic policies clear. The Immediate challenges facing Marcos Jr include the Philippines’ high … [Read more...] about What a Ferdinand Marcos Jr Presidency Will Mean for Foreign Investors in Philippines
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?
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