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Tanda Bahagia: What makes a teacher happy?

No Comments// Posted in award, english, learning, reflection, teaching, writing by on 09.23.18.

I’m grateful to be featured in Kosmo today on the Tanda Bahagia segment on things that make me happy. There are many ways teachers can be motivated and engaged professionally and on a personal level. To me, it is important to sustain your passion as a teacher by sharing and learning from one another. Being […]


Kakehashi Project 2018

No Comments// Posted in AFS, learning, reflection by on 08.21.18.

My student, Putri Mohamed Shain has been chosen to be the recipient of the prestigious Kakehashi Project Scholarship. This is a full scholarship awarded by the Government of Japan to excellent students to study at Japanese high school for 6 months. Only 20 students are selected nationwide via rigorous interview procedures. 頑張ってください I am proud of […]


Hyacinth Gaudart English Teacher Award 2018

No Comments// Posted in award, conference, e-classroom, english, guru cemerlang, johor, learning, malaysia, melta, reflection, teaching, Uncategorized, writing by on 08.19.18.

I count my blessing to be the recipient of the Hyacinth Gaudart award from the Queen of Johor at the 26th MELTA International Conference 2018. The award is given to teachers who have contributed significantly beyond the classroom walls. Alhamdulillah, I am grateful to be recognised although there are many inspirational teachers out there who […]


WRITE IT RIGHT WRITING WORKSHOP

No Comments// Posted in english, exam, johor, learning, teaching by on 08.11.18.

  I had great time facilitating Write It Right Writing Workshop with the students at SMK Dato’ Penggawa Barat today. We focused on the fundamentals of essay writing by integrating online interactive platforms such as Kahoot, Padlet and Quizziz. The students conducted collaborative writing to brainstorm relevant points that could be extended into more comprehensive […]


ICOLLT 2018

No Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by on 07.10.18.

  Thank you Universiti Malaysia Pahang for inviting me as one of the featured speakers for ICOLLT 2018. I was amongst the featured speakers alongside Prof. Dr. James McLellan, Dr Nurkhamimi Zainuddin and Dr. Balasz Huszka.  I’m blessed to be given the opportunity to represent the teachers amongst the Language experts.  I  take this as […]