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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 […]


AFS Malaysia Selection Committee 2018/2019

No Comments// Posted in AFS, english, learning, reflection, teaching by on 06.10.18.

I have been volunteering with AFS Malaysia Johor Chapter since 2010 and it is a great platform to inculcate inter-cultural awareness amongst teenagers. Apart from being an LP, I am grateful to be given the opportunity to select the creme de la creme for the AFS Student Exchange Programmes this year. One of the coveted […]


GLOBAL ONLINE CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROJECT: LEARNING MALAY

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As part of the online cultural exchange project with our South Korean partner, we use collaborative language learning. Our students, Arvin & Shiqah created a video to teach their friends simple Malay Language on making a basic introduction. In return, the Korean students will make response videos as well as teach Hangul to SMKBBU students. […]