Friday, July 30, 2021

Teachers Day

A day to remember challenges faced by teachers, educators

KUCHING: This year's Teachers’ Day is not only a day to recognise the contributions of teachers and educators but it is also a day to remember the challenges faced by teachers and educators to provide lessons online. Home-based teaching and...

Union thanks teachers for their sacrifices

KUCHING: The Sarawak Bumiputera Teacher's Union (KGBS) wishes all teachers in the country, particularly those in Sarawak, a Happy Teacher's Day. In conjunction with Teachers’ Day on Sunday (May 16), KGBS president Ahmad Malie thanked all teachers for their sacrifices...

Empathise with educators in digital adoption

KUCHING: The public is urged to be considerate to educators who are adopting technology in their day-to-day teaching. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) vice chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi said the transition from face-to-face engagements to virtual learning was...

Malaysian teachers improving their digital skills

KUALA LUMPUR: Senior Education Minister Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin described the enforcement of the movement control order (MCO) following the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic as a blessing in disguise as teachers in the country began to improve their...

Focus on character development

KUCHING: Despite the emphasis on academic and co-curricular achievements instilled in the young, efforts must also be done to develop their character. Pakan assemblyman Tan Sri William Mawan Ikom said with good character, students will be able to compete in...

Surprise visits to teachers’ homes

MUKAH: In conjunction with this year’s Teachers' Day, Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Kampung Tellian Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) made surprise visits to teachers’ homes to present gifts. The PTA delivered gifts directly to the teachers’ homes around Mukah while following standard operating...

School stands proud after PM’s praise

BINTULU: SK St Anthony here stands proud after it obtained praise from Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin in his special message on Teachers’ Day yesterday. Its headmaster Francis Dampa said he was touched because not only his school but...

Nor Hainei is 2020 National Eminent Teacher Award recipient

KUALA LUMPUR: Former headmaster of Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan 3, Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor, Nor Hainei Abu Bakar was named the recipient of the National Eminent Teacher Award this year. Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, when announcing it, also congratulated former Education deputy director-general (Operations...

‘Make online teaching the way forward’

KUALA LUMPUR: On Teachers’ Day today, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin advised teachers to make online teaching the way forward in education. The prime minister called on teachers to sharpen their skills pertaining to online teaching and home-based learning, saying this will...
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Pray for country’s stability

KUCHING: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) yesterday appealed to the people to pray that the political crisis plaguing the...
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