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Wholesome education is much needed

June 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Secondary Level

These days towards the end of 1st term schooling year, many schools had their students assessment result known. I received a phone-call from a friend who told me that his 6yo son in kindergarten scored 100% marks in most of the papers tested. I was speechless as to whether I should congratulate or praise him […]

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LIVING SKILLS How to acquire

November 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Secondary Level, Self Improvement, University Scholars

Why do we educate ourselves? Why do parents spend so much money giving their children and education? Why is there so much emphasis on the acquisition of a degree? The only answer you get is “to get a good job so that you earn lots of money”. But is this happening? Are our kids getting […]

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Language Tips

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Secondary Level, Self Improvement, University Scholars

6 Foreign expressions you should know Whether you like it or not, foreign expressions represent an integral part of the English language (and of many other languages, too). Knowing the meaning and usage of the most used ones is very important. First of all because it will enable you to understand pieces of text that […]

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Computer Literacy A Must For All

May 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Primary Level, Secondary Level, Self Improvement

Computer literacy has become essential in helping people of all ages go further in their education and career. SEGI University College vice-chancellor Prof Dr Muhamad Awang said being computer-literate had become unavoidable with people being increasingly dependent on technology in every aspect of life. “Not so long ago, for a student to possess basic computer […]

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Best Form of Tuition

March 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Secondary Level, Teaching Tips

Tuition, in this part of the world, plays an overrated role. The moment a child starts school, parents will start looking around for enough tuition classes to fill the child’s schedule. Some parents will even compare notes on who is attending which class and succumb to pressures to enrol their children for additional or unnecessary […]

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Academic Excellence On A Pedestal

March 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Parenting Tips, Primary Level, Secondary Level

In our society, it is an in-built prerequisite to achieve academic excellence. Everyone’s ability to succeed is measured according to the number of paper qualifications they have. As such, it is deeply embedded in our mindset that we should be rated according to our academic achievements. A person with excellent thinking skills but has no […]

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Let’s Reminisce: Why English Was (Re-)Introduced

February 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Primary Level, Secondary Level, Self Improvement, University Scholars

As I flipped over piles of articles which I’ve been collected over the years, I wish to share the below article (written by P. Gunasegaram) to all on the importance of English. >>Foreign affairs officers now are not capable of playing a role internationally because they lack the command of English<< TUN DR MAHATHIR MOHAMAD […]

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School is a place to study – not gain job experience

December 7th, 2008 · No Comments · Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Secondary Level, Self Improvement, Teaching Tips, Uncategorized, University Scholars

In pointing out the shortcomings of the present education system, I believe Modern Parent has forgotten that schools and colleges are places where students are supposed to acquire academic knowledge and not job experience. Based on my own experience, a combination of book and study and job exposure in school takes up too much time, […]

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How to learn more besides from classroom?

December 6th, 2008 · No Comments · Secondary Level, Self Improvement, Teaching Tips, University Scholars

What does Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, Simon Cowell and Michael Dell have in common? Other than being the very, very rich and successful, they are also dropouts. Apple founder Jobs did one semester in college before taking his chances with the real world. So did Dell, who started his company with just US$1,000 […]

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How To Raise A Happy Learner

November 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Secondary Level

Parents tend to forget that learning to write or buttoning a shirt can be difficult for a young child. In this fast-paced life, speed is everything. Sometimes, we can be impatient with our young children. We want our children to walk, eat, dress, learn and grow up faster. Thus, empathy is an important part of […]

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