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Emily Chan

educate@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Emily Chan

14 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Retirement doesn’t mean teaching has to stop

EVERYONE describes Manoharan Nalliah as being a passionate teacher.

7 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Injecting fun into language learning

MANY teachers nodded their heads in agreement when Anna Cherubin said: “Students should have fun in the classroom. They learn much better when they are having fun.”

Students at an NiE workshop conducted by Cherubin.
23 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Celebrating 30 years of charity

Welfare society marks anniversary by including The Star’s education pullout sponsorship as one of its humanitarian endeavours

Stephanie (far right) presenting the mock cheque to Yap (far left). With them are (from left) Loo, Dr Eng, and Leong Hoo.
16 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Creativity, team work, key for winners

Excellent content lead teams to impressive outcomes

Award-winning choral speaking group from SMK Jalan Bukit captivated the crowd with a delightful tongue-in-cheek piece titled “We Are Who We Are” about Malaysians abroad.
15 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Learning English at the cinema

WHEN the credits rolled out and the lights were turned on, the movie-goers gave a resounding applause. It was unlike any other movie that they had been to.

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9 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Putting creativity to the test for a win

Reading pays off for pupil who clinches prized trip to Resorts World Genting

(Back row, from left) Dellow, Ovinis, Chew, Sharmini, SK Taman Maluri senior assistant Hamidah Ahmad, senior assistant (co-curriculum) Ahmad Hazaruddin Ahmad Azzudin and senior assistant (student affairs) Mohd Suhairi Hussin with the winners of the Step Up Blackout Poetry contest from the school.
7 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Hard work pays off for school

PETALING JAYA: Chong Hwa Independent High School had always been a mainstay in the merit category of the annual Star-NiE contest.

Triumphant: The winning team posing after the prize-giving ceremony. With them are judges (back row, fourth from left) Oh, Nadhirah and Chew.
2 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Supporting English proficiency for progress

Oil and gas giant continues to bolster up language learning opportunities for Terengganu students

A Star-NiE workshop conducted by Cherubin to supplement Petronas’ RM150,000 sponsorship of the NiE pullouts to 50 selected Terengganu schools.
26 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Equipping teachers with useful tools

Educators find there is much to be gained from language activities that can be tailored to suit all students.

Teachers participating in a peer assessment assignment during an NiE workshop held at the Muar district education office.
22 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Paving the way to a better future

PETALING JAYA: With the power to connect people from different cultures and nations, the English language is undoubtedly one of the languages with the highest economic value.

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