Rowena Chua

Recent and archived articles by Rowena Chua

12 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Students’ first ‘star’ experience

THE English language was their least favourite subject and The Star newspaper was a resource they had near-zero experience in using.

19 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Realm of opportunities

FOR almost an hour, Hall 11 of Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) in Paradigm Mall, Johor Baru, turned into a fun classroom setting for close to 150 people, comprising children from schools in the state, and their parents and teachers.

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15 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Thrills, spills and plenty of action

Eight worthy winners of a nationwide contest journeyed up 6,000 feet above sea level for a rewarding highland holiday.

(From left) One for the album as Abram, Wei Jack, Alanna, Nur Shahirah, Wai See, Zhi Ling, Jasvina and Nur Denneia mark their win with two of the main characters from The Smurfs Live on Stage musical.
25 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

A trip of a lifetime

From Bristol to Cardiff and Bath, the grand prize winners of an NIE contest explored the United Kingdom in a trip that was nothing short of amazing.

25 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

‘Tis the season to be jolly

Enjoying exhilarating rides and seeing their favourite Hollywood characters was the highlight of a well-earned trip to Singapore for some 12-year-olds who had come up with a winning poster and presentation for this year’s NiE contest.

27 Mar 2016 | 7:00 AM

Developing digital strategies in teaching

Teachers come up with solutions to build 21st century skills among students at a recent global gathering for educators.

Teacher trailblazers: (From left) Hemawathi, Azizul, Mohd Norhafeez and Nur Riza were the four MIE experts who represented the country at the E2.
28 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Teachers to share skills at tech meet

TECHNOLOGY in education – this will be on the minds of four teachers heading to Budapest, Hungary, in March.

Raring to go: Nur Riza and Azizul are among the four teachers selected to take part in the global educator exchange in Budapest next month.
7 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Rave reviews for The Star’s teen pullout

IN this digital age, there may be an abundance of materials for students to read during their free time, but what sets stuff@school – The Star’s educational pullout for teenagers – apart from the others is the exclusive content it brings.

Teens reading the stuffschool pullout. Photo provided by Marsya Ali, 16, from SMK (P) Sri Aman, Selangor
6 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM

Young scribes hold court newsroom

“WE were all so excited when we went to the Sessions Court to cover a case recently!” gushed Janice Chai Xin Hui.

One for the album: (from left) Jo Yean, Tian Huey, Janice and Debra at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court during their first out-of-office assignment.
20 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM

Utar studentsattend GST talk

IT was evident from the questions asked that students are concerned about the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on their lives.

Chua delivering her presentation in Mandarin to Utar students and members of the public.