Proud to be a Convent Girl in Malaysia

SMK_Convent_Ipoh by Amelia Chiang Kar Mun I am a product of a mission school and super proud of it. My primary and secondary school years at Main Convent Ipoh have taught me about the different cultures and religions, and living within a multiracial community. Main Convent Ipoh was opened in 1907 with only eight pupils  and… Continue reading Proud to be a Convent Girl in Malaysia

The “Salad Bowl” of Multicultural Diversity

Photo by Anna Pelzer on Unsplash By Kenneth Lee Tze Wui The other day, I was watching a documentary on YouTube when an iconic patriotic song, Keranamu Malaysia, came on. Its thumping nationalistic beat caught my Thai wife by surprise, and she asked if it was the anthem of my home state, Sarawak. She had heard Malaysia’s national… Continue reading The “Salad Bowl” of Multicultural Diversity

Bilik Seri Setia Group – My Anchor at UPM

By Hooi Chee Mei The Teach For Malaysia team is united by the belief that all children in Malaysia deserve the opportunity to attain an excellent education. We live out our commitment to the mission through 4 core values.“ from Malaysia is a beautiful country with many races, cultures and festivals.   I am… Continue reading Bilik Seri Setia Group – My Anchor at UPM