Most teachers in Malaysia see a troubled student and hackles go up before any sort of empathy is expressed. They are regularly sent for courses, so what’s one more on mental health sensitivity and training?
Decision to educate teachers on ways to tackle adolescents with mental health issues receives backing of experienced educator Veronica Shepherdson.
Malaysian Mental Health Association to train 100 secondary school counsellors in Kuala Lumpur to tackle adolescents with mental health woes and ways for teachers to educate parents on such matters.
While Sarawak’s emphasis on using English in school is applaudable, students should be taught properly instead of the “gasak ajak” (just go for it) approach.
The school closure affecting over a million students sees parents scrambling to find a place to keep their children occupied while at work as it is high time businesses allowed parents to work from home.