Parental Involvement in Trust Schools

When a student is not at school, the parents take on an important role of an educator, to help and nurture their children. The Senior Leadership Team from Sek Keb Bandar Sunway believes that the key lies in working together and getting parents involved in their children’s education and well-being. Check out this webinar by the Senior Leadership Team of …

The Impact of Borderless Collaboration

Working with different people from different parts of the world presents an amazing opportunity to understand and share knowledge and experience. In every industry, globalisation has brought people together to make things simpler and better, for the good of a society. It’s so important to have authentic and enriching encounters with educators from around the world to flourish, thrive and …

IDEAL: Well-being in the Workplace

IDEAL, an internal Knowledge Sharing platform, organised monthly for LeapEdians to learn, share and apply our knowledge and skills with our peers. Some of the sessions we’ve had in the past were work related to help each of us to be better at what we do. Some were just for us to gather over a cup of coffee to chat …

Special Education Needs

In 2019, the Ministry of Education has registered 162,018 SEN students in the Inclusive Education Programme (IEP) which consists of students in preschool, primary and secondary schools. This is a challenge for many educators as these students need special care and not everyone is equipped with the right knowledge and skills to educate these students. However, the SEN Educators of …

Why Global Education?

The pandemic has created huge educational challenges globally. With many countries still in lockdown, the future seems bleak and uncertain for many children. What is the impact on our children’s future? Will Education Ministries globally just rely on digital technology and remote learning? Based on the UNESCO-UNICEF-World Bank Survey, an estimated 463 million students around the globe remain cut off …

Concerned about Keeping Your Children Safe Online

There are at least 5.7 million children with Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts. More than 200,000 of them go online for the first time every day. Do you know that the age limit for a child to have a social media account is 13 years old? Do you know that Malaysia ranked 2nd in Asia for cyberbullying? How do I as …

Keeping Home / School Communication Positive

Home learning is stressful for everyone – parent, teacher and child. The closure of school buildings and the confinement of children to the house, with busy parents and siblings also trying to work, has created incredible levels of anxiety and stress inside the home. Nobody has chosen this situation, and everyone is trying their best to ensure the best outcomes …

6 Top Tips for Virtual Lesson Observations

“Data, data everywhere, and not a thought to think.” Robert Rose     “Big Brother is watching you.” George Orwell While scrolling through twitter last week, I came across a lot of chatter about online lesson observations. Some teachers love the support and feedback, while others believe they are an added burden, especially in our current context of all-consuming Covid …

The Buddy Bear Hotline Services Response in a Pandemic

Humankind is a registered social enterprise based in Kuala Lumpur whose mission is to improve the social and emotional well-being of vulnerable communities. In their recent effort, a platform called Buddy Bear was set up with the aim to support children and teens who are experiencing emotional distress.   This platform offers a helpline for children to talk about their worries and concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Humankind was first established in 2016 with core activities that include training and support …

A LeapEd Dialogue with Madam Amy Bala

Despite the decades of managing complexities and emotions, we were warmly greeted by the very experienced Madam Amy Bala – an advocate for social welfare in Malaysia.  Having been the Vice-President of Persatuan Pekerja Sosial Malaysia or Malaysian Association for Social Workers (MASW), Madam Amy is an expert in dealing with juveniles and families revolving safeguarding and protection.  As a qualified and trained social worker with 40+ years’ experience, she has carved her footsteps in …