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Education News

Volunteer Wong Sook King taught the children the sign language for their class theme song. [Photograph by Siow Yau Chu]

Through a series of carefully planned activities, the children learnt how to be brave and apply it in their daily life; while their parents learnt to play their role throughout their children’s life journey.

In 2015, Tzu Chi KL & Selangor conducted its first Parent-child Bonding Class in English, with participation from 29 pairs of parent-child. [Photograph by Teh Poh Tat]

It was an historic milestone for Tzu Chi KL & Selangor when the Parent-child Bonding Class (PCBC), attended by 10 pairs and 19 pairs of parent-child respectively, was conducted in English for the first time simultaneously in USJ Subang Jaya and Kelana Jaya. Parents learnt more about Tzu Chi’s missions whilst actively participating in their children’s learning process of good etiquette and great love.

Every shoveling action is a blessing for Tzu Chi’s Da Ai kindergarten in Tampin. [Photograph by Zhang Yi Wei]

Construction of the Tampin Da Ai Kindergarten had commenced on February 14, 2015, with wholehearted contributions from its residents. “This is testimony that our quality educational concept aimed at ‘character shaping, life education and holistic education’ has been recognized,” said Li Xiu Lan, person-in-charge of Tzu Chi Tampin.

Undergraduates from 11 universities from KL and Selangor gathered for the ‘2015 Medical& Nursing Students’ Fellowship’.  [Photograph by Lim Kar Guan]

On February 7, 115 medical and nursing students from 11 universities in KL & Selangor attended the ‘2015 Medical & Nursing Students’ Fellowship’ held at KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall. The participants learnt about Tzu Chi’s medical humanities, which carry the philosophy of “curing people, treating illnesses and healing minds”.

On December 11, 2014, Melaka Da Ai Educare Centre organized a Charity Fundraising Bazaar to raise funds for the construction of Tzu Chi International Schools. [Photograph by Tan Lian Hee]

“Good bargains! Grab them before they are gone…” were tender shouts of children from Da Ai Educare Centre amidst the bustling crowd, fearlessly trying to attract customers to their booths. Some children even walked into the crowd to promote their sale items. This fundraising event to promote education received great response from all present.

Volunteers were by Betty’s side all the time, giving her comfort and encouragement. [Photograph by Ng Hsiung Hsiung]

Hendry Anak Beju, from Kuching, passed away during a heart surgery at the National Heart Institute of Malaysia on December 4, 2014. Volunteers from KL & Selangor and Kuching lovingly comforted and cared for his wife, Betty Voon. They were by her side until the funeral.

Teacher Tracy (left) prefers personal experience. Here, she was seen helping the children with baking flour. [Photograph by Koh Poo Leng]

Tzu Chi Continuing Education Centre (Klang) had successfully conducted their first “Children’s Baking Class” with participation from 13 children, aged five to ten years. During the two-hour session, the participants not only had fun but also learnt to be independent.

During the action-packed three-day camp organized by Tzu Chi Continuing Education Centre (Klang), the yoga class was full of laughter when some plump kids could not lift their legs. [Photography by Lai Kin Hoong]

Tzu Chi Continuing Education Centre (Klang) organized an educational holiday camp for children from December 3 – 5, 2014. At the three-day intensive camp, the children learnt new life’s skills through a series of active and quiet activities. They were happy and did not feel tired at all!

Song Quek Khian, Deputy CEO of Tzu Chi KL & Selangor, awarded a medal to a winner. [Photograph by Lim Chin Shein]

On November 30, 2014, Tzu Chi KL & Selangor and UNHCR jointly organized an international Sports Day for refugee children at the Federal Youth and Sports Complex. A total of 270 refugee children, 150 parents and 16 teachers joined the event, graced by Mr Richard Towle, UNHCR representative in Malaysia.

Sixty-three children were awarded for their academic achievement at the Graduation & Appreciation Ceremony. An addition five special awards were given out to 30 children. The award recipients proudly showed their awards. [Photograph by Sam Pin Fook]

For refugee children, to be able to receive primary education is a luxury, and to complete it is another huge challenge. On the morning of November 29, 2014, UNHCR Tzu Chi Education Centres held a Graduation & Appreciation Ceremony for five graduating refugee children and 311 schoolmates at KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall, witnessed by 194 teachers and parents.

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