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Education News

On March 13, 2016, Muar Tzu Chi Teenagers’ Group celebrated its 15th Anniversary; the occasion was attended by 47 students. [Photograph by Lin Mei Fu]

Koo En Qi said: “Practising good dining etiquette will reflect our good upbringing.” Tan Wei Sen thought that having good etiquette would project good impression to people. The beauty of a team is derived from each individual, if everyone could dress uniformly, then the team would be very neat.

A lion dance performance was presented by the children to usher in the New Year. [Photograph by Alex Tan Ah Lek]

Students at Melaka Da Ai Kindergarten welcomed the New Year by learning various auspicious phrases in the company of the “God of Fortune”, “Loving Mothers” and teachers. The celebration ended with a sumptuous meal and festive mood permeated the kindergarten.

At the cordial invitation of Tzu Chi youths, 79 people had responded to the call of “World Vegetarian Day”. [Photograph by Siow Yau Chu]

To support the “World Vegetarian Day”, Tzu Chi youths in Seremban had joined hands with Restaurant Liong Kee to organize a vegetarian feast. College mates were invited to have a taste and at the same time, the concept of vegetarianism in saving the Earth was also shared.

The eight Tzu Shao members, who were to embark on a new journey, posed for a group photo with a Tzu Chi volunteer, who has been caring for them. [Photograph by Chee Kok Hong]

On December 19, 2015, more than 50 members of Tzu Chi Teenagers’ Group (Tzu Shao) from Kluang gathered at the Liaison Office to participate in the 13th Tzu Shao’s Programme Completion Camp, themed “Beneficial Conduct”. It is hoped that the 2-Day-1-Night camp that has a Jing Si Aphorism, “Compassion is inspired from within; blessing is created through action”, incorporated into its programme, could engender kindness in the teenagers and enable them to learn through giving.

At Xiao-En Memorial Park, students bow respectfully to the four “silent mentors”. Volunteers, family and friends had come to commemorate and send the deceased off. [Photograph by Sam Pin Fook]

This was not a textbook lesson, but the students followed through with utmost gratitude. The “teachers” taught without a word, but with their bodies and life stories. Their wishes were fulfilled in this final lesson, and their selfless act had evoked conscience and compassion in the students.

Teoh Boon Chuan (left) commended that at Da Ai kindergarten, education takes place everywhere beyond the classrooms. [Photograph by Lim Choon Huat]

A wise choice has great significance over a child’s future. Hence, choosing a kindergarten that nurtures children with love could transform them into polite and sensible children to realize their fullest potential in life.

Cheah Guat Hoo, Principal of Da Ai Kindergarten (Pandan Indah), shifted the graduand’s tassel from one side to the other, representing the formal completion of the student’s Kindergarten education. [Photograph byKevin Tan Kok Sieong]

The teachers and students of Da Ai Kindergarten Kepong and Pandan Indah held their first joint graduation ceremony at KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall. This was Kepong Kindergarten’s first graduation ceremony for 24 students whilst Pandan Indah held their eighth ceremony for 26 students. At this event, teachers sent their sincere blessings to the students who had completed their preschool studies.

On November 8, 2015, parents and children gathered at KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall for PCBC “graduation” and performed sign language on stage. [Photograph by Lim Chin Shein]

After attending all eight Parent-child Bonding Classes together in a year, the children have grown up and the parents have changed for the better. At the PCBC “graduation” ceremony, 837 parents and children gathered at KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall and performed the sign language on stage.

Participants from 47 varsities familiarized themselves with one another through the ice-breaking game. [Photograph by Soh Woei Jye]

We are now living in an era full of possibilities. Just when we are busily chasing after the lifestyle we wanted, the importance of humanity is slowly disappearing out of our life. To restore the value of humanity among youngsters, the Tzu Chi Collegiate Youth Association (Tzu Ching) of Tzu Chi KL & Selangor organized a three-day camp from October 30, 2015, at KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall. It attracted participation from 160 students from 47 universities and colleges in Klang Valley and other places.

The children separating the recyclables from non-recyclables attentively. They also asked questions when in doubt.  [Photograph by Ong See Lim]

Teacher Cheok Hui Lee from the Da Ai kindergarten (Pandan Indah) instilled in her four-year-old students the importance of loving Mother Nature through the formation of a rubbish dump. This is in line with the teaching of the Jing Si Aphorism, “Love the mountains and the oceans, and cherish resources on Earth.”

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