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Education News

Volunteers led the children in singing “Filial Piety Cannot Wait” and performing sign language. [Photograph by Lee Nyee Fai]

Tzu Chi Seremban volunteers were invited to give a talk on “Gratitude towards Our Parents” at a Buddhist camp organized by the Jelebu branch of the Malaysian Buddhist Association. Designed to avoid ennui, the course employed slides, team-building activities and handicrafts to help children understand filial piety and turn their devotion into action.

The athletes learnt to contribute their personal belongings to build a bridge so that the relief supplies can be safely delivered to the disaster areas. [Photograph by Tan Pui Lee]

On July 12, 2015, Tzu Chi Kuching held its annual parent-child sports’ day for 120 parents and children at the Jubilee Ground. The participants experienced life and learnt together through the parent-child interaction.

A volunteer advised the Tzu Shao members on how to choose the vegetables. [Photograph by Voon Hui Ling]

On July 12, 2015, Tzu Chi Kuching organized a vegetarian cooking competition for 79 Tzu Chi Teenagers (Tzu Shao) and parents. Together, they gained knowledge beyond the textbooks and experienced simple lessons in life.

Coin box in the shape of a fish and angry bird made from coconut shell by students from SJK(T) Melaka (Kubu) had been an eye-opener for Taiwanese teacher, Su Qiu Bi, and the visiting students. [Photograph by Hong Geok Hui]

Through cultural exchange between Taiwanese and Malaysian students, it is hoped that their global outlook and ability for cross-culture management will be fostered, and their quest for learning stimulated.

Forty-two teachers and students from SMK Pasir Panjang brought home a bamboo bank each to do good. [Photograph by Tay Jee Un]

Teacher Chan Yoke Kueng was heartbroken to see her students losing their direction and showing signs of rebellion. Thus, she invited Tzu Chi volunteers to give an inspirational talk in her school to instil good values, as depicted on Da Ai TV,  to the students.

Tong Siong Yeow (1st right) and his son, Ray, carefully applied hand cream for his father, to express his gratitude. [Photograph by Yong Siew Lee]
Tzu Chi Melaka Branch

At the Parents’ Appreciation Ceremony organized by the Da Ai Kindergarten, Melaka, some students brought their parents and grandparents along. After gently wiping their parents’ hands and bathing their feet, the four-to-six-year-olds showed their filial affection towards their grandparents together with their parents.

Principal of SJK(C) Sin Wah, Sau Mee Lian, hopes that children can learn to be thankful through this event, and give back to the community, by applying their knowledge into practical actions. [Photograph by Alex Tan Ah Lek]

Primary three student, Chin Zi Hao had intended to use part of his Chinese New Year red packet money to buy a mobile phone. But later, he decided to donate the money instead. He shared, “It is correct to donate the money, because I don’t have to worry about which phone to buy, or whether I have enough money or not…”

Tee Chu Hao was making sandwiches for his grandmother, parents and volunteers. [Photograph by Lee Kin Chee]

Besides inspiring their compassion, the Parent-child Bonding Class has also changed the eating habits of Teng Zhi Jian, who used to say “I do not want carrots, I do not want vegetables too,” and Tee Chu Hao, a faddy boy who enjoys rice with soup.

Lessons for this year’s 12th Great Love Mothers’ Nurturing Class were held at three different places, namely, the KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall, Puchong and Sg Long Community Centres, which attracted a total turnout of 209 participants. [Photograph by Wong Mun Heng]

The first lesson of the 12th Great Love Mothers’ Nurturing Class organized by KL & Selangor commenced with the “It is good knowing you” session that goes: “It is good knowing you, as you give me heart-warming smiles when I am down. It is good knowing you, as you give me warm-hearted hugs when I am sad.” The session brought everyone closer with a lively atmosphere.

A welcoming party for Tzu Chings was held at the Miri Liaison Office on March 20, 2015, with the theme, “A Happy Start – Discover a new start in your life”. [Photograph by Choung Mou Hin]

On March 20, 2015, a welcoming party for Tzu Chi Collegiate Youths (Tzu Chings) was held at the Miri Liaison Office. Thirty-five students from five institutes (comprising 22 students from Riam Institute of Technology, 10 from Curtin University, and one each from IBS College, Fajar International College and Institut Perguruan Miri), were invited to the event by Liu Yu Wei, focal point for Riam Institute of Technology; Shen Jun Ting, focal point for Curtin University; and the Tzu Chings from each school. A student from Sunway College in Kuala Lumpur, who was home on holidays, also took the opportunity to join.