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September 30, 2020
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How to Keep Your Child Motivated for School?

For most parents, getting your kid motivated to do their homework can seem like an upheaval task — so to speak, let alone keeping them motivated for school. There are several reasons why your child may not be motivated for school, including learning issues, social challenges, emotional and attention problems. […]
August 30, 2020
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5 Ways to Ease Back-to-School Anxiety Post-COVID 19

The recent pandemic has caused an interruption in our usual way of life — in the areas of business, education, travel, etc. Every person, young or old, has been affected one way or another. Children are also feeling these effects. Now that the ban has been lifted for children in […]
July 22, 2020
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How to Ensure Your Child’s Safety When They Return to School After MCO?

The coronavirus has been reported in kids of all ages, although the number of cases in children is significantly fewer than those of adults. Several studies have proven that children generally experience a milder form of COVID-19 than adults. Some children display very mild symptoms or none at all. As […]
June 30, 2020
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When Will Schools in Malaysia Be Opened?

Since March 18, students have been on extended school holidays when the MCO was first announced to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. As a parent, with school-going kids, you may be wondering when schools in Malaysia will reopen. According to the recommendations by the Health Ministry, schools […]
May 27, 2020

How to Keep Your Child Focused During Online Learning

Parents are now spending every single moment of every single day with their children due to CMCO in Malaysia. While it’s nice to think that they can spend so much time with their loved ones, it’s also challenging because parents are now responsible for helping their little ones learn properly […]
April 29, 2020
Straits International primary students

Myths About International Schools In Malaysia

Every year, many students both in Malaysia and around the globe get admitted to international schools in Malaysia. The parents and guardians of most of these students want their children to get a solid education in well-established private schools in Malaysia. The reason being that the educational foundation of a […]
March 26, 2020
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How to Teach Your Child to Read at Home?

Learning to read is one of the most important things your kids must do growing up. It is vital because we live in a world where literacy skills are an essential part of success. Learning to read is not a natural process that occurs on its own. It would take […]
March 9, 2020

Principal’s Weekly Memo (Week beginning 9 March 2020)

Week beginning 9 March 2020  
March 2, 2020

Principal’s Weekly Memo (Week beginning 2 March 2020)

Week beginning 2 March 2020  
February 27, 2020
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Private schools Vs. Public schools in Malaysia

In Malaysia, the debate about private schools versus public schools has gone on for ages — when it comes to deciding where your child should go. Both systems have their strengths and weaknesses. However, the private school system offers more advantages, academically, socially, and otherwise.   What’s a public school? […]