Tanah Airku

“Through caring, we can save the beauty of the environment. For our country. For our future generations.” – Izzati 2013 Alumna, Cheen Yee has taught in Permatang Tok Labu for 4 years. Contemplating on moving to research after finishing her Master’s degree in Educational Psychology, she opted to continue teaching for one more year –…

Tiga Sahabat Buta Warna

“We are Kok Hao, Isaac, and Shahril!” These three students are pretty impressive for their age. Despite coming from challenging personal backgrounds, that hasn’t stopped them from charting out ambitious dreams for themselves, and working towards making them a reality. But perhaps what’s most impressive about them – is their friendship. At first, these three…

Stories from Sarawak: Ellen and Jasmine

“It was a privilege for me to see how she helped transform her school, and most importantly – how she transformed as a person.” – Ellen Chong, 2015 Alumna I first met Jasmine when I was assigned to teach her class Maths. Her class was the largest Form 4 class at the time, about 40 students. The…

#TanyaTFM: What happens after the Fellowship?

Last week, we curated @twt_malaysia’s Twitter account!  Here are some #TanyaTFM highlights – in case you missed it. We’ve had some great discussions with the Twittersphere over the past week about the impact teachers have on our nation, plus some frequently asked questions about the Teach For Malaysia Fellowship. Now you’re probably wondering, what happens after the two years? Well, our…

I met Teach For Malaysia at Graduan Aspire – and the rest is history

“I found out about Teach For Malaysia through Graduan Aspire. I’m a teacher now, and the rest is history. Come say ‘Hi’ – you don’t know what you are going to find at the Teach For Malaysia booth!” Puteri Nazatulshima graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Food Science & Technology from Universiti Teknologi Mara. She found out about…

Career switch: Shahrun Sofian

Shahrun Sofian is one of many Malaysians who switched to a career in education through the Teach For Malaysia Fellowship. She graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, and previously worked in engineering. She joined the first cohort of Teach For Malaysia Fellows in 2012, and is currently a sixth-year teacher at a high-need…

Career switch: Yin Yee

Yin Yee is one of many Malaysians who switched to a career in education through the Teach For Malaysia Fellowship. She graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) from HELP University, and previously worked as a corporate analyst. She joined the first cohort of Teach For Malaysia Fellows in 2012, and is currently a senior analyst at the Education…