By NATASHA SIN
College can get overwhelming. You’re chasing deadlines, striving to do your best in all your subjects, juggling between extracurricular activities and a part-time job while making time for your friends and family — all at the same time. You can’t rest on your laurels either, no thanks to your parents’...
By LOUISA DEVADASON
What do you do when life throws you a curveball and all your best-laid plans are laid to waste? Here is one student's story about overcoming physical and mental odds to pursue the course she wanted.
By WONG EE LING
DIODE Youth Leadership Camp: a total of 44 campers – 15 of them were sponsored campers from the Malaysian Social Research Institute refugee school. So, what happens when Malaysian students come together with students from India, Afghanistan, Yemen, Iran, Somalia, and Egypt? They form a very beautiful and unique camp...
By MWAFFAQ ALHAJJAR
Leaders are not always born! They can be made! That was my first thought after coming back from the DIODE Youth Leadership Camp. It all started when I was appointed to accompany a group of refugee students to a leadership camp, from the school I had been working in since late 2017.
By RUPA SIVANOLI
The Competency Collector (as opposed to The Bone Collector) is also about becoming accomplished. The focus is more on the types of competencies that new entrants can accumulate in order to prolong the longevity of their careers.
By SARAH TAN
We have long killed creativity in schools over and over again. I personally believe that a restoration of our education system is definitely in need to bring back creativity to life, and it should start with us – in our communities and country.
By ZAID MOHAMAD
All these negative examples can only mean one thing – no matter how hard we advise our kids to behave or to think highly of others, they are absolutely meaningless when we ourselves fail to demonstrate those behaviours.
By MAJURA PERASHOT
It has been nearly 10 years since I left school, but I remember how nervous I was and how my stomach churned at the thought of failing one of my exams. Looking back now, I've learnt that each failure leads us towards a greater moment in our lives.
By LAY HSUAN, LIM
We all suffer from our own stammers in life, i.e. our stumbling blocks that prevent us from achieving our fullest potential. To one, it may be a physical condition; to another, it may be something more psychological like your own limiting self-belief.