Monday, September 21

Creative, innovative teachers can produce excellent students

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Harden (front row, fifth left), Simoi (Harden’s left) and others posing for a photo during the dinner.

SRI AMAN: Teachers who are creative and innovative will produce excellent students in tandem with the country’s policy.

Assistant Minister of Rural Development Datuk Francis Harden Hollis said this is because those teachers with such attitudes want to progress and make improvement in their teaching system.

“Therefore, we call for the teachers in the state to change their previous teaching methods to make it more creative and innovative.”

“Creative and innovative teaching methods will help to attract the students to be more interested in the subjects,” he said.

Harden who is also Simanggang assemblyman said this in his speech at a dinner organised by SK Gran Stumbin Parent-Teacher-Association (PTA) dinner recently.

At the same time, Harden also urged the parents to give priority to their children’s education.

“As parents, it is our responsibility to give them proper education because it is very important. They are the future leaders of our country and we hope from the best that we give them, they will be great leaders.”

At the same time, Harden who is also the Assistant Minister of Housing also stressed that poverty is no more an excuse for not attending school.

“Nowadays many students from poor families made it through and become successful,” he said.

He also stressed on the importance of the advanced technology and IT knowledge as a preparation to the employment world.

Also present were Lingga assemblywoman Simoi Peri, Walikota of Sri Aman District Council Richard Taan Sedu, Pemanca Mas Shamsiah Maslem, PTA chairman SK Gran Stumbin and Councillor Waterkiller James Junit.