Where Students Return to be Teachers

By Elizabeth Su

June 2016 FEATURE
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Balik Pulau’s SMJK Sacred Heart has high ambitions and a strong track record to match.Established in 1955 as a Chinese independent mission school, SMJK Sacred Heart in Balik Pulau lies ensconced on church grounds, in a rural setting where time seems suspended.In 1961 the school board decided to accept the Ministry of Education’s offer of financial aid. It became a national-type school, but acquired permission to maintain the teaching of the Chinese language as one of its core subjects. Today,...

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Elizabeth Su

is a Mason Fellow from Harvard. She believes that one of the best ways to learn is to ask the right questions.