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How a 3-star general overcame self-doubt

Army Surgeon General Nadja West is a model of confidence with her combat boots, impeccable military posture and three stars adorning her uniform.Yet walking through the Pentagon courtyard, I had to pick my jaw up from the ground when she revealed that confidence was one of the main issues she struggled with as she rose through the Army ranks. 阅读更多 »

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骑摩哆2小时到校执教 老师为教育来回130公里

前方泥泞路无阻阿末赛丁前进到学校的决心。(图:星洲日报)

基于对学校和家庭的责任,身为教育工作者的阿末赛丁坚持骑摩哆车到距离住家65公里外的学校教课,4年来,只要是上课天,他都会风雨不改地到校执教。

这65公里的道路,不是全程普通的柏油路,有一段路程是颠簸崎岖的泥路,换着是普通人,早已经要求转校,或是干脆住进学校宿舍,但是阿末赛丁说,暂时不需要。

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支援好老师献身教育 众筹平台圆学子梦

纳威老师每天翻山越岭去原住民小学教书,他想筹募一架投影机及配备,给这些与山为伍的孩子二十一世纪的学习体验。(图:星洲日报)

只是700令吉而已,却影响学生一辈子的机会教育。

其实,这只是作短期逗留的“大马教育行动”的男教师提出的一个要求,他想筹的只是区区700令吉,以便他能付钱租一辆巴士,带约14名来自乡镇的孩子到吉隆坡参加机械人大赛。

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His teacher learns Braille to teach him

He cannot see things that are too far away or too small, and has to either read Braille or use a magnifying glass to read normal text. But Tampines Junior College (TPJC) student Eugene Tang, 19, overcame the odds and was consistently in the top 10 per cent of his cohort.

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This granny delivers food on foot

Under the hot midday sun, a woman wearing a funky cap and green exercise tights swiftly crosses busy roads and navigates the maze of tall skyscrapers in Tanjong Pagar to slip into a takeaway store called YOLO.

A young staff member passes her a steaming order of salmon steak in a plastic box, and teases her about being a “wonder woman”.

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From gaming addict to scholar

He spent 2011 to 2012 playing computer games and skipping classes. And he was slapped with several warning letters for that. When he skipped his Year 1 exams, he got the boot from Singapore Polytechnic (SP).

Mr Quek Jun Hui, 23, is now back at SP – and as a scholarship holder.

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Gap CEO Listens to 5-Year-Old’s Suggestion

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Earlier this month, Beth Jacob’s 5-year-old daughter, Alice, noticed the shirts at the Gap Inc. with superheroes and “Star Wars” characters were only available in the boys’ section. She wrote to the company to request “cool girls’ shirts” and received a personal response from the company’s CEO with exciting news.

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