A few days ago, NST gave special coverage to Cikgu Juairiah / her dedicated group of teachers and SMK Bandar Sunway's special children. Read below.
(sorry, i don't think it is good to say - dedicated teachers. totally redundant expression. all teachers are actually dedicated to their profession. their whole life is dedicated to educate others)
Bake me a cake, as fast as you can
Naveen Mathew Thomas
SMK Bandar Sunway headmistress Hapsah Safian (right) and senior assistant Juairiah Johari (third from right) are hands-on teachers.
SUNWAY: The enticing smell of freshly-baked chocolate cupcakes wafted into the air. Plates of crispy cookies, cupcakes with icing and freshly brewed tea soon found their way to the table for a tasting session.
|Students Mohd Baihaqki Abdul Rani (left) and Dineshwaran Sukumaran brewing a pot of tea at the bakery.|
The chefs' repertoire also includes chicken curry, potato bread, muffins, biscuits, mee goreng, nasi goreng, pasta, cupcakes, apple crumble, rendang ayam, chicken pies and cookies that even the Cookie Monster would approve of.
And, these are not chefs of a swanky restaurant. Rather, they are a group of special children at a special government school.
At SMK Bandar Sunway, students with learning and other disabilities are not turned away but welcomed with open arms and given the opportunity to pick up life skills.
Hapsah said the school had 14 teachers trained to work with such children, led by senior assistant, Juairiah Johari. The school also has regular students who follow the standard curriculum.
...Details, read HERE