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For prospective international students who are keen on pursuing their education in Malaysia, this article is for you to glean some useful information on immigration matters. Government agencies responsible in handling immigration matters for foreign students are the Malaysian Immigration Department and the various Malaysian diplomatic mission overseas, which are the high commission consulates or embassies around the world.   Immigration Procedures To enter Malaysia as a student, you need to obtain student visa and these are the steps to apply for a student visa or student pass.   Step 1: Applying For Visa And Student

In this post, we take a closer look at life in Malaysia for expats and international students, giving you a better idea of what you can expect and providing you with local perspectives and highlights.   Good Pace Of Life Compared to many countries, Malaysia generally has a slower pace of life with people striving for a more balanced lifestyle between work and play. In a good way, you will also see that people tend to take things easy and enjoy a more varied lifestyle on their off-work/school time. One of the activities Malaysians like to frequent are retail outlets.

As with all decisions we make in life, there are two sides of a coin, hence requiring us to look at all sides before settling on an informed decision. When it comes to making a decision on whether or not to send your child to an international school in Malaysia, do consider the pros and cons, from the macro and micro views. Here are some pros and cons to going to international school in Malaysia.   Curriculum The curriculum used by international schools differ from those adopted by public schools. They tend to offer a wider range of
  • Digital Whiteboard In Online Lessons
  • Digital Whiteboard In Online Lessons
  • Digital Whiteboard In Online Lessons
  • Digital Whiteboard In Online Lessons

Digital Whiteboard In Online Lessons

Much of our time is now spent online including our lessons, tasks and activities. The children in Year 1A have a keen interest in collaborating and creating jamboards. This has become our ‘digital playground’ and the children have been looking forward to our jamboard sessions which helped them in applying their learning and practising their IT skills. Some of the presentations they have created are their favourite summer activities and destinations, their favourite food and how to make it, an exploration of good and bad characters and even making a comic strip linked to our English lessons.

According to Jennifer Sparrow, digital literacy is an understanding of how to use the tools whereas digital fluency is the ability to create something new with these tools. Digital fluency can be viewed as an evolving collection of fluencies including, but not limited to, curiosity, communication, creation, data and innovation fluencies which can be achieved through improving and fostering foundation skills of digital fluency.

Without the shared experience of an online learning classroom and the use of digital platforms we will not be able to explore the competencies of the children in the use and application of their digital language.


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