PORT KLANG, April 16 (Bernama) -- Actress Lisa Surihani today admitted that
the challenges in teaching profession have increased tremendously as compared to
the challenges she faced while serving as an attachment teacher nine years ago.
Lisa and her newly-wedded husband, actor and singer, Yusry Abdul Halim, are
among the celebrities taking part in the Teach For Malaysia (TFM) Week
programme, where they play the role of a teacher, at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan
(SMK) Pendamaran Jaya here today.
Lisa said what she experienced today had indeed heightened her respect for
"From my experience today, it is clearly not easy to be a teacher. The
challenges have increased with time, especially in terms of attracting student''s
"As such, I would like to call on more Malaysians to support and participate
in this programme," she told a press conference here.
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Lisa and Yusry each spent an hour teaching Geography and English to first
former students at the school.
Apart from them, the TFM programme, which began today till April 20, will
also see the participation of individuals from the financial, business and
public service sectors.
They are scheduled to teach at various schools in Kuala Langat, Klang, Kuala
Selangor, Petaling Perdana and Hulu Langat in Selangor; Sentul and Keramat in
Kuala Lumpur; and Tampin, Jelebu and Kuala Pilah in Negeri Sembilan.
TFM is a non-profit organisation that is enlisting Malaysia''s most promising
future leaders in its mission to end education inequity.
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