To help students understand what it is like to be a handicapped person, and the difficulty these people face, a 3-hour talk cum activity was conducted on 22 August 2017. This day was appropriately named Physically Challenged Day as the students were exposed to different types of challenges of being physically handicapped. There were 5…

To appreciate and understand the world’s diverse cultures, students from Year 3–6 celebrated International Day in conjunction with their study of the value of ‘tolerance’. It was held on 1 August 2017. They portrayed the Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Indian, Chinese, Myanmarese and Ghanaian cultures. The day started with a costume competition where students paraded the…

Following up on what they have learnt about “creativity” in the Character Building class this year, students and teachers from Year 3 to 6 put their creativity juices to work for a Dance Competition. It was held on 25 July 2017. They chose the song “Take It All” which has a loud, energetic music requiring…

Thanks to the effort of the organiser, Hands Percussion Sdn Bhd, funds were raised to sponsor tickets for 1000 refugee children to watch a unique percussion concert at Lambang Sari, Istana Budaya in August 2017. Our students from ERLC and EELC were among the privileged ones who received complimentary tickets to this performance. Titled “Wind…

Touching Young Lives Through Arts

by Pin Lay, a volunteer from Singapore This is my fourth visit to the school and this time round, I decided that the students can try to paint using art paper instead of rice papers as it was difficult for them to process the rice papers the last time around. The three sessions were done…

An Enriching Experience with Children at ERLC

From 4th to 14th May, our team from Singapore, Sabrina, Jennifer, Bristan and Jozanne, visited ElShaddai Refugee Learning Centre to conduct tuition and remedial classes for the children. Our tuition classes were held on Saturday and Wednesday at Shalom 3 guest house. On Saturday, we did some writing practise and on Wednesday, we helped them…

The Sports Day was held on 5 May 2017 at Stadium Sultan Sulaiman, Klang. It started at 9 am with an opening prayer, and singing of the national anthem. The jamboree of events drew cheers from the pupils, parents and visitors who had thronged the stadium. The events included hoop race, passing the ball, sack…

Vaccination for Refugee Children

Over 30 thousand children, from new born to 17 years of age, are lacking access to safe vaccination care. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is changing this statistic. IOM, through ElShaddai Centre, has helped provide 2 shots of MMR vaccine per child, to as many refugee children as they can reach. The ElShaddai Centre…

By Teacher Rajamah From the academic angle, English Week is a major event in the annual calendar of ERLC.  This year, it was held on 26–28 April. The English Language teachers and Class teachers worked hard to prepare students in their individual classes for the various events. The students participated in a wide range of…

ERLC Parent-Teacher Meeting

The day began nice and cool as the parents strolled in. It was 1 April 2017, a day set aside for teachers to meet the students’ parents. We of little faith arranged only about 70 chairs but the response was overwhelming. More than 200 parents turned up, some with little ones in tow. Max, our…

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