26 Aug '11, 11am

5 receive President's Award, highest honour for educators

5 receive President's Award, highest honour for educators

Five teachers who have displayed exceptional dedication to their profession have been awarded with the 2011 President's Award for Teachers. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE By Leow Si Wan Five teachers who have displayed exceptional dedication to their profession have been awarded with the 2011 President's Award for Teachers. They are Madam Dianaros Majid from Haig Girls' School, Ms Serene Han from Montfort Junior School, Madam Chua Mui Ling from Woodlands Ring Primary School, Mr Ganesan Raman from Fairfield Methodist (Secondary) School and Woodlands Ring Secondary School's Chong Jack Sheng. This annual award established in 1998 recognises the commitment of teachers towards the development of their students and to nation-building, and is the highest honour for educators here. Said Mr Chong, 37, a Biology teacher who also heads the Character and Citizenship department in Woodlands ...

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