15 Feb '12, 1am

Recognising teachers of English

Recognising teachers of English

Winning teachers (from left) Julian Victor, Edwin Tan, Suzaina Koh Nasir, Anna Mathew, Shirley Teo, Pamela Kiew, Lee Poh Lin and Gladys Ng each received a trophy, a certificate and $2,000 in cash. For their innovative teaching methods, these eight teachers received the Inspiring Teacher of English Award on 11 Oct 2011. -- ST PHOTO: MUGILAN RAJASEGERAN By Geraint Wong One teacher used music such as Michael Jackson's Thriller to introduce new vocabulary, while another started an innovative drama programme in which students acted out minute-long skits, all in the name of piquing students' interest in the English language. For both their efforts and dedication, the teachers Mr Edwin Tan and Ms Pamela Kiew were awarded the Inspiring Teacher of English Award (ITEA) last year, beside six others. Now, schools, students, teachers and parents can nominate who they think deserves the...

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