Erin Milne: Footprinter Report from Malaysia

My first placement was at MRSM TAR, which was located on the East coast of Malaysia. After a few weeks of being at the new school, we were eventually given classes to teach ourselves. It was quite hard at TAR as not many people spoke to my partner and I. I put this down to the language barrier and perhaps they were too shy to approach us or reply if we conversed with them. A handful of the older students really helped to make us […]

Louisa Crookshanks – second report from Malaysia

I can’t believe that’s it’s been 3 months since I last wrote a report like this and I am now halfway through my year in Malaysia. I can now completely confirm that the cliché is true, time does fly when you’re having fun! It seems like so long ago, but also just yesterday, I arrived at MRSM Mersing to completely new faces, smells and sounds but now I know these people as my friends and everything else is just my normal life. The teaching side […]

Louisa Crookshanks – First Report from Malaysia

It’s been almost 3 months since I landed in Malaysia now, which is crazy, and I am loving my time teaching, living and experiencing this wonderful country. I am in Malaysia for a whole year teaching English at a boarding, secondary school. I live at the school, situated just outside a small Malaysian fishing village, in the girls’ hostel with my two partners in a small flat. Living with new people, surrounded by the noise of 300 girls and being awoken at 5.30am each morning […]