Nalanda Free School

5 November 2017

Best wishes to exam candidates

The two most important public examinations in Malaysia – SPM (‘O’–Level) and STPM (‘A’–Level) – will be held starting tomorrow.  Nalanda wishes our Dhamma School and Free School students who are sitting for the exams as well as other candidates throughout the country – all the best!  May you be blessed with good health and positive spirit in facing the tests.  Sukhihontu.

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25 October 2017

Free School ‘Appreciation Day’

In October every year, Nalanda Free School volunteer teachers, students and parents get together to celebrate the achievements of our students by presenting them tokens of encouragement and support.  It is also a time for students to show gratitude to their teachers and school volunteers.

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4 December 2016

Nalanda Free School Johor Bahru holds ‘Appreciation Day’

On Sunday 27 October, NEO Centre Johor Bahru was bustling with festive atmosphere as students, parents, teachers and volunteers gathered for the annual Nalanda Free School ‘Appreciation Day’.  The joyful occasion was to celebrate students’ academic achievements, positive learning attitude and good behaviour throughout the year. The teachers expressed approval of individual students not only for improvements seen in their exam results, but also in their conduct and overall character development.

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29 November 2016

Nalanda Free School ‘Appreciation Day’

On Saturday 22 October, Nalanda Free School held its annual ‘Appreciation Day’ to honour all its volunteer teachers who have lovingly given their time and effort to educate the community.  The occasion also provided an opportunity for students to show their gratitude and appreciation to their teachers.  Some students came up with a dance performance which greatly amused everyone present.

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23 September 2016

Learning about career options

On 23 July, Nalanda Free School hosted a ‘Career & Education Workshop’ for fifth formers to guide them in choosing tertiary courses and making career choices.  Counselor Bro. Aggaphala Yap conducted the session, starting by introducing many career fields available nowadays.

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22 September 2016

Meet-the-author session

Nalanda Free School volunteer teachers recently had a “meet-the-author” session with Sis. Ta Lin (韦静), to discuss her Chinese-language book ‘What my students taught me’ 《学生教会我的事》.   Ta Lin is a speaker on parenting issues and a columnist for local newspapers.

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8 June 2016

Students connecting with Nature

On Tuesday 31 May, Nalanda Free School organised a hiking trip for Secondary School students.  The trip was led by the Free School Principal Sister Lee, with the assistance of 5 volunteer teachers.  The aim of the outing was to provide students and teachers with opportunity to bond outside the classroom, with team-building activities to help them understand the importance of cooperation and teamwork.

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11 January 2016

Free School welcomes teachers and students

The new school term for Nalanda Free School in Sri Serdang started on Monday, 4 January, while Free School Johor Bahru commences on 11 January.  We would like to extend a warm welcome to all teachers and students for 2016!

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31 December 2015

Nalanda Free School holiday workshop

On 22 and 23 December, Nalanda Free School conducted a holiday workshop for 10 students aged 11 years. Two teenagers who were on their semester break conducted the two-day motivational workshop for these children, giving them revision in English and Mathematics and preparing them for the new school term next year.

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23 December 2015

2016 Nalanda Free School open for registration

Nalanda Free School was established in June 2010 by a group of dedicated volunteers. Our aim is to provide free tuition, quality teaching, personal attention, and other educational support to academically-weak and needy students. Caring tutors will help the students in their learning and comprehension of important subjects such as mathematics, science, and languages.

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