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2008-10-06 00:00:32

THE noble profession is no longer looked upon with the respect it once commanded. It is sad but true that most parents pass disparaging remarks about teachers, particularly the lack of passion. National Parent-Teacher Collaborative Council president Associate Professor Datuk Mohamad Ali Hasan echoes public sentiment when he says teachers today lack dedication. Realising the dire consequences to future generations, the Education Ministry is upgrading the training curriculum, with special...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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