Cultural Affairs Officer congratulates E-Teacher alumni at the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

On February 27, the Public Affairs Section hosted an E–Teacher Certificate Ceremony for four alumni who recently completed their 8-week English language teaching online courses offered by several U.S. universities. Cultural Affairs Officer Michael Quinlan welcomed the participants and discussed a range of public diplomacy programs, encouraging them to work together on projects such as English camps or teacher training for their students and ...
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Thank you and “Selamat Jalan” ETAs!

On October 31, Ambassador Lakhdhir hosted a farewell reception at her residence for 98 Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) who have completed a 10-month assignment in various schools across Malaysia. In her remarks, Ambassador Lakhdhir commended the ETAs for their significant contributions toward greater relations between the U.S. and Malaysia and the lifelong impact the ...
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Portland NGO Supports Park Management in East Malaysia

The executive director of Portland’s Forest Park Conservancy , Renee Myers , visited Miri, Sarawak on June 12-21 to work with a local nature reserve and national park on building community involvement and public awareness. She also visited a public school in Sandakan, Sabah to develop a recycling and education program.
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2015 YES Abroad Exchange Students Ready to Roll!

Selamat Datang! Five American high school students begin their 10-month Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad program this week. During the program, the students will stay with Malaysian host families and attend Form Four education at secondary schools across the states of Negeri Sembilan and Selangor. Local program partner AFS Antarabudaya Malaysia organized a 4-day arrival orientation for the students in Kuala ...
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ETAS Run Youth Camp During Lincoln Corner Kedah’s Friendship Olympics

Fourteen Kedah and Perlis ETAs ( English Teaching Assistants) hosted a sports-themed English camp titled, Friendship Olympics in collaboration with the Kedah Public Library on June 17. ETA Amy Mon from SMK Alor Merah organized this English event for 64 energetic Kedah students from 7 secondary schools. Students broke through their initial shyness with a ...
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Farewell Dr. George Iber!

During the last few weeks of his 10-month assignment with the English Language Teaching Center (ELTC) at the Ministry of Education, Senior English Language Fellow Dr. George Iber continued delivering talks and conducting workshops with Malaysian audiences.  Dr. Iber was a panelist at the second annual Cooler Lumpur Festival, which was funded by a PA ...
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