Meet the Founders

15 passionate educators have been selected from across the country to head the Media Education For All initiative.

Media Education For All Founders will lead the development of Media Education Academy, a self-paced teacher training platform for Malaysian educators to upskill in media literacy.

NORSYILA BINTI MAZLAN

SMK Tanjong Rambutan

Norsyila graduated from Universiti Utara Malaysia and has been serving for 21 years as a teacher. She is passionate to learn and explore new things related to education. She gets satisfaction from sharing new ideas, knowledge and experiences with other educators as she believes the more you share, the better you become.

MOHD HILMI BAKAR

Universiti Teknologi MARA

Hilmi Bakar believes it is his job as an educator to inspire others. He teaches Digital Content Creation and Marketing and is certified as a Google Partner in Google Ads. Based in Melaka, he has had wonderful experiences working in the media (TV news channel) and telecommunication (Fraud Investigation) industries.

RAJA NAZATUL AKHMA

Matrix Global Schools

Nazatul Akhma believes firmly that more so than knowledge and skills, ethics is a more definitive feature of a proficient digital citizen. Based in Negeri Sembilan, she has been inculcating the love for STEM among preschool and primary children for many years.


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SAHARAH ABDULLAH

SMK Jerai

Saharah Abdullah loves to broaden her horizon and learn new teaching techniques to improve her pedagogical skills. Based in Kupang, Kedah, she has taken part in various programs abroad such as the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization’s (SEAMEO) language workshops in Singapore as well as the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement program in California, the United States.

EMILY NEOH GAIK KIN

Sri KDU Secondary School

Emily Neoh values empirical evidence and linguistic nuances in unpacking concepts such as media literacy. She teaches upper secondary English and English for Science and Technology in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

NURUL AINI HANANI MOHD SAIDI

SMK Sungai Tiram

Aini Hanani aims to make learning relatable and fun for students who struggle with English. Based in Johor, she is currently pursuing a PhD focusing on the Structure of Knowledge and Reading for Learning, In her spare time, she enjoys writing online novels when inspiration dawns and partaking in colouring activities.

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FIZARIL AMZARI BIN OMAR

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

Fizaril Amzari considers himself to be an idealistic and optimistic individual who is motivated to share knowledge through his own unique approach. He loves drawing comics and creating games to add a dash of excitement and joy in learning, so long as the activities do not violate the boundaries set by the Syara'.

NOOR SYAZANA BINTI TAIB

SK Rumah Barat

Noor Syazana teaches in a SKM (Sekolah Kurang Murid) in Subis, Sarawak with less than 50 students. She is the school’s GPM (Guru Perpustakaan dan Media) and is also an author for the history textbook used by Standard 4 students in the country. She was appointed as an Edufluencer by the Ministry of Education in 2019.

HAZWAN BIN HAMDAN

SABK Maahad Ehyak Dinniah Islamiah

Hazwan Hamdan teaches English in a religious school in Perak. He has 11 years of teaching experience and is eager to share his knowledge on media literacy to teachers and students in Malaysia.

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JESSICA CH'NG HUI TING

SJKC Kuen Cheng 1

Jessica Ch'ng holds a B.Ed TESOL from Victoria University of Wellington. She is a recipient of Victoria University of Wellington's English Speaking Union Award, an alumna of the American English E-Teacher Program, and a Director of Women Who Code Kuala Lumpur. She enjoys photography and misses travelling.

DR AINI MARINA MA'ROF

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Aini Marina is an award-winning educational psychologist, teacher trainer, and educational researcher at Universiti Putra Malaysia. She teaches and conducts research in the cognitive sciences of teaching and learning. A hands-on mom, she collects words as a hobby and enjoys chocolate chip cookies, as should all right-thinking people.

KENN YEAP THIAM HOONG

Media and Communications Lecturer

Kenn Yeap lectures on the various aspects of Communication and Media, specifically the practice of Public Relations in various colleges. He is a former radio producer, journalist, political aide and has experience working in the television industry. He considers himself a hardcore activist to promote media literacy education.

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SHEE YUEN LING

SJKC New Kopisan

Yuen Ling embraces lifelong learning as her life principle and she truly believes that to teach is to touch the soul. Based in Perak, she hopes to upskill herself to contribute and improve the quality of education in Malaysia. She is an edufluencer with the Ministry of Education, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE) as was well as a recipient of the 2020 Guru Inspirasi McDonald award.

NUR RAWAIDAH RAHMAT

SM Pendidikan Khas Vokasional Merbok

Rawaidah Rahmat teaches in a special TVET school in Kedah. She is the school’s GPM (Guru Perpustakaan dan Media) and actively involves herself in various innovation and STEM competitions. She is the recipient of various awards at the state and national level such as Ikon Guru Teknologi Pendidikan Negeri Kedah 2020, Ikon Inovasi MYRIS 2019, Ikon Guru Pendidikan Khas KMY 2019, and Penerima Khas Hari Inovasi KPM 2018.

CHOO LUI YIU

SMK Gedong

Lui Yiu has 22 years of experience in education and she likes to take a no-nonsense approach in carrying out her duty as a teacher. Based in Sarawak, she is the HOD (Head of Department) for Science and Mathematics at her school as well as a district trainer for additional mathematics and mathematics. She is committed to her work and believes in the value of continuous lifelong learning.

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