Teachers that inspire their children were awarded the President’s Award for Teachers this year. The President’s Award for Teachers (PAT), introduced in 1998, gives recognises teachers who play an important part in moulding their charges. The award is presented annually by the President of the Republic of Singapore on Teachers’ Day. Now in its 17th year, 61 teachers have since received the award.
Ms Sim Lucy from Guangyang Primary, Madam Linda Lim from Chongzheng Primary, Ms Rezia Rahumathullah from Da Qiao Primary, Ms Wendy Wong from Geylang Methodist Secondary and Dr Muhammad Nazir Amir from Greenview Secondary were the recipients this year. They received the award from President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the Istana on the 1st of Sept.
More details of each teacher can be read at The Academy of Singapore Teachers.