STORIES FROM IOBA
K S MANIAM : EX-IBRAHIM OF 1960
After completing his schooling at Ibrahim School in 1960, Maniam stayed on for a few months as pupil-teacher, and then left for India, where he was briefly to study medicine. From India, he went to England to study teacher education. In England from 1962 to 1964, he attended the Malayan Teachers College in
Wolverhampton, residing at Brinsford Lodge where his fellow-lodgers were ethnically-mixed, an experience he found positive. As Maniam remembers it, Brinsford Lodge was a potentially Malaysian society in the true sense of the word, a place where, for a magic moment, culture, ethnicity, birthplace,and language made little difference.
But Brinsford was a long way from Kedah. On successfully completing his Certificate of Education, Maniam returned to Malaysia and taught in various rural schools in Kedah until 1970, when he enrolled in an undergraduate Arts/English degree course at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur.
After completing a BA (Hons), he went on to obtain a Master's degree in English Literature, by completing a thesis on "A Critical History of Malaysian and Singaporean Poetry in English." His academic career commenced in 1979, when he was appointed to a lectureship in English at the University of Malaya. He retired from an Associate Professorship in the Department of English at that University in 1997. Through English-medium education, Maniam escaped the desperate confines of his small town/plantation childhood, and even now he publicly affirms that the
English language has given him a centre to life.
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IN MEMORIAN
Mendiang Bala Sundram IOBA of the 50's ,to all his friends he was sized as a giant ..........geng Pak Musa Jaafar.......a great athlete.........won the victor londrum ,for being the best athlete field event ; putt shot,javelin,discuss.......in games he was in school team for football,rugger,hockey and cricket.......he was also called to play for Kedah All-Blues in rugger and went for selection for the Kedah State XV
Ibrahim School was fortunate to be in Sungai Pet...
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Mohamad Afifi Abdul Mukti Its been quite som times that i hear the term victor londrum..since we adopt the semester system use to term sucjh as cum laude ..pak cha you bring back old memories
Othman Sulaiman RIP Bala. I dont know that he has left us for good. I used ti call him Bala Putra. I visited him a few times but never know of his death.
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DI ERA TAHUN 1950 an
ADA SINONIM : HOSTEL BOYS / GURKHA BOYS ?
Di Sungai Petani kedua grup budak2 ni mendapat perhatian umum.The Gurkha boys diasuh oleh kerajaan British untuk hidup dalam dunia kemilitarian.Jumlah mereka lebih besar dari Hostel boys..........Ratusan bilangannya.Di latih macam di RMC,Sungai Besi.Hidup harian mereka terikat dengan undang2 military.
Hostel boys di Ibrahim School lebih di jagai oleh Ah Tat,makan minum di biayai oleh kerajaan juga (Brititsh juga),...
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Nginap Srengenge This is another blog of mine.....nginapsrengenge
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Anizat Ahmad SUA IOBA ziarah an old-boy of the early 50's Bala Sundram semasa hayatnya
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TUNKU MUZAFFAR SHAH Dia sahabat srengenge,sama2 belajar kat Ibrahim School dan sama2 keluar sekolah selepas lulus Senior…
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Dapat khabar Cikgu Syed Abu Bakar meninggal beberapa bulan yang berlalu.........terimakasih cikgu Badiah Shakir for info..........moga rohnya di disisi ahli solihin
Bekas gurubesar ( pengetua ) ISSP..........
Sesapa ahli IOBA yang ada cerita2 peribadinya tolong submitkan pada saya.....ingin tulis riwayat hidupnya...........thank you
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Mohamad Afifi Abdul Mukti Adiknya ADO Sik Syed Mansor Barakbah..adiknya yang sorang lagi Syed Anuar belajr diISSP sebelum masuk RMC.
Mohd Helmi Al fatihah
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Ibrahim School dalam sejarah
Papan Kenyataan Senarai Setiausaha Asrama mulai dari 1960
Ada tersimpan di Muzium Ibrahim
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Mohamad Afifi Abdul Mukti Papan hostel head boy tak ada ke
Mohamad Afifi Abdul Mukti I was there from the time kadiaq, husin shuhud, chop saad and razak kecik lima tahun makan nasi ah tat\
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Ibrahim School in history
School Cambridge Class of 1959
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The year 1960 with our teachers
Photograph A .....Pak Wan Othman( CC),Ahmad Shakir,Lim Teik Jin,Chin seow Foong ( all standing )
Mrs T S Nayar ,KK Koshy and Mrs Lim Chin Ghee ( all sitting )
Photograph B......A Aziz Hasbullah , Puan Noorain ,Badiah A Manan ,Mrs Sinniah, Fong khay Kwan ( all standing )...
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Mohamad Afifi Abdul Mukti Masa Chin siew foong di kementerian belia pejabat dia sebelah UTM aku ada pi pejabat dia sembang sembang dia dok pakai baju seluar putih macam dISS
Mohamad Afifi Abdul Mukti Bukan Petrr Olivero muka bulat cik gu rassool kot
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A NOSTALGIC PERSONAL EXPERIENCE 'BACK TO SCHOOL' AFTER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS IN EARLY 1950's
BACK TO SCHOOL EARLY 1950's
Those were the days , the roads very bad , transport scarce : the only one was the Yan Transport bus , and that also was halfway only up to Jeniang . Then had to cross the river by a rakit made from bamboos tied together . The river was then deep , the current very strong and underneath inhibated by crocodiles . Yearly, there was somebody who became victim.On t...
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Musa Jaffar Satu yang ditakdir Allah bermesra sahabat yang tak kering disimbah dek hujan dàn tak basah dek panas buat selama lamanya dipondok ku SUBHANALLAH .
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Assalam, how can I talk to Dr Hanif, can someone drop his call number.ta
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