Project Partner: UBSM

Participants are encouraged to contribute books or educational materials suitable for primary schools for the MELT-A-HEART social responsibility initiative. With the help of the state education departments, MELTA will identify schools to benefit from this project. All items donated should be new. Participants can drop off their items during the conference.

The Malachi Edwin Creative Teacher Showcase Award

Project Partner: Erican Educational Group

MELTA invites interested participants to showcase teaching innovations and/or teaching simulations of effective methods/practices. The best three presentations will receive the Gold, Silver and Bronze Creative Teacher Showcase awards. Teachers in Malaysian schools are eligible.

Hyacinth Gaudart Outstanding English Language Teacher Award

Project Partner: Pearson (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

This award is presented annually to an English language teacher who has been involved in ELT activities of situations of teaching that are considered exceptional, and beyond the ordinary duties of an English language teacher. Candidates’ involvement in community work, research and publication will be an advantage. The award is open to Malaysian ELT teachers teaching at pre-school, primary or secondary level. Entry details are available at

MELTA Creative Student Teacher Showcase Award

Project Partner: Erican Education Group

MELTA invites student teachers to showcase teaching innovations and/or teaching simulations of effective methods/practices. The best three presentations will receive the Gold, Silver and Bronze Creative Student Teacher Showcase awards. Student teachers in Malaysian institutes of higher learning are eligible.

The Basil Wijayasuria Best Malaysian Teacher Presenter Award

Project Partner: ELC International School

The THREE best presentations by Malaysian teachers, as judged by the MELTA conference judging panel during the conference, will receive the Gold, Silver and Bronze Basil WIjayasuria Awards.

MELTA – Oxford Fajar Way With Words Competition (Malaysian Schools)

Project Partner: Oxford Fajar Sdn. Bhd.

The MELTA-Oxford Fajar Way With Words Competition is held in conjunction with the MELTA International Conference. The competition, open to all Malaysian schools is a fun-filled activity that requires students to make use of their English language competence. It is a team (3 members per team) event and each school may send a maximum of three teams to participate in each category.

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The MELTA President’s Award for Outstanding School ELT Project

Project Partner: Erican Educational Group

This is an award presented to schools in the State where the annual MELTA conference is held. It is presented to schools that have organised and implemented creative and interesting English language projects on a school-wide scale.

MELTA PRESIDENT Project-Based Learning Competition & Award

Project-based learning (PBL) is essentially about students and their learning. Through PBL, students take charge of their learning by making personal connection to real-world issues and practices. It is a process that encourages students themselves to take initiative, solve problems and communicate ideas. Students are engaged in deep learning that is empowering and sustainable.

The MELTA President PBL Award is set to recognise project-based learning activities that showcase students’ learning beyond the classroom. The award of a certificate of international standing and cash prizes is given to winners of the MELTA PBL competition.

Held in conjunction with the MELTA International Conference, students are given an international platform to exhibit and present their projects.

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