Teachers are real superheroes, going above and beyond to make sure their students get nothing but the absolute best.
The perfect examples are these Malaysian teachers who have become internet sensations for their heartwarming act, not only cleaning lice from their students’ heads but also educating them about the importance of cleanliness.
M’sian teachers’ thoughtful act
Sharing on his TikTok account, @cikguoffroad, the clip shows a group of teachers taking turns washing, cleaning, and treating the hair of their primary school students who have lice.
In the short one-minute clip, the teachers were like haircare superheroes – taking turns washing, combing, treating, and cleaning the kids’ hair to kick those lice to the curb.
In a poignant caption accompanying the post, the teacher wrote the significance of cleanliness and shares insights into the daily struggles and triumphs of teachers.
“Cleanliness is very important. I just want to share the stories of teachers that not everyone knows. Some criticize, some praise. However, our duty is not just to educate but to care for them as our own children.” he wrote.
He also pointed out that all teachers feel this way. Just the act of coming to school fills them with pride because it means the world to them.
“So, this is our story in the wilderness. We don’t dance. We don’t sway. We just do what is necessary. That’s it.” he wrapped it up.
This video has amassed over 2 million views and garnered thousands of comments, all praising the teachers for their thoughtful act.
Netizens praise the teachers for their great effort
“Among the professions often envied and criticized… yet noble for the nation and people. Thank you, Teacher.”
“Good job, school teachers! Not all teachers are willing to help with hair problems, you know.”
“Kudos to the teachers in remote areas. These will become memories of the future.”
“You’re doing great work. Thank you very much. May God bless you.”
Kudos to these incredible teachers for their heartwarming and thoughtful actions, truly exemplifying the spirit of care and dedication in education.
Here is the full video: