KAMPAR: Tuition teacher Chow Sak Chin is determined to succeed as a lecturer despite losing his sight following an accident in 1996.
However, Chow, having earned a doctorate in special education from Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) last year, has not been successful in finding a lecturing job.
The 45-year-old has always hoped to become a lecturer to help the visually impaired like him gain knowledge and succeed in life.
“I am a person with disabilities. Many calls have been made and emails sent to various offices and agencies but there has been no response,” the father of two told Bernama.
Since June last year, he has not received any offer despite having sent numerous applications to various institutions of higher learning for the post.
Chow, who has been teaching English at a tuition centre here for 11 years, hopes that there will be employers willing to offer him a job as a lecturer.
“With current technology, there are various ways that can be applied to facilitate teaching and learning for the visually impaired,” he said.
Chow considers himself to be the happiest person on earth when he finally got his doctorate last year after going through various challenges and difficulties as a visually impaired person.