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Students not happy with PT3 results

23 December 2014

The just released results of the first Form Three Assessment (PT3) have left many parents, teachers and students baffled. Although it was designed to produce students with ‘higher order thinking’skills, there was confusion as those affected asked if the ministry had rushed too quickly into an unfamiliar format.

Huge relief: SMK St George students (from left) Shannen Leong, Joanne Ang Su Fern, Aina Syamimi Yusoff, Anis Afiqah Suhaimi and Rania Sim celebrating the 9As and 10As they achieved for the PT3 examination in George Town, Penang. — Bernama

Education Dept can expect much feedback on PT3 exam

23 December 2014

JOHOR BARU: The Johor Education Department will be getting feedback from secondary schools over the Pentaksiran Tingkatan 3 (PT3) or Form Three Assessment results.

Goh (left) explaining the carnival to State Education Department, Islamic education sector chief, Yazit Kechik (two from left)

90% of books imported

22 December 2014

JOHOR BARU: About 90% of all books used in the country’s libraries and universities are imported materials, said State Education Department, Islamic education sector chief, Yazit Kechik.

UPM-Kyutech twinning programme on the cards

22 December 2014

KITAKYUSHU (Fukuoka): Universiti Putra Malaysia and the Kyutech Institute of Technology (Kyutech) here are planning to introduce a twinning and double-degree programme next year.

Triumphant trio: (From left) Mohd Fahmi, Muhammad Fazri and Muhammad Firdaus posing with their scrolls and medals after the PIS convocation ceremony.

Resounding success for hardy trio

22 December 2014

PASIR GUDANG: Despite their hearing disability, they are the best of friends who are undeterred by their condition.

Home builders: Aufifillah Alwi, Mohd Syafiq, Muhammad Syeffiq viewing a model house for their project.

Building houses for the future

21 December 2014

Our lifestyles are bound to change in the years to come, and this has spurred a group of young architects to embark on an initiative to look into housing needs of the people within the next century.

Embassy support: Kodama would like to foster ties between Kobe University and Malaysian universities.

Forming partnerships

21 December 2014

Kobe University hopes to establish links with Malaysian institutions of higher learning with the aim of working towards a sustainable global society.

Prof. Dr. Adnan Hussein delivering a public lecture  on his appointment as a full professor at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) on Friday (May 23). The lecture was one of the highlights for IMPACT 2014. pix by EDMUND NGO//May 23, 2014.

Deputy vice-chancellor reappointed

21 December 2014

PROF Dr Adnan Hussein (pic) has been reappointed as Universiti Sains Malaysia’s (USM) deputy vice-chancellor (Student Affairs and Development) for a two-year term effective Dec 1 this year.


21 December 2014

THE International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) has announced RM6.8mil of scholarships for SPM school leavers who want to pursue foundation studies.

Removing the stigma: Hazel explaining to visitors how dance therapy helps schizophrenic patients.

Breaking barriers

21 December 2014

THE Help University community and members of the public were recently given the chance to get inside the heads of those suffering from schizophrenia when HELP’s psychology students, under the guidance of the university’s Centre for Psychological and Counselling Services, held a three-day event to raise public awareness about schizophrenia.

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