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Students from Sekolah Pendidikan Khas Tanjung Bungah working on a computer during their participation in the Maxis Cyberkids Programme organised by Maxis Bhd.

Pix by LO TERN CHERN / 6 Sept 2014 / STAR.

Hoping to lead a life of service

17 September 2014

DEAF since a bout of fever at age one, Hoshi Ooi Wei Chun, now 18, is determined to graduate and continue serving the hearing-impaired community as a teacher.

Panel has three months for proposals

17 September 2014

TUMPAT: The independent committee to review standard operating procedures for public examinations has three months to submit recommendations to further improve the operations of the Malaysian Examination Syndicate (MES).

It’s only about the four

17 September 2014

OUR Page One headline, “Teachers or cheaters?” (The Star, Sept 15), is specific to the errant teachers arrested by the police for their alleged involvement in the leak of the UPSR papers.

Nine-man panel to review SOP for public examinations

16 September 2014

PUTRAJAYA: A nine-member committee to review the standard ope­rating procedures for public examinations will be set up by the Education Ministry in light of the UPSR leaks.

100 more spots for medical students

16 September 2014

PETALING JAYA: One hundred places for students wanting to pursue medicine have been specially created by the Education Ministry following an uproar when only 418 places for medical courses were offered in local universities this year.

Pleasant stay: (From left) Interns Ayumi, Narumi, Hitomi, Saito and Itsuki chatting with Arai
during their farewell ceremony at Penang Skills Development Centre in Bayan Lepas.

Dream come true for Japanese student Ayumi

15 September 2014

HER dream of studying abroad to experience a different culture came true for Japanese student Ayumi Koike, 20, when she was offered a month-long internship in Penang.

Stressed out: SK Bandar Utama Damansara (4) pupils continuing with their revision for the UPSR. - FAIHAN GHANI / The Star

UPSR leak: Teacher or cheater?

15 September 2014

They are supposed to teach, not cheat. Four primary teacher have been arrested over the UPSR examination paper leak. The three men and a woman, aged 30 and 54, were picked up in a series of police raids in Penang and Parit Buntar in Perak.

NUTP: It should not have and must never happen again

15 September 2014

PETALING JAYA: The National Union of the Teaching Profession is shocked and saddened by the arrests of four teachers in connection with the UPSR test paper leak.

Move to tighten security over exam papers

15 September 2014

SUNGAI SIPUT: A specially convened meeting of high-level Education Ministry officials is scheduled to be held today to tighten existing procedures on exam paper security and secrecy.

Uplifting: A mesmerising performance with rhythmic hand-raising gestures and jumps from UM's Contemporary Dance Company.

Making strides in dance education

14 September 2014

While the creative arts is seen to be relevant for school-goers, measures are underway to integrate the subject into the national curriculum.

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