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In jubilation: The MPI winning team showing smiling faces.

Private institute wins flash mob contest

20 December 2014

SIBU: A private institution of higher learning here, Methodist Pilley Institute (MPI) has won the ACCA Flash Mob Contest 2014.

Cheque it out: Wong receiving the mock cheques from Tio (right) and Ngei.

Grads stumped at interviews

20 December 2014

PETALING JAYA: Fresh graduates are requesting job interviews to be conducted in languages other than English as they are not proficient in the language.

Pak Lah to grace school reunion

19 December 2014

HIGH School Bukit Mertajam (HSBM), the first English secondary school on mainland Penang, will be holding its Homecoming Day and Annual Reunion Dinner on Jan 17.

Great mentor: Brother Hyacinth with the Music Club members.

Classroom to be named after late mentor-teacher

18 December 2014

SIBU: SMK Sacred Heart here will name a classroom after the late Brother Hyacinth Fitzgerald who passed away on Sunday at the La Salle Home in Hong Kong.

British Council country director for Malaysia Gavin Anderson says they will open more English learning centres in the country.— Photos by ONG SOON HIN

Taking English teachers to a higher level

18 December 2014

THE British Council held a media engagement session to reflect the strides made in its second Professional Upskilling of English Language Teachers (Pro-ELT) project.

‘Look beyond number of As in UPSR’

18 December 2014

SEVEN As is not the right benchmark to measure the achievement of a school in the UPSR examination, said Penang Tamil Schools Special Task Force Committee chief Datuk Dr K. Anbalagan.

Ministry embarks on plan to improve standard of teachers and leaders in schools

18 December 2014

MALACCA: The Education Ministry has embarked on a continuous professionalism development plan (PPPB) aimed at raising the quality of teachers and leaders in schools to empower the teaching profession in the country.

Pursuing studies locally

17 December 2014

KUCHING: Students can study for University of London (UOL) qualifications without leaving Sarawak by taking up the courses offered at SEGi College Sarawak.

Dedicated: A teacher teaching students in a language class. — filepic

You’re or your fault?

17 December 2014

I WAS going to start off this week’s column by blaming the public education system for students’ poor English. I was going to repeat what a lot of people have been saying for a very long time.

New-edge: Device Authority (MCA) chief executive Zamane Abdul Rahman (third from right) and Prof Dr Jasmy (second from right) looking at the newly launched electromagnetic capability-testing laboratory at the university in Skudai.

The first electromagnetic capability-testing lab launched

17 December 2014

The first electromagnetic capability-testing laboratory located within a higher education institution has been launched at the University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).

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