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Pupils from rural school learn computer programming

MIRI: Thirty-five pupils from SK Kelapa Sawit No. 4 get their first lesson in basic computer programming during a visit to Curtin University Malaysia.

All for unity and patriotism

“I WISH to see a developed Malaysia.”

SMK Alam Megah, Shah Alam Form One students wave the Jalur Gemilang made from cutout templates printed in The Star during the Raise The Flag event at the school. -- Picture courtesy of Proton

No easy feat being a journo

WHEN I first submitted my application for the BRATs young journalist camp, I imagined journalism to be simplistic and straightforward – interviewing people and replicating the information offered in the form of an article.

Veena (back row, right) with other members of Team Hansel.

Tzu Chi sets up international school in KL

THE phrase “faith in humanity has been restored” is one people often use after witnessing a moving act of kindness that tugs on their heartstrings.

Chong (Second from left) performing the ground-breaking ceremony of Tzu Chi International School Kuala Lumpur.

Advertising, a platform to change society

ARMED with at least 30 years of experience in advertising, Alvin Teoh uses it as a platform to spread social awareness on various issues.

The winners of the short film competition pose with their mock cheques.

Graduating with flying colours

TAYLOR’S College recently celebrated the outstanding academic achievements of students from its Cambridge A Levels programme.

Winning images of their art

It was no easy feat, but the top five finalists who shot the most captivating photos in the The Star’s NiE photojournalism contest, were rewarded for their perseverance and effort.

(Standing, from left) Goh and NiE editorial manager Sharon Ovinis join in the discussion as judges (sitting from left) Chew, Nadhirah, Star Media Group photo editor Ng Kok Leong and Mahfooz, confer to pick out the grand prize winners .

Unique campus experience

UNIVERSITI Tenaga Nasional (Uniten) is gearing up to turn its Putrajaya campus into a smart “city” in an effort to create a “smart society”.

Prof Kamal (right) shaking hands with TNB Engineering Corporation general manager Abdul Hakim Hamad (second from left) at the event.

One-stop study app

A ‘one-stop app’ for students to search, and apply, for courses within minutes, will be launched soon.

The GoMyStudy software allows students to fine-tune their search for specific learning institutions and courses.

Back-to-school blues for Japanese kids

With the start of the new school year and the emphasis on academic success, stress levels and suicides are high among young people in the Land of the Rising Sun, during this period.

Celebrities are reaching out to at-risk schoolchildren who battle many fears ranging from schoolyard bullies to doing poorly in exams. — AFP