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Plan to bring tahfiz schools under Education Ministry

AMENDMENTS may be made to the Education Act 1996 (Act 550), so that tahfiz schools come under the jurisdiction of the Education Ministry.

RM25mil to upgrade 156 schools

THE Education Ministry has allocated RM25mil to be distributed to 156 national schools in the country.

Kamalanathan (second from right) with (from left) Dr Mohana Dass, Nagaiah, Saravanan and Theve Devi.

The magic of Kampung Kirkby

A former teacher gives his take on a recent trip with his mostly octogenarian peers to their alma mater in an English town, to commemorate the Tunku’s momentous visit to the college over 60 years ago, where the soon-to-become premier made the Merdeka announcement that surprised everyone.

The college alumni returned to place the plaque in Granborne Chase, Kirkby.

Educators doing their best to teach English

TEACHERS have often been blamed for the poor standard of the English language in the country.

Saving up for higher education

AS a parent, all Mohd Ashik Abdullah wants is financial security so he can give the best education to his child.

(From left) Brigadier General Abdul Manaf, Mastura, Ranizam, Mohd Ashik, Muhammad Salahuddin and Nurmahayu at the ceremony.

Transfer of HM upsets parents and teachers

MELAKA: A group of parents and teachers of a Tamil school here are upset over an abrupt transfer of the headmaster.

Grieving parents hope tahfiz will be safer from now on

PETALING JAYA: While still grieving over the deaths of their children in the tahfiz fire last week, parents are glad that the Government is taking steps to ensure safety in these premises to prevent such a tragedy from happening again.

Offering British education to China

NEGRI Sembilan’s Matrix Global Schools (MGS) is collaborating with China’s Hengshui No.1 High School to provide British education to 200 students from the republic every year.

Lee (second from right) exchanging documents with Hengshui Malaysia managing director Lei Ming after the signing ceremony. With them are (from left) China Hubei Macheng Bo Da Edu Group board/headmaster Li Yao Dong, Yan and MGS chief executive officer Felix Lee Eng Boon. — Photos: UU BAN/The Star

‘Teens may have taken drugs while skipping school’

KUALA LUMPUR: The seven suspects arrested for their alleged involvement in the burning of the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah tahfiz last week may have been caught up in drugs at the time that they went missing from school.

Vital lessons: Students viewing a display on the dangers of drugs at SMK Seri Saujana in Bandar Baru Seri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur.
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Writing contest to promote harmony

THE Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (Asli) and Star Media Group, with support from Sunway