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Schools to teach about Environment

IPOH: Environmental education is expected to be introduced as a subject in schools and universities by 2019.

Progressive move: Dr Wan Junaidi (second from right) speaking during the ‘Asean Dialogue’ session at Pangkor Dialogue 2017. With him are (from left) Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs parliamentary secretary Amrin Amin, Asian Solidarity Economy Council chairman Dr Benjamin R. Quinones Jr, moderator Kamarul Bahrin and former member of the Philippine House of Representatives representing the legislative district of Marinduque Regina Reyes Mandanas.

Honorific for Johor Sultan already in use since 1895

JOHOR BARU: The change of the official form of address for Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar from His Royal Highness to His Majesty is a revival of the honorific for the state Ruler that had already been in use since 1895, says Johor Council of Royal Court president Datuk Abdul Rahim Ramli.

Mercy Malaysia seeks RM3mil to help refugees

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Medical Relief Society (Mercy Malaysia) is seeking RM3mil in donations to provide immediate relief for refugees who fled to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, following violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

Write it right

THE Star’s Newspaper-in-Education (NiE) pullout is looking for Form Six and pre-university students to contribute essays to our Earn Your Band 6 column.

All drummed up for shutterbug event

WHAT better way for Star-NiE to celebrate its 20th anniversary than to have a percussions group, coincidentally marking its 20th year, make a special appearance at its annual contest grand finals?

Motivating students

WHENEVER any student in Tuaran, Sabah scores straight As, Datuk Seri Madius Tangau expects a phone call.

Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid (third from left) and Tangau (fourth from left) visiting SK Mangkabung pupils in Tuaran, Sabah in May this year. — Bernama

School celebrates national day

TAYLOR’S International School celebrated National Day at both its Kuala Lumpur and Puchong campuses concurrently.

A bird’s eye view of the circle of unity formed by 600 students from Taylor’s International School Puchong.

Prof’s new poem collection launched

PROF Malachi Edwin Vethamani has launched his second collection of poems entitled Life Happens.

TVET to meet industry needs

MORE educationists and institutions are realising the importance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET).

Azhar (foreground, third from left) speaking to MJII Robotic and Automation Year Two student Amirah Zalifah Ab Rahman (right) after the launch. With him are Mara Council members Datuk Ariss Samsudin and Datuk Johan Abd Aziz (left and second left).

Giving more ‘bite’ to executives

A programme in Austria teaches managers the ropes of exploring and engaging with animals, which will help them handle people and situations better in the real world.

The Wolves playing at the centre which researches the behaviour and cognition of both wolves and dogs. – AFP