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Relevance of soft skills and gratitude

Let's hear it: From MUSHTAK AL-ATABI, Provost and CEO, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

UM’s role in sports and SEA Games

Let's hear it: From WIRDATI MOHD RADZI, Sport Management Researcher and Deputy Dean, Humanities Research Cluster, Universiti Malaya

Malaysian high jumper Nauraj Singh Randhawa, an Exercise Science student from UM, posing with his gold medal at the SEA games. He was one of 28 athletes from the varsity who represented the nation at the event.

ICT tool for educators to embrace change

TEACHERS must be prepared to change and be digitally savvy to engage with their charges, once the plan for students to bring in their devices to school is implemented.

Plan to improve teacher education

A TECHNICAL committee has been formed to develop a transformation action plan for the enhancement of Institutes of Teacher Education (IPG) nationwide.

(From left) Special award recipients Anny Tang Siew Ung (Co-curriculum), Wan Izzati Wan Ahmad (Practical English -TESL) and Rector’s Award recipient Muhamad Naufal Badarudin are all smiles after the convocation. — Bernama

Digital tech status for 13 tertiary institutions

THE Higher Education Ministry and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) awarded eight universities and five polytechnics with the Premier Digital Tech University and Preferred Digital Tech Polytechnic status respectively.

(From left, front row): Idris, Dr Noorsaadah, Dr Abdul Samad, Dr Zaini together with (back row) Dr Siti Hamisah and Yasmin at the ceremony.

Fitting in and connecting

Teacher’s talk - By Dr G Mallika Vasugi
While it is okay for teachers to talk fondly of the previous school they served at, making constant comparisons and bragging about their past achievements may not necessarily be well received by their new colleagues.

Code of ethics for parents needed, says NUTP

PUTRAJAYA: The National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) is urging the Education and Women, Family and Community Development Ministries to come up with a code of ethics for parents.

Students win bronze for creating umbrella holder

JOHOR BARU: A group of students from SMK Taman Mutiara Rini 2 clinched the bronze medal for their creative take on an umbrella holder during the 12th International Standards Olympiad in South Korea.

(From left) Low, Soong and Lim showing off the medals they won at the 12th International Standards Olympiad in South Korea.

Celebrating past glories

WITH four days to go before Malaysia marks her 60th year of independence, schools are showing their patriotic spirit by celebrating the diversity and colours that unite us. StarEducate finds out what students in the Klang Valley are doing for the Merdeka season.

Tips on taking the right shots

The Star’s photo editor gives his views and offers pointers to finalists of this year’s NiE photojournalism contest.