Recent and archived articles by Ann Marie Khor
As the country’s higher education aims to keep “soaring upwards”, the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) must put in more work to accredit and verify the quality of various academic programmes offered.
Home is where the heart and business is for this Anak Malaysia who despite studying, living and working abroad, has returned to do his bit for the nation by starting a programming academy.
A strong national identity is key to unity and schools provide this foundation.
IT is the year 1958. The country has just achieved independence from the colonialists a year ago.
PETALING JAYA: The postponement of English as a compulsory pass subject in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) is another flip-flop policy that will affect students badly, says Parent Action Group for Education Malaysia (PAGE) chairman Datin Noor Azimah Abdul Rahim.
While the Education Ministry’s indefinite postponement of the SPM English issue has drawn flak from many quarters, there are an equal number of stakeholders who are happy with the decision.
OUT of 12 National Key Economic Areas (NKEAs), Malaysia will face an undersupply of skilled workers in 10 of these areas.
PETALING JAYA: English will not be made a compulsory pass in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) from 2016 as earlier planned.
With the introduction of the integrated Cumulative Grade Point Average (iCGPA) pilot project, the nation can soon look forward to more holistic and readily employable graduates.