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12 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

What teachers want

According to the Malaysia Global Teacher Status Index (GTSI) 2018 Statistics, headteachers here are respected more than people in any other country. StarEdu asks teachers for their wish list.

12 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

The teachers’ champ

The NUTP secretary-general talks about his vision for the union and how it can return to the glory days when everyone looked up to teachers.

9 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Digital edge for journalism

SINGAPORE: Asia’s top newsrooms are banding together to address challenges and seize opportunities of digitalisation.





New beginnings: Ng (fourth from left), joining media leaders from the region in cutting the ribbon to launch the WEF Asia Chapter in Singapore. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network
28 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Consult all parties before taking action

COST-CUTTING is okay, but feedback from stakeholders are a must.

22 Apr 2019 | 6:49 AM

Teacher who gave all crowned world’s best

The Franciscan Brother already gives 80% of his monthly income to help the poor, and now he’s going to give away his US$1mil (RM4.19mil) prize money too.

18 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

MEF: Skill upgrade is critical

PETALING JAYA: Employees should always find ways to upgrade their skills for the future should their jobs be taken over by robotics and automation, says Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan.

14 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Malaysians win at Mathematical Olympiad

YOUNG Malaysians have done the country proud at the Thailand International Mathematical Olympiad (TIMO) 2019 in Phuket.




The winning Malaysian team at the Thailand International Mathematical Olympiad 2019 in Phuket.
14 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Bringing Bahasa Melayu to the fore

THE Education Ministry wants to widen the use of Bahasa Melayu (BM) not only within the country, but internationally.




Teo (fourth from right) launching the MABBIM meet and unveiling the language body’s latest resource books.
14 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

One-stop venue for study options

SCHOOL-LEAVERS should consider whether the subjects offered by their chosen pre-university course matches what they plan to study later on.

12 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

UM part of black hole project

KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Malaya has made its mark in space research, and with photos to prove it too.





Extraordinary: The first ever photo of a black hole. — Photo courtesy of Event Horizon Telescope collaboration via the National Science Foundation