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Christina Chin

educate@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Christina Chin

24 Feb 2019 | 4:39 PM

MOF: Eligible IPT students to get RM100 cash aid next month

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian students at institutions of higher learning (IPT) in the country will receive cash aid of RM100 from the government to ease their financial burden.

24 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Plan to improve higher education in the works

A PLAN to improve private higher education will be drawn up this year.

Dr Maszlee (middle) sharing a light moment with representatives from the private higher education institutions during the meeting. — photo courtesy of Education Ministry
17 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Teachers want role in council

TEACHERS too can help tackle economic challenges facing the country.

Tan says the NUTP wants to play a role in the newly formed Economic Action Council.
17 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Getting young engineers ready for the real world

ENGINEERS are crucial in helping the country achieve developed nation status.

Lai says based on Talent Corp’s Critical Occupation List, the highest demand for engineers are in the civil, mechanical, electrical, and chemical disciplines.
17 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Disheartened engineers leaving the field

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia needs more engineers to become a developed nation, yet young engineers are dropping out of the profession.

15 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Concerns over tight SPM schedule

EXCLUSIVE:PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry’s proposal to bring forward the SPM examinations this year to avoid the annual floods has opened up the floodgates.

3 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

The pool’s great but not a must

Water safety education must be mandatory at home, and in classrooms. Schools, parents, and teachers, can prevent our drowning statistics from sinking further.

Dr Tengku Fadilah conducting a water safety class in KL recently.
3 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Textbooks to tap on water safety

PETALING JAYA: Water safety will be included in next year’s Form Four Bahasa Malaysia (BM) textbook.

20 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

TVET, a stepchild no more

A framework has been proposed to address the long-standing problems of our TVET system

Students of Politeknik Ungku Omar get hands on training on automotive engineering at the workshop at their campus in Ipoh.
15 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Cheating at the tertiary level

EXCLUSIVE: Research and writing are big challenges for any Master’s or PhD student, but there is a shortcut for those willing to pay.