Christina Chin

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6 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Get info on scholarships at the UCSI booth

KUALA LUMPUR: The UCSI University booth was buzzing with visitors at the Star Education Fair 2019.

6 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Black shoes make their debut

IT was a sea of black - almost.

School children at SK Taman Putra Perdana in Puchong, donning black shoes on the first day of school after the government gave the options to use black or white shoes until the policy on black shoes and socks is enforced in 2021. - RAJA FAISAL HISHAN/The Star
6 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

E-textbooks just an option

DIGITAL textbooks are better but the Education Ministry will continue to provide hard copies for now.

Teo visiting the SK Taman Putra Perdana’s Special Needs Integration Programme (PPKI) classroom.
3 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Read more books, pupils advised

PUTRAJAYA: It was the advice from the Education Minister himself to the pupils of SK Putrajaya Presint 14(1) on the very first day of school.

High-five: Dr Maszlee greeting Year One pupils during a visit to SK Putrajaya Presint 14(1).
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28 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Industry leaders to chart TVET’s path

PETALING JAYA: Leaders of Malaysian industries are working with the government to develop a skills standard and syllabus that are of international quality, says Department of Skills Development director-general Nidzam Kamarulzaman.

Deft fingers: Girls learning tailoring at a TVET class.
23 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Honorary PhD for Rafidah

EDUCATION must be a key driver towards national unity and integration.

Rafidah receiving a token of appreciation from Dr Palan (right) during the special convocation ceremony.
17 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

CAP: Ban alone not enough – enforcement also needed

PETALING JAYA: Juvenile smokers are still lighting up, even in smoke-free zones.

16 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Understanding our youths

Report finds there’s a need to focus on soft skills and the ability of students to learn new skills

14 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

M’sian teacher up for global recognition

PETALING JAYA: A special education teacher has done the nation proud.

Passionate teacher: Muhamad Khairul showing his students how to make pastries.
13 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Low end jobs need rebranding so locals will want them

KUALA LUMPUR: Lower-end jobs, such as cleaning, need to be rebranded to attract the locals, says Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan.