Danial Rahman

Recent and archived articles by Danial Rahman

5 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

A youthful awakening in public sector

IN 2011, Belgium went 541 days without a government. Yes, you read that right.

7 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Malaysian education: A new hope

With a new minister and a merged ministry in place, expectations for our education system have never been greater. But the public needs to understand the huge task ahead.

12 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Vote for policies for now and tomorrow

Universal basic income and a four-day work week are among ideas that may make a better future.

15 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Waqf can empower youths, society

LAST month, I was inspired after attending a forum on waqf. When I was a child, to me, the term waqf referred to a covered seating space in school where we’d wait for our parents to pick us up. My knowledge of waqf was then limited to the building of mosques or Qurans donated by well-wishing members of the public.

15 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Vote if you want to be heard

Young people will again be a factor in GE14. They, of course, have a lot at stake.

18 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

The road ahead for education policies

HAVING a background education in law, I did not think that my passion would be honed in a somewhat paradoxical manner – in a job that exposes me to the “law” or policies in education.

21 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Education, technology, love

As education strives to keep up with new technologies and the 4th Industrial Revolution, we must not overlook the values that make us human.

23 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

The most innovative ministry in M’sia?

To tackle the challenges faced by students, industry and academics, many innovative ideas are being introduced to improve the tertiary education ecosystem.

26 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Call for high-tech higher education

Artificial intelligence professors, social online learning and Netflix-style textbooks are just some of the changes students want to embrace – more so than their professors.

28 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Getting the best of both academic worlds

As students embark on the 2017/2018 academic year, the author reflects on his time at an Islamic university as well as the oldest English-speaking university in the world.