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Karen Chapman

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29 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Don saw football as champion of unity

PETALING JAYA: More than a highly regarded academician, the late Emeritus Prof Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim is remembered as a true Malaysian who saw football as a crucial piece of the nation’s heritage, and a champion of unity.

Prof Khoo Kay Kim (centre)
26 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Recognition for her work on teacher education

FORMER education deputy director-general (teaching professionalism development sector) Datuk Asariah Mior Shaha­ruddin said getting the National Education Leadership Icon Award 2019 was unexpected.




(From left) Asariah and Nawi with their awards at the national Teachers Day celebration 2019 in Penang. - ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star
28 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Imelda speaks her way to London

GROWING up, Imelda Sandrasagaran was a little shy and sensing that, her grandmother signed her up for drama school.

31 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

A sweet victory for Malaysian team

PETALING JAYA: The team members could not believe their ears when it was announced in French that Malaisie (Malaysia) had won the World Pastry Cup for 2019.

Winning team: (From left) Siau, Loi, Tan and Tay celebrating after winning the World Pastry Cup in Lyon, France. — AP
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25 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Teachers, keys to quality in education

The high quality of the Finnish school system is based on a clear national ethos that people are the nation’s most important asset

A view of Helsinki, Finland from a cruise ship. PLEASE DO NOT REUSE
18 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Making education a priority

Dr Maszlee Malik tells StarEducate why he won’t be ‘shoe’-ed away from fixing the nation’s education sector.

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16 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Time to teach good values

EXCLUSIVE: PUTRAJAYA: More time will be allocated towards instilling good values in students in school time­tables.

Positive steps: Dr Maszlee is working on Dr Mahathir’s vision of grooming more civic-minded individuals.
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11 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Taylor’s graduates are highly sought after

PETALING JAYA: Taylor’s Uni­ver­sity is the fourth best in the world based on its score of 99.7/100 in the graduate employment rate indicator under the 2019 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

On top of the world: The Taylor’s Lakeside University campus.
10 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

UM is 87th in global rankings

UNIVERSITI Malaya (UM) has made history by being ranked 87th in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.

Dr Maszlee (second from left) shares a light moment with UKM vice-chancellor Prof Tan Sri Dr Noor Azlan Ghazali (left), Abdul Rahim (second from right) and Prof Aini (right) before chairing a press conference on the rankings.
7 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

UCSI, nation’s top private varsity

PETALING JAYA: UCSI University can now call itself Malaysia’s top private university as it has beaten its peers by breaching the top 500 of the 2019 QS World University Rankings.