Karen Chapman

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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.

13 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Kuala Lumpur - second most affordable city

KUALA Lumpur has been ranked as the world’s second most affordable student city.

9 May 2018 | 12:06 PM

KL ranked second most affordable student city

PETALING JAYA: Kuala Lumpur has been ranked as the world’s second most affordable student city.

22 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Growing from strength to strength

PMC is awarded foreign university branch campus status.

Nearly 1,600 doctors have graduated since the first PMC convocation was held in 2001.
18 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

PMC gets foreign varsity branch campus status

PETALING JAYA: Penang Medical College (PMC) has been awarded foreign university branch campus status by the Higher Education Ministry.