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Luwita Hana Randhawa

educate@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Luwita Hana Randhawa

1 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

GEM of a school

A NEW international school is coming to Tropicana Metropark in Subang Jaya.

Shaking on it: (Left to right) Yau, Tan, Idris and Collin at the signing ceremony.
27 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Mixed views over the effectiveness of caning

PETALING JAYA: There were mixed views over the effectiveness of caning as a means to discipline children.

Spare the rod: Some teachers believe getting to the roof of child's problem would be more effective.
25 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Star Education Fair: A runaway success

The 65,000 visitors to last weekend’s Star Education Fair were overwhelmed by the choices available to them in the form of tertiary courses, scholarships and career talks.

Shopping for options: The fair was abuzz with parents and students scouting out the tertiary opportunities on offer by local and foreign institutions.
19 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Preparation the first step to success

KUALA LUMPUR: Preparation and passion are key in securing scholarships for tertiary study. Star Education Fund manager Susanna Kuan said students should do research on institutions applied to and be well-prepared when attending scholarship interviews.

Star Education Fair. Susan Kuan, manager, Star Education Fund
18 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Promoting Hong Kong as a study hub

HONG KONG Secretary for Education Eddie Ng Hak-Kim is committed to strengthening academic ties with Malaysia.

Forging frienships: Muhyiddin (right) shaking hands with Ng at his office in Putrajaya. Looking on is Idris. – Bernama
18 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Moratorium on medical studies to be reviewed

KUALA LUMPUR: The current moratorium on new medical programmes, which ends this year, is being reviewed.

14 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Ministry deploys second batch of volunteers

PETALING JAYA: The second batch of Education Ministry flood volunteers, comprising students and staff of local tertiary institutions, has been dispatched.

12 Jan 2015 | 8:08 PM

UPSR leak: Probe being wrapped up, committee to submit report

CYBERJAYA: The committee set up to investigate into the leak of last year’s Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) will submit its report soon, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said.

Muhyiddin (third, right) looking through a textbook of a student on the first day of the 2015 school year at SMK Cyberjaya on Monday. - Bernama pix
11 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Inspirational!

SHE has a record 78 Women’s Squash Association titles.

Fan Club : Nicol with her award, posing with U-SchoS members.
4 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Remembering 2014

The education sector saw some challenges and positive outcomes in the year that was.