Priya Kulasagaran

Recent and archived articles by Priya Kulasagaran

28 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Getting aid for deserving projects

Teachers are taking a different route to raise cash for initiatives that will benefit students.

Trip to remember: Soon (centre) posing with some of his students in Penang - a visit that was made possible with funds from donors on
29 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

Commercialising creativity

It’s a constant battle for Innovation Guru Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing to make others understand and get into the the business of creativity.

Lim’s argument is that creative activities are not confined to just such industries, but permeate throughout other sectors as well.- MOHD SAHAR MISNI/The Star
8 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

No pain, no gain

It was no easy feat say high-achieving SPM students who had to burn the midnight oil to get to the top.

4 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

Fewer students score straight A’s

PUTRAJAYA: The overall Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) achievement declined with fewer students scoring straight A’s, and educators attribute this to possibly a change in the way questions were structured.

Smiles all around: Students of SMK Zainab 1 celebrating their excellent SPM results at their school. — Bernama
23 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

No more Paper 3, students to carry out experiments individually

PETALING JAYA: The practical component of science will make a comeback at the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examinations this year, a move made in tandem with the scrapping of Paper 3 (a written test) for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Additional Science.

15 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

Viable ventures for long-term gain

I THINK young people need to physically go out to disadvantaged communities and see things for themselves,” says Siti Shazwanie Saharudin.

Helping hand: Siti Shazwanie hopes the livelihood of village residents will improve with a herb garden project.
8 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

Chimp champ’s journey

Jane Goodall was in Kuala Lumpur recently to promote the Malaysian chapter of Roots and Shoots, an organisation she co-founded in 1991 as a way of empowering young people to take part in community and environment-based projects.

1 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

DPM to look into teacher requests

WHILE the school-based assessment system aims to produce holistic students, teachers’ unions say that more need to get behind this goal in the first place.

United we stand: Muhyiddin greeting Mohd Sabri (second left) and union officials.
29 Jan 2015 | 2:53 PM

Dr Jane Goodall: Small efforts from all can collectively make a difference

PETALING JAYA: Everyone can make a difference through small daily acts of change, and always stay curious about the world.

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.