Sandhya Menon

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18 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Ministry to fine tune code of ethics

TEACHERS can look forward to being protected from parents and guardians once a code of ethics has been finetuned and approved by the Education Ministry.

Mahdzir (second from left) receiving the proposal from Kamarozaman (fourth and third from right) as NUTP secretary-general Harry Tan and representatives look on.
18 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Hard work pays off

School-leavers share their experiences on preparing for a major national examination.

Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid (middle) shares a light moment with students from SMK Dato Syed Ahmad during his visit to the school in Kuala Nerang, Kedah. — Bernama
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14 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

First wave used as springboard for initiatives under second wave

THE impact and central role education plays in expanding a country’s economic growth and its influence on society is undeniable.

More than fun: There is a need to develop students who are problem solvers, critical thinkers and team players.
11 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

On a quest to prove themselves

NURUL Fatin Najiehah Abd Aziz vowed to redeem herself in the 2017 Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) after failing to achieve what she had set out to attain in her Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia examination.

Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid (seated, middle) with the country’s top STPM and MUET students at a prize presentattion ceremony. Looking on are Education Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Alias Ahmad (seated, second left), director-general Datuk Dr Amin Senin (seated, second right), Malaysian Examination Council chairman Prof Datuk Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak (seated, left) and chief executive Mohd Fauzi Mohd Kassim (seated, right). — Bernama
1 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Four Malaysian varsities do us proud

PETALING JAYA: Ten departments in four Malaysian universities have been ranked among the top 50 in the world for their discipline in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2018.

24 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Heavy schoolbags may finally come to an end

PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry has completed its report on the heavy schoolbag issue, which confirms that pupils are overburdened.

Kind gesture: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (second from left) receiving a gift from National Putera MIC chief Uvaraja Maniam. Looking on are Kamalanathan (left) and Health Minister and MIC president Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam at the official launch of Inter-Varsity Sports Festival 2018 at Universiti Putra Malaysia Sports Centre. — Bernama
21 Feb 2018 | 3:15 PM

Ministry: Don't believe rumour that 17,000 failed SPM History paper

PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry has quashed rumours that 17,000 students who sat for the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination in 2017 have failed the History paper.

18 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Disability, no obstacle to success

ASK not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country, John F. Kennedy famously said.

Lean receives the award from Prof Walker (right) and Moey (left) at the MCKL graduation ceremony.
14 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Kamalanathan denies making ‘self-harm’ remark as reported

SEPANG: At no point did I say M. Vasantha Piriya had cut her wrist, clarified Datuk P. Kamalanathan.

11 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Dishing up healthier options

It is vital for parents to understand lifestyle factors that determine the healthy growth of their children.