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Stepping up English usage

PETALING JAYA: In environments where English is not the main mode of communication, learning the language is mostly confined to English lessons in school.

Excited to learn: Year Five pupils of SK Sungai Buloh getting a sneak peek at the first issue of ‘Step Up’ 2019. With them are Nurhafizah (far right) and Dansen (far left).

TVET, a stepchild no more

A framework has been proposed to address the long-standing problems of our TVET system

Students of Politeknik Ungku Omar get hands on training on automotive engineering at the workshop at their campus in Ipoh.

Newspapers aid 760 students to master the English language

School continues to invest in The Star’s NiE programme after 10 years of success

Parasakthi guides the students by using the NiE pullout at SMJK Chung Ling in Butterworth. - ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

Write it right

THE Star’s Newspaper-in-Education (NiE) pullout is looking for Form Six and pre-university students to contribute essays to our Earn Your Band 6 column.

Calling talented, creative performers

BERJAYA Youth, a youth empowerment initiative by Berjaya Corporation Berhad, is launching the Berjaya TeenStar Challenge 2019 (BTSC2019).

A performance by the team from SMK Convent Bukit Nanas at the competition last year.

Lessons from my parents

To maintain a relationship is to practise tolerance and acceptance

The writers parents met when they were just six and will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary in October.

Three million students get school aid

THE Education Ministry of Education is providing Early School Assistance to more than three million schoolchildren from Year One up to Form Five.

Kids learn coding skills

ACCENTURE recently hosted over 50 underprivileged children from around the Klang Valley for an Hour of Code.

The children learn coding through the Accenture Intelligent Space Exploration programme, an engaging and fun way to encourage children to become digitally literate and prepared for the future.

Pact on research

UNIVERSITI Teknologi Mara (UiTM) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Lisbon School of Architecture to establish cooperation in the field of research.

Prof Hassan (left) exchanges documents with Prof Monteiro at the UiTM campus in Shah Alam. — Bernama

Extended TAR UC family of graduates

IN conjunction with Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)’s 50th anniversary celebrations, a group of Bachelor of Public Relations final year students organised a “TAR UC 50 Legacy” online campaign.

Chew Yong Tai (right) graduated in 2004 with an Advanced Diploma in Electronic Engineering while his brother Guan Heng completed a Diploma in Graphic Design in 2013.