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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.

Going the extra mile

Filled with determination, teacher amy Mistika Salim formed a bond with her student and encouraged him to respond in class.

Amy Mistika’s dedication helped her student to communicate in class. - RAJA FAISAL HISHAN/The Star

Proud moment for Quay

KDU is proud of its School of Business student Quay Cheng Yee’s success.




Quay is one of the top 10 finalists in the EY Young Tax Professional Of The Year 2018 Malaysia.

Education for all children

IN a visit to Sekolah Bimbingan Jalinan Kasih (SBJK) in March, Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik stressed that the ministry is a firm believer in education for all.

Dr Maszlee serving some food to the pupils during his visit in March.

Building their self-confidence

Sekolah Bimbingan Jalinan Kasih helps the long-abandoned children to develop skills.




Students celebrate Merdeka Day at Sekolah Bimbingan Jalinan Kasih in Kuala Lumpur last year. — File photo

Today is the last day of the Star Education Fair

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Recognition for her work on teacher education

FORMER education deputy director-general (teaching professionalism development sector) Datuk Asariah Mior Shaha­ruddin said getting the National Education Leadership Icon Award 2019 was unexpected.




(From left) Asariah and Nawi with their awards at the national Teachers Day celebration 2019 in Penang. - ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

All under one roof

Set up by the Education Ministry in 2013 to cater to street children, Sekolah Bimbingan Jalinan Kasih’s (SBJK) purpose was to help undocumented children get a chance at education without having to pay a fee.

Unique English lesson

ENGLISH teacher R Sathiyakumar came up with a different method of teaching composition to one of his Form Two classes at St Paul’s Institution (SPI) in Seremban.




Sathiyakumar (standing, right) with Ong (first row, third right) and the boys pose for a group photo after their unique English lesson on preparing Bombay Toast.

Mega career fest at varsity

HUMAN resources (HR) personnel from more than 120 Malaysian and international companies participated in the Mega Career Fair, organised by the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation’s Career Centre.




An overview of the APU Mega Career Fair that provided students with full-time jobs or internship opportunities.