An eventful year for education

Idris (sixth from right) posing for a ‘Soaring Upwards’ group photo with representatives from various private higher learning institutions. With him are Deputy Higher Education Minister Datuk Dr Mary Yap (fifth from right), director-general Dr Siti Hamisah (third from right) and secretary-general Tan Sri Dr Noorul Ainur Mohd Nur (eighth from right).

TODAY is the last day of 2017. While this is the time to make New Year resolutions, it is also the time to reflect on happenings that affected both young students and their parents.

The year started off with 435,882 pupils nationwide starting Year One on Jan 1 for states with Friday weekends, and on Jan 3 for the rest.

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