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Students leading the kindness revolution

The inaugural #StandTogether National Kindness Week is a huge success, with over 650 schools taking part and over 100 student-led kindness projects implemented across the country.

(From right) Nur Qamilia, Nur Insyirah, Ulisaa and Nik Nur Alya show how their boxes of kindness idea works.

Reading can boost child development

INTERNATIONAL Children’s Book Day 2018, aims to promote and inspire a love of reading among children around the world.

A little girl is reading a book to her teddy bears. — AFP

How kids can become smart consumers

MOST financial literacy efforts in schools don’t improve people’s behaviour later in life. That could be because we’re focusing on the wrong things.

Cellphones in school

The use of cellphones is gaining acceptance inside US schools.

Cellphones are still absent from most US schools but new data shows them steadily gaining acceptance as administrators bow to parents wishes to keep tabs on their kids and teachers find ways to work them into lessons. — AP

Saluting teachers

TEACHERS Day will be celebrated on May 16 and we are looking for the heroes of education.

Tamil school ready in 18 months

THE country’s 530th Tamil school will be ready in about 18 months, said Deputy Education Minister Datuk P. Kamalanathan.

A century of Chinese education

CHONG Hwa is turning 100 next year. And, its schools - Chong Hwa Independent High School, SMJK(C) Chong Hwa, and SRJK(C) Chong Hwa in Kuala Lumpur, have already kicked-off the centennial celebration.

Chong Hwa is turning 100 next year and a series of events will be held until December 2019 including this dinner for the media in Petaling Jaya last Saturday.

Training the ideal teacher

I LOVED every minute of school even though caning was a form of punishment then.

Dr Wan Zahid sharing his views on what makes an ideal teacher.

Fuzhou University offers 15 full scholarships

YONG PENG: Fuzhou University in China is offering 15 full scholarships worth a total of RM750,000 to students who are interested in furthering their studies there.

IGCSE exams to carry on as scheduled on May 9

PETALING JAYA: Students will have to sit for the IGCSE examinations on May 9 despite it being a public holiday.