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    Study options in Taiwan

    THE Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia has announced that the Taiwan Fellowship 2020 is now open for application.

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    Ex-dropout makes the grade

    NICHOLAS Chan, 23, is the first Institute of Technical Education (ITE) graduate to make it to the National University of Singapore’s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, which this year had about 280 places for some 2,000 applicants.


Nicholas is grateful that NUS accepted him. - The Straits Times/Asia News Network
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    Singapore should spur learning of foreign languages

    WHILE bilingualism has long been touted as one of Singapore’s strengths, many European students are already learning many languages, said Education Minister Ong Ye Kung.


EU Ambassador to Singapore Barbara Plinkert (left) and Finnish Ambassador Paula Parviainen speaking to students after a panel discussion. - The Straits Times/Asia News Network
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    Celebrating our educators

    TEACHERS Day in Malaysia is celebrated on May 16. Different countries celebrate Teachers Day on different days.


SJKC Kwang Hwa pupils looking at some of the Teachers Day cards which broke the Malaysia Book of Records during the national Teachers Day celebration 2019 at Setia SPICE Convention centre in Penang. - CHAN BOON KAI/The Star
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    Jazz, pop music added to O-level syllabus

    SECONDARY school students who are musically inclined now have opportunities to learn more about jazz, pop music and music in multimedia.

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    Student version of oil & gas conference

    THE Asia Oil & Gas Conference (AOGC) 2019 Student Programme was held from May 3 to 5 at Sekolah Menengah Sains Selangor.


The workshop gave secondary school students the opportunity to explore drone technology and its applications in the oil, gas and energy industry.
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    Three MRSM students off to West Point

    THREE alumni of the Mara Junior Science College (MRSM) have been selected to pursue their studies at the prestigious United States Military Academy (West Point) .

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    Becoming a teacher


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    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.

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    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.
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    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
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    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.
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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.

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    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.
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    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.
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    Prof Chuah admitted into Hall of Fame

    UNIVERSITI Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) president Prof Datuk Dr Chuah Hean Teik has been admitted into the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) Engineering Hall of Fame.


IEM president David Lai Kong Phooi presents the award to Prof Chuah (right).
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    11 offered jobs, six got internships

    INTI recently collaborated with its industry partner, Dell Malaysia to organise Hack2Hire, a first of its kind varsity competition as a practical means to hire talents.


(From left) Phartheban and Yeoh are the winners of the competition and were also named two of the 11 candidates being offered job opportunities by Dell to join the company on graduation.
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    University sets up twin registry

    THE University of Nottingham Malaysia, aims to study how genes and the environment work together by creating a registry of Malaysian twins through the Nottingham Malaysian Twin Registry.

    Assoc. Prof Dr Steve Stewart-Williams
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    Showcase of final year projects

    A GROUP of Universiti Malaya (UM) postgraduate students exhibited their creative work in Media Screening & Exhibition 2019 (Momentus 2019) organised by the Department of Media and Communication Studies.


Oh Hui Kun with her campaign exhibition - Jom Main! - The Values of Malaysian Traditional Children’s Games.
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    Boosting English proficiency

    IN keeping with the government’s stand on strengthening the proficiency of English among Malaysians, the Education Ministry is holding a month-long English language essay writing competition for teachers, lecturers and ministry officers.