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Nation 08 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Student envoys dish out advice

PETALING JAYA: Student ambassadors from Heriot-Watt University Malaysia were more than happy to share their experiences and advice with visitors to the Star Education Fair 2019.

Education 07 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Trumping truancy with technology

TRUANCY is a long-standing issue in Malaysian schools and if left unaddressed, can lead to serious social ills.

Education 31 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Leading the Mara march forward

PROF Dr Mohd Azraai Kassim (pic), 61, is a soft spoken man. He smiles easily, and has a twinkle in his eyes. But Universiti Teknologi Mara’s (UiTM) new vice-chancellor is no push over. He doesn’t mince his words.

Education 24 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Getting the kids back in school

In the first month of this year’s school session alone, the nationwide dropout rate among Orang Asli children was 24.6%. StarEdu speaks to department of Orang Asli development (Jakoa) director-general Datuk Ajis Sitin to find out why.

Education 24 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

How it all began

THE nation’s first Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman wanted an institution named in his honour.

Nation 18 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

TAR UC continues to stand tall

KUALA LUMPUR: With the strong foundation laid down by its founding leaders, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) will continue to stand tall as one of the country’s premier higher learning institutions, said MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.

Education 10 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Celebrating women in science

CHANGE isn’t happening. In fact, it has happened. Although globally, the number of women remain under represented in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, the situation is different in Malaysia.

Education 03 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Students must relate to real world situations

A letter from LIM ENG HWA (GARY), Member of Board of Engineers Malaysia and Institution of Engineers Malaysia.

Nation 17 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Disheartened engineers leaving the field

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia needs more engineers to become a developed nation, yet young engineers are dropping out of the profession.

Nation 04 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Lee: Make swimming a necessary living skill

PETALING JAYA: Parents can play a vital role in supporting their children to take swimming lessons and turn it as an essential living skill, says National Water Safety Council member Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.