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Education 29 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Alberta has the best

Albertans have a lot to be happy about. Not only do they I>not /I>pay provincial sales tax (unlike most other Canadians), their province is acknowledged as having the best schools in Canada.

Nation 22 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Melta meet promises to be the best

A wide array of interesting presentations to choose from, a book exhibition, free book club membership and cool gifts from sponsors are just some of the things to look forward to at the 8th Melta Biennial International Conference.

Education 08 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Winning workshops at Melta

A big treat awaits participants at the 8th Melta (Malaysian English Language Teaching Association) conference.

Education 08 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Teachers, go forward

Several reports in the newspapers recently highlighted the need for teachers to embrace lifelong learning if they are to remain relevant to the times we live in.

AseanPlus News 08 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

LKY talks about learning Mandarin in new book

FOR the past 50 years, Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew has sought to master Mandarin, listening to recordings of his lessons even while brushing his teeth and shaving.

Nation 14 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Why spoken English is on the decline

Cut is pronounced as 'choot' and cat becomes 'chat' - these are some examples of how English is spoken by students nowadays.

Education 03 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

A ball of a time

Marking the culmination of a six-week orientation programme, freshies from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) had a gala time at their orientation ball held recently.

Nation 27 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Homestay programme an eye-opener for executive

Living with a family in a foreign country can be unnerving. There are local customs and practices to adhere to, plus extra manners to mind.

Education 20 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Discover Malaysia

Part of the fun of going overseas to brush up on language skills is that students not only get to improve their mastery of a language but also enjoy diverse cultural experiences. And in this respect, Korean students at the Language Centre of KBU International College (KBU) have not been disappointed.

Education 19 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Nurturing young IT entrepreneurs

WHEN HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd (HSBC) introduced its Young IT Entrepreneur Awards (YITEA) in Malaysia three years ago, the country had just started its ambitious Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) initiative and the focus was on developing a knowledge economy and a workforce conversant in IT.