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Nation 16 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Check it out, urges student's family

The father of Form Five student Norhasran Hashim, who died after a surgery following an alleged fight with a fellow student in school early this month, wants the authorities to investigate the events that resulted in his death.

Nation 17 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Multi-prong strategy to combat indiscipline

School heads have been asked to hold daily assemblies, co-operate fully with the police and conduct spot checks on students with immediate effect as part of the Education Ministry's multi-prong strategy to combat indiscipline in schools.

Education 19 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Wisdom and folly in wielding the rod

ASK any student what they fear the most in school and the mostly likely answer will be: the I>rotan/I>. The thin, long cane used to inflict pain on students serves as a harsh reminder that school rules are not to be broken.

Education 16 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Early start can make big difference to special needs

Although a child may not receive the same education as would a 'normal' child, he is still entitled to lead a meaningful life.So soon as the doctor has diagnosed the child's disability, get help as quick as you can.

Education 28 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Gangterism on the rise in schools

THIS year saw an alarming rise in indiscipline cases among students. From punching, kicking and stabbing each other to threatening and chasing their teachers with a I>parang/I>, the serious nature of student violence drew much attention.

Nation 07 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Year One girl kidnapped in Subang

A seven-year-old girl's first day at school turned out to be a horrendous experience when she was kidnapped by two men and a woman in Subang Jaya on Monday.

Nation 13 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

D-G: Walk in groups to ensure safety

The Education Ministry will introduce a safety concept for schoolchildren requiring them to walk to school in groups of five or six.

Nation 14 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

School canteens to face constant cleanliness checks

The Health Ministry will step up its checks on school canteens to spare schoolchildren from having food in unclean surroundings.

Education 25 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Academic excellence alone is not enough

From VINOD KUMAR of Kuala Lumpur.

Education 01 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

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