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Education 21 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Shopping for the right kindy

This end of the year, if you are the parent of a pre-schooler, and especially if it is your first pre-schooler, be prepared for a headache. Finding the right kindergarten for your child next year may leave you in a frenzy, as it is a decision that will bring either joy or heartache to both you and your child.

Lifestyle 17 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Self-help English course


Nation 16 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

CJA and Azam to help train Sarawak journalists

The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) and state-funded Angkatan Zaman Mansang (Azam) will conduct journalism training programmes in the state.

Nation 10 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Alliance that works

HELP University College (HELP) offers affordable Australian 3+0 undergraduate programmes for students in collaboration with Charles Sturt University (CSU).

Education 12 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Getting to the heart of public relations

SOMETIMES, all it needs is a glamorous figure to boost the image of a profession! That certainly seems to be the case with public relations (PR) as the number of students who signed up for the programme at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar) rose dramatically, thanks to actress Samantha Jones whose role as a public relations expert in HBO's smash-hit TV series I>Sex and the City/Iseems to have given the profession a much-needed boost.

Lifestyle 25 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Heart of sister act still beating


Lifestyle 25 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

There’s joy in charity work

This year, the BRATs' carnival was held to raise funds for the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the University of Malaya Medical Centre. ALVIN CHOONG reports.

Nation 07 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

NS trainer to fight illiteracy

For retired government servant R. Maniam, a stint as a trainer for the national service (NS) is opening a new door for him. He plans to start a programme to fight illiteracy among teenagers.

Nation 01 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Helping students with English

The change from centralised testing of oracy to school-based evaluation last year will help students develop their listening and speaking skills in English, according to education experts and teachers.

Education 30 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

When life's an open blog

The proliferation of weblogs and online journals the world over is giving students a new place to have their say on issues important to them. StarEducation speaks to bloggers and trawls through the web to find the best of Malaysian student blogs.