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Education 16 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Words etched in heart and mind

Soo Ewe Jin reflects on a teacher who made the difference thirty years ago when she got the class to produce their own class magazine.

Education 25 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Communicating through a lens

Students in KDU College's School of Communication organised a photo exhibition recently under the watchful eyes of lecturer and mentor, Gary La Faber.

Education 11 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Linking schools with IT and community

Giving free tuition for weak students, setting up a computer lab, stocking up the school library, starting a school stationary shop and even having a sick bay were just some of the ideas rural school students came up with for the Maxis-Star Cyberlinq Web-Community Competition.

Education 04 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Eager beavers enjoy NiE

Fifty form four, five and upper six students from Yu Hua secondary school found out recently that the newspaper is not only filled with news on entertainment and sports but also filled with tons of ideas for language activities.

Education 04 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

New ways to teach listening

It has often been said that computers have had a negative effect on the way we communicate, both at school as well as in the workplace. However, in his paper, to be presented at the Malaysian English Language Teaching Association (Melta) conference next month, Nackeeran Sivapuranniam will attempt to show how computers can actually improve one's speaking and listening skills.

Business 21 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Global recovery a boon for the advertising trade

Advertising firms in the Asia-Pacific region will enjoy faster growth in billings this year as a result of the global economic recovery, executives with global advertising firms said during the 7th Asia-Pacific Advertising Festival, which was held this week in Pattaya, Thailand.

Lifestyle 18 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Cause for concern over UPSR exam

A READER shares a personal observation she made together with many other parents, regarding the English subject for the UPSR exams.

Education 14 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Team Trilobyte strikes gold

It was a terrific surprise for Team Trilobyte, which was declared Gold Winner of the HSBC Young IT Entrepreneur Awards 2004. Earlier, thinking they had faired poorly in a Q A session, the team members were crestfallen.

Education 15 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

The fight for fame and fortune

To be a champion, one would have to walk and talk like one, finalists learnt at the presentation skills workshop of the I>HSBC Young IT Entrepreneur Awards 2004 (YITEA 2004)/Irecently.

Education 18 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Crunch time for HSBC Young IT Entrepreneurs

A remote utility reading system; universal wireless charging solution to a linking device. These are the diverse ideas vying for HSBC Young IT Entrepreneur Awards 2004 (YITEA 2004).