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Community 17 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

STEM way to better English

SIBU: Teaching STEM subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in English will be a more effective way to address the declining standard of the English language among students in the country, according to Parent Action Group for Education Malaysia (PAGE) founder Datin Noor Azimah Abdul Rahim

Community 14 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Unimas, Erican ink joint academic pact

KUCHING: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Univeristi Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) and Erican College involving academic collaboration.

Community 12 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Art of the open road

TOLKIEN’s Bilbo Baggins once advised his nephew that going out the front door was a dangerous business because if you didn’t keep your feet, there was no knowing where you would be swept off to.

Focus 10 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Train the kid’s brain

Having set up shop in Malaysia, Singapore-based children’s educational outfit BrainFit says its programmes can train children’s brain to process information more effectively. MEK ZHIN reports.

Community 07 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

All-in-the-family fun at English Fair

SARIKEI: Students, parents and teachers enjoyed the first English Fair held here last weekend which offered a variety of fun activities for everyone.

Community 31 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Conference for teachers

THERE is always good response from teachers when it comes to attending conferences on the English language to enhance language skills and learn new teaching methodologies, said Perak Education Department’s English Language unit chief assistant director Azshar Ramli.

Community 30 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Call to rectify history book chapter

SIBU: The youth wings of SUPP Pelawan and Pending want the Education Ministry to rectify a chapter on the “birth of a nation” in the Primary School Curriculum Stan-dard (KSSR) Primary 5 history book.

News 30 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Chemical company widens initiative by teaching graduates essential business skills

IN A move to groom entrepreneurially minded pharmacy students in Malaysia, Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd (CCM) expanded its CCM Jati (Jalinan Universiti dan Industri) initiative to enrol 50 pharmacy undergraduates of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) into the programme annually.

Community 28 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

For better English

MOST parents are in favour of urgent calls made by several prominent figures for English language proficiency to be made a top priority in the country.

Community 28 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Fatimah wants drastic action

KUCHING: If drastic measures are not taken, too many students will fail English, which by next year will become a SPM must-pass subject.