December 11, 2017

Tamil schools get huge allocations

TEMERLOH, Dec 11: The Education Ministry allocated RM50 million this year for the upgrading and maintenance of 157 National Type Tamil Schools in the country, Minister […]
November 23, 2017

UPSR candidates record good achievement – Education DG

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 23: The maiden Primary School Assessment Report (PPSR) on the evaluation of pupil outcomes in four areas shows that the overall achievement of Year […]
November 22, 2017

Average primary school dropout rate kept under 1 pct

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22: The average dropout rate for primary school pupils from 2014 to 2016 was only between 0.26 to 0.74 per cent in Peninsular […]
November 21, 2017

SETARA ‘Excellent’ rating affirms Curtin Malaysia’s commitment to quality education

MIRI, Nov 21 : Curtin University, Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia), Curtin University’s largest international campus and global hub in Asia, has retained its ‘Tier 5’ or ‘Excellent’ rating […]
November 20, 2017

Only 7 pct take up TVET after Form Three

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20: Only seven per cent of students across the country take up Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) after their Form Three. […]
November 6, 2017

Instill advanced ICT knowledge in early education to produce innovators – Rafidah

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 6: The Malaysian education system needs to instill advanced information and communications technology (ICT) knowledge early, especially in the secondary schools, to ensure […]
November 6, 2017

SPM begins for 443, 883 candidates

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 6: The Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2017 examination begins for 443, 883 candidates nationwide today with the first paper being Bahasa Melayu Kertas 1. […]
October 27, 2017

Budget 2018: RM550m to upgrade, maintain schools

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 27: The government is allocating RM550 million for the Special Fund for School Upgrading and Maintenance, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun […]
October 24, 2017

EKSPEN career fair an eye opener for fresh graduates

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24: The 16th Career and Education Expo 2017 (EKSPEN) will kick off on Oct 28 at the Eureka Complex Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. EKSPEN is an annual […]
October 23, 2017

Vernacular schools should appreciate gov’t’s open stand – Sultan Nazrin

IPOH, Oct 23: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah said vernacular schools must take the responsibility to ensure their students were able to master the […]
October 9, 2017

PT3 exam begins today

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9: A total of 425,251 students around the country are sitting for the Pentaksiran Tingkatan 3 (PT3) examination beginning today. They include 394,458 […]
September 26, 2017

Limkokwing University to offer drone courses

CYBERJAYA, Sept 26: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology is the first university in Southeast Asia to offer the Applied Unmanned Technology Qualification (AUTQ) course, beginning in […]
September 11, 2017

UPSR to continue until it is time for it to be replaced

KOTA KINABALU, Sept 11: Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said the existing Primary School Achievement Test (UPSR) would continue to be held until a time […]
September 6, 2017

UM ranked among world’s top 400 universities

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 6: Universiti Malaya (UM) made it to the top 400 of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018, a ranking of the […]
September 6, 2017

UUM receives almost 5,000 students for 2017/2018 academic year

SINTOK, Sept 6: A total of 4,957 new students including 511 international students registered for degree and dual degree courses at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) for […]
August 8, 2017

Curtin University’s rise in global rankings attracts international and domestic students

MIRI, Aug 8: Many consider a university’s continual strong showing in global academic rankings a reliable indicator of the quality and status of the institution, including its […]
June 20, 2017

UM lays out plans to boost research , innovation

By : Voon Miaw Ping KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 : Universiti Malaya (UM) is undertaking steps to further strengthen its research ecosystem as part of the […]
May 31, 2017

Fair & Lovely Scholarship strives to break young women’s financial barriers

Kuala Lumpur, 31 May 2017 Fair & Lovely, for the second year now, gave away RM200,000 worth of scholarships to 40 deserving young women who are currently […]