June 28, 2016

‘57 pct M’sians will use debt to fund children’s education’

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28: More than 50 per cent of Malaysian parents are willing to go into debt to fund their child’s education, on top of the fact […]
June 23, 2016

UiTM students set up Malaysia’s first Junior Enterprise for business-learning experience

SHAH ALAM, June 23: A group of post-graduate students from University Teknologi MARA have set up Malaysia’s first Junior Enterprise modelled along the lines of the European Confederation […]
June 21, 2016

UTM ranked among Asia’s top 100 universities

KUALA LUMPUR, June 20: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) made it to the top 100 of the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2016, a ranking of the […]
June 15, 2016

Indian scholarship application extended till July 12

KUALA LUMPUR, June 15: The deadline for Malaysian students to submit applications for 20 scholarships to pursue courses in traditional medicine in India has been extended […]
June 8, 2016

No negative response, vision school goals achieved – Education Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR, June 8: The absence of negative reactions to the setting up of the Wawasan (Vision) School Complex in five states, beginning in 2002, shows […]
June 7, 2016

Matriculation graduates to be awarded certificates – Mahdzir

JITRA (Kedah), June 7: As of this year, Education Ministry matriculation graduates will be awarded certificates with which they can apply for jobs in the public and […]
June 1, 2016

Digitalisation of education will breach rural, urban divide – Kamalanathan

KUALA LUMPUR, June 1: The digitalisation of education will breach the rural and urban divide, particularly in providing equal access to education, says Education Deputy Minister Datuk P. […]
June 1, 2016

TVET rebranding must focus on research – Mary Yap

PUTRAJAYA, June 1: The rebranding of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) must focus on research activities and not just in offering new courses, said Deputy […]
May 29, 2016

SKJT Slim River: Repair or rebuild? MIC waiting for ministry’s fund

SUBANG JAYA, May 29: MIC President Datuk Seri Dr S.Subramaniam today said that the party is currently waiting for funds to be allocated for SJKT Slim […]
May 27, 2016

Hand-clapping exercise not MOE directive – Kamalanathan

SHAH ALAM, May 27: The Education Ministry (MOE) has not issued any directive to teachers and students in Terengganu to undergo hand-clapping exercises, said Deputy Education […]
May 27, 2016

About 2,000 students to get offer letter for study abroad – Mara Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27: Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) will issue offer letters to about 2,000 students for further studies in selected universities abroad beginning this week. Its […]
May 26, 2016

S’wak teachers urged to help CM realise English language aspiration

KUCHING, May 26: Teachers play a pivotal role in realising Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem’s aspiration for the young generation to have a good command […]
May 25, 2016

ASEAN+3, EAS partnership crucial to boost education – Mahdzir

PETALING JAYA, May 25: Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said Wednesday it is crucial for ASEAN+3 to establish a partnership with East Asia Summit (EAS) countries […]
May 25, 2016

MOE wants to reduce percentage of Indian dropouts in schools

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25: The Education Ministry is committed to maintaining a low dropout rate among Indian students by ensuring that these teenagers stay in school. […]
May 24, 2016

Japan aims to double foreign students to 300,000 by 2020

PETALING JAYA, May 24: By 2020, Japan aims to double the number of its foreign students to 300,000, says its Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry. […]
May 24, 2016

Ministry to study preparedness to implement compulsory pass in English for SPM

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24: The Education Ministry is setting up indicators to determine whether the country is prepared to implement the condition of a compulsory pass in […]
May 21, 2016

Suggestions for PTAs, schools to install CCTV to monitor disciplinary cases

TAIPING, May 21: The Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs) and the schools are advised to take the initiative to instal close-circuit televisions (CCTVs) as a measure to check disciplinary […]
May 16, 2016

Teachers’ professionalism must meet education quality standards – Mahdzir

KOTA KINABALU, May 16: The professional standards of teachers in schools must meet the Malaysian Education Quality Standard, said Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid. He said […]