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State education departments must probe PT3 question leak

Education ministry says it is the responsibility of the school head, senior assistant and PT3 secretary to download and print the exam question papers.

162 schools in Penang closed as air quality worsens

Some 61,000 students to be affected by the closure after API readings breach the 'very unhealthy' mark.

Parents claim religious teacher performed oral sex on kids

Police have detained a man for questioning over six sexual abuse reports while the Penang Education Department is carrying out an internal investigation.

DAP accuses ministry of unfair action over use of school hall

Kulai MP questions why ministry gave warning to private school for renting its hall to DAP while not doing the same over BN-related events held in schools.

US Education Department to probe Michigan State over sex abuse scandal

The probe will centre on whether Michigan State met requirements under a federal law that bars sexual discrimination in schools that receive federal funding.

Schoolgirl’s death: PTA calls for patience, offers aid to family

Aside from extending condolences to Vasanthapiriya’s family, PTA approved motion to remind teachers to adhere to education ministry's SOP on disciplinary issues.

Ex-teacher: Vasanthapiriya timid girl with no disciplinary issues

The former teacher says SOP not followed by teacher who made accusation and her husband, as they took child to her house instead of having principal call parents.

Internal probe on teacher in ‘stolen’ iPhone case complete

Penang education department says report has been sent to the ministry with recommendations on action to be taken.

God loves her more, says Vasanthapiriya’s grieving father

Muniandy Ratnam puts on a brave front at the wake of his daughter who hanged herself after being accused of stealing a teacher’s mobile phone.

Kamalanathan: Teen suicide case given utmost priority

The deputy education minister says justice must be served without fear or favour in the death of M Vasanthapiriya.

Police wrap up probe into suicide of teen accused of phone...

Seberang Perai Selatan district police chief Supt Shafee Abdul Samad says investigation papers have been submitted to the DPP’s office.

Family wants justice for Vasanthapiriya

Malaysian Tamilar Kural president David Marshel says they want to clear the girl of the accusation against her.

‘She has not called me daddy for six days’

Muniandy Ratnam is praying for a miracle that his daughter, who hanged herself after being accused of stealing her teacher’s phone, will wake up soon.

Tamil school head’s transfer second in 2 years, says DAP man

Satees Muniandy says same Tamil school principal was moved out of another school last year, after Penang DCM II P Ramasamy dropped in for a chat over a complaint.

Guan Eng asks Putrajaya for Tamil secondary school

Penang CM says no reason for ministry to reject request as state is willing to provide land, and secondary schools using Arabic, English and Mandarin already exist.

Group wants ‘Penang and DAP’ event in schools next year

The group, comprising grassroots DAP members, stress they are not doing it as part of their party, but as proud Penangites.

Bullying: Settle cases at district or state level, says minister

Mahdzir Khalid says there is no necessity to bring them to ministry level or set up special unit to handle these cases.

Sarawak wants to be empowered to recruit own teachers

Sarawak minister says state needs 988 teachers by March and wants the federal education ministry to give it the authority to recruit Sarawakian graduates.

Terengganu flood-hit schools estimate RM6 million in losses

Terengganu education department director says infrastructure, furniture, equipment, textbooks and electrical wiring were damaged in 133 schools in eight districts.

Molest of 9 pupils: Stern action against teacher if proven guilty

Education Minister Mahdzhir Khalid says such action requires strong evidence first.

Team-building modules must now get nod from district education dept

Education Minister Mahdzir allows team-building programmes to build up the self-confidence of pupils to continue.