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Education ministry plans action against debate jury panellists

Action may be taken against the jury head and adjudicators in the Piala Tun Razak debate tournament for allegedly discussing sensitive religious issues.

UEC recognition, a comedy of errors

Does the PH government want to see out their term in office embroiled in this needless comedy of errors over a simple academic question?

Creative videos by teachers to be placed in ministry portal

Many teachers are sharing their knowledge and expertise through interactive videos, and they will be collated by the education ministry.

Putrajaya may merge 2 Terengganu universities

According to a source close to the matter, the high cost is behind the decision to merge the institutions.

Free breakfast in all primary schools from next January

Education Minister Maszlee Malik says this is to ensure children stay healthy and focus on their daily lessons.

Maszlee dismisses talk of changes in education ministry

'Yesterday, I was with the prime minister. We did not discuss that,' says the minister.

Don’t rush to introduce khat in schools

There should be a thorough review of the curriculum where all races and religions are consulted.

Unrealistic to teach khat in Tamil schools, says Waytha

Minister says the government should instead focus on other issues such as unemployment among graduates.

Why politicise academic input on khat?

Academic S Vijayaletchumi should make a police report if she received a threat from an NGO for agreeing to appear as a TV forum panellist on the khat issue.

Non-Malays angry over khat due to 6 decades of ‘broken promises’,...

The DAP leader also says it is unfortunate that many have tied Jawi with Arabic.

Not everyone will be happy over khat being optional, says DAP

But party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng hopes the decision will allow Malaysians to move forward.

Education ministry sticks to khat move

Education Minister Maszlee Malik says khat will only be an activity, not a subject in itself.

Jawi and khat not Malaysia’s identity, says non-Muslim group

The Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism says this role is played by the Malay language, not the Jawi script.

The khat issue explained by MOE

Frequently asked questions prepared by the Ministry of Education on the inclusion of khat as part of the Bahasa Malaysia syllabus in vernacular schools.

Don’t implement khat just yet, say educationist groups

Dong Zong, Jiao Zong and 10 other Tamil- and Chinese-Interest groups say the education ministry should provide further explanations before the move is implemented in schools.

Ministry cites ‘professional considerations’ for replacing UPM chairman

It also announces the appointment of former Universiti Malaya vice-chancellor Ghauth Jasmon to replace Syed Razlan Syed Putra Jamalullail.

Abolish UPSR to reduce pressure on students, says teachers’ union

The National Union of the Teaching Profession says students can be assessed by their schools for places in hostels.

No plan to stage protest over khat issue, say Chinese educationist...

Dong Zong and Jiao Zong say an internal meeting will be held on Monday to analyse the practicality of introducing khat writing to the Bahasa Melayu syllabus.

Don’t overreact, MoE told over probe into ‘anti-palm oil propaganda’

An academic and an activist say there should be no censorship on the matter and that schools are a place for knowledge and critical thinking.

Education ministry went back on internet tender offer, claims YTL

Telekom Malaysia, Celcom Axiata and Maxis replace YTL to provide internet services to schools.

MoE to probe school for ‘anti-palm oil propaganda’

The school acted against national policies, says education ministry.

MOE urged to end deal with company making millions ‘out of...

Parti Negara says the company made a profit of RM49 million last year from its contract with the education ministry.

More matriculation seats won’t affect uni intake of STPM holders, says...

It says all qualified candidates with the highest merit points will be given an opportunity to pursue their studies at public universities.

Teaching of science, maths in English to start with primary 1...

State education minister says the two subjects will be taught in English at 891 primary schools except in Chinese primary schools.