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Don’t use varsities to spread political ideology, says TMJ

Tunku Ismail says universities should work to benefit everyone, not individual and political interests.

Why we should support ending streaming in schools

Do we really need to understand subjects in the science stream like Biology and Chemistry if we do not want to go into medicine?

Is the education sector ready for streamless schools?

One can already imagine the scheduling and logistical nightmare that will take place next year.

Mum in French hijab row to sue politicians for racism

Woman's lawyer says school trip would not have happened as no other parents made themselves available.

School trip hijab clash sparks new secularism row in France

France is split on finding balance between individual religious freedom and constitutionally-guaranteed secularism in public.

Streaming system wasted a lot of talent, says Maszlee

Education minister says many science stream pupils could have become artists or linguists instead, while some in arts were meant to be scientists.

How were funds allocated for schools, opposition chief asks govt

Ismail Sabri Yaakob calls for a review of the funds allocated in the 2020 Budget.

A budget in search of a vision

What exactly is going on? It is hard to figure out what vision animated the recently-announced 2020 budget.

PhD for Daim Zainuddin on the New Economic Policy

Knowledge must be used for good, says 81-year-old former government adviser who started his doctoral studies in 2008.

Suhakam member calls for compulsory free education

Human rights groups say more funds should be given to develop better schooling system for the new industrial revolution.

UEC special review committee to submit report by end-October

Committee chairman Eddin Khoo says it intends to meet MPs on Oct 16 to collect more views.

RM3 billion needed to repair Sabah schools, says Maszlee

The education minister says free education will have to wait for now.

Do your homework before praising UEC move, Sabah MCA tells Warisan

Sabah MCA Wanita chief Pamela Yong says UEC candidates who want to sit for History cannot take it as a single subject in SPM.

Malaysian-based institution offers Master’s degree in central banking

The course aims to produce graduates that will hit the ground running after returning to their respective organisations.

Inspired by Tamil film, Maszlee looks for our own Geetha Rani

Education minister urges Malaysians to share stories of unsung heroes in education, such as principals and teachers that they know.

Sabah probes report of teacher who stapled pupil’s ear

Education director says the teacher will be sent for counselling, and talks will be held with school officials and the parents.

Penang school gets stern warning after Christian prayer recital

Director-general of education Amin Senin says the ministry is considering further disciplinary action against Methodist Girls' School for contravening national education regulations.

Malay language needs to regain people’s trust, says Maszlee

The education minister says all parties should continue to help elevate the Malay language to the international level.

Education system needs to inspire creative thinking, says Microsoft man

Dzaharudin Mansor says the old colonial system, with a focus on obeying orders, still prevails.

Malaysia on a slippery slope to extremism, warns don

He said the country is now an example of what to avoid for other Muslim nations although in the 1980s, Malaysia was held in high regard.

Maszlee sheds tears talking about special education

He says one of his dreams is to see that all children with special needs will never feel they are unwanted in this world.

Making TVET main choice proving a challenge, says Maszlee

The education minister says TVET should be students’ first choice of career and education.

2 mil children out of school in war-torn Yemen, says Unicef

Education of another 3.7 million at risk with teachers' salaries not paid in more than two years.

Classes resume at all schools tomorrow as air pollution eases

Education Ministry says all schools are reminded to follow procedures and give priority to the health of pupils and teachers.