Tag: higher education
Sharifah Munirah Alatas speaks on the demise of the intellectual culture in the Malaysian education system through the eyes of her late father, Syed Hussein Alatas.
This comes after the two universities were concerned that their names would not be retained.
University rankings are not everything.
Proposals to streamline higher education through long-awaited structural reform.
Education Minister Maszlee Malik says EPF and Inland Revenue Board are working with PTPTN on this.
The lack of academic freedom is a secondary reason for a dead academic culture.
Ranking bodies are essentially marketing companies for whom there is a growing disrespect.
US universities continue to dominate, while two from Singapore miss the top 10 by one spot.
Former higher education minister says total equality would sideline the less fortunate.
Universiti Malaya jumps eight places in the Asian category.
Education Malaysia Global Services says it is already implementing a new business model that will be more inclusive of all stakeholders.
The financial landscape is putting a great deal of stress on private universities and if things get worse many may not survive.
Academic freedom has always existed in public universities – the question is whether academics are willing to pay the price.
He says the fact that former minister Idris Jusoh knew of his meeting with vice-chancellors shows there are staff who still report to former BN ministers.
Education Malaysia Global Services CEO Rujhan Mustafa says one way to attract more foreign students is by giving them full or partial scholarships.
Funds should be allocated to tertiary education scholarships, research and community enhancement projects on the subject of race and religious understanding.
Lecturers' union BON sued Twente University and the University of Maastricht for conducting too many courses in English.
The protest was targeted at profit-making in higher education.
Malaysian Employers Federation chief Shamsuddin Bardan says experience is still the most critical issue for employers when they choose who to hire.
Higher education director-general Siti Hamisah Tapsir says 177,000 foreign students were accepted at 10 international campuses as of December.
Move, an independent organisation for academics and researchers, says the country’s scholars should do more to comment on issues and question the authorities.
Prime minister cites politicians such as Teresa Kok, Chong Eng and Teo Kok Seong as among alumni who benefitted from the quality higher education provided by Barisan Nasional party.
Minister Idris Jusoh gives assurance as ministry will not compromise on quality of education taught at tertiary level.
PM says there are more women pursuing higher education and wonders what has happened to the men.