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Poverty, not recognition, is why students join gangs, say experts

They say poor students think their involvement in gangs will lead them to a lavish lifestyle later on.

Students join secret societies to gain recognition, say cops

They say these wayward students want to be feared by their peers.

Teachers not to blame for students’ poor English

There are many steps the government can take to improve the situation, including using English as a medium to teach core subjects at school.

What the CEFR is and isn’t

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is not an exam, reform plan or type of English, and students will not be compared to native speakers in terms of proficiency.

Teacher held for allegedly sodomising 5 students in Lawas

His activities came to light when one of the victims, currently in secondary school, informed his teacher of what the suspect had done in 2016.

New English syllabus brings some hope to a public school

But efforts to move with the times are stymied by poor internet connectivity and a shortage of equipment.

Students clash over hijab use at Tehran University

There are no reports of any casualties or arrests.

‘One-off’ matriculation declaration a blow to Indian community

The education ministry's statement negates MIC's accomplishment of securing 2,200 places for Indian students last year.

3 students die in collision in Kota Tinggi

A female teacher with the students is injured.

Committee to manage toxic waste to be set up

DoE says committee's functions will be to decide on any issues related to toxic waste management in the future.

Scuffle as Umno supporters tear up anti-Najib posters outside UM

Several students were protesting the former prime minister's presence at a nearby restaurant.

Train students in entrepreneurial skills, not just getting jobs, says UK...

Coventry University professor says transformational entrepreneurship training will produce a more versatile workforce.

Stop pushing STEM and giving false hopes to the young

Pure science graduates are a frustrated lot as they can’t get jobs or research opportunities, so the government should first make available sufficient jobs or career opportunities before promoting STEM.

Johor ruler demands speedy action against those who dumped chemical waste

He says the chemical had made at least 260 people, including students, sick and some were fighting for their lives.

Johor closes 2 schools again after students suffer breathing difficulties

SK Taman Pasir Putih and SMK Pasir Putih had earlier today reopened after they were ordered to be closed last Thursday.

Disabled, athletes, Orang Asli, B40 on ‘special’ admission track to...

These students will not need to compete with others and will only need to fulfil certain requirements of their university of choice.

German students walk out of school in climate change protest

The protest is part of a global movement known as 'School Strike 4 Climate' or 'Fridays For Future.'

Teachers’ union says yes to caning, education group says no

PAGE and NUTP differ over whether ex-headmaster V Chakaravathy’s method of dealing with delinquent students should be emulated.

Hundreds of students flee violence in Indonesia’s Papua

Clashes between guerrillas and the Indonesian military. led the Nduga district to evacuate more than 400 students in Jawawijaya district.

Myanmar students sentenced to hard labour over protest

Those jailed were among dozens enacting a mock funeral on December 28 calling for more security at a Mandalay university.

More students getting involved in violent crimes and it worries cops

IGP Fuzi Harun says the number of students nabbed for drug-related offences rose to 577 in 2018 from 467 detained the year before.

Could sitting at the front of the class help kids learn?

The findings showed that students who sat at the front of the class learned better.

China detains students, labour activists in deepening crackdown

The clampdown has spread to top universities, with some students being detained.

Thai universities tap into rising Chinese demand

Institutions are scrambling to meet a recent surge in demand as Chinese students look for alternatives to Western schools.