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Half of English teachers have poor English skills, says don

Teo Kok Seong of UKM tells NUTP to stop denying this.

Stop blaming teachers for pupils’ poor English, says union

NUTP president says a comprehensive study should be made to find out the causes.

Give enough for Sarawak to teach Science and Maths in English,...

Academic Jeniri Amir says education should be above political differences.

Strict but with a heart of gold: A teacher who moulds...

Nothing makes Saramah Varughese prouder than to see her former trainees take up leadership roles in the world outside.

Maszlee agrees more English teachers needed

Education Minister says serving teachers are being trained to do better, while more teachers are being sought.

Declare crisis over lack of English teachers, advisory council member tells...

Noor Azimah Abdul Rahim, a member of the National Education Advisory Council, says the country is short of 2,000 English language teachers, and that every year another 1,000 retire.

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.

How comparative research can help our education system

Training programmes for teachers should include a comparative education element which allows for an understanding of geographical differences and variances between urban and rural populations, among others.

Moroccan teachers stage new demo over benefits

Teachers on temporary contracts have been on strike since March 3 demanding permanent employment arrangements that would improve their rights and benefits, especially over retirement.

Enough talk, time to set right our national schools

Our selection of teachers and headmasters, and also university lecturers, needs to be drastically improved.

Intensify training to improve English proficiency of teachers, Putrajaya told

The National Union of Teaching Profession says the number of those capable of teaching Science and Mathematics in English is limited.

Not all past teachers good, not all present teachers bad

Although many older people tend to think that teachers of the past had more commitment and passion, there were also some poor excuses for teachers then, just as there are some excellent teachers today.

Change the teachers to improve the education system

Most people say that teachers in the past were full of passion and dedication and that they genuinely cared for their students but that today’s teachers are a different lot altogether.

Form Six teachers irked over more work for same pay

They say they also have to deal with administrative duties which have nothing to do with teaching or learning.

Mexico teachers block railway lines, food shortages feared

Teachers began blocking the railroad tracks on Jan 14 to protest labour demands.

Denver public school teachers vote to strike over pay, incentives

Lack of incentives for educators causes public school teachers to go on strike after failing to reach a settlement.

Los Angeles teachers strike enters 4th day with talks set to...

The teachers' union is seeking a 6.5% pay raise but the district has offered a 6% hike with back pay. 

Los Angeles teachers’ strike extends to 2nd day with no talks...

The strike shatters 30 years of labour peace by Los Angeles teachers.

Los Angeles teachers begin strike, 640,000-student school system shuts

More than 600,000 students arriving on Monday for classes in the Los Angeles County School District were met by teachers carrying picket signs.

9 measures to free teachers of clerical work, says Maszlee

The education ministry has outlined several ways to allow teachers to focus on teaching.

Ministry: Priority for locals to teach in Sarawak

Education Minister Maszlee Malik says 90% of teachers in the state are locals.

Are doctors and teachers confusing immaturity and attention deficit?

The topic is a heated one in the United States, where 5% of children aged two to 17 took prescription drugs for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in 2016.

Ministry getting more details on student’s suit against absent teacher

Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching says if the 18-year-old girl's claims are true, it is 'disappointing'.

Tears, confusion as Crimea mourns college shooting

The killer was identified by authorities as 18-year-old Vladislav Roslyakov, who reportedly legally bought the gun used to kill students and teachers before killing himself in the college library.