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Maths, Science to be taught in English in Sarawak primary schools

Education Minister Mazslee Malik says the state will also help train teachers.

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.

Outspoken head who rescued notorious school now brandishing rod at education...

Ex-student laments how current teachers compare to gifted old-school educators.

Teaching 5-year-olds how to code for critical thinking

A woman teaches young children critical thinking skills and creativity through simple computer coding lessons, spurring them to create games and colourful animations.

9 measures to free teachers of clerical work, says Maszlee

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

Pitfalls of our education system

A 'cookie-cutter' education, over-burdened teachers and students' constant fear of failure are among the problems of the education system that must go.

Life lessons from GE14 for you and me

Apart from deciding the fate of the nation, the general election with its colourful characters and interesting developments has many life lessons for us.

In China’s e-Sport schools students learn it pays to play

Once associated with teenagers stuck in their bedrooms, e-Sports -- where players square off in lucrative video game tournaments -- are growing fast.

Kenyan women club together to leave slum life behind

Poorly constructed homes expose communities to extreme temperatures, a lack of ventilation and toxic waste - all detrimental to their health.

Hindraf: Combined class teaching in vernacular, rural schools bad for the...

Hindraf chairman P Waythamoorthy says there should be no discrimination when it comes to education.

Zaid: I feel sorry for Muslims in Selangor

Former minister says the Shariah Court’s verdict against Amanah’s Khalid Samad for teaching Islam without credentials means the safest thing for Muslims to do is to shut their mouths.

‘Khalid Samad should file appeal against conviction’

IRF chairman Farouk Musa and lawyer Rosli Dahlan say otherwise it will seem as if the religious authorities are right in prosecuting the MP for teaching Islam without valid credentials.

We succeeded when kids wanted to learn English, say US teaching...

One teaching assistant posted at a school in Kelantan says her students were initially uninterested in learning English as they had no desire to go beyond their kampung or state.

No to smartphones, yes to gadgets in school

NUTP and PAGE say handphones will disrupt harmony in school and the ban imposed since 2012 should be maintained.

‘Cikgu sayang kamu’

It takes a special kind of educator to see the difference between merely teaching a student compared to the higher, more noble goal of educating one.

‘Khalid’s position as MP not affected by conviction’

Retired Federal Court judge says MP only committed a religious offence and it was not a court of law recognised under the Federal Constitution.

No directive to scrap Chinese, Tamil in national schools

Deputy Education Minister P. Kamalanathan denies speculation in social media saying the ministry has ordered state education departments to stop teaching of both languages.

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