It is difficult to keep up with the number of universities in Malaysia as they keep mushrooming.
A true public intellectual will remain consistently relevant in the goal to develop a critical society, and there is no room for selfish, egotistical agendas.
Education minister says it is not right for university authorities to project an unclear stand and take the safe route when students are attacked by 'irresponsible parties'.
Only naive people would think that a political despot donates for altruistic reasons.
Empty slogans and political rhetoric will not help bring the country to greater heights, especially not in the education sector.
The education minister sets three key objectives for the basis of improvements in schools and universities.
The health ministry is considering the move to ensure a healthy environment for non-smokers.
The MQA must function as a facilitator, and no longer as a police force, to ensure a more conducive environment for the creation of useful and dynamic education programmes.
The 348-page report underlines various human rights issues such as child marriages, freedom of speech and stateless children, which continue to plague society.
There is a need to focus on digital technology, biotechnology and the environment, he says.
The Penang deputy CM urges universities to tie up with companies to produce workforce relevant to market demand.
Private universities are meant to fail; providing financial assistance means the government is merely subsidising their profit.
They say the repayment threshold for National Higher Education Fund Corporation loans from RM1,000 to RM2,000 is not good enough, adding they prefer the PH manifesto promise of RM4,000.
Education minister reminds public universities to open up space for intellectual discourse after activist Hishamuddin Rais is barred from speaking at UKM last night.
The university says it is merely a reminder while Education Minister Maszlee Malik hopes that it will not restrict the freedom of speech of academics and students.
The minister says they can enjoy greater freedom when the Universities and University Colleges Act (Auku) 1971 is amended.
The former prime minister says the improved performance shows that the criticisms by the then opposition of his government's initiatives were baseless.
Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching says these local universities produced more than 1,200 research findings from 2013 to 2017.
The Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) must be overhauled and the people in charge must not think that the curriculum is the Word of God.
There are more than 30 universities and colleges in Penang, but only USM has student hostels.
The University of North Florida said it had determined after "careful consideration" that the Confucius Institute did not meet the university's mission.
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