Tuesday, September 7, 2021

education

Help children recognise ‘wolves in sheepskin’

KUCHING: There are still wolves in sheepskin, and Sarawakians must boost their efforts to educate their children to better recognise these predators and to report them to adults without fear. Sarawak Indian Women Association (SIWA) president, Penghulu Lucy Lingam was...

Education needs to be dynamic

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Sudden and rapid changes in various aspects of teaching are the biggest challenges that teachers are facing today, says Sapawi Mahdi. “There is no denying that there were also challenges faced in the past, but the current development...

Effective strategy required to reduce PdPR pressure

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Education (MOE) has been urged to improve or use more effective strategies to reduce the pressure facing students, teachers and parents in implementing home-based teaching and learning (PdPR). Malaysian Psychiatric Association (MPA) president Dr Hazli...

Give Sarawak autonomy in education

KUCHING: Sarawak should be given autonomy in education so that it can plan and develop its schools and education system to best suit the state’s needs. Meradong assemblyman Datuk Ding Kuong Hing said while he agreed with Sarawak Assistant Minister...

Illinois becomes first state in US to require Asian American studies

CHICAGO, United States: US state of Illinois is now the first in the country to require that school kids get an education in Asian American history, reported Anadolu Agency. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat, signed the Bill, called the...

Changing the perception that PdPR is only via online

By Maizatul Jamny Muhammad Rosli KUALA LUMPUR: While the nation is under movement control due to a spike in Covid-19 cases, the home-based learning and teaching (PdPR) method is seen as the best way to ensure lessons continue at a...

Cuepacs wants ministry to focus on three aspects when hiring teachers

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Education (MOE) has been urged to give priority to the quality, skills and interests of candidates who will be teaching in schools throughout the country. Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil...

Education reduces longhouse fires

KUCHING:  Longhouse fires are decreasing, thanks to various advocacy and education programmes as well as engagements with the longhouse folk. State Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) director Khirudin Drahman, who revealed this, said, “In 2019, there were 21 cases of...

High SOP compliance at schools

PUTRAJAYA: The first day of school reopening involving preschoolers, Year One and Two pupils nationwide today witnessed a high level of compliance with the standard operating procedure (SOP) among school employees and students. Senior Education Minister Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin...
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Are we doing enough?

Curbing paedophilia   KUCHING: More must be done to address the issue of paedophilia, including law reforms, to increase penalty...
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