Thursday, April 29, 2021

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CMCO can widen gap between urban and rural students

KUCHING: If the conditional movement control order (CMCO) is prolonged, it might widen the gap between the educational standards of students in the urban areas and those in the rural areas. This was pointed out by Jonathan Chai Voon Tok,...

Biggest day of their lives, knotted online

KUCHING: It was the biggest day of their lives when lovebirds Nurul Azurin Mohd Johari, 21 and Ahmad Amirudin Johari, 26, finally got to tie the knot yesterday. They are the first couple in Sarawak to have their marriage solemnised...

Audio reading materials for children

MIRI:  Committed to providing continuous learning, Pustaka Miri is providing digital audio access of nearly 4,000 book titles for children during the movement control order (MCO) period. In a statement yesterday, the library said all these books could be accessed...

MCO exposes students to online learning

KUCHING: Online teaching and learning, a method recommended for use throughout the movement control order (MCO) is easy to implement in some places. For students and teachers living in towns and cities with fast Internet access, this is a viable...

Smarter, Stronger Together

With the current Covid-19 pandemic putting a hold on the daily routine for schoolchildren — which includes the closure of schools, distancing requirements and travel restrictions — parents and teachers turned to the internet for help. Current, practical and applicable The...

Improve internet access, MOE urged

KUCHING: The Ministry of Education (MOE) has been urged to pay greater attention to the need for internet access and speed, especially in rural areas. Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said...

Poor internet can cause rural students to fall behind

LONG LAMA: Poor internet access in rural areas can contribute to students falling behind academically, especially during the movement control order (MCO) period, said Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau. Hence, he is hoping that relevant authorities could finds ways or...

Digital divide needs bridging

KUCHING: The Education Ministry (MOE) is told to bridge the digital divide particularly in rural areas in order for online learning to be fully adaptable. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said while he encourages home-based learning and creative learning...

Bottleneck taken out: TM

KUCHING: Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has taken proactive measures to mitigate the bottleneck in its internet speeds. The high traffic of internet users during the movement control order (MCO) period has resulted in slower connection speed for its users, particularly...

Effectiveness depends on students, Internet access

Online learning system KUCHING: The online learning system is a good alternative to ensure the continuation of education in the nation during the movement control order (MCO) period but its effectiveness depends on the students’ class level and the quality of Internet access...
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