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Sarawak short of 3,385 teachers

KUCHING: As of April this year, Sarawak short of a total of 3,385 teachers — 1,545 in secondary schools and 1,840 in primary schools. To address this issue, the state Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Research (MESTR) together with...

Sarawak records better results

KUCHING: Sarawak achieved a State Average Grade (GPN) of 5.07 in its Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2020 results, an improvement over its GPN of 5.18 for SPM 2019. The State Education Department (JPNS) explained that the GPN is calculated based...

Most parents welcome reopening of school

KUCHING: Parents are generally in favour of allowing schools to be reopened for physical classes on March 8 despite the concern over the pandemic situation in the state. The reopening involves a total of 1,045 schools while 220 other schools...

1,045 schools allowed reopening on Mar 8

Face-to-face sessions KUCHING: Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has allowed 1,045 government and government-aided primary schools across the state to resume face-to-face class sessions beginning March 8. This involves an addition of 231 primary schools in the state allowed to operate...

Bedridden mother of five receives donations

KUCHING: A bedridden single mother of five had recently received donations and integrated work by various agencies in a one-off service. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development (KKWPK) Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah along with State Fire and...

Consider returning to PdPR

KUCHING: Malaysian Youth Parliament member Spanski Steven has urged the Education Ministry (MoE) and the State Education Department (JPNS) to consider returning to home-based teaching and learning (PdPR) in view of the recent spike in Covid-19 cases. Noting that the...

Teachers union confident of SOP compliance

KUCHING: With the announcement of the reopening of schools for face-to-face sessions for certain classes, the Sarawak Teachers’ Union has expressed confidence that schools would be able to ensure that the Covid-19 standard operating procedure (SOP) can be adhered...

SK St Joseph building handed back

KUCHING: Teachers from both SK St Joseph (SSJ) and St Joseph’s Private Primary School (SJPPS) witnessed the official handing back of the SSJ building at Jalan Were to SJPPS by SSJ’s outgoing headmaster to the Roman Catholic Archbishop of...

Good language skills essential for all teachers

KUCHING: Four institutes of teacher education (IPG) were engaged to help train teachers to teach English starting next year. Education, Science and Technological Research Minister Datuk Amar Michael Manyin Jawong said this was to address 1,800 non-option teachers who are...

Feeder school wanted for two primary schools

BY TANIA LAM & NATASHA JEE KUCHING: The state government will take note of SK Merpati Jepang’s Parent-Teacher Association president Senator Zaiedi Suhaili’s request for a feeder secondary school for SK Merpati Jepang students and Sekolah Rakyat Haji Bolhassan to...
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Sarawak short of 3,385 teachers

KUCHING: As of April this year, Sarawak short of a total of 3,385 teachers — 1,545 in secondary schools...
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