Thursday, August 19, 2021

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Postpone school reopening to next year

KUCHING: If the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise and group immunity among students has not been developed, it is appropriate that all schools be postponed until next year, says Zulkiflee Sebli. The Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS) chairman...

Call to empower state on recruitment, training

DEBAK: Saribas assemblyman Mohammad Razi Sitam fully supported the Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union's (KGBS) proposal in urging the Education Ministry (MoH) to give autonomy to the Sarawak government. This autonomy pertains to related educational matters. According to Razi, the shortage of...

Union thanks teachers for their sacrifices

KUCHING: The Sarawak Bumiputera Teacher's Union (KGBS) wishes all teachers in the country, particularly those in Sarawak, a Happy Teacher's Day. In conjunction with Teachers’ Day on Sunday (May 16), KGBS president Ahmad Malie thanked all teachers for their sacrifices...

Transform education system to meet challenges

KUCHING: Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers' Union (KGBS) has called on the Ministry of Education (MOE) to transform the nation's education system in facing the challenges and uncertainties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. KGBS president Ahmad Malie said that the existing system...

Ministry lauded for abolishing UPSR

KUCHING: The Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers’ Union (KGBS) has commended the Ministry of Education (MOE) for its decision to abolish the Ujian Perperiksan Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) examination. KGBS president Ahmad Malie disclosed that the association had previously voiced out its opinion...

Teachers using own money to make PdPR work

KUCHING: Most teachers use their own money to conduct home-based Teaching and Learning (PdPR), says Sarawak Teachers Union (STU) president Adam Prakash Abdullah. He added that teachers were spending more recently because they had to provide special data for PdPR. “They...

Don’t treat closure as a holiday

KUCHING: The Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS)has reminded students not to treat the 14-day school closure as a holiday. KGBS president Ahmad Malie said despite the school closure, there was a possibility that online learning session might be implemented. "This reminder...

Close schools only if situation requires

KUCHING: The Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS) is concerned about the spike in Covid-19 cases statewide. KGBS president Ahmad Malie is urging the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to make the right call regarding the operations of schools. “The Sarawak Headmasters...

Schools in red zones should adopt rotation system

KUCHING: Schools located in red zones throughout the state are told to adopt the rotation system similar to that implemented in Sibu division. In suggesting this, Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS) president Ahmad Malie said it is the best option...

Prioritise teachers in vaccination

KUCHING: Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS) has urged the federal government to give priority for the teachers to receive vaccines under the recently announced government's People and Economic Strategic Empowerment Programme (Pemerkasa). KGBS president Ahmad Malie noted that one of...
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Postpone school reopening to next year

KUCHING: If the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise and group immunity among students has not been developed,...
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