Wednesday, April 14, 2021

PdPR

Don’t scrap school holidays

KUCHING: The Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS) strongly opposed the proposal to temporarily abolish the school term holidays. KGBS president Ahmad Malie pointed out that students needed the holidays for their mental rest and psychological welfare. “The students may seem relaxed...

Improve DidikTV KPM content to remain relevant

KUALA LUMPUR: In less than a month after the launch of the Education TV channel, DidikTV KPM, various reactions have been received from the community about the Ministry of Education (MOE)’s efforts to increase education access nationwide. As soon as...

New initiative to help slow learners

KUCHING: Assistant Minister of Education, Science and Technological Research Dr Annuar Rapaee said that he will propose to the Sarawak government on ways to help students especially slow learners struggling with online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. He said that...

Right time to reopen schools

KUALA LUMPUR: Is it wise to reopen schools when four-digit new Covid-19 cases are still being reported daily nationwide? Unhappy over the government’s decision to reopen schools for face-to-face teaching and learning sessions beginning today, many netizens have been flooding...

Parents look forward to school session despite virus fear

KUCHING: Parents are looking forward to the commencement of face-to-face school session despite the concerning number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the state. Mohamad Iqbal, 38, a lab assistant, said the decision to start the school session and allow students...

Some excited, some apprehensive on school reopening

KUCHING: Students have reacted differently to the long awaited face-to-face school session which will be commencing in March. Senior Education Minister Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin said pre-school, Year 1 and Year 2 classes would start on March 1 while Year...

Home-based learning no longer a hurdle

KUCHING: Students of Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Sibu Laut will no longer face difficulties in conducting home-based teaching and learning (PdPR) after the fishing village was equipped with improved internet coverage. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Islamic Affairs and...

DidikTV can help solve PdPR issues

KUALA LUMPUR: The introduction of TV Pendidikan’s special channel known as DidikTV KPM, will to some extent help solve the problems faced in the implementation of home-based teaching and learning (PdPR) classes. National Parents-Teacher Associations Consultative Council (PIBGN) president Associate...

Bridge urban-digital divide

KUCHING: The Dayak Think Tank Association Sarawak (DTTAS) hopes that greater effort to bridge the digital gap between the urban and rural areas in the state can be expedited. It is worried that more students undergoing home-based teaching and learning...

Call to address PdPR rural poser

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has been urged to take immediate action to solve the problem of students in the interior areas who are facing difficulties with home-based teaching and learning (PdPR). This is because many students still have learning difficulties...
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Leave police matters to the IGP

It is the common people’s duty to police the police. – Steven Magee, engineer What is the most important task...
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