Sunday, July 25, 2021

reopening schools

Will lesser-privileged able to catch up?

BY SUHAILA SAID AND C VINOOTHENE KUALA LUMPUR: Many say that reopening schools for face-to-face learning will allow those who struggle with online learning to catch up, but is this really the case? Lesser-privileged families will inevitably face more difficulty obtaining...

Back to school? Not quite just yet

KUCHING: Schools across the country were scheduled to reopen their doors today. And as exciting as it is for the schoolchildren after a long hiatus, the pandemic situation took a twisted turn. The number of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia increased on...

Postpone reopening of schools, urges NGO

KUCHING: A non-governmental organisation (NGO) has called on the Sarawak government to postpone the reopening of schools in the state next week due to increasing Covid-19 cases.   Sarawak for Sarawakians (S4S) spokesperson Tan Kok Chiang said the opening of schools...

Life Goes On, Stay Calm

MIRI:  Although some parents are nervous about sending their children back to school when the new school session starts on January 20, most parents feel it is necessary for their children to resume their learning.  Grace Toh, 36, a mother...

Nurseries, kindies are essential services

KUCHING: Nurseris (taska) and kindergartens (tadika) are essential services particularly for working parents, said Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. She said some had questioned why taska and tadika were operating even in...

Rep donates face masks to 18 schools

LUNDU: Tanjung Datu assemblywoman, Datin Patinggi Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu donated face masks to 18 schools in the Tanjung Datu Constituency here on Tuesday (August 25). Among   schools which received the donations held at Lundu District Community Hall were two...

Face mask not compulsory for students in school

KUALA LUMPUR: The wearing of face mask Is not compulsory for students in school, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. On the other hand, he said schools are only required to provide face masks if there...

53.9 percent of SK Kelawit students turn up for classes

KUCHING: When Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Kelawit reopened its doors yesterday, only 53.9 percent of its students turned up for the classes. According to its headmaster Jainudin Ab Rahman, the attendance recorded yesterday only involved the Integrated Special Education Programme (PPKI),...

Special need students excited to be back at school

KUALA TERENGGANU: Returning to school is like a journey to a whole new world for students with special needs. This situation can be seen when Bernama visited Sekolah Kebangsaan Pendidikan Khas, Chendering, here where the atmosphere was cheerful as the...

Strict compliance with SOP

KUALA LUMPUR: After more than four months of ‘leave’ following the movement control order (MCO) which was enforced to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the re-opening of schools in the new normal yesterday went smoothly in accordance...
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Renegotiate oil and gas matters

KUCHING: The federal government must resolve the oil and gas disputes with Sabah and Sarawak to avert a larger...
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