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35 primary schools in Kanowit to get Raspberry Pi computers

KANOWIT: A total of 35 primary schools in the district here will be receiving the Raspberry Pi computers. According to Sarawak Public Communication Unit (UKAS) in a news report today (Aug 12), Assistant Minister of Education, Science and Technology Research...

Putrajaya should give special attention to rural students

KUCHING: Sarawak Dayak Graduates Association (SDGA) says there should not be a ‘one size fits all approach in tackling the issue of education inequality in the rural areas. “Rural Sarawak needs special attention. If not, this may cause a ripple...

Call to stop per-head allocation for rural schools

KUCHING: The federal Education Ministry has been urged to change the method of granting funds to rural schools - currently, allocation is based on the number of students. Sarawak Assistant Education, Science and Technological Research Minister Dr Annuar Rapaee said...

Rural youth to benefit from broadband network

KUCHING: An allocation of RM200 million from the state government for Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC) to set up 150 sites for rural broadband network across the state will benefit the youth in Sarawak. Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman said...

Encourage children to aim for local international schools

MIRI:  Parents, especially those in the rural areas, must encourage their children to study hard so that they can be admitted to international schools built by the state government. In making the call, Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau added, "One...

Rural teachers using boats to send learning materials to students

KUCHING: Many rural school children continue their lessons despite the closure of schools nationwide since Nov 9. Take SK Nanga Merit in Kapit, for example. Its students had to return to their respective longhouses when the school closed. These rural students...

Two-hour journey for online lessons

BY BARINA NANI LUBOK ANTU: The plight of a group of students at Nanga Sumpa and Nanga Jambu in Lubok Antu has caught the attention of Suara Sarawak and New Sarawak Tribune. These students from the rural have shown how committed...

Closure has little effect on rural students

KUCHING: School children residing in rural areas with sub-par internet connection will not be adversely affected by the closing of schools beginning tomorrow (Nov 9) in light of the implementation of conditional movement control order (CMCO). Assistant Minister of Education,...

Reopening schools reflects govt’s concern for rural students

SANDAKAN: The reopening of schools during the recovery movement control order (RMCO) period reflects the government’s concern over student’s welfare, especially those in the rural areas who have limited broadband service to enable them to participate in lessons conducted...

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,...
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35 primary schools in Kanowit to get Raspberry Pi computers

KANOWIT: A total of 35 primary schools in the district here will be receiving the Raspberry Pi computers. According to...
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