Wednesday, August 4, 2021

school holidays

Shortening of school holidays — mixed reactions among students, parents

KUCHING: While students may be on board with shortening the school holidays, parents on the other hand are indecisive on the matter. Some parents are of the opinion that shortening the school holidays does not do anything in helping students...

Parents ‘aye’ to online lessons

BY NURIN YUSRINA KUCHING: The Ministry of Education Malaysia recently announced that all students would continue to attend home-based teaching and learning (PdPR) beginning June 13 and 14. PDPR will take place for 25 days and continue until the next school...

Masing wants school breaks minimised

KUCHING: The Ministry of Education (MoE) should minimise the number of school breaks and the length of holidays. Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Masing said this when asked to comment on the ministry’s schedule for school vacations and...

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...

‘Let school holidays coincide with Aidiladha’

KUALA LUMPUR:The Congress of Union of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) has urged the Ministry of Education (MOE) to consider the second term school holidays to coincide with Aidiladha on July 31. Its president Adnan Mat said...

Shorter terms for Forms 5 & 6

MOE amends school calendar for 2020 PUTRAJAYA: In accordance with the reopening of schools involving Form 5 and 6 students starting tomorrow, the Education Ministry (MOE) has amended the 2020 school calendar to assist schools in planning their teaching and learning sessions. The MOE in...

Reminiscing on year-end school holidays

The long year-end holiday has officially begun. One of my nephews shared the news with me recently. Last Friday was the last day of school for his younger children. He also proudly told me that his third child, a girl, did...
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