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September 9, 2021 10:27 PM
GEORGE TOWN: An education-interest group said the requirement to have at least 7As in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) for trainee teachers would be a step in dramatically increasing the quality of teachers.
Teach For Malaysia trustee Chen Li-Kai said while academic results were not the best predictor for teaching quality, more needed to be done to enhance the professional training of educators in the country...
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Published on 29 Aug 2021 12:00PM
“THERE is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.
Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries.
On such a full sea are we now afloat.
And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.” – Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar
Malaysia and our education system are at an inflection point. In a previous article, we looked at how the private sector is contributing to the Malaysia Education Blueprint through the Trust Schools Programme (TSP)...
August 26, 2021 8:51 PM
PETALING JAYA: Students should not be made to repeat the school year to make up for loss of learning as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Instead, all available resources should be spent on revising the curriculum to “trim the fat”, according to panellists at a forum this evening.
LIKE many Malaysians, I am disturbed by the current developments and directions our country is taking. Race and religion seem to be used as tools to gain popularity and leverage by individuals who appear to be oblivious to the negative repercussions that may ensue.
This motley group of people comprises politicians, religious leaders and spokespersons of minor NGOs. They believe that by doing so, they will move the whole nation...