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Ministry hopes to have briefing on new curriculum for Chinese schools


Thursday, 24 November 2016 PUTRAJAYA: The Education Minis­try hopes to arrange a briefing for Chinese conforming schools on the new Standard Curriculum for Secondary Schools (KSSM), which will be implemented next year. According to Deputy Education Minister, Datuk Chong Sin Woon, many people were worried about the time allocation in …

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Students get less exam stress if UPSR format changed

Saturday, 12 November 2016 KUALA LUMPUR: School children will not face exam stress if the proposal to change the assessment format of the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) to that like Pentaksiran Tingkatan 3 (PT3) is implemented. According to National Parents-Teachers’ Association president, Associate Professor Datuk Mohamad Ali Hassan, the …

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Two thirds of applications to become teachers meet the criteria


Wednesday, 9 November 2016 SERDANG: Nearly 45,000 applications were received this year from those aspiring to become teachers with about two-thirds meeting the criteria. According to Deputy Education Minister, Datuk P. Kamalanathan, 1,600 were eventually chosen from those who met the requirements. One of the conditions made more stringent was …

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2016 Perdana Scholar Award: Seven Malaysian students in US selected

Tuesday, 8 November 2016 WASHINGTON: Seven Malaysian students currently studying at universities in the United States (US) have been selected for the 2016 Perdana Scholar Award for outstanding performance. Higher Education Ministry deputy secretary-general Datuk Kamel Mohammad presented the awards to the winners at a presentation ceremony held at the …

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