More teachers to be recruited in one-off intake exercise
Education Minister Radzi Jidin estimates that the intake will exceed the usual figure of 4,000 graduates per year.
UPSR, PT3 exams gone for good, education ministry says
It says it will not reinstate the exams despite the requests from parents.
Management of school construction projects inefficient and ineffective, audit report shows
The Auditor-General’s Report 2021 Series 1 attributes this to weaknesses at the planning, pre-construction and implementation stages of the projects by the education ministry, consultants and contractors.
Now, PT3 exam to be scrapped
It is the second major examination to be scrapped after UPSR was abolished last year.
Education ministry looking to resolve problem of teachers serving as hostel wardens
Education Minister Radzi Jidin says certain technical matters need to be discussed with the central agency.
Term of service for 2019 interim teachers extended another year
The education ministry says this will allow the Education Service Commission to complete the interviews and permanent appointments for teachers who meet the set requirements.
Radzi thanks teachers, ministry staff for hard work during pandemic
He says everyone worked hard to ensure that the education system could continue to run during this period.
2-year contract extension for 2,600 teachers
Details will be announced once the education ministry and Education Service Commission finish their discussions.
13,255 teachers given placements under one-off recruitment programme
Another 515 will be given placements from April 11 onwards.
Schools have option of holding online sessions if cases rise, says education ministry
The education ministry says flexibility is given and risk assessments will be carried out from time to time.
No decision yet on PT3 exam for 2022 session, says education minister
Radzi Jidin also says talks will be held with the EC on the use of secondary schools in Johor as polling centres during the SPM season.
Free replacement for textbooks damaged in floods
Over 263,000 textbooks were damaged in the recent floods which swept across a number of states.