Monday, July 26, 2021

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New teachers from mass recruitment drive need to be equipped, say educationists

One says there is 'no room to train them' while another says pre-service training could be an option as not many have been prepared for the pandemic-season online learning methods.

Online classes to continue until end-August

The education ministry says face-to-face sessions will begin in stages from Sept 1.

6-month exemption for rental of canteens, premises in govt schools

An automatic contract extension will also be given to those renting canteens and premises or space at schools under the education ministry for a period of one year.

Give Sarawak autonomy over education, state minister tells federal govt

State education minister Michael Manyin Jawong also says Sarawak can produce its own teachers despite Putrajaya's recent announcement of a mass recruitment drive for educators nationwide.

Addressing the gap between what schools measure and what parents know

The goal of enabling all children to receive quality education relies on the whole school community.

Exam-year students to be prioritised for vaccination

This follows the green light given for the Pfizer jab to be administered to children 12 and above.

School sessions to resume online from June 13 and 14

This is in light of the continuing spike in Covid-19 infections, says education minister.

Now what, educationists ask as UPSR exits the scene after 30 years

They say the education ministry must provide clear communication to address the concerns raised by parents and teachers about the way forward without the Standard Six exam.

Teacher embroiled in rape joke issue transferred from Shah Alam school

Education ministry says the teacher will remain at the state education department pending completion of an investigation into the matter.

Scrapping UPSR, a long overdue move

While public exams are important, there is no need to burden and stress our children to the point that it impedes their personal growth.

Online classes for 2 weeks after Aidilfitri break

Education Minister Radzi Jidin says this is a precautionary measure as there is no existing data on the spread of infections during Aidilfitri since schools were closed last year.

School sessions to continue, says education ministry

Radzi Jidin says the rate of virus transmission in education clusters is much lower than in other clusters.

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