Saturday, January 22, 2022


Teachers allowed to participate in politics

The same permission applies to staff at the Community Development Department or Kemas.

51 education clusters detected in 6 days

Some 66.2% of the 77 clusters reported by the health ministry from Jan 15 to 20 were linked to educational institutions.

Najib cites fake news on MIT’s Indonesian campus as he lists ‘achievements’ in making Malaysia an education hub

The former prime minister says the plan to make Malaysia a centre of learning appeared to have stopped after his fall from power in 2018.

The state of pandemic education, two years on

While gaps remain in learning despite the return to the physical classroom, cooperation from all quarters could be enough to bridge the gulfs and help students make up for the time lost to Covid-19.

French teachers to walk out over Covid confusion

The strike 'demonstrates the growing despair in schools', the largest teachers' union says.

US govt to increase Covid-19 tests for schools by 10 million per month

The steps come as some school districts move to virtual classes again to escape the Omicron wave.

France eases Covid protocols in schools amid Omicron surge

From now on, three negative self-tests instead of a PCR test will be enough proof for a child to continue to attend school, French Prime Minister Jean Castex says.

Ugandan children back to school after nearly 2-year Covid closure

Students poured through school gates that had been shuttered in March 2020 when Covid-19 swept the globe, greeting teachers and friends after 83 weeks outside the classroom.

Excitement and joy as students return to school

Many parents are also glad that their children are able to attend face-to-face classes again.

Full physical classes for secondary schools after 90% vaccination rate achieved

Physical classes will continue on a rotational basis for schools that have yet to reach the 90% vaccination rate.

Respectful or inappropriate? Teachers give their two cents on ‘second parent titles’

Some have no problem being called 'father' or 'mother' while others say this could open the door to issues such as sexual grooming.

Powering on despite Covid at remote Sarawak village

There is very little internet access and no electricity or water supply in Kampung Sapit, but the villagers do what they can to get by.

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