Back to the basics after 2 years of pandemic-era school
The basic foundation of reading, writing and counting must be laid before students can progress to the next level, says educationist.
The success stories of digital learning
While online learning might not displace traditional textbooks, it can help teachers and students go one step further.
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.
Smartphones to join the list of back-to-school supplies?
Digital devices have become synonymous with learning since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Home-based teaching and learning method moderately effective, says education ministry
Urban student involvement in online PdPR was just under 60% while involvement among rural children was at 52.4%.
Back-to-school announcement the right move, say experts
They say reopening schools is a justified move and that parents can decide to keep their children at home if they wish.
School reopening based on recovery phases, rotation system to ensure SOPs
Education Minister Radzi Jidin says this is important to ensure that students are not kept away from school for too long.
Online learning the best bet for now, expert says as pandemic continues havoc for schools
Educationists say it is difficult to change the school calendar in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Back to school could spark separation anxiety, expert says as lockdowns keep kids at home
Steps should be taken to help children adjust to the idea ahead of schools' reopening, she says.
Online classes to continue until end-August
The education ministry says face-to-face sessions will begin in stages from Sept 1.
Suspend students for not attending PdPR sessions?
Low student attendance rates may be the result of a complex of inter-related issues, all of which would have to be addressed to involve students actively in meaningful learning activities during the pandemic.
Educationists warn of ‘lost generation’ as poorer students struggle online
Many from poor or rural families lack the facilities needed to properly follow home-based teaching and learning, while others may have lost the drive to continue studying.