Schools can't handle floods and polls at the same time, warns education minister
Radzi Jidin says schools will be used for both evacuation and polling centres if the election is held during the flood season.
No demotion for headmasters, education minister assures
Radzi Jidin says the matter was decided in discussions between his ministry and the Public Service Department and finance ministry.
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.
Rent exemption for canteen operators, tenants extended another 6 months
Education Minister Radzi Jidin says operators and tenants are still recovering from the impact of Covid-19.
Education ministry to study why nearly 25,000 SPM candidates opted out of exam
Education Minister Radzi Jidin says the majority of them were private candidates.
Education ministry working to resolve Sabah’s ‘sekolah tumpang’ issue
Education Minister Radzi Jidin says Sabah has more sekolah tumpang than any other place.
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.
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.
Use of 147 schools as polling centres in Johor won’t affect SPM, says education minister
Radzi Jidin says the classrooms used for the exam will not be involved in the Johor election on March 12.
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.