Saturday, January 22, 2022


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.

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.

At outbreak epicentre, South African students shrug off Omicron and fret about exams

The government is pushing to get as many people vaccinated as possible, while urging the cancelling of possible super-spreader events – like the big student parties and festivals popular this time of year.

34 students, lecturers at Negeri Sembilan college test positive for Covid-19

Other students at the college have been placed under temporary lockdown.

2 teachers, 71 students from Cyberjaya school test positive for Covid-19

Of these, 65 students have been placed at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang quarantine centre.

Education ministry denies report on prohibited punishments in schools

It says it never issued a table titled 'MoE Disciplinary Unit: Forms of Prohibited Punishment' as spread on social media.

Long break sees Sarawak village youths drifting away from school

Many spend long hours on their parents' farms, working on the land and growing more distant from their classes.

Back to school but not necessarily the canteen

Budgeting is a headache for canteen operators who are also struggling to get by as many parents prefer their children to eat food packed from home.

New school year starts March 21 after 3-week break

The third term for 2021/2022 will run from Jan 2 to March 20 for Group A states and Jan 3 to March 20 for Group B.

Public exam students to attend school without rotation from Nov 8

This is on condition that the school in question has achieved a full vaccination rate of 90% or more.

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