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- Jan 18, 2016
What’s new in the new academic year?
Parents deserve sympathy ahead of the start of every new academic year what with new school uniforms, new shoes, new stationery, new...
- Dec 21, 2015
What it will take to make the dual language programme work
THE Dual Language Programme (DLP) will kick off come January with 300 national primary and secondary schools taking part. In this pilot...
- Nov 23, 2015
Dual language programme the preferred choice of parents
AT long last, parents’ voices are being heard by educators, ministers and politicians, as they should have been as early as 1996, when...
- Oct 19, 2015
English — let’s get on with it
In 1990, Dr Loga Mahesan Baskaran, an academic expert and long-time advocate of English as a second language (ESL) who was then attached...
- Sep 21, 2015
Inculcate culture of integrity in education realm
The unexpected Cabinet reshuffle on July 28 took many Malaysians by surprise, particularly those in the education fraternity, when...
- Aug 24, 2015
Let the learning continue unhindered
IT is our sincere hope that the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2013-2025 (MEB) will continue as planned under the helm of new Education...
- Jul 20, 2015
Inspire and encourage, not stifle
AT a closed door event last month, I was called “pengkhianat bangsa” or traitor to the Malay race by the chairman of Dewan Bahasa dan...
- Jun 29, 2015
Churn out graduates who are industry-worthy
LET’S look at some figures: 77% of Malaysians are qualified up to SPM level, 23% are tertiary educated and 40% of public university...
- May 18, 2015
We must bring back English-medium schools
IT was a breath of fresh air when the Sultan of Johor spoke to his subjects at the recent State Legislative Assembly about keeping an...
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