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Perikatan govt has failed to put teachers and students first, says former deputy education minister

In a statement, Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching pointed out three ‘failures’ done thus far in PN’s management of the reopening of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic, and that the leadership should be held accountable.   — Picture by Miera Zulyana

In a statement, Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching pointed out three ‘failures’ done thus far in PN’s management of the reopening of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic, and that the leadership should be held accountable. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Former deputy education minister Teo Nie Ching today took to task the current Perikatan Nasional (PN) government school reopening management, saying that the latter has failed to put the interests of students and teachers first.

In a statement, the Kulai MP pointed out three “failures” done thus far in PN’s management of the reopening of

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D.C. has failed to adequately collect detailed student education data, audit report finds

The city swiftly rebutted the report, calling many of the claims “unfounded” and arguing that it fails to note the “monumental” amount of progress the city has made in collecting data over the past five years. The Office of the State Superintendent said it has abided by all federal grant rules to build out the system and provided a 2020 letter from the U.S. Education Department saying that the city properly used its 2007 and 2012 federal grant money to build these data systems and that the agency has “evidence of successful completion of the projects.”

“We have access to

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We have failed to support disadvantaged learners during coronavirus, and now millions of children’s futures are at risk

In Colombia, Maria, 8 years-old, from Venezuela, works on maths problems: Jenn Gardella/Save the Children
In Colombia, Maria, 8 years-old, from Venezuela, works on maths problems: Jenn Gardella/Save the Children

There have long been trends that exacerbate inequalities in our world, including climate change, conflict, and technological disruption. Covid-19 is a new threat, which will have ramifications for years or decades to come.

Education for all is one way of combatting inequality. Yet almost 260 million children and young people around the world were already permanently excluded from school before the pandemic. Gender, disability, migration status and mother tongue are just some of the factors that drive education exclusion. Poverty is the biggest culprit, but

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We have failed to support disadvantaged learners during coronavirus, and now millions of children’s futures are at risk

In Colombia, Maria, 8 years-old, from Venezuela, works on maths problems: Jenn Gardella/Save the Children
In Colombia, Maria, 8 years-old, from Venezuela, works on maths problems: Jenn Gardella/Save the Children

There have long been many trends which exacerbate inequalities in our world, including climate change, conflict, and technological disruption. Covid-19 is a new threat, which will have ramifications for years or decades to come.

Education for all is one way of combatting inequality. Yet almost 260m children and young people around the world were already permanently excluded from school before the pandemic. Gender, disability, migration status and mother tongue are just some of the factors which drive education exclusion. Poverty is the biggest culprit, but

Read more