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Anwar slams Education Ministry for failing to take stern action after teen exposed teacher’s ‘rape jokes’



a close up of a man wearing glasses: The Port Dickson MP said the education system in Malaysia needs to be revamped as the focus should not just be on instilling knowledge but teaching and encouraging kids to practice and have good moral values. ― Picture by Hari Anggara


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The Port Dickson MP said the education system in Malaysia needs to be revamped as the focus should not just be on instilling knowledge but teaching and encouraging kids to practice and have good moral values. ― Picture by Hari Anggara

KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said the Ministry of Education (MoE) lacked conviction and was slow to respond in handling the case of 17-year-old Ain Husniza Saiful Nizam who exposed her male teacher for making rape jokes in school.

The Port Dickson MP said the education system in Malaysia

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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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Alabama father pushing for legislators to include special education in bill incentivizing teachers

Alabama father pushing for legislators to include special education in bill incentivizing teachers



IN NEED BEING LEFT OUT OF THE BILL. YOU’VE GOT TO INCENTIVIZE PEOPLE TO. COME IN TO ALABAMA PUBLIC EDUCATION SENATOR ARTHUR ORR SAYS THERE ARE ABOUT 7,500 POSITIONS FOR MATH AND SCIENCE IN ALABAMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS. BUT ONLY ABOUT 4,300 ARE FILLED BY THOSE WITH PROPER CREDENTIALS. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WE GET QUALIFIED DEDICATED EDUCATORS THAT WANT TO DO THIS AND IF TO BE ABLE TO ATTRACT THEM AND THEN RETAIN THEM SENATORS RECENTLY

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Hawaii Education Association offering scholarships for current, aspiring teachers

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File – Social studies teacher Logan Landry looks over the shoulder of seventh grader Simone Moore as she works on a project while seated next to a cutout of Elvis Presley at the Bruce M. Whittier Middle School, Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, in Poland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Education Association (HEA) announced on Tuesday, March 23, that it is offering scholarships for current and aspiring teachers who are seeking professional development and college degrees.

Scholarships per recipient

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School minister says he ‘trusts the judgement of teachers’ amid warnings of grade inflation

The prime minister visits a school to take part in an online lesson during lockdown (POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

The prime minister visits a school to take part in an online lesson during lockdown (POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

The schools minister has said he trusts “the judgement of teachers” amid warnings that the government’s new grading system could undermine the value of qualifications.

The government is expected to task schools with determining pupils’ grades in lieu of exams this year, because of disruption caused by coronavirus.

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson is to set out further details of the plan in the Commons later on Thursday.

But some experts have warned that the approach could lead to inconsistent outcomes across

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