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2008-10-07 00:00:30

By Jayaraj K.G.S. COME 2010, the Education Ministry will embark on yet another ambitious project by introducing a new curriculum for primary schools where the emphasis will be on school-based assessment.

2008-10-06 00:00:32

THE noble profession is no longer looked upon with the respect it once commanded. It is sad but true that most parents pass disparaging remarks about teachers, particularly the lack of passion.

2008-10-06 00:00:32

By Samuel Yesuiah WITH reference to the report "Skills training from Form 1" (NST, July 26), the Education Ministry's plan to introduce vocational and technical subjects for Form One students who are not academically inclined is a move in the right direction and should be implemented next year.

2008-09-15 06:00:31

Text of report by Conan Businge and Josephine Maseruka entitled: "School heads defy directive to close" published by state-owned, mass-circulation Ugandan daily The New Vision website on 14 September Head teachers have protested a decision by the Ministry of Education to close 400 schools as the third term opens today.

2008-09-03 15:00:22

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS The Environmental Protection Ministry and the Education Ministry are slated to declare the new school year a green one at a ceremony next week in front of the principals of all the elementary schools in Israel.

2008-09-02 15:00:23

By ABE SELIG An estimated 1,466,829 pupils are set to begin the 2008/09 school year on Monday morning, up 20,000 from a year ago, unless a threatened strike materializes.

2008-08-27 15:01:00

By STICKLEY, Marcus Parents could soon start being prosecuted for taking their children out of school for a holiday, a Nelson principal says. Primary schools have been reinforcing attendance rules with parents after receiving reminders from the Education Ministry to do so.

2008-08-21 00:00:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malayan Christian Schools' Council has welcomed the Education Ministry's plan to help all 410 mission schools.

2008-08-15 00:00:31

By Liong Kam Chong HEADING a school successfully requires leadership and management knowledge, interpersonal skills, experience and other qualities.

2008-08-13 15:00:17

By MCENTEE, Claire INCLUDING computer science in the secondary school maths curriculum would create a huge problem, says Maths Teachers' Association president Alan Parris.


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