Education

Johor to Pilot 21st Century Learning

Information and communication technology (ICT) in recent years has become one of the fundamental aspects of modern civilisation. Through the second wave of the Malaysian Education Blueprint (2013-2025), the Johor Education Department is optimistic to achieve the concept of 21st Century Learning (PAK-21) in all schools, at the same time producing students who are highly skilled and competent. Menteri Besar Johor Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said the Department with

MY SCHOLARSHIP

Universal Business Academy (UBA), a prominent business school in Johor Bahru has launched their ‘MY SCHOLARSHIP’ programme and applicants can make their submissions to them via email at [email protected] from the 1st of March 2017 till the 10th of June 2017. The results will be announced on the 9th of July 2017 at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel. For more information, call +607 333 5111. WHY STUDY WITH UBA? Globally

One Step Closer to UiTM 1

Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) leavers recently received their results only to find themselves lost in a plethora of undergraduate courses offered by the Student Admission Division (UPU). Seeing most students in distress, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Pasir Gudang took the initiative to organise their annual “Ekspo Selangkah ke UiTM 2017” outside of their campus for the first time to reach more potential students in the area. With more than 500

A Run for Hope 1

Excelsior International School in Bandar Seri Alam held their annual Run for Hope in a bid to raise much-needed awareness and support for cancer research. Open to all ages, the run attracted more than 500 participations from parents and students of the school, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Pasir Gudang students and local community from all over Johor Bahru. “It was a great feeling to see so many people come out

Schools to Identify Students Riding Modified Bicycles

The Johor Education Department is urging schools in the state to identify students taking part in riding modified bicycles, known as ‘basikal lajak’. Director Shaharudin Sharif said that the department is aware that there are students involved in such activities and hope they will be made aware of the danger. He also urged parents to constantly monitor their children and not allow them to go out of the house at

Joyous CNY Celebration at Fairview

Students of Fairview International School Johor Bahru recently celebrated the auspicious Lunar New Year with jubilant performances and a colourful display of traditional costumes. Along with parents and families, the students as young as six years old took part in the annual festivity. Aside from various cultural performances such as a modern take to the traditional fan dance and ribbon dance performed by a multinational mix of pupils, with booths

Win Free UK Quality Education at UBA

Universal Business Academy (UBA), a prominent business school in Johor Bahru is offering globally accredited programmes from the United Kingdom by working together with London School of Marketing (LSM) to organise the ‘MY SCHOLARSHIP’ campaign. Sponsored by LSM, the campaign will give four lucky winners a scholarship opportunity to attend two prestigious professional courses by Anglia Ruskin University and University of Northampton, UK, valued at £4,950 each. The BA (Hons)

American Education Closer to Home

The Raffles American School (RAS) in Iskandar Puteri provides a quality private international education alternative for your children. Offering the holistic 21st century approach of the American Curriculum, it is a rigorous standard-based system that aims to educate a child to achieve set goals and outcomes. Being a part of the Raffles Education Group, RAS is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), one of the

Grassroots Cricket Tournament for Schools 3

The sports-based event was organised as part of PTP 2017 CSR programmes encouraging a healthy lifestyle among students to excel in both academics and co-curricular aspects. The four-day tournament was held at SMK Dato’ Usman Awang, Johor Bahru with participation of 270 players from 10 primary schools and 8 secondary schools around Gelang Patah and Johor Bahru. Marco Neelsen, Chief Executive Officer of PTP said, “PTP’s long association with the

Corporates Engage with the Community

UMLand J-Biotech Park (UJP) recently organised a Back To School programme to assist needy parents and students with school-related expenses. A coming together of UJP and Johor Empowerment of Intellectual Women Association (JEIWA), the initiative benefited some 100 needy students from Sekolah Kebangsaan Cahaya Baru, Pasir Gudang who received donations in the form of school essentials. JEIWA as UJP’s strategic partner in the programme also invited other companies such as