Education

Gadgets in School?

The Ministry of Education’s recent proposal to allow gadgets and electronic devices in schools to help teaching and learning process needs to be further reviewed to ensure that it is beneficial to the educational institutions. Johor State Health, Environment, Education and Information Executive Committee chairman, Datuk Ayub Rahmat at the launch of ‘Program Kasihi Pekebun Kecil’ in Pogoh Tengah said that thorough study should be done before finalising the move.

Sun Tzu Art of War

Universal Business Academy (UBA) recently held a public programme at Kuala Lumpur in collaboration with Titian Sedaya Consulting Sdn. Bhd on Sun Tzu’s strategies.  Several workshops were held whereby the attendees applied Sun Tzu’s ideas and strategies into their current business issues and were pleased to unravel fresh ideas and approaches that could be applied to their market. The workshop was facilitated by researcher and business thought leader, Philip Tan.

Untold Tales of Reality

KOMAS Freedom Film Fest (FFF) made a comeback this year and its first showcase down-south recently commenced at Southern University College that featured a series of short films entitled ‘Ida’s Choice’, ‘Kisah Ayahku’, and ‘Lak Boh Ki/Drop Nowhere’. As the Freedom Film Fest have been centering ideas around basic human rights and bringing up social issues happening around us as an eye-opener to the audiences, the trio short films produced

Uniworld International School Joins Eco-School Programme 2

When many are forsaking the environment, the time has come for us to take a serious look at our actions and Uniworld International School has geared up and established themselves under the Eco-School Programme initiated by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) recently. Kerry Asia Pacific came into the picture by assisting the school to achieve a recognisable International Green Flag award by mentoring the participants for a long-term collaboration in

Motivational Camp for Standard 6 Students

Port of  Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), together with Johor Educational Department recently organised a motivational camp for standard 6 students who will be sitting for their upcoming Ujian Peperiksaan Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) examination in September. The one day motivational talk helped selected Year 6 students with learning techniques and instilled confidence in them through invaluable tips. About 130 students from 13 primary schools in Gelang Patah participated in the programme that

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