Employers are apparently disappointed with Malaysian fresh graduates with 70% reporting that the standards of fresh graduates were just average.
i-Sayang serves as a one-stop information center dedicated to delivering information online related to PWDs with special education needs.
Malaysian stories don’t often get told but now, thanks to Oyez! Books, there’s a whole series of uniquely Malaysian children’s picture books with local stories, beautifully illustrated by local artists.
Modern skills for the modern workplace aren’t always taught in school especially those in the poorer neighbourhoods. Arus Academy aims to fill this gap by teaching skills like coding and programming, and public speaking to underprivileged children.
A holistic, well-rounded and well-balanced educational system is the goal of current blueprint.
Shortage of talent and the academia does not adequately prepare its students to face the “real world” – these are oft-quoted grouses of many industries. The Game Change Academy aims to address both, at least for the media and marketing industry.
Malaysia’s own supermodel is looking at possibly creating the country’s first fashion and beauty college
Science is often seen as a dull subject to many students. But not so, in Cikgu Hailmi’s class. Tapping on the young students’ natural interest in film, he got them to create a series of Science videos that eventually got them hooked on Science. As a bonus, it also earned him eight million blog hits in two years.
Malaysians need to change their attitudes towards technical training if the country wants to join the ranks of developed nations such as Germany, which has a long tradition in technical and vocational education.
For Malaysia to pursue a sustainable rapid rate of economic development, professional training organisations can be a vital contributing source towards a knowledge-based workforce.
We need to address the supply of skilled labour to meet demand if we want to achieve developed nation status, warns a new report by Khazanah Research Institute.
The Malaysian Government is very serious in its effort to draw the cream of the crop into the teaching profession to improve the quality of education as Business Circle finds out.
Machoda Academy specialises in sourcing interns from China for Malaysian firms seeking to fill their manpower needs.
Although the 2012 PISA results showed Malaysia trailing at No. 39, it’s not all doom and gloom, especially with the ongoing reforms to create an education ecosystem to nurture high level thinking skills.
Malaysia’s Guru-App is making waves in the field of education technology. Chief Owl, Warren Leow, tells Business Circle about its remarkable journey thus far.
Far away from the cities of Malaysia, many communities still live in remote settlements that are difficult to reach. But in some of these areas, Internet access via telecentres is helping to bring them closer to the mainstream.
Does the English language have a future in Malaysia? Is it even necessary to make an argument for the importance of English? More people can speak Mandarin or Spanish but like it or not English remains the international business language. In this week’s episode we take a look at the state of English in the […]
The SK Ba Kelalan primary school once had a UPSR pass rate of just one in five pupils. It suffered the usual disadvantages inherent in a remote location: lack of basic amenities, poverty and lack of interest in schooling. But today, the pass rate is over 90 per cent. Its secret of success? A return to the old ways
In remote parts of Sabah and Sarawak, children often leave home by the age of seven to go to school in a neighbouring village. By 13, they would be living miles from their parents as they attend secondary school in town. This has posed a serious challenge to raising educational achievements in Malaysia.
Grads are finding out that a paper qualification isn’t worth that much