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Education and students' rights

It was in the morning of April 1852 when three La Salle Brothers — Jerome King, Venere Chapuis and Lothaire Combes — approached Penang Island, its hills in the backdrop shrouded with jungle. Once they entered George Town, a...
Good to see Education Minister Maszlee Malik and his deputy Teo Nie Ching both endorsing the Sungai Ara Tamil Primary School's innovative and wholesome approach to education. Maszlee said...
Ever since the Sungai Ara Tamil Primary School in Penang became the talk of the town for its innovative approach to education – which was heartily endorsed by Education Minister Maszlee Malik during his...
No homework for pupils. Wholesome all-round education. A school farm where pupils can experience and learn living science. No extra classes or tuition for pupils. Little emphasis on exams. And yet commendable academic results.
VALIATHURA, southern India, 23 November 1947 – It was like any other balmy Sunday evening at the beach in this fishing community. Shrieks of laughter pierced the evening air as...