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Inquirier.net
‘Silver tsunami’ threatens to wipe out S. Korean rural communitieshave closed since the 1990s and thousands more are set to be shut down or merge
‘Silver tsunami’ threatens to wipe out S. Korean rural communities
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
have closed since the 1990s and thousands more are set to be shut down or merged in coming years, according to the education ministry. And this year, more than 20 percent of 6,218 elementary schools across the country had a first grade... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Lanka, A Narcotic TRANSIT HUB?drugs and other such products, as well as on how to tackle such issues among ch
Lanka, A Narcotic TRANSIT HUB?
Sunday Observer / Posted 10 hours ago
drugs and other such products, as well as on how to tackle such issues among children. �We have joined hands with the Education Ministry, with the Ministry adding a section on drug abuse in the local syllabus, aiming at its eradication � he... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Liow: Using phone while driving main cause of accidentslevel to ensure all road safety campaigns would be implemented effectively righ
Liow: Using phone while driving main cause of accidents
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 hours ago
level to ensure all road safety campaigns would be implemented effectively right down to the grassroots. The ministry would also cooperate with the Education Ministry to give awareness on road safety regulations among students, he said. —... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Britain's Hill, an EU convert, steps down after Brexit votepolitical secretary in 1992. After another spell in PR, Cameron appointed him
Britain's Hill, an EU convert, steps down after Brexit vote
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 hours ago
political secretary in 1992. After another spell in PR, Cameron appointed him to the House of Lords in 2010 as a junior minister in the education ministry. Hill rose to be Leader of the House of Lords in 2012, becoming a member of the... Read more
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The Star
Phone use on the road main cause of accidentslevel to ensure all road safety campaigns would be implemented effectively righ
Phone use on the road main cause of accidents
The Star / Posted 15 hours ago
level to ensure all road safety campaigns would be implemented effectively right down to the grassroots. The ministry would also cooperate with the Education Ministry to give awareness on road safety regulations among students, he said. –... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Last call for site planbetter for growth means sticking to our policies." The school board was approv
Last call for site plan
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
better for growth means sticking to our policies." The school board was approved for $27.5 million in Ontario Education Ministry funding to build the new high school. Its plans included a 135,625-square-foot, split-level school there... Read more
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Times of Malta
Students like co-education, but teachers are less enthusiasticwhich was introduced in state schools in 2013- but teachers are decidedly less
Students like co-education, but teachers are less enthusiastic
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
which was introduced in state schools in 2013- but teachers are decidedly less keen, survey results published today by the education ministry show. Over 3,000 students were surveyed, with 83 per cent of Form One, 78 per cent of Form Two and 71 per... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Curtin to hold Info Day todayin QS Stars University Ratings 2015. The courses offered via its Sarawak campu
Curtin to hold Info Day today
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
in QS Stars University Ratings 2015. The courses offered via its Sarawak campus are also recognised by the Higher Education Ministry and Public Service Department, as well as professional bodies both internationally and local. At the... Read more
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The Star
Titas action awaiting probePETALING JAYA: The Higher Education Ministry is waiting for Universiti Teknolog
Titas action awaiting probe
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
PETALING JAYA: The Higher Education Ministry is waiting for Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) to complete its investigation into the controversial slides used to teach the Titas (Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia) course before deciding on whether... Read more
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Times of Malta
Ethics education or religion? Study underway in state schoolsto religion lessons. Parents of students in State schools have in the last few
Ethics education or religion? Study underway in state schools
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
to religion lessons. Parents of students in State schools have in the last few days received a questionnaire from the Education Ministry asking for details on their religious beliefs and whether they would like their children to follow ethics... Read more
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Surrey Leader
New school site announcedunits in application,” said McNally. “Not to mention all the amassing that's go
New school site announced
Surrey Leader / Posted 2 days ago
units in application,” said McNally. “Not to mention all the amassing that's going on… it’s really scary.” In May the education ministry announced funding for 600 new spaces through expansions at three elementary schools, along with the... Read more
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FOX News
China to tear up 'poisoned' school running tracksdizzy spells and coughing after using the tracks, raising safety fears about th
China to tear up 'poisoned' school running tracks
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
dizzy spells and coughing after using the tracks, raising safety fears about the materials used to build them. "The Education Ministry is taking the recent spate of 'poisoned track' cases on campuses in a number of locations very seriously,"... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Flying highthe way of fresh thinking. Though most Chinese universities offer courses in ho
Flying high
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
the way of fresh thinking. Though most Chinese universities offer courses in how to innovate or become an entrepreneur, the education ministry seems lukewarm. The South University of Science and Technology in China opened in 2011 pledging to award... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New regulation to protect female officials from sexual abuseDepartment. Mr Cholathis declined to comment on this, saying the selection of
New regulation to protect female officials from sexual abuse
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Department. Mr Cholathis declined to comment on this, saying the selection of students was the responsibility of the Education Ministry, but said the principle of equality should be upheld. "Besides, it's the responsibility of these agencies... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New regulation being drafted to protect female officials from sexual abuseDepartment. Mr Cholathis declined to comment on this, saying the selection of
New regulation being drafted to protect female officials from sexual abuse
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Department. Mr Cholathis declined to comment on this, saying the selection of students was the responsibility of the Education Ministry, but said the principle of equality should be upheld. "Besides, it's the responsibility of these agencies... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
China schools ordered to remove toxic running tracksBeijing – China's Education Ministry has ordered schools to remove running trac
China schools ordered to remove toxic running tracks
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Beijing – China's Education Ministry has ordered schools to remove running tracks made from toxic materials that have been blamed for sickening students. A ministry statement said nationwide inspections have been ordered over the summer school... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Chinese schools ordered to remove toxic running tracksincident is the latest in a long line of product scandals which have been blame
Chinese schools ordered to remove toxic running tracks
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
incident is the latest in a long line of product scandals which have been blamed on corruption and poor oversight. The education ministry said nationwide inspections by environmental and consumer protection departments have been ordered over... Read more
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asianage
China schools ordered to remove toxic running tracks(Representational Image) Construction of new tracks will be suspended while co
China schools ordered to remove toxic running tracks
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
(Representational Image) Construction of new tracks will be suspended while contractors are vetted. Beijing: China's Education Ministry has ordered schools to remove running tracks made from toxic materials that have been blamed for sickening... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Chinese schools ordered to remove toxic running tracksincident is the latest in a long line of product scandals which have been blame
Chinese schools ordered to remove toxic running tracks
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
incident is the latest in a long line of product scandals which have been blamed on corruption and poor oversight. The education ministry said nationwide inspections by environmental and consumer protection departments have been ordered over... Read more
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Salon.com
China schools ordered to remove toxic running tracksBEIJING (AP) — China’s Education Ministry has ordered schools to remove running
China schools ordered to remove toxic running tracks
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — China’s Education Ministry has ordered schools to remove running tracks made from toxic materials that have been blamed for sickening students. A ministry statement said nationwide inspections have been ordered over the summer school... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China to tear up 'poisoned' school running tracksdizzy spells and coughing after using the tracks, raising safety fears about th
China to tear up 'poisoned' school running tracks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
dizzy spells and coughing after using the tracks, raising safety fears about the materials used to build them. "The Education Ministry is taking the recent spate of 'poisoned track' cases on campuses in a number of locations very seriously,"... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Vancouver school trustees say they’ll reject budget over funding complaintsfollowing year. The B.C. government has fired other school boards in recent ye
Vancouver school trustees say they’ll reject budget over funding complaints
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
following year. The B.C. government has fired other school boards in recent years for various reasons. Most recently, the Education Ministry dismissed the North Okanagan-Shuswap board earlier this month over concerns the board had become... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
School dress scam to end up in courtThe Education Ministry will take legal action against staff and executives of t
School dress scam to end up in court
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
The Education Ministry will take legal action against staff and executives of the state-owned Suksapan store involved with scandalous purchase of over 500,000 student uniforms. A ministry committee headed by Thanetpol Thanabunyawat will assess the... Read more
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The Star
Hairstyle deemed too fanciful, so student’s dad told to ‘donate’ to school PTAof undertaking (from the guardian) that the female student’s hair not be cut (b
Hairstyle deemed too fanciful, so student’s dad told to ‘donate’ to school PTA
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
of undertaking (from the guardian) that the female student’s hair not be cut (by any school teacher) in accordance with Education Ministry regulations, and a RM100 donation to the PTA. It also requested the attendance of the student’s guardian... Read more
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Japan Today
Upper house race sees younger electorate, redrawn boundaries ‹ Japan Todayage was last lowered from 25 under the post-war U.S. occupation in 1946, the sa
Upper house race sees younger electorate, redrawn boundaries ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
age was last lowered from 25 under the post-war U.S. occupation in 1946, the same year women gained the right to vote. The education ministry repealed in October last year a 1969 ban on people aged 18 or older participating in campaigning and other... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rising pressure on school rolls draws call to tighten rulesissue and heard his suggestions, and expected to discuss them further. Changin
Rising pressure on school rolls draws call to tighten rules
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
issue and heard his suggestions, and expected to discuss them further. Changing a school's zone is one tool used by the Education Ministry to help schools cope with demand for places. In 2014 One Tree Hill College and Selwyn College backed down... Read more
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New Kerala
Maldives names new vice president - newkerala.com #80435suspected of being involved in the explosion aboard the presidential boat eight
Maldives names new vice president - newkerala.com #80435
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
suspected of being involved in the explosion aboard the presidential boat eight months ago. The Deputy Minister in the Education Ministry, Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim, was appointed the health minister. Ahmed Munawar was appointed the new Minister... Read more
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Namibia Economist
A new crop of hands-on universities is transforming how students learnthe way of fresh thinking. Though most Chinese universities offer courses in ho
A new crop of hands-on universities is transforming how students learn
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
the way of fresh thinking. Though most Chinese universities offer courses in how to innovate or become an entrepreneur, the education ministry seems lukewarm. The South University of Science and Technology in China opened in 2011 pledging to award... Read more
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New Kerala
Sacked UP minister breaks down, says my relations with 'Netaji' can't change - newkerala.com #80196of Samajwadi Party and jailed legislator Mukhtar Ansari's Quami Ekta Dal. "Bal
Sacked UP minister breaks down, says my relations with 'Netaji' can't change - newkerala.com #80196
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
of Samajwadi Party and jailed legislator Mukhtar Ansari's Quami Ekta Dal. "Balram Yadav, holding charge of Secondary Education Ministry, has been removed (from the Council of Ministers) by the Chief Minister," a senior official... Read more
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The Star
School denies fining student RM100 for ‘fashionable hairstyle’parent-teacher association (PTA). It also said the school “is not allowed to c
School denies fining student RM100 for ‘fashionable hairstyle’
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
parent-teacher association (PTA). It also said the school “is not allowed to cut the female student’s hair based on the Education Ministry rules”. The letter urged the parent/guardian of the student to meet the senior assistant of student... Read more
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The Star
Issue related to offensive Titas slides referred to UTM’s disciplinary committeeKUALA LUMPUR: The Higher Education Ministry has handed the case pertaining to r
Issue related to offensive Titas slides referred to UTM’s disciplinary committee
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The Higher Education Ministry has handed the case pertaining to racist lecture materials by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) which offended the Hindu and Sikh communities, to the university’s disciplinary committee for further... Read more
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Daily News
Schools k/o rugby likely to be postponedby the students, parents and the respective schools who are committed to meet t
Schools k/o rugby likely to be postponed
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
by the students, parents and the respective schools who are committed to meet their schools curriculum to keep within the Education Ministry guidelines. The draw for the tournament is: Isipathana vs Zahira, S. Thomas’ ML vs St. Joseph’s, Trinity... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prayut uses Section 44 to fight brawlsa relationship-building project for vocational school students in a bid to forg
Prayut uses Section 44 to fight brawls
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
a relationship-building project for vocational school students in a bid to forge unity and reduce violence among them. The Education Ministry has mooted another plan to put them in a training camp to improve their behaviours. But Gen Prayut said... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prayut uses S44 to fight brawlsa relationship-building project for vocational school students in a bid to forg
Prayut uses S44 to fight brawls
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
a relationship-building project for vocational school students in a bid to forge unity and reduce violence among them. The Education Ministry has mooted another plan to put them in a training camp to improve their behaviours. But Gen Prayut said... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Number of stabbing attacks on Israeli soldiers diminishesthe incident served as an example of excessive force. Palestinian educators in
Number of stabbing attacks on Israeli soldiers diminishes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
the incident served as an example of excessive force. Palestinian educators in Hebron say they've been instructed by the Education Ministry to discourage confrontations with soldiers and focus students' attention on studies rather than... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nearly 104 000 Children Pushed Out of Schoolpolicies towards achieving inclusive quality education for all Namibian childre
Nearly 104 000 Children Pushed Out of School
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
policies towards achieving inclusive quality education for all Namibian children. Steenkamp said that in 2015 the education ministry with the support of UNICEF decided to launch its own OOSC study to understand why, despite progressive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bullying Main Cause of School Dropoutsas some of the causes for pupils dropping out of school. De Sousa was citing f
Bullying Main Cause of School Dropouts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
as some of the causes for pupils dropping out of school. De Sousa was citing findings from an out-of-school study the education ministry conducted in collaboration with Unicef and the Unesco Institute for Statistics in 2015. The report, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Teachers Demand Pay Risea pupil at Rusheshe Primary school in Kicukiro district. There has been a rene
Teachers Demand Pay Rise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
a pupil at Rusheshe Primary school in Kicukiro district. There has been a renewed debate on teachers' salaries since the Education ministry announced its allocation to wage bill in the 2016/17 Budget. Teachers' salaries in education budget for... Read more
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International Business Times
Ebola stopped this teenage mother from getting healthcare - now Sierra Leone says she can't go to school she no longer had the financial support of her 'boyfriend', and pregnant girls
Ebola stopped this teenage mother from getting healthcare - now Sierra Leone says she can't go to school
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
she no longer had the financial support of her 'boyfriend', and pregnant girls are prohibited from attending school by the education ministry. Most of her friends also abandoned her, she said, as their parents wouldn't allow them to see her.... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Enrolment crunch for boardmillion. The committee weighed the cost of repairs versus replacement, known a
Enrolment crunch for board
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 5 days ago
million. The committee weighed the cost of repairs versus replacement, known as the facility condition index. Ontario's education ministry deems indexes of more than 65 per cent to be prohibitive to repair. Elementary schools falling into that... Read more
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Peace Arch News
French Immersion spaces cut at Woodward Hill Elementaryboth the district and the province to fund more spaces for students in the sout
French Immersion spaces cut at Woodward Hill Elementary
Peace Arch News / Posted 5 days ago
both the district and the province to fund more spaces for students in the south Newton area. In May, the provincial education ministry announced $100 million in funding for rapid expansion projects at Sullivan, Woodward Hill and Panorama... Read more
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Surrey Leader
French Immersion spaces cut at Woodward Hill Elementaryboth the district and the province to fund more spaces for students in the sout
French Immersion spaces cut at Woodward Hill Elementary
Surrey Leader / Posted 5 days ago
both the district and the province to fund more spaces for students in the south Newton area. In May, the provincial education ministry announced $100 million in funding for rapid expansion projects at Sullivan, Woodward Hill and Panorama... Read more
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BC Local News
French Immersion spaces cut at Woodward Hill Elementaryboth the district and the province to fund more spaces for students in the sout
French Immersion spaces cut at Woodward Hill Elementary
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
both the district and the province to fund more spaces for students in the south Newton area. In May, the provincial education ministry announced $100 million in funding for rapid expansion projects at Sullivan, Woodward Hill and Panorama... Read more
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The Star
Education ministry and police to discuss presence of PPS in schoolsPUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry and the Royal Malaysian Police will conduct a
Education ministry and police to discuss presence of PPS in schools
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry and the Royal Malaysian Police will conduct a workshop to ensure police presence at schools provide a safe environment for students and to control crime. Deputy Education Minister Chong Sin Woon said the workshop... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Teachers Are Lukewarm About Their Recent Pay IncreaseMwesigye and Kaboyo agree that there is a need to reconsider how the sector loo
Why Teachers Are Lukewarm About Their Recent Pay Increase
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Mwesigye and Kaboyo agree that there is a need to reconsider how the sector looks at teachers. According to Mwesigye, the education ministry needs to view teachers differently. "They need to see teachers as the main drivers of success in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Learner Profiles in the Offingchildren are healthy as this impacts on their wellness and performance in educa
Learner Profiles in the Offing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
children are healthy as this impacts on their wellness and performance in education. Meanwhile, the Primary and Secondary Education Ministry has also arranged a trial Grade Seven agriculture examination set for this year, in a move expected to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Names Team to Review Mak Fees Policyand acting director legal services Gody Muhumuza. Government is represented by
Government Names Team to Review Mak Fees Policy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
and acting director legal services Gody Muhumuza. Government is represented by the commissioner for planning in the Education ministry, Ms Elizabeth Gabona, National Youth Council chairperson Lillian Aber and State House's head of education... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Facebook blocked to foil cheatersstudents out of the 800,000 who had sat the exams known as the "baccalaureate"
Facebook blocked to foil cheaters
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
students out of the 800,000 who had sat the exams known as the "baccalaureate" this month were being re-tested Sunday, the education ministry said. It said most of the leaks cover science subjects and mathematics. "The authorities have chosen the... Read more
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The Star
Rich dividends from vocational education transformationTHE transformation of vocational training in Malaysia through the Education Min
Rich dividends from vocational education transformation
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
THE transformation of vocational training in Malaysia through the Education Ministry’s Technical and Vocational Education Division (BPTV) is slowly but surely yielding results. The Vocational Education Transformation programme that began in 2012 to... Read more
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Japan Today
Revised election law lowering voting age in Japan to 18 takes effect ‹ Japan Todayhigh schools across Japan explaining the electoral process and holding events s
Revised election law lowering voting age in Japan to 18 takes effect ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 6 days ago
high schools across Japan explaining the electoral process and holding events such as “mock elections.” Last October, the education ministry also began allowing high school students aged 18 or older to engage in political activities and election... Read more
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