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Malaysia national test papers leaked on social media, almost half a million students to resit exams

September 13, 2014 - 11:12 am in Asia, EdNews, MAIN, Politics, World

  ASIA / Malaysia - The country's biggest examination leak has affected almost half a million students, as investigations continue. Examination papers leaked online before test According to it's Education Ministry's press release, the Science examination…

Vietnam: Government to spend close to US$200mn for e-textbooks in HCMC

August 23, 2014 - 2:28 pm in Asia, EdNews, MAIN, Science & Tech, World

  ASIA/ Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - While Thailand is still reeling from its poor investments in its "One Tablet per Child" policy, Vietnam is steamrolling…

Singapore: The college principal who would clean tables for his students

August 19, 2014 - 4:33 pm in Asia, MAIN, Opinions, The Good Stuff, World

  WORLD / Singapore - A tweet by a student in Singapore about his school principal on August 15 has gone viral. The principal of Nanyang Junior College,…

India: Girl set herself on fire because parents couldn’t pay the $3.30 school fee

July 28, 2014 - 4:35 pm in Asia, EdNews, World

  ASIA / Odisha, India - A teenage girl is in serious condition after setting herself on fire on 24th July 2014. The fifteen-year-old girl from Ghatguda High School was said to have set herself alight after her parents told her they couldn't afford to…

Eid al-Fitr – understanding a cultural and religious celebration

July 27, 2014 - 6:31 pm in Lifestyle, Living, Opinions

  WORLD - The muslim world will celebrate the end of their fasting month on 28th July 2014 (or the 29th, for some countries). Here are some information to help you understand this celebration and its significance. Islamic Calendar The Islamic Calendar…

Malaysian teacher transferred to another school for anti-government Facebook post

July 27, 2014 - 3:34 pm in Asia, EdNews, MAIN, Politics, World

  ASIA / Malacca, Malaysia - A teacher has been transferred from a school 2 kilometres from her home, to one than is 27 kilometres. This, after she was given a warning for posting a poster of DAP's Teluk Intan by-election candidate Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud…

Chinese public unhappy own tycoon donates $15 million to Harvard University

July 26, 2014 - 4:59 pm in Asia, Business, Economy, EdNews, U.S., World

  ASIA / China - Chinese netizens are questioning the motive of real estate tycoon Pan Shiyi for donating $15 million to an American University instead of a local tertiary institution. Pan Shiyi, a self-made billionaire who owns SOHO China, the largest…

Schools affected by Typhoon Glenda back in operation

July 22, 2014 - 1:28 pm in Asia, EdNews, World

  WORLD / The Philippines - One of the most powerful storms hitting the Philippines have left the country with much restoration and rebuilding needed. But all 117 school districts affected by Typhoon Glenda (or Typhoon Rammasun, as the typhoon is internationally…

More than 800,000 Filipino private students received government help

July 19, 2014 - 11:11 am in Asia, EdNews, World

  ASIA / The Philippines - The Department of Education in the Philippines have issued a statement on the Government Assistance for Students and Teachers in Private Education (GASTPE) in School Year (SY) 2013-2014. The government statement indicated…

A teacher’s lesson on MH17 these 9-year-old school pupils will NEVER forget

July 18, 2014 - 2:09 pm in Featured, Opinions, The Good Stuff

WORLD / Singapore - This teacher will be remembered by his students for this valuable lesson. The primary school teacher in Singapore, who goes by the name Matthew Zachary Liu on Facebook, narrated his experience in class today. Was today's lesson in the textbooks?…

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