Parents want to know why the government is pushing for sports and extra-curricular activities in schools to resume on Sept 1 when the detailed standard operating procedure has yet to be released.
Different times for national schools make it hard for parents to pick their children up.
Parent Action Group for Education (PAGE) chairman Datin Noor Azimah Abdul Rahim says powering schools with internet and caring for the welfare of students during Covid-19 era should be the priority.
Schools will fully reopen by July 22 with staggered starts but it will take time for students to understand SOPs.
Restricting number of guests to 250 may work in favour of young couples who are tying the knot as it will help minimise costs, while a wedding planner says the new guidelines for receptions and parties are manageable.
Education Ministry assures parents that guidelines set by the government will ensure students are safe in schools.
Recent video of bullied Australian boy Quaden Bayles is a timely reminder that we must ensure children are well-behaved and accepting to everyone, regardless race, religion, colour or creed.
Most teachers in Malaysia see a troubled student and hackles go up before any sort of empathy is expressed. They are regularly sent for courses, so what’s one more on mental health sensitivity and training?
Decision to educate teachers on ways to tackle adolescents with mental health issues receives backing of experienced educator Veronica Shepherdson.
Malaysian Mental Health Association to train 100 secondary school counsellors in Kuala Lumpur to tackle adolescents with mental health woes and ways for teachers to educate parents on such matters.
While Sarawak’s emphasis on using English in school is applaudable, students should be taught properly instead of the “gasak ajak” (just go for it) approach.
The school closure affecting over a million students sees parents scrambling to find a place to keep their children occupied while at work as it is high time businesses allowed parents to work from home.