Tag: school

School a rare sanctuary for traumatised Rohingya children

UN workers say many of the young exiles never went to school in their country of birth, where the Buddhist majority treat the Rohingya with disdain. LEDAPHARA: Hollow-eyed and detached, 11-year-old Rohingya refugee Sayed Nul betrays little emotion as he recounts why his family fled Myanmar: “The Rakhine Buddhists burned my house. Killed people with […]

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Mahathir: Umno song in school like a country under dictatorship

Former prime minister says he never resorted to such practices when he was Umno president. VIDEO INSIDE PETALING JAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today compared the act of a national school in Putrajaya which allegedly made its pupils sing the Umno party song with that of a country that practises dictatorship. “And now it has spread […]

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Minister: Help troubled students, not suspend them

Rohani Abdul Karim says education ministry should set up rehabilitation or transition classes for these students to reduce the incidence of social problems in society. PUTRAJAYA: Troubled students should not be suspended from school but rehabilitated or placed in transition classes as a form of punishment, Women, Family and Community Development Minister Rohani Abdul Karim […]

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Tahfiz fire: Mothers of victims accuse school of hoarding donations

They say they haven’t received a single sen of the nearly RM1 million given by the public. PETALING JAYA: Several mothers of the victims of the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah fire on Sept 14 have complained that they are yet to receive their share of public donations given through the school after the tragedy. Speaking to […]

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Student gets Hang Tuah award for bravery during fire

The 12 year old braves flames to save a friend who fell while fleeing fire at Baling tahfiz school. BANGI: A boy who saved his friend from a fire at a religious school was presented the Hang Tuah award today. The raging fire did not stop Mohamad Farid Iskandar Mohd Zulkarnain, 12, from showing enormous […]

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Sekolah agama pertama diiktiraf IB World School | Pendidikan

PUTRAJAYA: Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Agama Sheikh Abdul Malek, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu mencipta sejarah sebagai sekolah aliran agama pertama negara ini, menerima pengiktirafan International Baccalaurreate (IB) World School. Sekolah terbabit menerima pengiktirafan daripada International Baccalaurreate Organization (IBO) itu pada 17 Mei lalu selepas berjaya melaksanakan sistem pengajaran dan pembelajaran yang menepati kehendak IB bagi tempoh […]

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Students sent home from Indonesian Islamic school linked to child fighters

Spokesman Jumadi says the school was empty after the local police chief said failure to comply with the closure demands would lead to a “big demonstration” by residents from five surrounding districts. JAKARTA: Students at an Islamic school that Indonesian authorities have linked to Islamic State returned home after villagers nearby demanded its closure, a […]

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CCTV footage shows intrusion into school before fire started

Footage shows a person, who looked like he was in his teens, sneaking into the tahfiz school at about 3am. PETALING JAYA: Authorities have discovered new leads in their investigations that may lead towards the possibility of foul play in the fire at the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah tahfiz school which left 23 dead. According to […]

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Don’t resist inquiry into school fire, G25 tells religious authorities

G25 says hiding the underlying problems of religious education from public scrutiny will only lead to similar tragedies in the future. PETALING JAYA: The G25 group of prominent Malays has advised religious authorities not to resist the open inquiry into the manner in which private religious schools are run, following a fire at a tahfiz […]

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Fire at KL tahfiz school kills 25

Fire fighters rushed to the school in Keramat early this morning. VIDEO INSIDE KUALA LUMPUR: Twenty-five people, most of them students, were killed when a fire tore through a religious school in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, an official said. The blaze broke out in the religious school, Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah, located […]

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