KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 2  -- A total of 421 Integrated Special Education Programmes (PPKI) will be implemented this year for the benefit of 7,600 special needs students (MBK), said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.

KUALA NERUS, Dec 29  -- The Malaysian higher education system, which is of international stature, is often used an an example and guide by many nations of the world.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 25 -- Beginning next year, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) will revive the use of the Jawi script at its two campuses - the Sultan Azlan Shah Campus in Proton City and the Sultan Abdul Jalil Shah Campus - in an effort to elevate the writing as a national heritage. 

NILAI, Dec 25 -- University Putra Malaysia (UPM) Research Management Centre director Prof Dr Mohammad Hamiruce Marhaban has been appointed as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM).

By Zalina Maizan Ngah

KUALA TERENGGANU, Dec 24 -- Starting with whispers on the grapevine, the merger  between Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) and Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) erupted to be a hot topic  in Terengganu throughout 2019.

BUTTERWORTH, Dec 24 -- National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) expects a competitive dividend distribution for National Education Savings Scheme (SSPN) this year.

KUANTAN, Dec 22 -- The Taqwa Foundation of the Federal Territories Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP) has allocated RM2.33 million from the council’s tithe collection to provide school assistance to 14,000 students including non-Muslims through its ‘Jom ke Sekolah’ programme.