EDITORIAL: Overhaul teacher training

By EDITORIALMore by this Author Reports of mass failure at teacher training colleges make for depressing news at a time when the education sector is going through radical reforms to improve the quality of learning. Education PS Belio Kipsang’ on Monday revealed that more than 5,000 out of 12,000 trainee teachers

Hundreds gather outside court to support 'Cikgu Idzahril'

Scores of people gathered outside the Magistrate's Court in Jawi, Nibong Tebal, on mainland Penang this morning to show support for yet another teacher charged with hitting a nine-year-old pupil. However, the court fixed Feb 19 as the final mention date for the case of English teacher Idzahril Ahmad (Cikgu Idzahril),