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Percentage of Female Students Compared to Male Students at Malaysia Public Universities

Have been seeing this picture shared in Facebook but was unable to trace down the original source of this picture to verify the date of the data. Nonetheless, this is an interesting chart. We all know there are more girls make it to the universities but have never seen such nice chart detailing the percentage at (almost) all public universities.

Jadual Peperiksaan STPM Ulangan Penggal 3

Malaysia Scholarship Offers for SPM & STPM-leavers

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for Japanese Studies & Teacher Training

Bernama:
Malaysians who are interested to pursue Japanese studies and teacher training there can apply for the Japan Government Sponsorship which is now open until March 11.

According to a statement from the Embassy of Japan here, the scholarship for the one-year non-degree course in Japanese studies is offered to second and third-year undergraduates in local universities, specialising in Japanese language or culture.

The applicant must be between 18 and 29 years old on April 1 2014, (born between April 2, 1984 and April 1, 1996) and fluent in Japanese language.

Meanwhile, the scholarship for the 18-month non-degree course for teacher training is open to university or teaching college students with at least five years' experience in primary or secondary schools, or academic staff in any teaching colleges.

Applicants must also be below 35 years of age by April 1, 2014 (born after April 2, 1979), fluent in English and want to study the Japanese language.

According to the embassy, …

Associate Professor Failed STPM for Seven Times

This is certainly inspiring, especially to those who fail in STPM according to the recent official STPM results release. It is hard to believe if not for the fact that this person does exist, and he is Associate Professor Dr Bustam Kamri at UNITAR International University. Prof writes blog too!

MUET & STPM 2014 Examination Calendar (Kalendar MUET & Peperiksaan STPM 2014)

Source: Ministry of Education Malaysia
Download Kalendar MUET Sesi Mac 2014 & Kalendar Peperiksaan STPM 2014 (Kalendar STPM Ulangan Penggal 3).

Must read: Free MUET Tips & Essential MUET Guide.

Year 3 Pupil Threatened to Rape Teacher for Not Appointing His Friend as Class Monitor

The Star Online:
The young boy from SK Lanai first called her on the phone and then followed up with an SMS that read: “Teacher, wait I will rape you, soon.”

Her colleague, who contacted The Star office here, said the threat from the young boy has sent shock waves throughout the school in Kupang, about 6km from Baling town, and across the state.

“She is traumatised that her pupil had boldly made the threat,” said the colleague, a 29-year-old teacher from Alor Gajah here, who now teaches at the Kedah school. This is really shocking!

EPF Declares 6.35% Dividend For 2013, Record Gross Income of RM35 Billion

EPF:
The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Board, with the approval of the Minister of Finance, today declared a dividend rate of 6.35 per cent for the financial year ending 31 December 2013, representing the biggest ever dividend payout of RM31.20 billion to its members, up 13.66 per cent over the RM27.45 billion paid in 2012.

It is worth mentioning that since the 2008 global financial crisis, the EPF has declared compounded dividends of more than RM120 billion for its members. Including the net annual contributions, our investment asset size had recorded a strong rise; from RM342.01 billion in 2008 to RM586.66 billion at the end of 2013.”
The dividend rate was declared on the back of a record gross investment income of RM35.00 billion, a 12.81 per cent rise from the RM31.02 billion gross investment income recorded in 2012. The 2013 dividend payout was derived after deducting the net impairment allowance on financial assets, investment expenses, operating expenditures, statutory charg…

Kerja Kursus SPM Pendidikan Seni Visual: Soalan Kajian Rekaan Seni Visual (KRSV) SPM 2014

Download Soalan KRSV from LPM.
Kertas ini mengandungi sembilan tugasan : Tugasan 1 hingga Tugasan 9. Calon diwajibkan melaksanakan satu tugasan sahaja. Calon dikehendaki melaksanakan tugasan tersebut dan memenuhi semua aspek yang ditetapkan. TUGASAN 1
BIDANG : REKA BENTUK
TAJUK : LANSKAP PERSEKITARAN
PRODUK : LANSKAP KEDIAMAN
SITUASI
Sumber di bawah menunjukkan rumah pangsa.
Akibat daripada harga hartanah yang semakin tinggi, banyak rumah pangsa dibina bagi menampung keperluan perumahan penduduk. Rumah pangsa tidak mempunyai laman yang boleh dibuat lanskap kediaman untuk tujuan meredakan tekanan selepas pulang dari kerja. Rumah pangsa hanya mempunyai balkoni yang kecil. Balkoni inilah yang digunakan oleh penghuni untuk berehat dan mengambil angin bagi meringankan ketegangan dan kepenatan sambil melihat pemandangan luar.

TUGASAN
Anda dikehendaki membuat kajian dan menghasilkan satu reka bentuk lanskap kediaman
yang menarik di kawasan balkoni rumah pangsa. Anda haruslah mengambil kira…

Rosmah Accorded Title of 'PPM Srikandi Pendidikan Negara' for Commitment in Developing the Education

Bernama: Merely holding a degree would not guarantee a job as the world required a person to be also skilled, said Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor.

The prime minister's wife said this would enable the person to create new things and not just wait for things to happen as employers today, did not just look at the degree but also a person's potential.

"We have to be proactive and not reactive, as like it or not, the world today wants creative and innovative talents.

"If we have the talent, we will be sought by the employers," she said at the launching ceremony of the Malaysian Young Thinkers Association (PPM) Scholarship here today. [...]

Rosmah also reminded youths to realise that they were going to inherit today's leadership to shape the future of the country. As such, they must be ready to bear that responsibility. Still in school/college/university? Do not forget to acquire some skills to boost your Résumé Or Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Tertiary Students Find Creative Ways to Tackle High Living Cost

Bernama:
Realising he could not depend totally on his education loan, Ag Mohd Nasharudin Awang Nayan, 20, opted to work part-time at a restaurant near where he stayed. [...]

Meanwhile, Mohd Faeis Mohd Niza, 22, chose to be thrifty in his daily spending to face the hike in living costs.

"I do my own cooking except if I am too busy," he said.

Sharing a car and using public transportation is how Hamiza Hamidon, 25, a Textile Technology degree student at UiTM minimised the effect of the increase in the price of petrol on daily spending. [...]

She also suggested that the usage of the Student Discount Card, which was introduced in 2012, be expanded. A quick check reveals more merchants are added to the official 1Malaysia Student Discount Card (Kad Diskaun Siswa 1Malaysia, KADS1M) updated merchant list, offering discount to Malaysian undergraduates.

Permohonan Pinjaman Pelajaran MARA Bagi Program Khas Pasca Siswazah Luar Negara 2014

PERMOHONAN PINJAMAN PELAJARAN MARA BAGI PROGRAM KHAS PASCA SISWAZAH LUAR NEGARA 2014

Syarat-syarat permohonanSenarai Institusi / UniversitiSoalan LazimPermohonan Online (http://apponline.mara.gov.my/permohonanpasca)

2013 STAM Exam Results

Bernama: A total of 3,513 candidates or 60.4 per cent passed in all 10 subjects with at least the Maqbul (Pass) in the Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) last year, a 7.1 per cent decrease compared to the previous year.

Education director-general Datuk Dr Khair Mohamad Yusof said 369 candidates secured the Mumtaz (Excellent) in the examination last year, fell by 0.3 per cent from the previous year.

He said the number of candidates who obtained the Jayyid Jiddan grade (Very Good), Jayyid (Good) and Maqbul (Pass) had also declined compared to the previous year.

While the percentage drop for the Mumtaz was the lowest, the Jayyid Jidan posted the largest percentage dip at 3 per cent (173 candidates), the Jayyid decreased by 2.5 per cent (149 candidates) and the Maqbul reduced by 1.3 per cent (76 candidates), he said when announcing the 2013 STAM results in PUtrajaya, Thursday.

Khair said overall, the 2013 STAM achievement declined by 0.12 points from National Average Grade (GPN) of …