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  • Top Muslim cleric urges education reform

    Top Muslim cleric urges education reform

    MECCA, Saudi Arabia, Feb 22, 2015 (AFP) - The head of Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam's most prestigious seat of learning, called on Sunday for education reform in Muslim countries in an effort to contain the spread of religious extremism.

    February 23, 2015
  • Islamic Uni will be established soon: VP

    Islamic Uni will be established soon: VP

    Vice President Dr Mohamed Jameel Ahmed stated on Sunday that once Islamic University was established in Maldives, all students’ 13-years and above would be awarded the opportunity to study in accordance with Islamic teachings.

    February 08, 2015
  • Oppt for all teachers to obtain diploma: govt

    Oppt for all teachers to obtain diploma: govt

    Though the new teacher salary structure is such that over 1,200 teachers run the risk of losing their jobs if they do not obtain a diploma by end of 2015, all teachers will be awarded the opportunity to study for their diploma, assured Education Ministry on Wednesday.

    February 04, 2015
  • Australia provides bachelors, masters schols

    Australia provides bachelors, masters schols

    Australian government has decided to provide Maldivian students with bachelors and masters degree scholarships for 2016 intake – omitting PhD scholarships usually provided by the country.

    February 02, 2015
  • MP Faisal aids Gaafaru, Kaashidhoo teachers

    MP Faisal aids Gaafaru, Kaashidhoo teachers

    People’s Majlis member – Kaashidhoo representative Faisal Naseem has extended his assistance to teachers of Gaafaru Island and Kaashidhoo Island of Kaafu Atoll – with the decision to pay one half of their diploma course expenses.

    January 28, 2015
  • Mandhu College asked to vacate building

    Mandhu College asked to vacate building

    The agreement to run Mandhu College in building which previously housed Male’ English School (MES) has been terminated and all personnel asked to vacate building within 15 days.

    January 25, 2015
  • "School unaware of teacher's arrest record"

    "School unaware of teacher's arrest record"

    Bilabong International High School has said that they school administration had been unaware that one of their English teachers had been arrested for suspected physical abuse of students, when she had been hired.

    January 24, 2015
  • Kulliya lecturers to ministry over salary woe

    Kulliya lecturers to ministry over salary woe

    Some lecturers of the Islamic college - Kulliyathul Dhiraasathul Islamiyya – on Sunday went to Education Ministry after salaries remained unchanged.

    January 18, 2015
  • 'Salary increments will empower teachers'

    'Salary increments will empower teachers'

    An increase in the salaries given to teachers would undoubtedly increase the standard of local education, said Vice President Mohamed Jameel Ahmed.

    January 11, 2015
  • Studies to start in incomplete Rehendi School

    Studies to start in incomplete Rehendi School

    Education Ministry has said that operations in Rehendi School – the largest government school to be built in Hulhumale’ – would start in 2015, despite construction on the building not being fully complete.

    December 29, 2014
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