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  • Teachers wear black in protest

    Teachers wear black in protest

    School teachers went to work on Sunday wearing black in protest; calling out for Education Ministry to reform their salary structure, provide them with more facilities and resources, and reform Maldivian education system.

    September 21, 2014
  • Maldives-Lanka sub commission to be created

    Maldives-Lanka sub commission to be created

    Foreign Minister Dhunya Maumoon said on Friday that a sub commission was to be established to maintain bilateral relations between Maldives and Sri Lanka.

    September 13, 2014
  • Gender Ministry concerned over bullying case

    Gender Ministry concerned over bullying case

    The case implicating a teacher and some students of Imaduddin School in bullying an 8 year old student of the school has been brought to the attention of Gender Ministry.

    September 11, 2014
  • "Teaching must evolve with new curriculum"

    "Teaching must evolve with new curriculum"

    Minister of Education Dr Aishath Shiham has stated on Sunday that with the introduction of the new curriculum in 2015, educators needed to modernize teaching methods so as to revive student’s love and interest for knowledge in their learning environments.

    August 31, 2014
  • Influence of money, collapse of society: VP

    Influence of money, collapse of society: VP

    Vice President Dr Mohamed Jameel Ahmed spoke Friday night that aggression and violence would spread in a society, whose people made money their life’s purpose, and used the influence of money in everything they did.

    August 16, 2014
  • Musical training can improve linguistics

    Musical training can improve linguistics

    Learning to sing or play a musical instrument can help disadvantaged children improve their reading skills, US research suggests.

    August 09, 2014
  • Kalaafaanu to mark silver jubilee after Eid

    Kalaafaanu to mark silver jubilee after Eid

    Kalaafaanu School, which marked its silver jubilee on Saturday, has decided to celebrate the occasion ceremoniously, after the Eid holidays.

    July 27, 2014
  • Cambridge to make new text books for Maldives

    Cambridge to make new text books for Maldives

    New text books would be made in collaboration with Cambridge University, the National Institute of Education (NIE) announced on Monday.

    July 14, 2014
  • The real question...

    The real question...

    Although the government had announced schooling to be halted during the month of Ramazan, 2014 for all students below the ninth standard, the nation has kept rather quiet on the matter.

    July 02, 2014
  • No school for grades below nine in Ramadan

    No school for grades below nine in Ramadan

    Education ministry on Tuesday announced its decision to close school for all grades below ninth standard during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

    June 24, 2014
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