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  • Govt opens applications for IDB scholarships

    Govt opens applications for IDB scholarships

    Government invited Tuesday applications for 50 scholarship opportunities received from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).

    February 02, 2016
  • Pakistan's thin red line: armed teachers

    Pakistan's thin red line: armed teachers

    Headmaster Naveed Gul walked past the armed guard at the gate into his office. As primary school pupils studied their morning lessons outside, he reached beneath his warm woolly sweater, and pulled out a gun.

    January 24, 2016
  • Arabiyya School introduces music-less anthem

    Arabiyya School introduces music-less anthem

    Only school in Maldives dedicated for Arabic and Islamic education introduced Wednesday a school anthem for the first time, but without music.

    January 13, 2016
  • More opportunities in new academic year: govt

    More opportunities in new academic year: govt

    Government assured guardians and students of new opportunities as the Maldives kicked off a new academic year on Wednesday.

    January 13, 2016
  • New year makeover for students

    New year makeover for students

    The beginning of the new academic year saw the results of a major uniform makeover in several schools in capital Male today.Discarding the plain white uniforms of old, 2016 has brought a spectrum of colours and designs to schools. Different students

    January 13, 2016
  • Govt denies limiting pres scholarships 'yet'

    Govt denies limiting pres scholarships 'yet'

    Government on Tuesday denied limiting the number of president's scholarships awarded to A-Level examinations' National Top 10.

    December 15, 2015
  • Govt moves to calm scholarship cap outrage

    Govt moves to calm scholarship cap outrage

    Government on Tuesday moved quickly to calm outrage over the decision to limit the number of president's scholarships awarded to A-Level examinations' National Top 10 with a top official saying that president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom gave eminence to provide education opportunities to youth.

    December 14, 2015
  • Govt limits president scholarship recipients

    Govt limits president scholarship recipients

    Maldives government has decided to place a constraint on the amount of President’s scholarships awarded to A’ Level examinations’ National Top 10 first placers, starting next year.The constraint awards the scholarship to only fifteen students o

    December 13, 2015
  • Mixed emotions as Maldives academic year ends

    Mixed emotions as Maldives academic year ends

    The final report giving day at the end of the academic year is the biggest and most eagerly awaited date for students, teachers and parents alike. The school report is the culmination of an entire year’s gruelling studies and hard work, and the fin

    November 24, 2015
  • Minister hails 'successful' academic year

    Minister hails 'successful' academic year

    The end of this academic year saw the realisation of several academic achievements for the education sector, declared education minister Aishath Shiham.In her speech to mark the end of the academic year 2015 on Tuesday, the minister said the national

    November 24, 2015
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