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Mar2020

Pawns in the ranking game

Pawns in the ranking game

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times March 16, 2020 STUDENTS AS ‘CUSTOMERS’ EACH time the outcome of the ranking ‘game’ is announced, it raises more questions than answers. The same can be said of the most recent, as reported by NST last week....

05
Mar2020

Cyberbullying can be fatal, too

Cyberbullying can be fatal, too

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times March 4, 2020 LET us take a break from Covid-19 and reflect on another issue that recently took the international community by storm — the heart-wrenching case of bullying involving an innocent 9-year-old boy in Australia. According...

02
Mar2020

Will we learn from the viral episodes?

Will we learn from the viral episodes?

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times February 25, 2020 In the earlier days, the then elusive coronavirus was ‘welcome’ as an effective agent of change where others have failed. Think about the long drawn protest launched by the Hong Kong citizens demanding more...

19
Feb2020

How should disruptions be handled?

How should disruptions be handled?

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times February 17, 2020 "DISRUPTION" is becoming an everyday word of late. The meaning gets trivialised. Anything that is related to high technology can qualify as “disruption”, be it a simple handheld device or paraphernalia claimed as crucial...

10
Feb2020

Education of today and beyond

Education of today and beyond

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul RazakOpinion - New Straits Times February 7, 2020 The issue of a single or a split Education Ministry has surfaced again. Many opinions have been expressed. It seems rather premature, going by the rule of thumb that “structure should follow function”. ‎ In...