AS with previous years, the education sector received a substantial allocation in the Budget 2015.

When tabling the budget in Parliament, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak announced that RM56bil will be allocated to the Education Ministry to carry out teaching and learning programmes.

Some RM250mil will be channelled to School Improvement Specialist Coaches and School [...]

A total of 37,467 candidates obtained places to pursue studies at public institutions of higher learning (IPTA) for the 2014/2015 academic session.

Education Ministry Director-General (Higher Education Department) Datuk Prof Dr Asma Ismail said the candidates were among the 67,388 eligible candidates out of 74,071 who applied.

The successful candidates comprised 21,800 people (58.2 per cent) from [...]