What is monitoring and evaluation?

Have you ever had these questions in mind when running a project? Are our initiatives working? Have our programmes had a measurable impact on expected outcomes? If not, how can we make strategic changes in order to achieve our objectives? This is where Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) comes in. A complex and often intertwined process, M&E is integral in any …

Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow

What exactly is a leader? Can anyone be a leader?  Are we born with leadership skills or are they developed over time? These were some of the questions fifth formers from Tunku Kurshiah College tackled as part of a recent Student Leadership workshop.  And their responses were both insightful and worthy of the moniker ‘the Nation’s future leaders’. Over the …

A School Unlike Others

A SCHOOL UNLIKE OTHERS by Hema B “It was a bright and sunny day in August 2017, when the boss called me into his room. I was a bit curious. We were informed of a new project, requiring a bespoke approach in Islamic Education enhancement. The recurrent phrase ‘’…unlike other schools…” stuck in my mind as I travelled Kuantan with …

Education Transformation in a State of Grace – DTP-AMAN in Kedah

Education Transformation in a State of Grace – DTP-AMAN in Kedah by Bow Martin Lofty goals For education transformation in Malaysia to be truly effective, any proposed implementation would need to impact all three components of the state education system – the State Education Department (Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri, JPN), the District Education Office (Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah, PPD) and the schools. …