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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Top scorers in PMR increase

PUTRAJAYA: A total of 28,188 students got As in all their subjects in this year's PMR examinations compared to 26,378 in 2008.

This is an increase of 1,810 students.

Education Director-General Tan Sri Alimuddin Mohd Dom said the National Average Grade (GPN) this year was 2.78 compared to 2.83 the previous year.

(The lower the GPN the better).

He said the gap between candidates in urban and rural areas had improved to 5.22 percent from 5.11 percent last year.

"Some 4,775 rural candidates got As in all their subjects this year compared to 4,345 in 2008 while students who passed the minimum level dropped from 88,565 to 87,936.

"Students who got all Es dropped from 159 in 2008 to 123 this year," he told reporters when announcing the 2009 PMR result analysis here on Thursday. - Bernama

Friday, December 18, 2009

PMR results out on Dec 24

KUALA LUMPUR: The results of the 2009 Penilaian Menengah Rendah (PMR) examination will be announced on Dec 24, Education director-general Tan Sri Alimuddin Mohd Dom said on Thursday.

Students can obtain the results from their schools from 10am on that day while private candidates will receive theirs by mail, he said in a statement.

A total of 475,182 candidates sat for the examination. -- Bernama

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

How to study science?

From Answers.com

Science should be studied like anything else to start with - memorize the terms and definitions, take good notes, and learn how things work. One part of science that is more similar to math is to be sure you work out the problems and do the experiments so that you will really understand what is going on. Science is based on facts learned from experiment - what we understand depends on what we can study, and science is always changing as our ability to study the world increases. Look at your notes and write them down so you know the them in your head.

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