Tag: matriculation programme
The Umno vice-president responds to DAP Youth's claims that the low-income group did not benefit from the previous government's policies.
It took the Avengers eight years to kill Thanos, but it's been 20 since the matriculation quota system was introduced.
Opportunities should be afforded to all, and only those with merit should be rewarded.
Why are we telling our students they could have an easier route to a degree but expecting them to perform and excel in their jobs?
Former Penang exco Toh Kin Woon says the government should concentrate on reforming the education system.
Politicians and dons should stop harping on private companies that look for selected employees who can speak Mandarin or any other foreign language.
It says all qualified candidates with the highest merit points will be given an opportunity to pursue their studies at public universities.
P Ramasamy asks if Maszlee Malik is seeking to score 'political points in a predominantly Malay crowd'.
Mandarin requirements for certain jobs are not a discriminatory measure but a requirement of the job which involves a skill set that anyone can work on.
The PKR president says the government does not want the community to feel that seats meant for the Malays are being taken away.
MEF's Shamsuddin Bardan says it is not right for one pathway to university to be easier or shorter than another.
The right approach to the debate on the matriculation programme is to make the course as vigorous and as challenging as other A-level programmes.
Teo Kok Seong says the programme was created to boost the intake of Bumiputeras into public universities but that it has created a culture of dependence.
Maria Chin Abdullah says Bumiputera students who go through the matriculation process will likely be outperformed in university by those who have experienced higher standards of grading.