Tag: National schools
We should work towards making national schools the schools of choice for all Malaysians.
The former teacher and principal says the government should make national schools so appealing that parents will lose interest in vernacular schools.
UKM professor Teo Kok Seong says parents want less religion in school and more dedicated school heads.
Our selection of teachers and headmasters, and also university lecturers, needs to be drastically improved.
The prime minister cites the abolishment of exams for Standard One to Three, and planned reforms for civic and religious education curricula.
Implementing the Perlis mufti's suggestion of removing Islamic Studies from the main curriculum and teaching all religions in the afternoon session instead may engender better understanding and tolerance among the different communities.
This is the only way forward for a multiracial and multi-religious Malaysia, to ensure that students grow up to appreciate differences and be more tolerant of each other.
Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin says there is a lack of shared experience among Malaysians.
Education lobby group PAGE makes comparisons of the curriculum in Brunei and Malaysia.
Madius Tangau says it is a right spelt out in the Malaysia Agreement of 1963.
Education consultant Tan Ai Mei says the prime minister needs feedback from teachers and parents, not just academics, to improve education in the nation.
Former senior education ministry official says existing Chinese education group and growing presence of Tamil groups means vernacular schools are here to stay.
Let us bring the nation together in our schools through education despite our differences in language.
Those who support the national education system must be protected, says a UKM professor in calling for Putrajaya to maintain its non-recognition of the UEC.
A parent reminisces on the years his daughter went to a national primary school and believes it has built a strong foundation for her future.
Long-standing existence of different streams of education has never caused any form of major conflict that has harmed national unity.
Controversial preacher says this is the best solution if government feels Chinese language is important in the pursuit of progress and to meet the rise of China's economic power.
Mahdzir Khalid accused of not understanding the true meaning of Islam for saying the government will not allow national schools to become ‘too Islamic’.
Education Minister Mahdzir Khalid says an increasing number of parents are sending children to private schools and this reflects the success of the education system.
Civil servants, politicians and other parents want their children to have a good command of English or Mandarin, says Ti Lian Ker
MCA man says 'crowds will return' with proper focus, but local politicians like Anwar tampered with a working education system after indepndence to leave their mark.