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Chinese medium schools to the rescue

Chinese medium schools to the rescue

IN this second of a four-part series on education, The Nut Graph attempts to examine the problems that have become entrenched in the national school system. While public schools were reliable and multi-racial centres of education for Malaysian children not too long ago, today, parents who can afford it are sending their children to private [...]

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Teaching in English: Do or don’t

Teaching in English: Do or don’t

(© Dan O’Connell / sxc.hu) THE English for Teaching Mathematics and Science (ETeMS) policy has become more than just about its effectiveness. It has been politicised to the extent that all kinds of claims have been thrown into the mix. These include threats to national unity and the position of Bahasa Malaysia (BM), to the [...]

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