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Nasihat tentang PMR

Nasihat tentang PMR

NAMPAKNYA cadangan untuk memansuhkan Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah dan Penilaian Menengah Rendah (PMR) menimbulkan debat yang hangat. Lihatlah saja surat dari seorang pembaca kepada Kak Nora yang baru saya temui: Assalamualaikum Kak Nora, Saya tengah stress yang tidak terhingga, Kak Nora. Umur tak sampai 15 tahun pun sudah ada uban, nasib baiklah muka saya lebih […]

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Benefits of ETeMS after six years “nominal”

Benefits of ETeMS after six years “nominal”

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 June 2009: The potential benefits from the English Teaching of Mathematics and Science (ETeMS) policy has been “nominal” up to now, Education Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said. Muhyiddin (File pic) Muhyiddin, who is also deputy prime minister, told Parliament today that the there was only a small difference in students’ command […]

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Ministry to correct male-female teacher ratio

KLANG, 26 May 2009: The shortage of male teachers is one of the biggest challenges faced by the Education Ministry, said its deputy minister, Dr Mohd Puad Zarkashi. At present female trainees make up three-quarter of the yearly intake. “However, most of the teachers posted to the rural areas are male. As such we need […]

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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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Racist pride and prejudice

Racist pride and prejudice

THE transvestites involved in the Bachok beauty pageant have finally been sentenced in the Kelantan Syariah Court. One of them, a teacher, was not only found guilty for dressing as a woman, but was transferred from his job posting. It was bad enough that he had to pay a RM1,000 bond to the Kelantan Syariah […]

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