fbpx
Connect with us

News

Tun M: Mathematics & Science Subjects To Be Taught in English Again

Published

Mathematics & Science In School To Use English Again - World Of Buzz 7
Source: Facebook & Homeschool Homefrontier

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

In a conference yesterday (30th January), Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that the issues in the education system should be attended to in order to help the country’s development.

He added that his idea might not be popular or widely accepted among citizens, but he believes the idea would help the children grow up and tackle the problems of adulthood.

Mathematics & Science In School To Use English Again - World Of Buzz 5

Source: facebook

According to Dr Mahathir, it is crucial for subjects like Science and Mathematics to be taught in English as most of it comes in the English language from abroad. He added that those who studied Science in Bahasa Malaysia often found it difficult to work where English was required later in life

“It is very important that we give time for English, particularly in learning Science and Math,” he said.

“Geography and History can come in any language but Math and Science are not indigenous fields of knowledge (to us). It comes from abroad.”

As stated by The Star, The Teaching and Learning of Science and Maths in English, also known as PPSMI, was introduced in phases in 2003, beginning with Year One, Form One and Lower Six students but was fully abolished in 2013.

He added that in our multi-racial country, race plays a significant role in Malaysia’s development based on the cooperation between all races.

“I have ideas for the role of education in the country and towards this end, certain weaknesses have to be attended to,” he said.

“I wish to put my views on record so that we can work together to achieve it.”

“Of course, my views are not always popular or acceptable to many people but I feel we have to push certain things so that our children grow up and are able to tackle the problems of adult life – that is the purpose of education.”

The video of the conference was posted on Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s official Facebook page.

 

Also read: Tun M Has Been Announced As The Acting Education Minister

Tun M Is Officially The Acting Education Minister - World Of Buzz 3


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Skid Skid
News2 hours ago

Lorry Driver High On Drugs Falls Asleep On The Wheel & Loses Control Of Vehicle On NKVE

A lorry driver lost control of his vehicle after falling asleep on the wheel and skidded on the NKVE heading...

My Post 2021 09 24T142119.604 1 My Post 2021 09 24T142119.604 1
News4 hours ago

M’sian Man In Somalia Sentenced To 15 Years In Jail For Assisting Terrorist Organisation

A 34-year-old Malaysian man named Ahmad Mustakim Abdul Hamid, was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Somali military...

Kjherd Kjherd
News6 hours ago

KJ: Herd Immunity No Longer Achievable With 80% Vaccination Due To Delta Variant

The Ministry of Health (KKM) will not longer use the conventional formula of achieving herd immunity with at least 80%...

My Post 2021 09 24T114551.289 My Post 2021 09 24T114551.289
News7 hours ago

56 Politicians Were Convicted Of Flouting SOPs Throughout The Lockdown Period

A couple of months ago, #KerajaanGagal was trending online for various reasons, one of which is the fact that many...

Ebit Lew Ft 2 Ebit Lew Ft 2
News8 hours ago

PDRM On The Hunt For Those Who Leaked Alleged Lewd Messages & Videos Of Celebrity Preacher

The police have opened up an investigation paper after detecting the spread of several video clips and lewd messages allegedly...

Walkin Walkin
News9 hours ago

MOE: Walk-In Vaccinations Only Allowed For Homeschoolers & Students Not Registered In School

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that walk-in vaccinations for adolescents is only allowed for those who are not...

Langkawi2 Langkawi2
News1 day ago

Tun M Urges Langkawi Residents To Keep Island Clean After Footage Of Littered Rubbish Goes Viral

After the tourism sector was opened to the public for fully vaccinated individuals, people have been flooding beaches and other...

School2 School2
News1 day ago

MOE: Unvaccinated Kids Not Barred From Attending School, Parents To Be Counselled Instead

The Covid-19 vaccination efforts have begun for teenagers aged 12-17, but not all parents are keen on getting their children...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY