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Yes, English is compulsory pass subject, but let improve the quality of English teaching staff first

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Muhyddin must be living in the coccon for not knowing English is not a compulsory pass subject since 1971 !!

I have proposed this idea in the Star and Malaysiakini.com about a year ago. English shall not just a compulsory subject but a distinction grade is needed like BM.

I do agree that the quality of English teaching staff in the rural schools has to be improved first before English is made compulsory. In my old days, there was not a single qualified English teacher in my kampong secondary school. I still remembered a Malay teacher who was forced to become English teacher taught this, “You was…”, another teacher passing by our class corrected his mistake privately.

Association Supports Making English Compulsory Pass Subject

BESUT, June 10 ( Bernama) — The Malaysian Malay Language Education Association (PPBMM) fully supports the government’s proposal to make English an SPM compulsory pass subject.

Its president, Assoc Prof Dr Hashim Othman, said this was in line with the resolutions made by the association in March to raise language proficiency at all levels of education through various strategies and teaching and learning methods.

He said it was fitting to […]