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Muhyiddin wants more info on Maths & Science issue before final decision

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This is ridiculous! Hishammudin and his gang spending years on scientific study on this issue is still considered incomplete and inconclusive by new Education Minister.


More time to review Maths and Science

KUALA LUMPUR: It looks like there won’t be a quick decision on the language of instruction for Mathematics and Science.

The Education Ministry under its new minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is willing to listen to more views and accept memoranda on the issue before deciding whether the subjects should be taught in English or revert to Bahasa Malaysia and mother tongue (Chinese and Tamil).

“Our national language is important but then so is English and this is the future of our children,” said Muhyiddin, who is also Deputy Prime Minister, after visiting Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

“We are prepared to wait a little bit longer because I think that whatever decision the Government has to make is difficult.

“We also don’t want to be seen to flip- flop on this matter.”

The Teaching of Mathematics and Science in English (better known by its Malay acronym (PPSMI) policy was introduced in phases, beginning with Year One, Form One […]