Chinese groups cautious over PM’s education minister role

Angie Tan

Some Chinese education groups say because Dr Mahathir Mohamad's workload is already so heavy, being acting education minister will only be an added burden to him. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 10, 2020.

CHINESE civil society groups hope Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be able to restore the community’s faith in the education system by resolving problems that have cropped up under the current government.

They said the community’s trust towards the Pakatan Harapan government had eroded during Maszlee Malik’s tenure as education minister, and especially following the controversy over the teaching of Jawi in vernacular schools.

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  • 1education system, Tun

    Posted 2 years ago by Ty Tiko

    • Have all science and maths subject taught in English, Tun.

      Posted 2 years ago by Tanahair Ku

  • I suspect more islamisaton of the SK schools will happen and indirectly into the vernacular schools...

    Posted 2 years ago by Maniraju Maruthai

  • Change the curriculum for all schools irrespective of national, malay medium, chinese medium, tamil medium to be in english

    Posted 2 years ago by S L