Education system is outdated, needs reform, says Dr Mahathir

Ragananthini Vethasalam

Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the lesson delivery approach of one teacher attending to a whole class is out of date in this day and age. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 1, 2021.

MALAYSIA’S education system is out of date and in need of an urgent overhaul, said Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

The former prime minister said greater focus is given to fields of study that do not contribute to nation building nor meet the country’s needs.

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