NUTP hopes no hidden conditions in allowing teachers to engage in politics

The NUTP says it welcomes the opportunity given to teachers to become involved in politics but says they have a duty as educators first. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 22, 2022.

THE National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) hopes there are no hidden conditions in the new circular to be issued giving permission for school teachers and staff of the Community Development Department (Kemas) nationwide to engage in politics.

In a statement today, NUTP secretary-general Wang Heng Suan said he hoped the government would allow classroom teachers who were in grade DG52 and DG54 (time-based) to be actively involved.

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