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Parent Action Group for Education Malaysia (PAGE)
Persatuan Ibu Bapa Untuk Pendidikan Malaysia [1266-10-WKL]
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PAGE's Efforts
Memo to PM on 12 October 2009
Memo to PM attachment
Letter to DPM #3
Letter to DPM #2
Letter to DPM #1
The 'Soft Landing'
Memo to PM on 8 July 2010
Mengapa Rakyat Sokong PPSMI
Letter to MPs & UMNO
Letter to PEMANDU
Letter to science adviser to PM
PAGE Diary
Memo to PM on 19 Jan 2011
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::Via EGM:: SELANGOR: SK Assunta 1 97%, SK Assunta 2 96% :KUALA LUMPUR: SK Bukit Damansara 98% :PERAK: SK (P) Methodist Ipoh (MGS) 95%, SMK Convent Ipoh 96% :PULAU PINANG: SMK St Xavier's Institution 94%
::Via Survey:: SELANGOR: SK Taman Megah 98%, SMK Taman Sea 97%, SMK (P) Sri Aman 94% :KUALA LUMPUR: SK Seri Hartamas 96%, SMK Seri Hartamas 98%
::Via YDP/PIBG:: MELAKA: SK Kem Terendak (1), (Jointly endorsed by all YDPs) SK St Francis, SMK St Francis, SMK Gajah Berang, SMK Tinggi St David, SMK Canossa Convent, SMK Infant Jesus Convent, SM Catholic, SMJK Tinggi Cina, SM Yok Bin, SMK Tun Tuah, SM Pulau Sebang, Sekolah Tinggi Methodist Melaka, SMK (P) Methodist Melaka :SARAWAK: SK Jalan Arang, SK Batu Lintang, Kuching, Kolej D.Patinggi Abang Haji Abdillah, Kuching, SMK Deshon, Sibu :SABAH: SK Bukit Quoin, Tawau, SK St Francis Convent (M), Kota Kinabalu, SMK All Saints, Kota Kinabalu, SMK La Salle Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, SMK Shan Tao (CF), Kota Kinabalu, SMK St Francis Xavier, Keningau, SMK Taman Tun Fuad, Kota Kinabalu :Pahang: SK Lenjang, Kuala Lipis, SK LKTP Jengka 25 :JOHOR: SK Perumahan Tampoi 2, SK Taman Universiti 4, Johor Bahru, SMK Sri Rahmat , Johor Bahru :KEDAH: SMK Tunku Bendahara, Kodiang :TERENGGANU: SK Kuala Telemong, SMK Panji Alam, Kuala Terengganu :PULAU PINANG: SK Convent Bukit Mertajam, SMK (P) St George, SMK Batu Kawan, Seberang Perai, SMK Convent Green Lane, SMK Tinggi Bukit Mertajam :Perak: SK La Salle, Ipoh :SELANGOR: SK Methodist (Integ)(M), Sepang, SMK Bandar Utama Damansara 2, SMK La Salle Petaling Jaya, SMK Seafield, Subang Jaya, SMK Sri Istana, Klang, SMK Tropicana :KUALA LUMPUR: SJK(T) Ldg Bukit Jalil, SJK(T) Vivekananda Brickfields, SK Convent (1) Bukit Nanas, SK Putri Pandan 2, SK Seri Bintang Selatan, SK Seri Indah, OUG, SK Seri Kepong, SK Seri Mega, OUG, SK Seri Setia, SK St Mary, SK St Teresa (1), SMK (L) Methodist, SMK Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, SMK Bukit Jalil, SMK Desa Perdana
::Via Parental Request:: TERENGGANU: SMK Panji Alam, SMK Sultan Sulaiman: PUTRAJAYA: SMK Putrajaya 1:SABAH: SK Bukit Quoin, Tawau, SK Bulu Silou, SK St Francis Convent (M), Kota Kinabalu, SMK All Saints, Kota Kinabalu, SMK Gunsanad II Keningau, SMK La Salle, Tanjong Aru, Kota Kinabalu, SMK Shan Tao (CF), Kota Kinabalu, SMK St Francis Xavier, Keningau, SMK Taman Tun Fuad, Kota Kinabalu, SMK Tansau, Penampang, SMK Umas-Umas, Tawau: SARAWAK: Kolej D.P.A.H. Abdillah, Kuching, SK Batu Lintang, Kuching, SK Kenyalang, Kuching, SK Satria Jaya, Kuching, SMK Deshon, Sibu :KEDAH: SJK(C) Pumpong, SK Taman Rakyat, SMK Konvent, Alor Star, SMK Sultanah Asma, SMK Tunku Bendahara, Kodiang :PAHANG: SBP Integrasi, Kuantan, SJK(C) Kong Min, Beserah, SJK(C) Kuang Hwa, SJK(C) Pei Chai, SK Lenjang, Kuala Lipis, SK LKTP Jengka 25, SK Perempuan Methodist, Kuantan, SK St Thomas, Kuantan :PERAK: Malay College Kuala Kangsar, Sekolah Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Ipoh, SK La Salle, Ipoh Garden, Ipoh :PERLIS: SK Dato' Kayaman, Bukit Keteri, SK Stella Maris :MELAKA: MRSM Alor Gajah, SJK(C) Pay Fong (2), SK Bandar Hilir, SK Cheng, SK Kem Terndak (1), SK Jalan Datuk Palembang, Bukit Baru, SMK Canossa Convent Melaka, SMK Gajah Berang, SMK Infant Jesus Convent, SMK St Francis :NEGERI SEMBILAN: Kolej Tuanku Jaafar, Sekolah Bersepadu Kemayan, Seremban, SJK(C) Chung Hua, Tampin, SJK(T) Port Dickson, SK Linggi, SK Panglima Adnan, Port Dickson, SMK Bukit Saujana, SMK Methodist ACS, Seremban, SMK Pasir Panjang, SMK Tunku Besar, Tampin :KELANTAN: SK Kem, Pengkalan Chepa :PULAU PINANG: Chung Ling High School, Penang Chinese Girls' High School, SJK(C) Han Chiang, SJK(C) Lek Teik, SJK(C) Shih Chung, SJK(C) Sin Kang, SJK(C) Sin Ya, Bukit Mertajam, SK Batu Lancang, SK Convent Bukit Mertajam, SK Convent Dato Keramat, SK Convent Green Lane, SK Convent Lebuh Light, SK Hutchings, SK Jalan Hamilton, SK St Mark, Butterworth, SK St Xavier, SMJK(C) Chung Hwa Confucian, SMK (P) St George, SMK Batu Kawan, Seberang Perai Selatan, SMK Convent Dato Keramat, SMK Convent Green Lane, SMK Methodist (L), SMK Penang Free, SMK St Xavier, SMK(P) St George, Uplands International School :SELANGOR: Adni Islamic School, Ampang, Sekolah Wawasan USJ 15, SJK(C) Chen Moh, Petaling Jaya, SJK(C) Damansara, Petaling Jaya, SJK(C) Hin Hua, Klang, SJK(C) Lick Hung, Subang Jaya, SJK(C) Puay Chai 2, Petaling Jaya, SJK(C) Pui Ying, Klang, SJK(C) Subang, Petaling Jaya, SJK(C) Taman Rashna, Klang, SJK(C) Yak Chee, Puchong, SJK(C) Yuk Chai, Petaling Jaya, SJK(T) Ldg Bukit Jalil, Puchong, SJK(T) Simpang Lima, Klang, SK (L) Bukit Bintang (Satu), Petaling Jaya, SK (P) Methodist, Klang, SK Assunta, Petaling Jaya, SK Bandar Utama Damansara 4, Petaling Jaya, SK Bukit Rawang Jaya, SK Damansara Jaya, Petaling Jaya, SK Jalan 4, Bangi, SK Kampung Tunku, Petaling Jaya, SK Methodist (ACS) Klang, SK Methodist (Integ)(M), Sg Pelek, Sepang SK Methodist, Banting, SK Methodist, Petaling Jaya, SK Rawang, Rawang, SK Saujana Utama, Sg Buloh, SK Seafield, SK Seafield 3, SK Selayang Baru (1), SK Seri Selangor, USJ, SK Simpang Lima, Klang, SK Sri Damai, Petaling Jaya, SK Sri Kelana, Petaling Jaya, SK SS17, Subang Jaya, SK Subang Bestari, SK Subang Jaya SK Sultan Alam Shah (1), SK Taman Jasmin, Kajang, SK Taman Klang Utama, SK Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya, SK Taman Universiti, Seri Kembangan, SK USJ 12, Subang Jaya, SK USJ 2, Subang Jaya, SM Sains Hulu Selangor, SMJK(C) Kwang Hua, Klang, Selangor, SMK (L) Bukit Bintang, Petaling Jaya, SMK (P) Sri Aman, Petaling Jaya, SMK Assunta, Petaling Jaya, SMK Bandar Utama Damansara 2, Petaling Jaya, SMK Bukit Rahman Putra, SMK Convent Kajang, SMK Damansara Damai, Petaling Jaya, SMK Damansara Jaya, Petaling Jaya, SMK Katholik, Petaling Jaya, SMK Kwang Hua, Klang, SMK La Salle, Klang, SMK La Salle, Petaling Jaya, SMK Methodist ACS Klang, SMK Rawang, SMK Seafield, Subang Jaya, SMK Sek 4 Bandar Kiinrara, Puchong, SMK Seri Garing, Rawang, SMK Sri Andalas, Klang, SMK Sri Istana, Klang, SMK Sultan Abdul Samad, SMK Taman Klang Utama, SMK Taman SEA, Petaling Jaya, SMK Tropicana, Petaling Jaya, SMK USJ 12, Subang Jaya, SMK USJ 4, Subang Jaya, SMKA Maahad Hamidiah, Kajang, Sri KDU, Kota Damansara, Sri Kuala Lumpur, Subang Jaya, Sri Nobel, Petaling Jaya :KUALA LUMPUR: Chong Hwa Independent High School, SJK(C) Chung Kwok, SJK(C) Jalan Davidson, SJK(C) Kepong Three, SJK(C) Kuen Cheng (1), SJK(C) Lai Chee, SJK(C) Naam Kheung, SJK(C) Nan Kai, SJK(C) St Teresa Brickfields, SJK(C) Yoke Nam, SJK(T) Vivekananda Brickfields, SK (L) Methodist, SK Bandar Sri Damansara (1), SK Bandar Sri Damansara (3), SK Bukit Bandaraya, SK Bukit Damansara, SK Bukit Jalil, SK Cochrane, SK Convent (1) Bukit Nanas, SK Convent (2) Bukit Nanas, SK Convent Sentul, SK Desa Jaya 2 SK Desa Pandan, SK Jalan Gurney 1, SK Kampung Batu, SK Kepong Baru, SK Lembah Keramat, SK Pandan Indah, SK Putri Pandan 2, SK Seri Bintang Selatan, SK Seri Bintang Utara, SK Seri Indah, OUG, SK Seri Kepong, SK Seri Mega, Taman OUG, SK Seri Setia, SK Sri Hartamas, SK Sri Sempurna, Cheras, SK St John (1), SK St John (2), SK St Mary, SK Taman Bukit Maluri, SK Taman Desa, SK Taman Midah, SK Taman Segar, Cheras, SK Taman Tun Dr Ismail 1, SK Taman Tun Dr Ismail 2, SK Wangsa Maju ZR10, SM Teknik, Cheras, SMK (L) Methodist, SMK Aminuddin Baki, SMK Bandar Sri Damansara, SMK Bandar Tasik Selatan, SMK Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, SMK Bukit Bandaraya, SMK Bukit Jalil, SMK Convent Bukit Nanas, SMK Desa Perdana, SMK Desa Tun Hussein Onn, SMK Dharma, Puchong, SMK Jalan Ipoh, SMK Miharja, SMK Seri Bintang Selatan, SMK Seri Bintang Utara, SMK Seri Hartamas, SMK Seri Sentosa, Kuchai Lama, SMK Sri Sempurna, Cheras, SMK St John, SMK Victoria, SMK(P) Ayer Panas, Setapak, SMK(P) Jalan Ipoh, Sri Cempaka, Sri Garden, SMK Taman Maluri, Sekolah Sri Bestari :JOHOR: SJK(T) Masai, SK Infant Jesus Convent, Johor Bahru, SK Perumahan Tampoi 2, Johor Bahru, SK Taman Nusa Printis, Gelang Patah, Johor Bahru, SK Taman Universiti 2, SK Taman Universiti 4, Johor Bahru, SK Tun Aminah (1), Skudai, SMK Paloh, Kluang, SMK Seri Pinang, Kulai, SMK Sri Rahmat, Johor Bahru, SK Angkatan Tentera, Johor Bahru
Nazir: Science & math in English ensures competitiveness

20 December 2014

I am torn between teaching math and sciences in English or greater vigour in combatting corruption. I need both, one for our future competitiveness and the other for today's cancer that is eating away at so much of our economic potential.

Nazir Razak
Chairman CIMB
Principals cannot impose science & math in BM
Home > Opinion > Letters
Published: Saturday January 17, 2015 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Pupils have a right to PPSMI

We talk about having more scientists, increasing intellectual property using science and technology to better the wealth of the nation, and even toughen up entry requirements for university undergraduates to pursue the scientific field taught in English. Instead, the nursery that is supposed to cultivate that growth is suppressed.
Malaysians should be doing this too
Science 2014 in review
The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

In January and May we heard news of the “irreversible decline” of the West Antarctic ice sheet. Stark headlines reported three studies of huge glaciers flowing into the Amundsen Sea that, if right, could mean a considerable sea-level rise over the next few hundred years. Interestingly, it isn’t a simple story of “humans cause global warming, ice melts”. While that’s true in some parts of Antarctica and Greenland, changes in the Amundsen Sea were triggered by water that’s already warm circulating under the ice. The jury’s still out as to whether human activities influenced this circulation in the past. But there’s reason to think we might make this and other triggers more likely in future. The big questions are: how long will this decline continue, how fast will it happen, and could it begin in other parts of Antarctica? I’m researching this fascinating story right now, so watch this space…
Dr Tamsin Edwards, environmental scientist, the Open University
Yayasan Peneraju aim to produce competitive Bumiputera
RM72 Mil To Develop 5,000 Bumiputera Human Capital Next Year - Najib
Published on Saturday, 20 December 2014 10:32

Yayasan Peneraju began operations in February 2012 with the objective of fulfilling the government aspiration to ensure that Bumiputeras can be competitive and contribute to national economic growth to enable Malaysia achieve developed nation status by 2020.
Publicise education data for better choice
Malaysia's Education System Performance not Matching the Investment
By: East Asia Forum Date: 5 December 2014

Clearly government action is not the only route to an effective assessment system for informing national policy. Civil society organisations in Malaysia can also play an important role. Civil society needs to bring important issues to the government’s attention as well as get local communities to voice their demands for quality education. This can help parents obtain valuable information about the usefulness of schooling and the quality of locally provided education. This will help the poor improve their choice when deciding on their children’s education.
Investing in science education is a key strategy to produce local talents
Islam and science education work along, say educators
At the meeting of the Task Force on Science at Universities in the Muslim World, held in Kuala Lumpur on 16 December, experts tackled how universities are contributing to scientific development, especially on issues at the “intersection of science and religion” in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

Based on Thomson Reuters data on highly cited researchers, Malaysia is one of the five OIC member states that has four influential scientists in mathematics, engineering and chemistry. In addition, the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index 2014-2015 ranks Malaysia the world’s 20th most competitive economy out of 144 economies. This ranking is the highest among OIC countries.
Focus on STEM should achieve developed status
Will Malaysia's Bold Education Goals Help It Become a Developed Nation?
Alexandra Ossola Dec 18 2014, 9:10 AM ET

Young professionals in STEM fields will be the country’s best bet to confront challenges that have plagued the country for generations, like poverty and access to health care, according to Khairiyah Mohd-Yusof, who directs the Centre for Engineering Education at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia’s new role on the international stage, combined with a greater focus on STEM, could mean that young innovators are stepping up to tackle global problems like climate change and sustainability, Mohd-Yusof said. That could be enough bring Malaysia into “developed” status by almost any metric.
Lawyers: English proficiency & soft skills decline
English proficiency among law graduates on the decline, research shows
Published: 17 December 2014 9:00 AM

Malaysian lawyers believe that English proficiency among fresh law graduates is on the decline, with many worried about rising grammatical errors in written documents, according to a study on the communication skills of law students in Universiti Malaya (UM).
UN: Negative implications foreseen
44,000 Young Malaysians Never Been To School As Of 2009 - UN Official

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 16 (Bernama) -- Despite the high literacy rate in Malaysia, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) found that about 44,000 school-age children have never attended school as of 2009.
G25: Educators support in spirit
Home > Opinion > Letters
Published: Tuesday December 16, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Educationists must step forward

However, to me what was conspicuously missing from the list was educationists and we have great people like Tan Sri Wan Zahid Wan Sulaiman, Datuk Dr Ahmad Sipon or even Tan Sri Abul Rahman Arshad, all former directors-general of education who during their tenure had conducted themselves as true educationists without prejudice against any race.
L'Oreal: Women under-represented in sciences
Home > News > Education
Published: Sunday December 14, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Prized for their passion
by rebecca rajaendram

Even though the situation has improved over the years, a report commissioned by the L’oreal Foundation reveals that a high school girl is three times less likely to pursue a doctorate in science, compared with a high school boy.
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21/01/2013 16:08
Kluang parents successfully reinstate PPSMI in Form 1. Bravo!

20/01/2013 09:13
Calling all concerned parents in Sabah. Come and unite!

09/01/2013 09:29
Port Dickson reinstated PPSMI yesterday. It can be done.

08/01/2013 11:05
Yvonne Tay, pls work with other parents to get back English science & math textbooks. Call me at 0133913494. Good luck.

30/10/2012 15:39
It is about whose vote counts more.. Frown

25/10/2012 07:52
DPM compromise on BM std refuse on PPSMI http://thestar.co...se
c=nation

22/10/2012 03:59
Is replacement KL dialogue going to happen or not?!

26/06/2012 15:04
Done cplee

25/06/2012 02:59
Datin, how abt posting the Edu Minister 2003 address on PPSMI in PPSMI facebook gp ?

21/06/2012 14:34
Watch out for PAGE Views on Sunday in The Star.

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Melahirkan bangsa Malaysia yang taat setia dan bersatu padu

Melahirkan insan yang beriman, berakhlak mulia, berilmu, berketrampilan dan sejahtera

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To produce loyal and united Malaysians

To produce happy, well-mannered individuals who have faith, knowledge and vision

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