DUAL LANGUAGE PROGRAMME
January 16, 2019
Datin Noor Azimah Abd Rahim, The Edge
All things being equal, a country’s development is dependent on the quality of its people.” — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
With this philosophy in mind, it was no wonder that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wanted to take over the education portfolio once again but al...
January 6, 2018
HERE we go again. Two years after the introduction of the voluntary Dual Language Programme (DLP) in schools, it continues to be troubled by controversy and uncertainty.
Why is it hard to give the programme the room and support it needs, free of noise and confusion, so...
January 3, 2018
NST & Star
KUALA LUMPUR: The Dual Language Programme (DLP) will proceed at 1,215 existing schools that have adopted the programme, the Education Ministry said today.
The ministry has also granted approvals to an additional 88 schools that have expressed their interest to implement...
Rebecca Rajendram & Sandhya Menon, The Star
PETALING JAYA: Despite reports that the dual language programme may be shelved, school heads are continuing with it – at least until they receive an official circular from the Education Ministry.
Deputy Education Minister Datuk P. Kamalanathan told The Star that a meeti...
January 2, 2018
Christina Chin, The Star
PETALING JAYA: The Dual Language Programme (DLP), which allows students to study Mathematics and Science in either Bahasa Malaysia or English, has been shelved.
That is according to a statement purportedly from a state Education Department.
The statement has been posted...
December 30, 2017
TODAY is the last day of 2017. While this is the time to make New Year resolutions, it is also the time to reflect on happenings that affected both young students and their parents.
The year started off with 435,882 pupils nationwide starting Year One on Jan 1 for state...
December 27, 2017
Luqman Hari, Awani
KUALA LUMPUR: The start of every school year is often marked by new things. New uniforms, new shoes, new faces and hopefully, renewed enthusiasm to get back to the books.
Come Jan 2 though, about 4.7 million schoolchildren will perhaps face the most important "new" th...