Tag: Spell

Will schools stay open? Pakatan MPs call on Education Ministry to spell out MCO regulations

A security guard at Sekolah Kebangsaan Pasir Hor closes the school gate in Kota Bharu April 18, 2021. — Bernama pic

A security guard at Sekolah Kebangsaan Pasir Hor closes the school gate in Kota Bharu April 18, 2021. — Bernama pic

KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 — Despite the announcement of the movement control order (MCO) in six districts in Selangor yesterday, the Education Ministry has yet to come up with a decision on whether schools will continue to operate.

A joint statement today issued by Pakatan Harapan (PH) MPs, including the former education minister Maszlee Malik, PKR MP Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, DAP’s former deputy education minister Teo Nie Ching, and Amanah MP Hasan Baharom, has questioned the Ministry of

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Spell out plans for 2021 school year, PKR lawmaker tells education minister as Covid-19 bites

A notice of closure is seen at the entrance of SJK (C) Yak Chee in Puchong October 12, 2020. — Picture by Choo Choy May
A notice of closure is seen at the entrance of SJK (C) Yak Chee in Puchong October 12, 2020. — Picture by Choo Choy May

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 — Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil today urged Education Minister Mohd Radzi Md Jidin to make clear plans for the school system this year, so that students are not left behind in their studies due to the pandemic.

The Opposition lawmaker said the lack of guidelines was worrying as come January 20, over 10,000 schools would be re-opened for the new school-year, involving nearly 5 million students and 400,000 teachers.

“The

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