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Why The Malaysian Education System Doesn’t Work (Part 2): Systemic Evil

Why The Malaysian Education System Doesn’t Work (Part 2): Systemic Evil

The second in a three-part series.

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Why The Malaysian Education System Doesn’t Work (Part 1): School As Factory

Why The Malaysian Education System Doesn’t Work (Part 1): School As Factory

The first in a three-part series.

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Why Malaysia Will Stay A Third World Country

Why Malaysia Will Stay A Third World Country

Rickard Öberg thinks the Malaysian education system produces graduates with no useful skills.

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Education in Sarawak: An Outsider Looking In (or Why I Quit My Job)

Education in Sarawak: An Outsider Looking In (or Why I Quit My Job)

Valuable insights on our education system, from a British educator.

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Subliminal Indoctrination In Retrospect

Subliminal Indoctrination In Retrospect

Teachers and their tales.

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PPSMI: For the future, the present must be allowed to choose

PPSMI: For the future, the present must be allowed to choose

A Chinese Independent school student’s perspective on the PPSMI issue.

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Amnesia, Paranoia, Inertia (API)

Amnesia, Paranoia, Inertia (API)

Cure needed for the ailments that beleaguer our history syllabus.

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Above and Beyond PTPTN

Above and Beyond PTPTN

Zain HD moves above the PTPTN debate, and considers points on education funding.

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PPSMI: You Can’t Keep Good People Down

PPSMI: You Can’t Keep Good People Down

The abolishment of PPSMI seem to be a done deal, but PAGE’s resolve is undiminished.

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A Year in Learning

A Year in Learning

LoyarBurokker Zain writes on how UndiMsia! began and shares his thoughts on it.

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PPSMI Madness

PPSMI Madness

From the perspective of one who’s been there, done that.

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PAKATAN, will you introduce Esperanto in schools if you go to Putrajaya?

PAKATAN, will you introduce Esperanto in schools if you go to Putrajaya?

Just spend 200 hours learning Esperanto and reap the countless benefits it offers.

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PPSMI: Myths and the Bogeyman

PPSMI: Myths and the Bogeyman

Myths and more myths that muddy the waters of the PPSMI-MBMMBI discourse.

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REFSA Rojak: Crisps of the Week (5-11 Nov)

REFSA Rojak: Crisps of the Week (5-11 Nov)

Sex and our city certainly had a lot of us tuning in religiously (pun not intended).

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Ethnicity, Economics, Education

Ethnicity, Economics, Education

People often think that education leads to wealth, but actually it is wealth that leads to education.

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Vernacular Education In Malaysia

Vernacular Education In Malaysia

A consideration of the debate on vernacular schools, and the important roles that both national and vernacular schools have to play in Malaysia.

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Malaysian. Chinese. Totally Foreign.

Malaysian. Chinese. Totally Foreign.

Is it racism that causes Malaysian Chinese to be cliquish or just bad faith? Let’s find out why some Malaysian Chinese youth can’t integrate into society and why abolishing vernacular schools may be just a blind shot at solving a growing problem.

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A Move Forward

A Move Forward

Wong Chee Mun writes about education in Malaysia today. In being grateful for the Government’s move to award high-achieving students based purely on meritocracy, we must also ponder – is education a privilege or is it a right?

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So You Want To Be A Teacher (Part 3)(Stories from the East)

So You Want To Be A Teacher (Part 3)(Stories from the East)

It’s about bold sacrifices and having a strong inner conviction that we really have to be the change that we seek. Here, in Part 3 Jarod Yong concludes his article about life as a teacher in the rural regions of Sarawak. Teaching in the interiors may bring horrible living conditions as I’ve mentioned in Part […]

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So You Want To Be A Teacher (Part 2)(Stories From the East)

So You Want To Be A Teacher (Part 2)(Stories From the East)

“The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory,” Cicero once said. In this second part of his article, Jarod Yong shows us glimpses of a rural educator’s life.

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