The art of politicising English, Maths and Science

comments         Published     Updated

The issue of science and mathematics was a total bolt out of the blue - there was no debates or concerns that built itself up to culminate in the radical move to change and even challenge the present constitutional position of the Malay language.

As an academic and a person very much concerned about nation-building, I wish to offer my perspective about the so-called ‘English proficiency problem’ and the language switch concerning science and mathematics. I wish to make three points very clear in this article.

For the rest of this story and more, subscribe for only RM150 a year (full news access)
or RM420 a year (full news + full archive access). If you're already a subscriber, please sign in.

Sign in Subscribe now

Keep Malaysiakini independent!

Malaysiakini will be 18 this year. That we’ve survived this long is because of you.

Your support matters. A lot. Especially those who pay RM150 annually, RM288 biennially or RM388 triennially to keep Malaysiakini independent from government/opposition influence and corporate interests. Advertising alone will not keep Malaysiakini afloat.

Together, we’ve gone far. We’ve covered three prime ministers, four general elections, five Bersih rallies, and countless scandals. But the journey continues.

Help us deliver news and views that matter to Malaysians. Help us make a difference for Malaysia.

Support Malaysiakini

news and views that matter

Sign In