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What the future holds for Malaysian education?

Azly Rahman

Published
Modified 11 Jan 2020, 11:09 pm

"We cannot humanise the future until we draw it into our consciousness and probe it with all the intelligence and imagination at our command. This is what we are now beginning to do." - Alvin Toffler The Futurists

COMMENT | Whether we are aware of not, we have been moved to a newer paradigm of living and learning and labouring. No longer we are at a historical juncture nor standing at the banks watching the rapids of technological progress run its course, we have been systematically plunged into an epoch of changing times - for better or for worse.

The information Age - much heralded by those who hold on strong to faith in technological progress - is here. It is now demanding us to be in harmony with our vision of a great society. A Malaysia that is imbued with social justice and equality, of people of different faiths and ethnic origins living in relative harmony or a government consisting of servant-leaders rather than big-time plunderers, and of a country in which Malaysians young and old can pursue the “Malaysia Dream”...

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