COMMENT | Education Minister Fadhlina Sidek should ditch her 40 Hadith module and focus on a total overhaul of the education and training of our children so that employers have the skills they need for the economy to grow and children have a good start in life.
With several universities and colleges set up as a pre-election promise by former prime ministers, do we know if these institutions have delivered good results for the communities they serve? Do they provide high-quality education and training which is relevant to the labour market?
Talk to anyone involved in education and you will understand that the issues about schooling and education in general are huge.
In the past, academically poor students were forced to take up teaching as a career. We end up with teachers who hate their jobs to help shape our children’s future. How clever is that?
Many teachers are...