Senior Minister of Schooling Datuk Mohd Radzi Md Jidin stated the difficulty was not one thing new; actually, the determine of round 10,000 absent candidates recorded final 12 months was virtually much like that recorded in earlier years. — Image by Shafwan Zaidon
Tuesday, 21 Jun 2022 7:46 PM MYT
KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — The Schooling Ministry (MOE) will discover methods to resolve the difficulty of candidates opting out of the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination.
Senior Minister of Schooling Datuk Mohd Radzi Md Jidin stated the difficulty was not one thing new; actually, the determine of round 10,000 absent candidates recorded final 12 months was virtually much like that recorded in earlier years.
“We’re reviewing the outcomes (of SPM 2021). As such, we’re taking a look at new constraints and challenges confronted within the context of candidates’ no-shows.
“We are going to look into this matter in a complete method as a result of it has been occurring for thus lengthy,” he instructed reporters on the Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka 66th Anniversary Celebration right here immediately.
Radzi additionally stated that the ministry’s efforts in implementing the idea of “Sekolahku Sejahtera” to inculcate college students’ curiosity within the college system might be seen as a step to deal with the issue.
“Among the many facets emphasised within the idea is to create a faculty ambiance that’s enjoyable sufficient for (college students) to attend…we don’t must power them and so they themselves will really feel that college is their place.
“If we don’t deal with the issue totally and analyse it one after the other, we gained’t have the ability to discover a appropriate strategy or mechanism (to resolve it),” he stated.
Requested if there’s a chance that college college students at the moment are extra thinking about working as a substitute of going to high school, Radzi stated he had met with dad and mom whose kids didn’t enter the varsity system as a result of they had been comfy working.
Subsequently, he stated, all quarters, together with dad and mom, ought to realise that college was an essential element within the improvement of younger folks.
“College students, dad and mom, academics and the neighborhood must work collectively to make sure that our kids proceed to go to high school,” he stated. — Bernama