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With great choices comes great responsibility

October 16, 2019 | National News

PETALING JAYA: Academic experts say students need to fully understand the consequences of their choice of subjects before registering for them in Form Four.

Taylor’s University School of Education head Dr Logendra Stanley Ponniah said students could be influenced by many factors when deciding what subjects to take.

He said it was not just parental or peer influence at play, but other factors like whether a student had a supportive subject teacher or exposure to sciences that also played a part.

“Another thing that is going to come out of this is the poverty gap is going to widen,” said the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education expert.

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