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Magpie concerned over move to end streaming

October 16, 2019 | National News

PETALING JAYA: Abolishing the science and arts streams for upper secondary students is a good move but the Education Ministry has to make sure it is fully ready to roll out the plan to avoid problems when implementing it.

Melaka Action Group for Parents in Education (Magpie) chairman Mak Chee Kin said there were concerns about the sudden announcement with implementation to begin next year.

“As it is, many affected teachers, parents and students are very worried about this sudden move because there is no concrete information so far,” he said.

Mak was commenting on Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik’s announcement that starting next year, science and philosophy students can take subjects according to their preference for Form Four.

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