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Streamless upper secondary next year: What it actually means

November 20, 2019 | National News

THE Education Ministry has announced that the arts/science streams currently used to segregate students according to their capabilities in upper secondary schools will be scrapped.

Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said on Monday that the government would replace it with MPEI (Mata Pelajaran Elektif Ikhtisas) or STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Arts, Music) education.

“Starting in 2020, students will be offered a broader spectrum of subjects under the new MPEI packages formulated instead of learning just the science or arts subjects offered in the current ‘streams’,” said Teo.

Read more here: New Straits Times

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