23 February 2019
The Ministry of Education has unveiled a set of guidelines to help parents work in collaboration with schools and assist students in taking ownership of their own learning.
Parents are encouraged to provide a conducive home environment for learning, and also to respect the teachers’ time by contacting them only during school hours.
The MOE said that these guidelines were created in consultation with schools and parents over the past year.
Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Education, Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim said: “There are things beyond academic grades. There are self-management skills, taking ownership, responsibility.”
To get pupils to play an active role in communication, Mdm Zuraida, an educator who has been in the industry for 16 years, said she makes sure to leave clear instructions on the board so that the students have sufficient time to pen them down for their parents’ reading pleasure.