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Malaysia: Teaching Arabic in Schools

Categories: East Asia, Malaysia, Education, Ethnicity & Race

The EducationMalaysia blogs writes why students are leaving national schools [1] for already overcrowded vernacular schools. “Now, even as mother tongue programmes have yet to be fully implemented in the schools, you will find bungling headmasters and education department officials implementing the most clumsy of policies like forcing Indian students in a school to take Arabic lessons and sit for the corresponding examinations!”