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Students Will Study From Home After Total Lockdown

Students Will Study From Home After Total Lockdown

Home-based teaching and learning will be adopted for the next school session.

Azizul Rahman Ismail

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Home-based teaching and learning (PdPR) methods will be implemented at all schools after the mid-year holidays. This includes private, international, and expatriate schools that are registered with the education ministry.

For public schools, this means PdPR will be used during the 25 days between the mid-year and mid-term holidays. Other schools may adapt PdPR to their schedule.

Senior Education Minister Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin added that further announcements will be made a week before the end of the mid-term holidays regarding the next school session based on the current situation at that time.

The mid-year school holiday starts from 28 and 29 May to 13 and 14 June, depending on the state. The mid-term school holidays start from July 16 and 17 to 25 and 26 July.

He said this during a special online press conference today.

Laptops for those who need it

Meanwhile, Radzi also gave an update on the Device Pilot Project (Projek Rintis Peranti) which aims to enable 150,000 students in the B40 category with a laptop and data connection for a year.

He said that 12,997 units have been distributed through 95 schools within the jurisdiction of 51 district education offices. 

40,290 more units are expected to be distributed by 12 June and 96,233 more units are set to be distributed by the end of September. 

Specialised schools

As for parents who wish to send their children to specialised schools such as boarding school, religious school, vocational college, technical school, and vocational school, they can check their application on 8 June and intake registration will be done online from 13 and 14 June, depending on the state. 

Students who are accepted on 8 June may register on 13 and 14 June, and continue with PdPR along with other students who have already enrolled. 

SPM 2021

The result of SPM 2020 will be announced on 10 June this year.

For those who are sitting for SPM 2021 , their oral test and practical science exam will be done on February 2022 while the written exams will begin on March 2022.


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