[lg policy] Malaysia: Mass hiring among measures to strengthen learning of language

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 10 19:18:07 UTC 2009

Forwarded  From: : edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

The Star Online

Mass hiring among measures to strengthen learning of language

The hiring of 13,933 teachers and additional teaching time for English
in both primary and secondary schools are among the measures being
taken by the Government to strengthen the teaching and learning of

Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said this includes
"importing" 1,000 teachers from overseas, hiring 600 retired teachers
and an additional 12,333 teachers from teacher training institutes,
and public and private higher education institutions.

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