Category: 2013 TA Online
Thinking Allowed Online is an avenue for writers including non-Aliran members to express themselves on current issues. The views expressed need not necessarily reflect Aliran’s official position.
Most parents of underachieving students feel out of place at parent-teacher gatherings because they are dominated by certain parents whose children are already doing well, observes Ronald Benjamin.
Kita perlu mematuhi prinsip bahawa negara ini lebih besar dari satu individu atau organisasi, dan hanya minda yang tidak terkongkong boleh membina masyarakat yang berfikiran luas, kata Thuraisingham Shan. (Original version in English below)
Using a centrally decided system not only burdens the teachers with the bureaucracy but also limits their freedom to design the assessment model, say Nicholas Chan.
Umno’s identity politics has blurred reason and put the nation in a regressive trap and the solution requires a innovative shift in perspective, says Ronald Benjamin.