UPSR, PT3 exams gone for good, education ministry says
It says it will not reinstate the exams despite the requests from parents.
Why now, educationists ask on govt move to scrap PT3
They say many issues should be addressed before such a move is made, and that the unexpected announcement may have wasted the time and money spent on preparing for the exam this year.
Now, PT3 exam to be scrapped
It is the second major examination to be scrapped after UPSR was abolished last year.
No decision yet on PT3 exam for 2022 session, says education minister
Radzi Jidin also says talks will be held with the EC on the use of secondary schools in Johor as polling centres during the SPM season.
Academics say UPSR, PT3 exams no longer needed to gauge students
They say the exams merely emphasise the 3R's of reception, retention and recollection without sharpening students' thinking and communication skills.