No plans to revive UPSR, PT3, says deputy minister
The education ministry is focusing on the holistic development of students through the school-based assessment and classroom-based assessment systems.
UPSR, PT3 exams gone for good, education ministry says
It says it will not reinstate the exams despite the requests from parents.
Addressing the gap between what schools measure and what parents know
The goal of enabling all children to receive quality education relies on the whole school community.
Now what, educationists ask as UPSR exits the scene after 30 years
They say the education ministry must provide clear communication to address the concerns raised by parents and teachers about the way forward without the Standard Six exam.
With UPSR gone, tuition centres look to chart new path
While some say it is too early to predict their fate, others acknowledge a need to re-evaluate their approach to the extra classes which have long been a mainstay of students preparing for exams.
Scrapping UPSR, a long overdue move
While public exams are important, there is no need to burden and stress our children to the point that it impedes their personal growth.
The impact of abolishing UPSR for today’s students
Lessons should be fun and stimulate the students' interest to learn, across the divide and to the level that they want to achieve.
Good riddance, Sarawak educators say to UPSR
They say abolishing the Standard Six exam will allow teachers and students to enjoy the learning process.
No more UPSR exam from this year, says education minister
This year's PT3 exams have also been scrapped, says Radzi Jidin.
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.
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