Future-oriented
Education

Future-oriented
Education

BARISAN NASIONAL’S MANIFESTO
Equipping 5 million school-going children with digital skills for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) within five years.
Upgrading all dilapidated schools in rural areas within 5 years.
Upgrading the Integrated Special Education Programme (PPKI) in all schools involved to unlock the potential of differently-abled children.
Increasing the limit of the Special Incentive Matching Grant for the 1Malaysia Education Savings Scheme to RM1,000.
Implementing appropriate classroom sizes and reducing teachers’ administrative workload as well as providing better teachingaid equipment.
Increasing the number of subjects in the Dual Language Programme (DLP) to make it more comprehensive.
Improving English language proficiency in schools through the Dual Language Programme (DLP), High Immersion Programme (HIP) and the introduction of English medium schools in Sabah and Sarawak as pilot projects.
Providing incentives to capable graduates and retired language teachers to administer online teaching and learning services.
Expanding the implementation of ‘Anak Angkat’ programmes for socio-cultural development of students, teachers and public sector employees.
Building and increasing the capacity of boarding facilities for rural students across the country.
Expanding high speed Internet access (100 Gbps) to all public universities.
Allocating RM12 million for special education programmes to rural communities benefiting 615,000 participants.
Providing a RM3 million allocation to conduct parenting workshops in 168 identified locations.
Reducing dropout rates among Orang Asli students and increasing the number of literacy programmes in rural areas.
Strengthening the multi-stream education system by approving the construction of new facilities according to needs, alongside special allocations for development and maintenance to all Government assisted schools (SBK), including National Type Chinese Schools (SJKC) and National Type Tamil Schools (SJKT).
Upgrading the facilities at nine Excellent Schools and two High-Performance Schools for the children of armed forces personnel.
Upgrading facilities in classrooms and teachers’ rooms at 38 schools located within military camps.
Upgrading the National Arts Culture and Heritage Academy (Akademi Seni Budaya dan Warisan Kebangsaan ASWARA) to P. Ramlee University in order to drive the creative and cultural industries in Malaysia.
Establishing the Al-Quran University to produce more huffaz graduates who possess skills not only in memorising the Quran, but are equipped with expertise in other professional fields.
Producing 125,000 huffaz with professional qualifications such as science, mathematics and engineering.
Complementing Tahfiz schools with Giat MARA skills training scheme.
Increasing the number of suraus that are allowed to hold Friday prayers.
Establishing a special fund to upgrade the education and safety regulations of religious schools to meet national standards.
Improving the quality and expertise of stakeholders in Islamic administration such as the imam, KAFA and takmir teachers, religious teachers, shariah officers and Shariah Court Judges, at the Islamic Training Academy of Malaysia (ALIM) and Shariah Judiciary Academy of Malaysia.
Providing Arabic Language Intensive Training Courses to assist Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) holders to pass the Imtihan Qabul examination, which is the main requirement for higher education qualification in Arab countries.
Providing Arabic Language Intensive Training Courses to assist Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) holders to pass the Imtihan Qabul examination, which is the main requirement for higher education qualification in Arab countries.
Increasing the intake of non-Bumiputera students into public universities.
Sponsorship of up to 80% of the cost of study for excellent students with at least 9A+ with offers to Oxford/Cambridge/10 of the world’s leading universities.
Sponsorship for outstanding students with overseas university offers besides Oxford/Cambridge/10 of the world’s leading universities, including JPA-sponsored SPM 2015 & 2016 students.
Preparatory sponsorship of RM6,340 per year for excellent students with at least A- in all subjects in SPM 2017.