Friday, 4 March 2016

Take SPM Sesusasteraan Cina for Easier A+ Urges Deputy Education Minister II

The Star Online:
Chinese students are encouraged to take the SPM Chinese Literature papers, which is deemed easier to score compared to the Chinese Language subject.

Deputy Education Minister II Chong Sin Woon (pic) said Chinese Literature was not popular among the students due to the lack of attention given to the subject.

However, he considered the subject an easier one to score A+ because students only have to study several books.
The SPM A+ mentality, reinforced by Malaysia Deputy Education Minister.

While promoting students to take a less popular subject is not necessary a bad thing, the argument that SPM Sesusasteraan Cina is easier than SPM Bahasa Cina because you just need to "study several books" is not only less convincing but also problematic.