Exams not the real test (The Star 4 Aug 2009)

Link: http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2009/8/4/focus/4446011&sec=focus

The Education Ministry has announced that Year Six students sitting for next month’s Primary School Assessment Test (UPSR) would have to sit for an Aptitude Test too. I have some reservations over the impact this additional test can have on our children.

The grading system for this particular test ranks from Very Good User (Band Six) to Extremely Limited User (Band One) like the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).
Continue reading “Exams not the real test (The Star 4 Aug 2009)”