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Monday, 24 December 2012

'Indepth study on proposal to recruit English teachers from India needed' Read more: 'Indepth study on proposal to recruit English teachers from India needed' - Latest - New Straits Times http://www.nst.com.my/latest/indepth-study-on-proposal-to-recruit-english-teachers-from-india-needed-1.190099#ixzz2FzMAS7JG


KUALA LUMPUR -- The National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) wants an indepth study to be carried out on the proposal to recruit English teachers from India.

 Its president Hashim Adnan said discussions must be carried out with experts, NUTP and the Education Ministry to ensure the move would profit the government.  
 "An indepth study must be made to ensure nobody loses. Secondly, it  is better discussed by local professors of the language with the union and theministry so that the subsequent decision will be profitable to the government,"he told Bernama, here, today.   
Yesterday, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Malaysia planned to bring in a number of English teachers from India to teach Malaysian students as part of efforts to boost mastery in the language.    
Najib, who was in India to attend the two-day Asean-India CommemorativeSummit that ended yesterday, said the proposal was in addition to the programme implemented with the United States' Fullbright Foundation and Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange prior to this. -  Bernama