Teachers Are Tired of Data Entry Duty, Await the Perfect 'Raya Gift' From Maszlee Malik

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Teachers Are Tired of Data Entry Duty, Await the Perfect 'Raya Gift' From Maszlee Malik

Education Minister Maszlee Malik promised teachers a Hari Raya gift. AWANI Review’s Zakiah Koya discovers that it is not money they want but for the minister to relieve them of energy-sapping and time-wasting online form-filling duties.

When Education Minister Maszlee Malik called for a special press conference last week on Thursday, stating that he was ready to announce a Hari Raya gift, teachers nationwide waited in anticipation.  It must be something big, for Maszlee was dressed in a red baju Melayu and songkok, as if it was already Hari Raya. The Whatsapp messages went around telling teachers to drop everything and watch.  “In line with the Government’s promise of reducing teachers’ burden, I have decided to terminate the SKPMg2...

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