|We have been fair since the 50s, that's why the three (3) different streams of school|
Yesterday there was a demonstration in Kajang attended by approximately 7,000 people, whom majority are Chinese to show their displeasure and anger against the government for what they call "failing to solve the problems of Chinese school and educations which has fastered for over 40 years". Their main dissatisfaction of Dong Zong are:
1. Lack of teachers in Chinese primary school.
2. Government placing Non - Chinese speaking teachers as a stop gap measure.
|Dong Zong members at the event|
Further to that, the demonstration by Dong Zong yesterday also passed four (4) resolution which were for the Education ministry to:
1. Immediately transfer out all teachers who do not have the required SPM Chinese language qualification from Chinese primary school.
2, Conduct special courses for Chinese language teachers who have taught Bahasa Malaysia or English for at least three (3) years so that they are qualified to teach all three (3) languages.
3. Reform the teachers training syllabus so that more qualified chinese-speaking teachers can be trained to fulfill needs of chinese school.
4. Review the Education Act to ensure that vernacular schools are accorded equal status and safeguarded as an integral part of national education system .
These are all the demands by Dong Zong which i managed to summarize. it is also in today's from page Thesun newspaper. Let's go through one by one of the demands/resolution by Dong Zong and let me show you have racist this association is.
Point Number 1:
Lack of teachers in Chinese primary school.
What does it mean: It is actually not lack of teachers, its the lack of CHINESE teachers in primary schools. OK you tell me, how many Chinese in this country wants to become teachers? the pay is very little and the work is a lot. They are more interested to do business or what not. So who is to blame here? the government? just because the Chinese does not want to become teachers, you cannot force them to. Its a free country for god sake. By the way are there any Chinese teachers out there who is without work?
Point Number 2:
Government placing Non - Chinese speaking teachers as a stop gap measure
What does it mean: What the hell, first you complain lack of teachers, when the government listen to your problems and provide Malay and Indian teachers as a stop gap measure to ensure teaching can be continued, you complain. What do you want the government to do? there is just not enough Chinese teachers in the country. So do we import this teachers from China?
Now lets have a look at Dong Zong's referendum that was passed yesterday:
Referendum No 1:
Immediately transfer out all teachers who do not have the required SPM Chinese language qualification from Chinese primary school.
What does it mean: The "Teachers" they are mentioning here is all the Malay and Indian teachers who had sacrifice their careers and obey orders by the Education ministry to go to these Chinese school and teach. Now you want them remove, does this solve the problem? No right, once this teachers are removed you will still face shortage of teachers!
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