Environmental Education may Soon be Taught in Malaysian Schools

Environmental Education may Soon be Taught in Malaysian Schools

Earlier this year Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, minister of Natural Resources and Environment, announced that his ministry was considering introducing environmental education into school curricula. The aim, he said, was to inculcate a love of nature in young Malaysians and to teach them about sustainable ways of living. A great…

Teachers’ Union says No to the idea of Environmental Education in Schools

Teachers’ Union says No to the idea of Environmental Education in Schools

Natural Resources and Environment Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has proposed introducing environmental education as a new subject in Malaysia schools, the better to inculcate a green mindset in the country’s youngsters. Great idea? We think so. The Sarawak Teachers Union begs to differ, however. The union’s president, Jisin Nyud, says that adding a…

Teach environmental education in Malaysian Schools? Great Idea!

Teach environmental education in Malaysian Schools? Great Idea!

Teach environmental conservationism at schools across Malaysia. That’s what the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry wants to do by introducing environmental education as a subject in Malaysian schools, the better to inculcate a love of the country’s abundant natural resources in youngsters. It’s a great idea, yes. “The ministry is serious…