Family support, environment crucial for learning

Mum is my teacher: Family members should guide children, especially young ones, in PdPR so that they do not fall behind in their studies. – Filepic

AS Malaysia enters its 35th week of home-based teaching and learning (PdPR), students nationwide, especially those from the B40 group, continue to fall behind due to the lack of face-to-face learning.

However, those with parental or familial help are more fortunate as they have guidance at home, said Prof Dr M. Niaz Asadullah from the Universiti Malaya Faculty of Economics and Administration.

PdPR, he said, requires a supportive family environment and complementary educational infrastructure to be effective.

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