Teaching pupils high-tech skills


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 19 May 2019

PETALING JAYA: Year Four pupils will be introduced to computer programming, robotics and Artificial Intelligence in a new subject starting next year.

Design and Technology (RBT) will be a compulsory subject where students will get to learn about these new high-tech skills while still in primary school, the Education Ministry’s Curriculum Development Division deputy director (Policy and Science and Technology) Datin Dr Ng Soo Boon told The Star.Ng said pupils will be taught algorithms and how to develop simple to more complicated computer programmes.

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