KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The National Union of Teaching Profession (NUTP) has urged all school administrators not to hold any activities, including extra classes or academic programmes, during the school holidays.
It's secretary-general Harry Tan Huat Hock said throughout their school session, students have been burdened with overloaded homework.
He added that NUTP hopes students and teachers can utilise the holidays to do their leisure or favourite activities in order to forget the stress, besides giving an opportunity for various ethnic students to celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
"During school holidays in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri, let the students and teachers rejoice while resting with their families and relatives, as well as friends to celebrate a meaningful Hari Raya," he said in a statement here Saturday (May 25).
The school holidays started on May 24 until June 9 for Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, and Terengganu, while for other states, the holiday begins May 25 until June 10. -Bernama