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  • Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

I WAS bemused by your report “Only imported English textbooks from next year” (Oct 5).

The Education Ministry’s decision to purchase books from Britain has raised a few critical issues that need to be addressed. In doing so, the ministry is saying very loudly and clearly that locally produced books do not meet the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

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