DLP is the way forward

  • Letters
  • Thursday, 28 Dec 2017

THE new academic year soon begins for some 4.7 million schoolgoing children in primary and ­secondary schools.

Wave 2 of the Malaysia Educa­tion Blueprint 2013-2025 (MEB) states that as far as the English language is concerned, an approach to enhance its proficiency is required. Thus as initiated by the Economic Council and led by the Prime Minis­ter in 2016, two radical programmes were budgeted for, piloted successfully and then gradually implemented: the Highly Immer­sive Programme (HIP) and the Dual Language Programme (DLP).

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