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SPM and STPM students will have more time to revise for their exams
Jun 29, 2020
Candidates sitting for the SPM, STPM and Sijil Vokasional Malaysia will have more time to revise for their respective exams.
The Education Ministry has decided to postpone theese annual examinations to the first quarter of next year.
The written SPM examination will be rescheduled to January 6th until February 9th.
While, the new STPM dates are rescheduled from August 12 to 18 this year to the first week of March next year.
Parents are not just concerned about the risk of Covid-19, but how their kids will adapt to the new norm, when they return to kindergarten and pre-school on Wednesday.
Paediatrician and Lecturer at the UKM Medical Centre Dr Norazlin Kamal Nor informs us that there are many ways parents can prepare their young ones for this transition.
"Be patient with children, and keep repeating important safety steps and measures until it becomes habitual."
Another option to consider is joining a parent or community group to connect with other parents who are going through the same experiences to share tips and get support."
Pre-schools and kindergartens will be allowed to resume operations on Wednesday, subject to SOPs such as strict social distancing measures and frequent hand-washing.
A fire broke out at the Sultanah Aminah Hospital in JB yesterday, 4 years after a similar incident that claimed 6 lives back then.
No injuries or casualties were reported in the latest fire, but staff rushed to get the patients inside the female ward to safety.
The cause of the fire is still being investigated.
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