My Sinchew/ Jawi

Seni Khat an optional subject: Maszlee

Seni Khat will be an optional, non-examinable subject, and the number of pages is cut down to three from six.

Khat is no false proposition

The Chinese community's doubts and fears over the education ministry's plan to introduce Jawi calligraphy at vernacular schools are not completely unfounded, as many parents have indeed lost their faith in the ministry.

Tajuddin: Jawi not the only one for aesthetic appreciation

“If we are serious about learning the Malay civilization, Jawi script had its origins in Pallava, which in turn had its origins in Sanskrit, why do we just learn Seni Khat and not earlier writing systems?"

Pali, Classical Chinese and Jawi

Primary school students are too young to learn and appreciate an ancient language which will not offer them much help in future.

We all could see so clearly, why couldn't the Rocket?

Unfortunately we have become these people's target whenever they come under tremendous pressure from the masses and are trying to look for an object to divert public attention.

Students can choose whether to learn Jawi

“Jawi calligraphy will still be taught in Year Four, but students can choose to learn or not to learn."

Jawi: DAP to issue statement today

DAP national chairman Tan Kok Wai said party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng would issue a statement on the teaching of Jawi at vernacular schools later today to state the party's official stand on this issue.

Jawi: 4-pronged proposal to the education ministry

The concerns and worries among Chinese Malaysians over the government's policy of introducing Jawi calligraphy in vernacular schools are understandable, given their past experiences.

Teo: only introduction

Deputy education minister Teo Nie Ching says all parties agree to the inclusion of an introduction to Jawi calligraphy in BM textbooks, but not the learning of the language.

LGE meets PM on Jawi calligraphy

Most of the elected representatives from DAP objected to the teaching of Jawi calligraphy or Khat in SRJK Year Four, during a special meeting held last night.


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