BESUT – Information communication technology (ICT) will be more prevalent in teaching and learning in tandem with the importance of technology in a fast changing world.
Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said ICT not only facilitate work but also of interest to students who have mastered technology via facilities available in this country.
“We have to command ICT if we are to progress and become a world leader,” he told reporters after launching My1lmu Future Classroom Laboratory at SK Seberang Jerteh here, today.
My11mu, which has produced effective teaching and learning in schools with the help of ICT facilities, is also compatible with the Malaysian Education Development Plan.
Also present was Weidu Sdn Bhd managing director Datuk Seri Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamad Tahir who introduced the programme in Malaysia.
Idris urged corporations to help establish future classrooms adding the Ministry of Education (MOE) had introduced various systems to boost education.
“Each Future Classroom Laboratory requires RM60,000 for the use of 100 students with four teachers,” he added.
Future classrooms introduced in Taiwan, China and Indonesia had produced good results, especially in learning language such as English.
My11mu will be introduced in four more schools in Terengganu; SK Kampung Baharu (Kuala Besut), SK Keluang (Kota Putera), SK Pasir Akar (Hulu Besut) and SK Jabi (Jerteh). – BERNAMA