Supplementary reading program
In 2007 and 2008, 13,000 students from 90 schools in Sabah and Sarawak have benefited from the enrichment materials and remedial activities carried out under the SRP. Students have attended reading camps, story-telling competitions, spelling bees and field trips.
Orang Asli folklores in education curriculum
In 2007, UNICEF and the Ministry of Education Curriculum Development Centre piloted a program incorporating Orang Asli folklore to encourage school attendance of children from these communities. In addition to producing curriculum, teacher’s training and student learning activities were developed to improve student’s reading and writing skills, while promoting local heritage and cultural knowledge. The program is expanded in 2008.
Remedial education for Orang Asli children
Over the past eight years from 1999, these children have been provided with special remedial classes in literacy and numeracy. In 2006, enjoyable learning activities were developed. Training for teachers and school administrators on special approaches towards Orang Asli children, focusing on inclusive learning environments and tailored grading systems, was developed in 2007.
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