Sunday, January 31, 2010

Malaysian Chinese Education Debate

Hm. Is this for real ?

KL and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall will be the organizers of a debate between influential historian and academician Emeritus Professor Dr Khoo Kay Kim and MCA Youth Chief Dr Wee Ka Siong ?

Remember their dispute ?

I didn't know about it until I saw the advertisement at Malaysiakini (pictures above are the Ads at Malaysiakini - credits to the portal).

If possible, put in on Youtube for the benefit of all those who cannot attend at that time.


C L J said...

Anak anak sejak kecil disemai dengan semangat perkauman dan kebencian ethnik. Itulah perkara sebenarnya. Dan inilah yang mengagalkan intergrasi masyarakat Malaysia. Apa makna nya?

C L J said...

Semenjak kecil lagi anak anak sudah diasakkan api perkauman dan kebencian ethnik. Bagaimana akan tercapai hasrat murni intergrasi antara kaum.

katdog said...

No need to debate about chinese schools. Just abolish it.

All Malaysians should only attend one school system.

Anonymous said...

yayy..there's a saying, if u can't beat them, join them..

or if u can't beat them, get rid of them!

Anonymous said...

DEBATE: Tan Sri Dato Dr. Khoo Kay Kim(KKK) & YB Datuk Dr. Wee Ka Siong(WKS)
ISSUE: Does the Chinese Education System Produce 'Copycats?'

I happened to watch the so-called debate between Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dr. Khoo Kay Kim and Datuk Wee Ka Siong (Deputy Education Minister) last night. The topic of the debate “Chinese School Education, is it an advantage?” and “Chinese School produces copycats.”

This debate reminded of the controversial statement that KKK mentioned sometime back that Chinese School produces copycats. I would have agreed with him partially as I was a product of National School. I send both my children to Chinese School just for them to have an advantage of mastering another universal language.

KKK was already fidgeting even before the debate starts and when he was given the microphone to speak first, I almost dropped dead. This old fart can even speak properly and whatever that comes out from him mouth does not explain to the issue of Chinese School producing copycats. Before the debate start, I thought the old horse (KKK) will kick the ass out of WKS but instead KKK made a donkey out of himself with some stupid explanations that my eleven year old son can do better. Every word that came out of his mouth is not related to the issue of the debate. One can see the response of the audience in utter disbelief. If not for the NTV censorship, KKK would have been the most disgraceful to all Malaysian. He should be watching last night and regretted that he attended the debate.

KKK should not have accepted to attend the debate in the first place. He only thinks highly of himself and the British and American Education System which in the first place not adopted in our National Schools. He even lambasted the Singapore and China Education System knowing well that National University of Singapore ranked 4th best in Asia and Chinese Universities littered the top 20s. NUS is also rank as the best in South east Asia and MU where KKK works ranks 18th. Don’t even asked where MU stands in the world ranking. With people like KKK around in MU, no wonders the standard of education in Malaysia has dropped so badly. I have great respect for KKK based on the articles written about him and I read history books written by him. As of this moment, I think he is fits to teach only in the kindergartens.

Of course WKS came well prepared with the data and reference names of students from SRJK (CINA) with roll of honours and those who have done extremely well on the global scene.. KKK came holding two books, probably history books and then he mumbled throughout the debate without any substance and we can see the audience laughing at his unintelligent and incorrigible explanation. WKS should have whack the hell out of KKK instead of mumbling of the Constitution and the present education system which both of them are part of it. Well, that what politician does.

What did we gain from this debate? Nothing! The issue was not properly debated and the answers to the copycat’s issues remain as it is. I hope my children will gain some advantage from the education in Chinese School which I think is the reason why parent send their children to, irrespective whether there are Malay, Chinese or Indian. As for KKK, I think it is time for gardening and look after the grand children and keep his mouth shut before he losses out on his status as an Academician in Malaysia. For me, I am learning Mandarin from my children, helping out in their homework by looking into the dictionary as I have no formal Chinese education. I have learn a lot in the past few years from my children and that the advantage. Copycats or not, I will wait and see.

PS: For those who miss the debate on NTV7, you can find the full debate on Youtube and the best part uncensored.