Teachers Only Need To Manage Two Applications To Reduce Burden – Mahdzir

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 10 (Bernama) — Beginning this year, normal class and academic teachers only need to manage the Student Data Base Application (APDM) and School-based Assessment (PBS-Offline) to reduce the burden of their tasks.

Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said the applications involving school operations like the Educational Management Information System (EMIS) and Online Registration System (SPAT) would only be implemented by the appointed teachers such as data teachers and the examination secretaries.

“We want the problem of heavy tasks and responsibilities shouldered by teachers to be resolved fast as the teachers should be focusing more on teaching,” he said in the ministry’s 2017 new year message delivered at an assembly at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre, today.

To boost teachers’ competence and potential, Mahdzir said the Teaching Professionalism Development Master Plan had been drawn up as a guideline and motivation for them.

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