Published: Thursday July 7, 2011 MYT 7:58:00 PM
Muhyiddin launches standards for English language teaching
The Pedagogy Standards for English Language Teaching he launched was developed by the English Language Teaching Centre of the ministry.
"I am proud that the English Language Teaching Centre has developed the standards and instruments to raise the quality of English Language teaching," he said at the launch.
Muhyiddin, who is also the Education Minister, said teachers should take the initiative to develop their professionalism.
Muhyiddin said the standards would enable the teachers to evaluate their level of competency and strive for higher standards for more positive outcome in the classroom.
He said it was hoped that the pedagogy standards would be fully applied to enable the teachers to identify their professional training needs and guide them towards greater professionalism.