BUKIT MERTAJAM: The Ministry of Education (MoE) has launched 18 financial support initiatives specifically for students affected by the flood disaster.
His Minister Fadhlina Sidek (Picture) said that the aid could only be granted after an application for aid was received, as the form of the aid would suit the needs of the applicant.
“We have different forms of school grants… When the school reopens, the applications submitted to the school are checked by the state and district school authorities.
“For example, with the situation in Johor… we have 18 financial support initiatives to help them… what is important, they can continue their studies,” she told reporters after a back-to-school program Sahabat Kanak organized by Persatuan -Kanak cancer here today.
She said in flood-hit areas, there are usually problems with textbooks, uniforms and other welfare needs of students.
For this reason, Fadhlina said, the ministry has issued a new Circular (SPI) on the first week of school preparation, in which teachers focus on programs or activities to familiarize themselves with their students and make them feel comfortable in school to feel.
Students affected by the floods do not have to come to school in uniform,” she said, adding that there would be no classes for the first week.
Earlier, the Nibong Tebal MP said the ministry has no plans to reschedule the 2023-2024 school session in the flood-affected areas, but the students involved will be given the opportunity to hold home learning and teaching (PdPR) sessions. -Bernama
https://www.thesundaily.my/local/moe-introduces-18-financial-support-initiatives-for-students-in-flood-hit-areas-HF10738429 The MoE introduces 18 initiatives to provide financial assistance to students in flood areas