Khat will be an elective for vernacular schools, Cabinet decides

Published on 8 Aug 2019 4:46:47 PM

Chinese and Tamil vernacular school teachers have the freedom to choose whether they want to teach khat, says Dr Maszlee Malik.
The Education Minister told a press conference on Thursday that Khat, or Jawi calligraphy, will now be reduced to three pages from the initial six, adding that the Cabinet made a decision to give teachers the power to decide how they want to teach the lesson.