Mah: Seven initiatives to address heavy school bag issue

Published on 21 Mar 2022 5:11:33 PM

Deputy Education Minister Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon told the Dewan Rakyat on Monday (March 21) that the ministry has outlined seven initiatives to address the issue of heavy school bags, which include providing lockers in primary schools that operate on dual sessions.

He also said that textbooks and workbooks only make up 28 per cent of the total weight of the school bag.