Over 300 Orang Asli kids persuaded to attend school, says deputy minister

Published on 30 Nov 2023 7:04:20 PM

A total of 373 Orang Asli children have been persuaded to attend school, in 15 schools nationwide, up to May this year, said Deputy Education Minister Lim Hui Ying.

She said that the Education Ministry has implemented the ‘Jom Belajar’ (Let's Learn), a special programme for Orang Asli students (ProKhas) and ‘Chup Badui Sikulah’ (CBS), to give access to basic education to Orang Asli children who live in rural areas and have never attended school.

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