Ministry of Education Says Online Study Finds Effectiveness of Home Teaching and Learning Methods at Moderate Level | Malaysia

ByMike V. Cooper

Sep 20, 2021

According to the ministry, 56.6 of the students succeeded in actively participating in the PdPR sessions, while 66% of the parents or guardians agreed that the PdPR method was effective for their children’s learning. – Photo by Miera Zulyana

KUALA LUMPUR, September 20 – The effectiveness of the Home Teaching and Learning (PdPR) method among students is at a moderate level, according to the Ministry of Education (MOE).

The ministry, in a written response to Dewan Rakyat today, said this was based on the online home learning effectiveness implementation study, which focused on the PdPR when implementing the movement control order (MCO).

The scope of the study covered aspects of the implementation of the PdPR from March to July of last year, covering the approaches, methods, strategies, applications and tools used, in addition to the programming of the PdPR, the restructuring of annual lesson plans (RPT) and assessments involving 13,156 school administrators; 39,967 teachers; 52,413 students; and 59,624 parents / guardians.

“The results showed that the participation of urban students in the PdPR via online was 59.3%, compared to 52.4% for rural students. For the RPT, 46.2% of urban teachers achieved the implementation target, compared to 39.1% of rural teachers.

“A total of 51.2% of students in this group were stressed while learning at home, 48.9% of them said they felt stressed due to limited interaction with their teachers, while that 55% felt stressed due to limited interaction with their friends and 53.4% ​​were stressed due to lack of guidance during learning sessions, ”he said in a response posted on Parliament’s website today.

The response from the Ministry of Education was to respond to questions posed by Rubiah Wang (GPS-Kota Samarahan), who asked the Senior Minister of Education to indicate the achievement of the PdPR system throughout the Covid pandemic. -19 in terms of student acceptance and achievement, teacher complaints and parent feedback.

According to the ministry, 56.6 of the students succeeded in actively participating in the PdPR sessions, while 66% of the parents or guardians agreed that the PdPR method was effective for their children’s learning.

During the first quarter of this year, the Ministry of Education also conducted the PdPR implementation survey of 500 schools through PdPR observations that were implemented online or in combining online and offline.

A total of 1,053 observations of teachers’ teaching and learning (PdP) method through the presence of academy inspectors in PdPR classes revealed that 97.4% were successful in guiding their students to understand the contents, concepts and facts taught. – Bernama