Education Ministry to alert students on dangers of Isis

January 3, 2016 9:25 AM

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The Education Ministry is collaborating with the police to teach students on the dangers of terrorism, particularly the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. – AFP pic, January 3, 2016. The Education Ministry will be working with the police to provide information to pupils on the dangers of terrorist ideology and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis).

Deputy Education Minister Chong Sin Woon said for the time being, most of the guidance were in the form of talks conducted by police and other security agencies at various places including schools.

"Together with the police and security forces, we will start disseminating information in schools this year," he told reporters after visiting Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina (SJKC) Pu Nan in Muar today.

Chong was commenting on the efforts of the ministry to stop pupils from being easily influenced by terrorist ideology especially Isis.

On Thursday, a Malaysian student in Egypt became the first student to be charged at the Sessions Court in Sepang for supporting the terrorist group al-Qaeda. – Bernama, January 3, 2016.


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