Fri, Jul 02, 2010
The Star/Asia News Network
Bureau probes sex education classes at primary school

THE Public Complaints Bureau (PCB) is investigating a Tamil newspaper report that a Tamil primary school in Gemas, Johor, is holding sex education classes, Malaysia Nanban reported.

Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk T. Murugiah said Johor PCB would carry out the probe together with the state Education Department.

He said that if the report was true, he would write to the education minister for action to be taken against those involved.

He said parents were upset when they learned that their children were taught sex education at a tender age.

He was speaking to reporters after opening the professionalism en??hancement course for Tamil language teachers organised by the Perak Secondary School Tamil Teach?ers Association in Ipoh on Wednes?day.

He called on Indian teachers in secondary schools to adopt Indian students, in efforts to curtail social ills, truancy and gangsterism, adding that problems among students started when they were in secondary school.

-The Star/Asia News Network




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