Reforming Education

By Altaf Deviyati

November 2013 COVER STORY
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The Education Blueprint falls short on many counts. Perhaps we should take a lesson from the Finns.Man of Mathematics was the title of the book, a parting gift from Mr Paul Pommel, my father’s secondary school teacher who finished his term as a Peace Corp volunteer in rural Kuala Terengganu in 1968. Today, my father is a mathematics professor. Was it the book that influenced him, or Pommel? Or was it the simple experience of getting a gift from his...

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Altaf Deviyati

is a senior analyst with the Political and Social Analysis Unit at the Penang Institute, working in the area of social inclusion.