Sunday, November 1, 2009

Here's a question for the DemiNegara SSUS fascists...

Public school expands to Malaysia

Bradleian and museum block

One of the country's top public schools is to develop a new school in Malaysia.

Marlborough College in Wiltshire is to set up the coeducational boarding school in Iskandar Malaysia, a new city being built in the state of Johor. Marlborough College Malaysia is to have 423 children in its prep school and 915 pupils in its senior school.

Nicholas Sampson, Marlborough's master, said: "The new school will be based on the British model, but it will have a very international feel to it."

'Cultural crossroads'

The school should be open by 2012 in Iskandar Malaysia, which is being developed in the south of Malay peninsula. Marlborough College expects the new establishment to open by 2012.

The project is a joint venture between Marlborough and Malaysian governmental agencies (emphasis mine). Mr Sampson, whose job title is master rather than headmaster, added: "It's a great spot.

"Malaysia has got a tremendous history of being a cultural crossroads.

"This is a statement of intent about our place in the world. We want to be able to speak to the world."

Marlborough was founded in 1843. It charges annual fees of £28,245 for boarding pupils.

BBC News.

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Ok. If you DemiNegara "champions of education" were not too lazy to read the few words above about education issues in the world, I'd like to ask you a few questions:

To TamDalyell (who had some jaguh Kg DemiNegara spewing some nonsense here then quickly run back to jump around excitedly at his blog like little children) who attacked me saying:

"Bagi mereka punca masaalah ialah British meninggalkan negara dan Melayu mengambil alih. Punca kritikan mereka kepada Ketuanan Melayu berakar umbi dari sini. Dan hala tuju hujjah-hujjah mereka ialah pengekalan kebritishan kerana mereka tahu mereka lebih bersedia dalam meneruskan kesinambungan kebritishan ini. Singapura adalah penjelmaan dari disciplin ini."

Hahaha! Putting aside your nonsense statements for a moment...

You seem to be very "anti-everything-that-even-smells-non-Malay". You also accuse this humble blogger of being anti-Malay and pro-British.

What do you say about the people from the Ketuanan Melayu champion party signing a deal like this?

Meludah ke langit, terkena muka sendiri...

Malas nak explain lagi pada depa.

12 comments:

  1. Yo EWO,

    Guess what Wiki hadda say about this college -

    "In 2005 the school was one of fifty of the country's leading independent schools which were found guilty of running an illegal price-fixing cartel, exposed by The Times, which had allowed them to drive up fees for thousands of parents. Each school was required to pay a nominal penalty of £10,000 and all agreed to make ex-gratia payments totalling three million pounds into a trust designed to benefit pupils who attended the schools during the period in respect of which fee information was shared".

    Wiki link - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marlborough_College

    Just wondering if another scam is in the making here by 2012.

    Joint ventured, of course.

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  2. EWO dear,

    ish! ish ish! Aku hairanlah. Setiapkali ada ribut pasal Satu Sekolah, kau terus melatah dan tibai Kijang Emas dan puak-puak demi negara. Kau muatkan artikel khas pulak tu untuk tibai depa ni. Kau tibai kow kow pulak tu.

    Apa sebenarnya telah berlaku antara engkau dan puak-puak demi negara tu?

    Ada apa-apa ke dengan gelaran 'JuboLuas'?

    hmmm..... 'JuboLuas'??!!!!.....?????

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  3. antuantichingky

    tak ada apa apa yang berlaku. depa blog, aku pun blog la. depa hantam, aku membalas la. depa kononnya berhujah berdasarkan fakta, aku membongkarkan kekosongan hujahnya saja.

    saya tiada agenda, dan tidak dahagakan pujian - bukan seperti puak DN. Saya hanya sekadar menegakkan prinsip demokrasi, meritokrasi dan hak asasi setiap manusia.

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  4. hey you stupid EWO. Hahahahahahahaha you sure are obsessed with our SSS and all thats in it man. But never mind despite all this obstacles in our way and the poor progress of votes on our sss we will ultimately prevail and we the Tuan Tanahs of this Land will CLEANSE THIS TANAH TUMPAH DARAHKU OF UNGRATEFUL INGRATES LIKE YOU DEMI BANGSA AGAMA DAN NERAKA! WHAT?? FUCK!! I MEAN NERAKA!! NO!! NEGARA!!

    uh...

    fuckkk...

    its... its i cannot help it. i had a fucking bad life man. shit. shit.

    really i had it hard man. i had a bad childhood. i got my face punched in real bad by a china boy during my schooldays in kelantan when i made fun of him. and thats why i have this grudge against chinks up to now. then i got a mara loan to ucla, but flunked and did dishes at ihop while trying to break into hollywood to become the great malay superstar. only got small roles as a token ethnic stereotype in some direct-to-video movie. then the ins caught my sorry ass and deported me back to my home country.

    but i had a rich uncle with connections in KB. thats all that matters... hahahahahaha

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  5. EWO dear,

    Aku sokong Satu Sekolah. Kau pun tulis yang kau sokong. Cuma yang aku tak faham, mengapa kau & depa bertikam lidah. Pokoknya kita sokong Satu Sekolah, bukan begitu? Cara perlaksanaannya, detailnya, kita sama-samalah berikan pendapat masing-masing dan yang terbaik dari situ, disokong ramai, kita kasi jolok sama gomen.

    Dalam hal sekolah prebet, aku tak setujulah. Pertama sekali, ianya sure golongan tertentu saja, golongan elit, yang hantar anak depa. Kau pun tau, ada menteri hantar anak depa sekolah luar negeri, pasai tak hantar kat sekolah kerajaan? Kalau dibenarkan sekolah prebet di sini, lagilah mereka ni naik tocang. Suddenly, education bukan lagi untuk membina negara, tapi jadi bisnes pulak. Orang biasa yang dok pergi sekolah kerajaan pandang serong aja. Cuba biarkan semua anak menteri disekolahkan di sekolah kebangsaan, barulah depa ni sibuk sikit untuk memperbetulkan keadaan disekolah kalau ada yang tak betul tu. Menteri perduli apa kepincangan sekolah sebab anak depa sekolah disekolah prebet, luar negeri pulak tu. Bila masa sekolah kerajaan akan diberi perhatian sepenuhnya untuk improve kalau mcm ni?

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  6. "Racial polarisation in the country is not caused by the country vernacular school system but more by the government political, education and economic discriminative policies." - an educationist said today.

    The prime minister and all the Umno ministers will never admit that polarisation arises more out of the race-based policies and privileges one race gets over another.

    Similarly, there are other areas of our daily lives where terminologies used have made us view certain practices as privileges rather than sacrifices. For instance, the bumi discount for houses.

    The total sale value to the developer is still the same. It is just that the non-malay buyer is likely to be required to pay for some of the discount given to the malays.

    But the longer the NEP policies continue and the greater the vehemence with which Umno politicians issue threats, terminologies will change and more people will talk about these practices or policies in words that may not sound as pleasing to the ears of the beneficiaries.

    Obviously, at that point we shall probably see a new round of discriminations and disagreements. Unfortunately, as long as only weak people take on leadership roles within Umno, threats will continue, NEP policies will be sustained and corruption will prevail.

    That unfortunately is the legacy we have as Malaysians.

    The basic building blocks of unity, whether you are uniting different ethnic groups in a country or trying to re-engineer a corporation of differing cultural values, are the same.

    The principal parties have to be treated as equals - nor special privileges no favours that would favour one group over another. Any privilege that is given should be given to all on the same basis - for example, special privilege given to the financially poor regardless of race or ethnic origin.

    It is only on this equitable footing that you can foster true nationalism and build lasting unity, since each component group will have the same stake in the nation and has equal likelihood in reaping the rewards or suffering the consequences.

    My recommendation to the government, not simply as a businessman but also based on pragmatism, is not to waste any more taxpayer ringgit on nationalism programmes until it has established the pre-conditions for its success.

    What is sad is that, after almost five decades of independence, we have been unable in Malaysia, to bring globally-vision leaders to the forefront - leaders who can see beyond racial boundaries to recognise the immense sociological and economic potential that can benefit all Malaysians.

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  7. Is the language diversity in our educational system a stumbling block to so-called "national unity"? Despite the insistence of this idea by the self-interested ruling elite, it is simply wrong.

    And the common use of English did not stop Americans from fighting Britons in the War of Independence. And let us not forget the American Civil War - both sides spoke English.

    And to the contrary, we see Europeans of different mother tongues coming together in a democratic manner to forge a united continent in the form of the multilingual European Union with common standards of human rights, governance and democracy.

    English-speaking people with different mother tongues are also now living peacefully in five different sovereign and independent countries namely the United States, Canada, Britain, Australia and New Zealand.

    It is time for the Malaysia ruling elite and their ideologues to stop spreading the voodoo of that language diversity hampers national unity.

    The root cause of national disunity is none other than the existence of race-based political parties like UMNO, MIC and MCA, which perpetuate race-based affirmative action policies and which only benefit the upper class BN gangs and their sons, daughters and cronies.

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  8. The truth is that the ability of education to bring people together is limited. On top of that, education - at least secular one - is about the pursuit of knowledge and truth, and hence whatever is taught in schools should be based on the truth and reality in order to unite the students.

    But when our society is already polarised by the laws and other economic realities, and we tell our children otherwise in school, it is likely that the unity lessons will never stick for long or even worse result in a backlash.

    What is more distressing is the fact that national education policy is only meant for the masses while our political leaders send their children overseas. Can we believe they have faith in our own educational facilities and that they are sincere in wanting the best for us?

    In Malaysia, unfairness is institutionalised. For example, it is alright for certain schools or universities like the Universiti Institut Teknologi Mara to bar non-malays.

    So it piques me to hear some blaming vernacular schools for racial tensions. Vernacular schools have never barred malays from enrolling into them unlike Mara educational institutions. If vernacular schools are to be blamed, so too must the Mara institutions.

    (A minister responsible for higher education who can make such inflammatory statements confirms that the so-called meritocracy system of university entrance is a sham, since he was able to promise that the percentage for malay applicants will never fall below the previous quota percentage.

    Is he suggesting that we should rejoice over our poor education? Please do not confuse quality with quantity.)

    I cannot help but think that the politicians have an ulterior motive. If so, please be honest and brave enough to admit it.

    With such narrow-minded people in charge, it is difficult to have confidence in any of their suggestions.

    When it came to choosing a career, I avoided public services for the fear of being excluded from promotions just like how I was excluded from matriculation etc. Many employers are also very racially defined.

    Now, as much as I miss hanging out with people of other races, I end up being with people of my own race.

    Looking back, I don't think our primary vernacular system is the cause of disunity. On the contrary, it enriches our Malaysian heritage. The real problems are with the uneven playing fields that split malays and non-malays from secondary school onwards.

    Another examples are the Chinese Indonesians. Most of them don't even speak their mother tongue, nor do they even carry Chinese names anymore, yet come any major political turmoil, they are targeted by the majority. Is this due to vernacular education?

    The government should be aware of the fact that the number of Chinese schools has not increased over the past 30 years despite the need for them due to increased demand from both Chinese and non-Chinese students.

    The diversity of education methods in the country is a national treasure and should be upheld. Unity will come from mutual respect and fair treatment for all - not necessarily from a uniform education.

    Whether they will take concrete steps to address the imbalance is another matter for, while I am optimistic about the people of Malaysia, I have very little faith in politicians.

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  9. Aiyyaa Nostladamus KaaNovember 11, 2009 at 4:05 PM

    heiyyaa ewo. cilakak lu olang. itu sikola plebet olang putih mali lu manyak sukak kaaa? gwa tatak pangdei ciakap mulayu pasat gwa apak kasi gwa sikola cinna.

    itu sikola plebet olang putih apa maciam kita olang tatak lui mau masok?

    itu maciam arrr, olang busat campo olang busat, olang kaya singkili sama olang kaya, olang kaya busat layin timpat, olang misikin layin timpat, bila mau campok?

    ini maciam tintu galo galo punya. cibai lu sutak busat mau lagi busat kasi kita olang siusa mau hilup.

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  10. E-Wookkkkkk-Ptuihhhh !!!December 2, 2009 at 1:59 AM

    This EWO freakzoid is just another sufferer of the acute chronic malignant KijangMas envy, that's all.

    Siccckkkkkk !

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  11. E-Wookkkkkk-Ptuihhhh !!!December 2, 2009 at 2:07 AM

    EWO = Chronic KijangMas Envy sufferer.

    Ha ha ha ........... poor bitch!

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