PETALING JAYA: A question on a Moral Studies paper for Year One students at a school here is coming under heavy criticism for being racist.
Actress Sarah Lian (pic) said that the question indoctrinated young children to typecast people according to name and religion.
The celebrity posted a photo of the exam paper on Facebook on Tuesday, calling it “archaic and racist”.
The post has since gone viral and sparked outcry among Malaysians.
The Moral Studies (Pendidikan Moral) exam paper from a national school in Petaling Jaya asked students to match the names to a picture of their place of worship.
The four names were Devi, Hock Lee, Kam
The places of worship were a church, a Hindu temple, a Chinese temple, and a mosque. Continue reading