Wednesday, February 13, 2008

華小發展與大選糖果論

大選腳步近,政治人物的舉動都備受注目,出席大集會演講就被在野黨批評為大選拜票;更甚的是,政治人物捎來任何對華社的好消息,往往都會被看成是政府在派“糖果”,討好民心之舉!

換言之,執政黨不該在大選來臨之前宣布好消息或對人民有益的措施嗎?這未免太過主觀及武斷,對當政者也有欠公平,即使把最近系列佳音都當作“糖果”來看待,向來強調務實辦事的華社,真的應該抗拒“糖果”嗎?

身兼巫青團長的教育部長希山慕丁于1月31日,親臨馬華總部與馬華總會長黃家定及民政代主席許子根舉行聯合記者會,宣布增建6間及搬遷13間華小,緩和及解決雪隆及柔南一帶華小擁擠的現象,令華社雀躍萬分!

自2000年開始,無論是大選前後,馬華都以增建、擴建及搬遷三大策略,不間斷爭取增加華小的學額,這些年來,成功爭取增建9間及搬遷61間華小, 加上剛批準的19間華小,總共達89間,總學額高達12萬7千個。這數據證明當今政府,並沒有像安華擔任教長時期打壓華教,安華掌政時曾訓令不準增建華 小,所以發展地段的學校保留地都當用作興建國小用途!

無可否認,馬華高層一路來都務實為華小帶來更大的發展空間,即使在非大選期間,也會不時發布興建全新華小的新聞。以糖果論來看,馬華一直努力建華 小,算是常年要政府派糖果嗎?值得一提的是,馬華從來不臨時抱佛腳,對國內華小的需求了如指掌,許多建校及遷校的工作都不間斷,這份糖果肯定是看得到也品嘗到其甜味,絕不會空雷不雨。

希山此次親臨馬華總部的意義重大,他除了是第一位在任巫青團長在友黨總部宣布興建華小之外,也是史上興建最多華小的教長,使曾經一度因為舉劍行動而令華社感到不安的希山,成了發展華教的功臣之一!此外,他還宣布要在近日內為費用全由教育部出資興建的古來二校及永平二校主持動土禮,打破巫青團長不幫華小的傳統忌諱,這是可喜可賀的!

本月2日,希山慕丁主動訪問新山寬柔一小,為了與忘年之交郭鶴堯會面,回味當年其先父、前首相敦胡申翁在退休後為寬一開幕的盛況。他在會上致詞時,重申對華小發展的重視與支持,也應寬一家教協會要求,即席撥款重建一座食堂,同時也批準寬柔五小興建一座新校舍。簡單的,在希山擔任教長期間,撥給華小的款項遠比歷任者還多,難道又有人主張謝絕教長派出“糖果”給華小嗎?

華教佳音接踵而來,無論您認為它是“糖果”或“大選動作”,只要有關成果是為華教帶來好處,我想華社應該務實一點,期望當政者天天在派“糖果”,華教人士就會不亦樂乎,何不以平常心去看待呢?

4 comments:

glokal said...

The long term solution for chinese primary school's problem is to support MCA totally.

1. According to Tun Mahathir, Pak Lah is one term PM. The most Dato Najib can wait is two term. But in reality, Pak Lah will try to hold three term to put his vision to an fruitful end. There will be intense in-flighting among UMNO in the near future. The Legend of "RAHMAN" has predicted that UMNO's run of PM position will end at six. After that, UMNO, Keadilan and PAS will have equal chance to head the new coalition. In this case, MCA with its vast administrative experience and flexibility can be the king maker. Base on merit, Chinese put intense effort in education and good at business, so it is ideal to increase MCA's minister portfolio by two, namely, education minister and second finance minister.

2. With the term limitation introduced by the president, MCA becomes the vibrant ground to breed new and young talents. In a few years, we will see a new batch of leadership including the honorable MP Wee. They surely can push MCA to a greater height.

3. As the second Chinese based party in the world, MCA also has a regional if not global stage to play its role, especiaaly in the unification of China and Taiwan. The future is the combination of chinese and islamic value against the western trend. The chinese and malay are bound to be one family and united to propel the nation into much more competitive capability.

KC said...

Dato Ong announced that the Chinese schools will get 30 million allocation. How much is our budget for education? The second Finance Minister said it is 29 billion ringgit. Then 30 million is only less than 0.1%. Is it very little?http://rightthinking123.blogspot.com

SOSMalaysiaNow said...

国小44亿,华小二亿。
大选来时,糖果一亿。
虽然有还,还欠十亿。
十二届来,共欠百亿!
人少关校,人多不建。
平时不建,大选来建。
虽然有建,还欠百间!
拨款拨足,还我百亿!
华小建足,换我百间!
还有师资,跟我补足!
下届大选,我才考虑。

dannymy said...

华社不是乞丐,华社是有尊严的。
在此恭喜魏博士担任副教长,希望魏博士能打开公平对待华小的那扇门。