Public relations firm Shekhinah PR, synonymous with sporting events in the country, is working closely with several parties to buy tablets, used laptops, books and stationery for underprivileged school children.
Teenagers from a correctional hostel in Kuala Lumpur have missed out on online classes since last year due to lack of gadgets and poor Internet connectivity, raising concerns if more are being left out in their education.
The Education Ministry must work with schools to make laptops or other devices easily available for families.
Education Ministry, teachers must spearhead move to ensure children, especially from B40 families, get devices and Internet connection. It is also vital for educators to be given right tools and training to ensure students are not left behind.
Parent Action Group for Education (PAGE) president Datin Noor Azimah Abdul Rahim says had teachers embraced digital learning much earlier, they would not be struggling to teach online today.