|Permata Pintar High School Programme for Gifted Malaysian Students
The programme is planned to be a model mode of education for gifted students involving the integration of middle high school curriculum injected with some parts of higher education syllabus and balanced with the curriculum for international-level education.
The full time 2 years programme’s curriculum is made up of six components, including academic, international communication, scientific projects and co-curriculum activities. The proposed fee for every semester is RM1,000 (six months).
For the time being, the pioneer group of students would be temporarily housed at the Zaaba Hostel in UKM,Bangi. The students who were offered places overseas would be allowed to leave the programme halfway.
Permata Pintar Negara Programme patron Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor said that there were 138 gifted Form Four students have beenselected to take part in the inaugural Permata Pintar High School Programme at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi starting Jan 17,2011.
However ,by that time only 115 of them including 44 girls had accepted the invitation to join the programme and the rest, had yet to reply the invitation as their parents might want to get more information about the fees structure.
Rosmah said she would discuss with the Government and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on how best to help these gifted students so that they would not be denied the chance to take part in the programme.
For more details on PERMATA PINTAR NEGARA please visit official website.