Acting Head of Special Education Unit
Dyg Hajah Gambar binti Haji Gapar
Flat C3, JKR 1005,
Simpang 373-18, Jalan Pasar Baharu
Tel: +673 2446553 / Fax: +673 2446551
The Special Education Unit (SEU), established in 1994, is an integral part of the Ministry of Education. The aims, purpose and philosophy of the SEU reconfirm the importance of every child in the nation building effort and are based on the assumption that the improvement of human resources begins in the classroom by providing appropriate education for all children within the inclusive school system.
All children of school age are provided with 12 years of education. This includes children with special educational needs who can become contributing members of society if an appropriate educational programme is provided.
The policy document on special education was published in 1996, under the title, “Policy Guidelines of Special Education”. Additional supporting documents are: Headmaster's/Principal's Handbook on Special Education, Handbook for Learning Assistance Teachers, and Teachers' Handbook on Special Education.