KUALA LUMPUR: The National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) has suggested academics to use the TikTok software for instructing functions, as an alternative of popularising themselves.
NUTP president Aminuddin Awang mentioned the union supported using social media, particularly TikTok, for studying functions, however the software ought to not be used throughout face-to-face studying in lecture rooms.
He mentioned within the classroom, academics ought to give their full consideration to college students who’re proper in entrance of them.
“Making dwell recording for social media, together with TikTok, in lecture rooms throughout official working hours is flawed, (particularly) whether it is to popularise oneself.
“This is unhealthy and in opposition to the foundations, and needs to be stopped.
“School directors and District Education Offices want to act firmly to keep the picture of the instructing occupation,” he mentioned when contacted on Thursday (April 14).
Aminuddin mentioned many academics in service immediately grew up with social media, however needs to be conscious that that they had to abide by Education Ministry pointers on its use.
He prompt that academics use social media to add educated-related content material their college students may use after college hours.
On Wednesday (April 13), a trainer’s TikTok dwell session throughout class went viral on Twitter, prompting many damaging reactions particularly from dad and mom. – Bernama