Teachers will need to change their role in the electronic classroom from being information providers to counselors to help students develop know how and judgment to select information sources.Key to success in the Information Age will be making the right judgements between an awesome array of choices.Tun Mahathir Mohamed, Launch of the Multimedia Super Corridor 1 August 1996. We are examining our education system to create a curriculum where people learn how to learn for continuing education throughout their lives. 

 

The smart school program will be re-modelled and its implementation fast-tracked to enable more schools to benefit, at lower cost to the government. Smart schools will have access to the Internet through the SchoolNet program, which is already at an advanced stage of implementation.Advanced teaching and learning materials developed through the Smart School Pilot program will be utilised for teaching, while the Smart School Management System will be used to improve administration processes.
Dato’ Seri Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi, Launch of The Multimedia Super Corridor (M.S.C.) Next Leap, 3 July 2004. 

 

… pembestarian sekolah adalah selaras dengan hasrat Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi untuk menjadikan sekolah-sekolah awam lebih berdaya saing, kondusif dan moden mengikut arus pembangunan semasa.Dalam proses pembestarian sekolah, sasaran kementerian ialah untuk meningkatkan nisbah komputer kepada murid, masa dedahan murid dan guru kepada penggunaan komputer dan mengaplikasikan teknologi yang berkesan dari segi kos.Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, Menteri Pelajaran Malaysia, 7 Mei 2005.