According to the circular issued by the Ministry of Education Malaysia (Reference no.: PS (6.00)111-JD4 (SK 1/94)/ (2), Mentors for the Pre-service Teacher Training Course are eligible for special allowance.
Rules that must be followed are as follows:
- Education Service Officers (Graduates) who are appointed as the mentor are given special allowance of RM80 per month and RM60 per month for Education Service Officers (Non-graduates) for a period of teaching practice and if the service is less than a month, the allowance will be paid in proportional manner.
- Education Service Officers appointed as mentors are required to guide 2 teacher trainees for the teaching practice period.
- Additional tasks in giving the trainings are not counted for overtime work and the grant of this special allowance is effective as of 1.1.1996.
- The process and procedure for making the claim on this allowance can be referred at the Menu of Teaching Practice.