A Clear Path for a Teacher
A committee for selecting civil servants in Central Java did not accept Muhammad Baihaqi to become a mathematics teacher because he is visually impaired. It was a clear case of discrimination.
MUHAMMAD Baihaqi is diligently typing on his laptop. Occasionally, this differently-abled person with visual impairment moved his face close to the screen to check his typing. This mathematics teacher at Al-Irsyad High School in Pekalongan, Central Java, was preparing lesson materials for his students on Friday, December 24.
Baihaqi lives in Kraton Lor, Pekalongan. The 35-year-old is nearly blind, and needs bright lights to be able to...
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