Since it is officially MCO (again) from 13 January - 26 January 2021, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has taken a step towards electronic medium for the students. As reported by The Star, Perbadanan Kota Buku (PKB) has developed a digital textbook application, known as "KPM eTextbook Reader", enabling schoolchildren to get their textbooks in a digital format. Photo Credit: Astro Awani On Wednesday (January 13), the Ministry said that the application will allow schoolchildren access to digital textbooks when they resume their school sessions from Wednesday to 26 January during the Movement Control Order period. The students can read their textbooks in standard EPUB files, which have rich media content and mobile ability. This application can be downloaded for FREE at textbook.moe.gov.my.\u00a0 Students can write down their notes and key points, similarly to how they use physical textbooks. They can also obtain additional information or references, Photo Credit: The Parenting Access Any Time, Anywhere! Another good news about this eTextbook is that the application would allow schoolchildren to access it anywhere, at any time using their mobile phones or tablets - even WITHOUT any internet access! This would give more feasibility to those with bad or without access to the internet. The physical textbooks for schoolchildren. (Photo Credit: mypt3.com) Moreover, additional references are also provided in this eTextbook Reader. Parents also no need to worry about their child carrying a heavy load of the physical textbook as this one is much lighter than carrying a schoolbag.\u00a0 But, of course, you would need to provide your child with a proper digital device. Photo Credit: mStar Available Syllabuses As for now, the syllabuses that are available in the app are for Form 1 until Form 4 students. Form 5 and primary school's syllabuses are yet to be accessible, but they will be soon. Download Links You can simply register and log in at KPM eTextbook website and download the app for FREE via Google Play Store or Apple App Store for iOS user.