He was declared as "Father of Education"forhisservices and contributions in the field of education. He wasonceappointedas theChief Advisor for Education Malaysia. In order to improve the quality of education he haddraftedthe National Education Policy through theRazak Education Report in 1957andtheAbdul Rahman Talib Report in 1960. In addition, he satin severalcommittees established by the government to review or change the education system during the periodbefore and after the country achieved independence.
Among these wasthe Sultan Idris Training College Strike InvestigationCommitteein 1950, the BarnesCommittee in 1951, the Government Investigation Committeeof Malay pupils'Weaknesses in entering Secondary Schools which was chaired by him.
To datethere are771 materials includingvariousdocument,pictures, newspaper clippings, publicationsand others which have been kept and preserved meticulouslyat the National Archives.