Is Barisan Nasional’s education policy right for Malaysia?

When it comes to problem-solving, Malaysian 15-year-olds are among of the world’s poorest, a survey by Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has determined.

The 2012 survey conducted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found that more than one in five Malaysian students could not even reach basic levels of problem solving.

Malaysia came in at 39th with a mean score of 422 points among the 44 countries surveyed. In comparison, Singapore topped the list of countries with 562 points.

Malaysia’s score also put it below the OECD average of 500 points.

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The survey also found that very few Malaysian students were likely to achieve the top levels of problem solving proficiency.

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In comparison, more than one in five students in Singapore, Korea and Japan attained this level of proficiency.

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In December last year, results of a PISA survey showed that Malaysian students scored below the OECD average in terms of mathematics, science and reading skills.

source: The Star

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