Despite Malaysians receiving 12 years of schooling, students only receive only nine years’ worth of schooling after adjusting for education quality, the report says. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 15, 2018.
MALAYSIA needs to improve the quality of its education if it wants to become a high-income nation with a sound knowledge-based economy, said Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) in its report, The State of Households 2018: Different Realities, published today.
The state of human capital development in the country – of which 20% of government expenditure goes to education – “has plenty of room for improvement”, said the report. – The Malaysian Insight