Malaysia

Total population (in thousands) 30,894 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 7,696 (2015)
Out-of-school children 58,264 (2015)
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Malaysia: ‘Help on the way for undocumented children’

KUCHING: Children without proper documentations in the state will soon be receiving assistance from the state National Registration Department (JPN) ...
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Malaysia: Never too late to learn

This UNHCR video holds up the example of young Somali refugee Nawa, who has beat the odds and gained an ...
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Reaching out to homeless kids through education

Being an educator requires sincerity and great patience, especially when teaching children who had never received formal education. However, thanks ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

Education Ministry drafting policy to address learning disabilities

The Education Ministry is drafting a policy to address issues pertaining to learning disabilities such as autism and dyslexia, among ...
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Emergency

 

Malaysia: Never too late to learn

This UNHCR video holds up the example of young Somali refugee Nawa, who has beat the odds and gained an ...
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Help refugees move on

ACCORDING to a report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in 2011, the largest group of refugees ...
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Teachers go out of the way to help pupils (Malaysia)

Pupils of SK Mesilau are not missing out on classes, thanks to dedi­cated teachers. The teachers turned up at relief ...
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Gender

 

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ICT in Education

 

29 edtech startups across Southeast Asia with some funding and traction

Startups that tackle problems in Southeast Asia’s education system aren’t exactly writing big headlines with multi-million dollar funding rounds, but ...
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Malaysia’s innovative ties that bind

A commitment to closer bilateral cooperation in the fields of innovation and education was among the leading outcomes of a ...
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Malaysia among leaders in vocational, technical training

With the various education initiatives and policies that have been taken, Malaysia is now one of the leading countries in ...
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Innovative Financing

 

29 edtech startups across Southeast Asia with some funding and traction

Startups that tackle problems in Southeast Asia’s education system aren’t exactly writing big headlines with multi-million dollar funding rounds, but ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

Learning beyond the classroom

UNDERSTANDING knowledge and critically applying it, is the way forward for students today. It was the view shared by teachers ...
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FLS in Action: Regional Planning Workshop to Expand Flexible Learning Strategies for Out-of-School Children in ASEAN

ognizant of the need to expand the provision of FLS in the ASEAN region, UNESCO Bangkok will organise a two-day ...
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Mother Tongue

 

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Partnership

 

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Policy and Curriculum

 

Malaysia: Changing mindsets through education

XI used to be an angry child. He would come to class grumpy and could not tolerate criticism. At one ...
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Malaysia: ‘Help on the way for undocumented children’

KUCHING: Children without proper documentations in the state will soon be receiving assistance from the state National Registration Department (JPN) ...
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Malaysia’s teaching curriculum: Incorporate distinctive features of Finland’s education system

Malaysia has much to learn from Finland, where primary school teaching is one of the most sought-after careers, observes Benedict Lopez.  ...
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Private Sector

 

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Teacher

 

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