MALAYSIA: UNESCO to help review education policy

Malaysia and UNESCO last week signed a memorandum of understanding to review the country's education policy at all levels, from pre-school to higher education, reports the official agency Bernama.

Education Ministry Secretary-General Datuk Dr Rosli Mohamed said the review was being initiated to ensure that all Malaysians could realise their potential, as well as preparing a future worforce with the required skill set in line with various government transformation programmes to achieve a developed and high-income economy by 2020.

"The objective of the review is to evaluate the policies, strategies and achievements of the Malaysian education system. The review is expected to focus on priority areas such as curriculum development, technical and vocational training, information and communication technology in education, teacher training as well as school-based assessment and examination," he said at the signing ceremony between both parties.
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