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Amending The Education Act To Adress School Dropout Rates

Hema Letchamanan, Senior lecturer, Taylor’s University School of Education

12-Aug-22 07:45

Amending The Education Act To Adress School Dropout Rates

With reports that more than 21,000 students had quit school between March 2020 and July 2021, there are calls for the Education Act 1996 be amended to make schooling compulsory up to Form 5. Does Malaysia have the infrastructure to do so? What other solutions can be explored? Hema Letchamanan, senior lecturer at Taylor’s University School of Education shares her thoughts on systemic changes that might improve Malaysia's education system

Produced by: Moh Heng Ying

Presented by: Keith Kam, Wong Shou Ning


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Categories:  governmenteducation

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