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Education and the Poor

Tamanna Patel , Senior Researcher, Education Unit, IDEAS | Sri Murniati, Manager, Political Economy and Governance Unit, IDEAS

08-Oct-15 15:00

Education and the Poor

Much has been said about what can be done to uplift the bottom 40 percent of households in Malaysia. While a lot of emphasis were placed on social and economic policies, the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs decided to focus on education and conducted a national survey to discover what the poorest Malaysians seek for their children’s education. The paper’s authors Tamanna Patel and Sri Murniati joins me in the studio to discuss their findings.


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Tags:  schoolingschooleducationpoorlearningunderprivilegedunder privileged childrenunderprivileged childrenEnergy, EnvironmentPolitics, Current Affairs


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