Malaysia most excellent place for higher education

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Malaysia is one of the rapidly developing nations in Asia and is stressing the development of a knowledge-based society. A mass number of English speaking people and affordable higher education in the country attract many international students to its shores. The flourishing oil industry paves the way for abundant job prospects as well. Malaysia boasts […]

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Initial report: Malaysian Students’ English Proficiency at Good Level

The preliminary report by the Cambridge English Language Assessment has been positive on the level of proficiency in the language with regard to Malaysian students from the pre-school to pre-university level, says Deputy Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, here, Tuesday. Muhyiddin, who is also Education Minister, was given a briefing on the results of the […]

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Unesco member countries seek Malaysia’s help in education – Muhyiddin

Several United Nations Educational, Sciences and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) member countries plan to seek assistance and in the same time gain experience from Malaysia, especially in education and training of teachers. Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin who is also the Education Minister, said the requests were received during bilateral meetings with Oman Education […]

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The sunny side of leading a Malaysian university

With UK universities facing financial uncertainty, many British academics face a tricky dilemma: should I move overseas to where opportunities can be rather more plentiful? Last year, Graeme Wilkinson, who had served for five years as pro vice-chancellor of Glyndwr University, was casting around for a new role in the UK when he came across an unexpected opportunity: […]

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Malaysian higher education sector rating moves up 9 rungs in U21 report

Malaysia’s higher education sector moved up nine rungs in a Universitas 21 (U21) report, and is now ranked 27th from a field of 50 countries, with an overall score of 52.4%. Malaysia was ranked 36th out of 48 countries surveyed, with an overall score of 50.5%, last year. U21 made its study based on the […]

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Malaysia adopts Google Apps and Chromebooks for education

Move will allow students and teachers to collaborate on documents The country of Malaysia has announced plans to move 10 million students, teachers and parents to Google Apps, as part of a national plan to reform the country’s educational system. As part of the initiative, the country is also deploying Google Chromebooks to primary and […]

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