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ERIC Number: EJ828850
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
Status of Mathematics Teaching and Learning in Malaysia
Sam, Hong Kian; Ngiik, Ting Lang; Usop, Hasbee Hj
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v40 n1 p59-72 Jan 2009
This article presents an overview of the education system in Malaysia and highlights some issues pertaining to higher education. In addition, this article also looks at some issues specific to the teaching and learning of mathematics both at school and in the universities. Some data on students' achievements in mathematics examination at public examinations in secondary and post-secondary levels and schools and graduates and enrolment figures at public universities are presented. Discussions on the effects of the changes in the education system on mathematics achievements conclude the article. (Contains 5 figures, 1 table and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia