ERIC Number: ED277296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Malaysia. A Study of the Educational System of Malaysia and a Guide to the Academic Placement of Students in Educational Institutions of the United States. World Education Series.
Stedman, Joann Bye
Information on the educational system of Malaysia and guidelines on the placement of Malaysian students in U.S. high schools and colleges are presented. After a brief introduction on the country and the educational system, attention is directed to preschool, primary, and secondary education. Included are reproductions of certificates of completions and grade reports from different schools, along with information on grading systems. Information is also provided on: pre-university education (higher school, university matriculation programs, and diploma programs); teacher training, including continuing education for school personnel, university education; other tertiary-level education; and nursing, occupational and physical therapy and other allied health programs. Profiles of national universities, polytechnics, and other institutions are included, as are reproductions of sample diplomas and related documents. Guidelines are provided to help admissions officers determine the admissibility and appropriate level of placement of Malaysian students in U.S. institutions. Appended are a glossary and list of acronyms, information on examination subjects for the country's college entrance tests, and lists of Malaysian independent Chinese secondary schools, institutes of agriculture, teacher training colleges, colleges and universities, and a list of occupations requiring vocational training. (SW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, College Admission, College Entrance Examinations, College Students, Continuing Education, Educational Certificates, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Grading, High School Students, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Student Placement
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20036 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: United States Information Agency, Washington, DC. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia; United States