Education in Malaysia

Developments, Reforms and Prospects

This book examines Malaysia’s ambitious reform agenda and educational landscape, drawing upon the eleven key shifts in the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2013-2025.

It provides a comprehensive plan for a rapid and sustainable transformation of the Malaysian education system, and what is needed in shaping the educational reforms in Malaysia, especially post-COVID, through to 2025. The contributors to this volume – scholars, researchers and practitioners who possess a deep and embedded understanding of Malaysian education – focus on the interplay of prevailing and persistent problems, and what is needed in shaping the educational reforms in Malaysia.

As a critical assessment of the Malaysian Education Blueprint reform efforts and policies, this edited book will be of particular interest to educators, scholars, and policymakers on the latest trends and challenges in Malaysian education policy.

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Mr Ho Swee Huat

Mr Ho Swee Huat is the Founder and Managing Director of Abacus Assets Advisors Pte Ltd. Before starting the company, he had an established career in the banking industry, with 20 years of experience in Singapore, Hong Kong and New York.

He was an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of CapitaCommercial Trust Management LTD from 2004 to 2013.

He is the current Chairman of Autism Association (Singapore) which he co-founded with a group of parents in 1992. He is also Vice-Chairman of Eden School, a special school for children with autism.

Mr Ho holds a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Liberal Arts degree in Economics from Hamilton College, USA.

He has been a member of the Board of the Foundation since its incorporation.