The potential of Malaysia in achieving the top-third position in PISA

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Binh Nhung Ly
Kim Dung Thi Tran
Ngoc Thao Huynh


The article presents some perspectives on the possibility for Malaysia to achieve its aspiration of the top-third place of countries in the program for international student assessment (PISA) for the period 2013-2025. The document study results showed that Malaysia's PISA top-third goal was achievable. There were many factors that affected Malaysia's PISA performance such as school factors, national cultural traits and social communication. PISA’s best contribution is to provide a huge source of data that helps participating countries realize their education systems’ strengths and weaknesses, thereby establishing appropriate development strategies in the future.

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The potential of Malaysia in achieving the top-third position in PISA. (2022). Journal of Social Transformation and Education, 3(2), 67-79.

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The potential of Malaysia in achieving the top-third position in PISA. (2022). Journal of Social Transformation and Education, 3(2), 67-79.


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