MALAYSIA

By: KAYLA SHELTON

POPULATION: 30,838,000 (2015 estimate)
DOMINATE RELIGION: Sunni Islam
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Malaysian & English
EDUCATION:

•Minister of Education- Mahdzir Khalid

•Budget- $17 Billion

•Literacy- 95% of everyone over 15 years old is literate

•Primary school is required by law

•Types of schooling- public, private, and homeschool

•Assessments- standardized testing



PRESCHOOL:

Pre-school playgroup3–4

Kindergarten4–6

PRIMARY SCHOOL:

Year 1: 7

Year 2: 8

Year 3: 9

Year 4: 10

Year 5: 11

Year 6: 12

SECONDARY SCHOOL:

Form 1: 13

Form 2: 14

Form 3: 15

Form 4: 16

Form 5: 17

Form 6/Pre-University18–19 (Available in some schools)

Post-secondary education

TERTIARY EDUCATION

(College or University) ages vary

ECONOMY:

•Currency- ringgit

• Internationalized

•Main Industries:

~Electronics (moblie & storage devices)

~Solar Equiptment

~Automotives

~Constructions

SPORTS/ ENTERTAINMENT

•physical exercise of all sorts

•Football (soccer)

•Hockey

•Netball

•Rugby

GEOGRAPHY:

Rivers- Perlis River & Golok River

Mountains- Mount Api (part of Gunning Mulu National Park) & Mount Kinabalu (tallest mountain in Malaysia).

Tourist attractions- Cameron Highlands (extensive hill stations), Taman Negara Natuonal Park (rainforest), Pertona's Twin Towers, and Legoland (first theme park in Asia).

EVERYDAY LIFE:

The everyday life of Malaysians doesn't differ too much from our lives here.

Some are farmers, so they spend their days working on harvesting the abundance of tropical fruit or raising livestock.

Others work jobs such as teachers or factory workers.

Children and adolescents attend school.

A family's class depends on their political connections, skill, ability to speak English very well, and the amount of money.

CLIMATE: Tropical
GOVERNMENT:

Federal Constituional Elective Monarchy

Najib Razak is the Prime Minister

Yang Di Pertuan Agong is the "king"

The leader is elected to serve a five year term, by and amoung the 9 hereditary rulers of the Malay Stages

Divided by the federal and state legislatures.

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SOURCES:

"Google Images." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2015. <https://images.google.com/>.

"Malaysia." Wikipedia. N.p., n.d. Web. <https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malaysia>.