Education

Improving the education of Malaysia’s people is another key aspect of National Blue Ocean Strategy. The following articles offer an overview of some the initiatives on education being implemented throughout the nation.
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SABAH’S FIRST NBOS-PILS LAB AT TAWAU SCHOOL

The Borneo Post, Malaysia.

March 5, 2016

The building of laboratories under the National Blue Ocean Strategy and Joint Initiative Programme (NBOS-PILS) concept should be extended to all schools as a step in transformation to better education said the Deputy Minister of Higher Education. Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching said the concept, which has been applied in Tawau, if nationwide could help improve the academic performance of students through effective teaching and learning. Plans to establish five more NBOS-PILS laboratories are underway.

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PILOT PROGRAM TAKES OFF IN SCHOOLS

The Star, Malaysia.

February 24, 2016

A new project called NBOS-PILS (National Blue Ocean Strategy – Program Inisiatif Libat Sama or Collaboration Initiative Programme), which reflects the Education Ministry’s austerity drive in the long term, has succeeded in reducing the costs of minor maintenance by approximately 50% in about about 10,000 schools. The pilot project, which was mooted by the ministry with the cooperation of the Higher Education Ministry, was aimed at reducing the costs of minor maintenance of all schools nationwide with an allocation of RM80mil per year.

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MOBILE LABS FOR 502 SCHOOLS

The Star, Malaysia.

January 17, 2016

Science laboratories in 502 secondary schools nationwide will be upgraded and equipped with sophisticated equipment as part of an effort to help students excel in science subjects. The science laboratories are being built under National Blue Ocean Strategy and the Joint Initiative Programme between the Higher Education Ministry and the Education Ministry.

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