The EFA 2000 Assessment: To know more about the EFA movement
     
   
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  National Coordinator:

 
Name: Ms. Sahara Ahmad
Educational planning and research division, Ministry of Education
Address: Level 2, 3 & 5, block j (south), Damansara Town Center
50604 Kuala Lumpur
Phone: (603) 258-3208
Fax: (603)255-4960
E-mail: sahara@eprd.kpm.my



EDUCATION FOR ALL
THE YEAR 2000 ASSESSMENT
REPORT OF MALAYSIA

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

PART I Descriptive Section

1.EFA GOALS AND TARGETS

Expansion Of Early Childhood Care And Development Activities

Universal Access To, And Completion Of, Primary Education By Year 2000

Improvement In Learning Achievement

Reduction Of The Adult Illiteracy Rate, Especially The Disparity Between Male And Female Illiteracy Rates

Expansion Of Basic Education And Training In Other Essential Skills Required By Youths And Adults

Increased Acquisition By Individuals And Families Of The Knowledge, Skills And Values Required For Better Living, Made Available Through All Education Channels

2.EFA STRATEGY AND PLAN OF ACTION

3.EFA DECISION-MAKING AND MANAGEMENT

4.CO-OPERATION IN EFA

5.INVESTMENT IN EFA SINCE 1990

PART II Analytic Section

6 PROGRESS TOWARDS GOALS AND TARGETS (1990 - 1999)

Childcare Centers And Pre-schools : Indicator 1

Head Start In Primary Education: Indicator 2

Access To Primary Education: Indicators 3 and 4

Enrolment Ratio In Primary Education: Indicators 5 and 6

Expenditure On Education: Indicators 7 and 8

Teacher Certification: Indicators 9 and 10

Pupil-Teacher Ratio: Indicator 11

Repetition, Retention and Attrition Rate In Primary Education:

Indicators 12, 13 and 14

               indicators 12, 13 and 14: cont.

Basic Learning Competencies: Indicator 15

Adult Literacy: Indicators 16, 17 and 18

Basic Education And Skill Training Required By Youths And Adults

7.EFFECTIVENESS OF THE EFA STRATEGY, PLAN AND PROGRAMS

8.MAIN PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED AND ANTICIPATED

9.PUBLIC AWARENESS, POLITICAL WILL AND NATIONAL CAPACITIES

10.GENERAL ASSESSMENT OF THE PROGRESS

PART III Prospects

11POLICY DIRECTIONS FOR THE FUTURE