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Chan, Swee Heng; Tan, Helen – Language and Education, 2006
Bahasa Malaysia (the Malay language) was chosen as the national language to unite the linguistically diverse groups in Malaysia in the mid-1950s. This choice brought about a total change in education policy, whereby Bahasa Malaysia became the medium of instruction for all subjects (other than English) in public schools. The decision saw a complete…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Mathematics Education, Science Education