BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: The School Improvement Programme (SIP), which was introduced last year, has helped to improve students' overall performance by 40%, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said.He added that the SIP will also see 10% of the country's schools exceed their performance standards.
Muhyiddin, who is also the Education Minister, was speaking about the SIP to principals and education leaders from Asean countries during the Asean education ministers conference here.
The SIP is an initiative under the Education National Key Results Area (NKRA) of the Government Transformation Programme (GTP) aimed at increasing accessibility to quality and affordable education for all.
The SIP involved hundreds of schools which were previously at band 6 and band 7.
TheStar, Wednesday January 26, 2011
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