Malaysia's education has never been weaker: in an OECD survey, 20% of Malaysian principals "accidentally" admitted extreme teacher absenteeism affected learning.
The entire Ministry of Education knows.
—yearly losses as a result of a secondary school teacher's absence (source: UPSI)
—yearly losses as a result of a primary school teacher's absence (source: UPSI)
—lifetime income gap between an SPM certificate and a degree (source: DOSM)
—how many years Malaysia has remained a "Middle Income Nation" (source: KRI)