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Title Ambitious higher education reform in Malaysia: iCGPA, graduate employment, and the student development agenda
Author Doria Abdullah - Observatory Associate


Holistic student development is not a new idea in higher education, and “whole” student initiatives have been implemented globally (examples include the US, East Asia and the UK). Malaysia attempts to takes things one step further by proposing a system called the Integrated Cumulative Grade Point Average (iCGPA), with the objective of enhancing student outcomes in public higher education.

What is the rationale for the iCGPA, and will it work?

Date 23/09/2015
Region(s) Asia
Countries Malaysia
Theme(s) Regulatory Frameworks

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