Reversing the decline in STEM education


THE release of the 2023 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination results has sparked renewed concern over the lack of interest among Malaysia's youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.

While improvements in overall academic performance are noted, the persistent decline in STEM enrolment underscores significant challenges for the nation's future economic competitiveness and innovation capacity. It is high time the authorities in Malaysia begin making serious efforts to revitalise STEM education.

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